Visa expands experiences program with more dining, travel deals

Joko Magalong-De Veyra

Posted at Jun 29 2019 07:07 AM

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Visa cardholders who spend a mininum of P6,000 at the Smith Butcher and Grill Room can enjoy a complimentary bottle of mine from the Visa Epic Experiences. Jeeves de Veyra

MANILA -- For the sixth year in a row, Visa Epic Experiences presents both local and international Visa cardholders with exclusive dining and travel privileges.

During the launch of this year’s program held at the Smith Butcher and Grill Room in Makati, one of Visa’s partner dining establishments, the global payments technology company announced that 30 new dining and travel deals were added to their program.

“Expanding Visa Epic Experiences and increasing our outreach to include more partners is the right course of action for us. Businesses that are on this platform benefit greatly and have seen an increase in revenues and customers. Travel partners have seen close to 50-percent growth in transactions between 2017 and 2018 since they partnered with Visa,” said Dan Wolbert, Visa country manager for the Philippines and Guam.

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Dan Wolbert, Visa country manager for the Philippines and Guam presents the Visa Epic Experiences program. Jeeves de Veyra

For new dining options, the Visa Epic Experiences program now includes Cebu restaurants Cinchetti, Ani, Dayun Lounge, and Uma. Boracay’s Indigo, and Forno Osteria; Cavite’s Santis Delicatessen; and Manila’s Ministry of Crab, and Tomatito also joined the list.

Travelling and paying with your Visa Card comes with exclusive discounts and special packages with Visa’s new partner establishments like The Farm at San Benito (Batangas),The Manor (Baguio), The Forest Lodge at Camp John Hay (Baguio), El Nido Resorts Apulit Island (Palawan), Misibis Bay (Albay), and Crimson Boracay, among others.

“Visa Epic Experiences has been a great way for our cardholders to enjoy life and experiences with their friends and family. We are looking forward to introducing more fantastic deals, so that local Filipinos and tourists can leverage these rewards and benefits of being a Visa cardholder,” said Wolbert.

With just a flash of their Visa card, cardholders can delight in various dining discounts and freebies from different partner establishments around the country. Some offers are also available via the Visa Digital Concierge app, where platinum and international Visa card holders can also book travel and dining reservations.