October’s Hot Credit Card Deals


Put your credit card to work by taking advantage of these hot promos. Planning on going to Singapore? Need a diamond peel? Want 0% interest on a Christmas cruise? Whatever it is you’re into, we’ve handpicked the credit card promos for you. Read on to find out how to get the most out of your credit card while doing the things you love:


  1. Enjoy 4 cities across the world for one low rate on Cathay Pacific with your BDO or American Express credit card. Can’t decide whether to fly to LA, Sydney, Beijing, or Kuala Lumpur? Fly to all of them! For US$3,900 (Premium Economy) or US$6,900 (Business Class), you can choose to fly to one Category A (North America, Europe, or Africa), one Category B (Australia, New Zealand, India, or the Middle East), and two Category C cities (China, Southeast and Northeast Asia) from Manila. Book your tickets until October 31, 2014 by calling Cathay Pacific or visiting their ticket office in Makati. Travel period is from September 11, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

  2. Free pizza or pasta from California Pizza Kitchen. BDO credit card single receipt transactions worth at least P3,000 made by October 31 can be used to redeem free treats from California Pizza Kitchen. Redemption of treat is until December 31, 2014. Valid for dine-in only.

  3. Shop anywhere and earn Bench gift certificates. For a minimum of P3,000 single receipt purchase, you get a P100 Bench GC. For P15,000, you get a P500 GC. Transactions must be made by November 15, but you can redeem your GCs from Bench simply by presenting your credit card and authorized charge slips until January 15, 2015.


  1. Travel for 0% interest. Use your BPI card to get the 6 days, 5 nights “Christmas Cruiseperience” package on the SuperStar Gemini sailing from Hong Kong for 0% interest using BPI’s Special Installment Plan (S.I.P.). Booking period ends on October 15, 2014, and the travel dates are December 21 – 26, 2014.

  2. Take 50% off your second ticket to Canada, the USA, or Japan. BPI SkyMiles MasterCard/BPI WorldPerks MasterCard and BPI SkyMiles Platinum MasterCard cardholders can take 50% off their first companion ticket on Delta Airlines. To take advantage of this, you have to call them or go to their ticketing office in Makati. Ticketing period is from September 23 to October 22, 2014. Passengers must depart Manila between September 23 to December 15, 2014 and February 1 to March 15, 2015. Travel must be completed by June 15, 2015.

  3. Take another 10% off your hotels.com reservation. BPI MasterCard cardholders are entitled to 10% off the best available rates from participating ‘Price Match Guarantee’ hotels at Hotels.com. Visit hotels.com/mastercard, enter the discount code “mastercard” after you select a “Price Match Guarantee” property, and receive the 10% discount immediately. Promo period is until October 31, 2014, and the offer is good for hotel stays until January 31, 2015.


  1. Discounted companion tickets on Cathay Pacific. Book with your Citi PremierMiles or Platinum Visa Card and get 50% discount on up to two companion tickets, OR upgrade your Economy seat to Premium Economy for free. Booking period is until November 15, 2014. Book by calling Cathay Pacific, going to your travel agency, or visiting Cathay Pacific’s ticketing office in Makati. Travel from November 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015. For Taipei, Tokyo, and Chicago, travel until November 30, 2015.

  2. Apply for a Citibank card now and pay no annual fees. This is exclusive to non-Citi cardholders who apply online and get approved for a Citi Visa Rewards Card, Shell Citi Card, Cebu Pacific Citi Card, Mercury Drug Citi Card, Rustan’s Citi Card, and Megaworld Citi Card. You’ll also need to enroll for Electronic Statements within 60 days of getting your card and spend at least P18,000 annually to avail of this promo. Promo is valid until November 30, 2014.

  3. Dine and shop at Resorts World Singapore and Universal Studios for less. Pay with your Citi MasterCard and get 10% off on all Resorts World Sentosa and Universal Studios Singapore dining outlets (except on set menus and alcoholic beverages). Best of all, there’s no minimum spend. And for a minimum spend of S$20, get 10% off all retail outlets at Resorts World Sentosa and Universal Studios Singapore. Promo period until December 31, 2014.


  1. A full HEAT buffet at 25% off. From Mondays to Thursdays, enjoy lunch and dinner at Edsa Shangri-La’s HEAT for 25% off. The offer is good for a minimum spend of P3,500 if you use your Metrobank Femme card. Hurry — this promo only runs until October 15, 2014.

  2. Spend P10,000 anywhere and get Toys R Us credits. Use your Robinsons-Cebu Pacific MasterCard anywhere and earn points for credits to spend at Toys ‘R Us. For every P10,000 you spend, you earn P1,000 worth of shopping credits, and you can earn a maximum of P3,000 shopping credits. Upon hitting the minimum spend amount, Metrobank will send you your Shopping Credit Advice, which you should present at the Toys R Us outlet, with your account statement. The promo period runs until October 15, 2014.

  3. Beauty for less. Get 40% off all regular priced non-surgical services at YSA Skin and Body Expert centers with your Metrobank credit card. (Non-surgical services include full facial treatment, IPL hair removal, and diamond peel.) You can get this discount at YSA Skin branches from Alabang to Victory Mall; check with your nearest branch for details. Promo runs until November 30, 2014.

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