Live your best life this summer with the BMO eclipse Visa Infinite* Card
BMO offers a lifestyle rewards card with five times the points on everyday purchases, to help Canadians celebrate the little moments, the big moments and everything in between
84% of Canadians consider the rewards offered as the most important consideration when choosing a credit card
BMO and Visa Canada showcase interactive 3D sculpture at four major events across Canada departure June 17
TORONTO, June 17, 2022 /CNW/ – Canadians are back to their favorite activities this summer and the BMO Eclipse Visa Infinite The card helps them get the most out of life with five times the reward points on everyday purchases like meals, public transportation, groceries and gas. Designed to meet the everyday needs of Canadians and offer greater earning potential and flexibility on rewards, the card allows customers to earn and redeem points to help them celebrate the little moments, the big ones. times and everything else.
A recent survey by BMO revealed that 85% of Canadians will celebrate at least one special occasion this summer and that credit cards are the main source of payment for lifestyle expenses, with 62% of consumers using credit when ‘they dine at restaurants and 58% cent for entertainment. The survey found that more than half of consumers use credit cards for regular purchases such as groceries (59%), gas (58%) and miscellaneous purchases (51%), and 40% use credit cards for household bills.
“We found that when customers research a credit card, the rewards offered are the most important consideration, with 84% saying it’s imperative. With the BMO eclipse Visa Infinite card, cardholders can redeem points more often and more easily redeem points for everyday items like morning coffee, a candy bar, new clothes or more important things like concert tickets or travel,” said Jennifer Douglas, Head of North American Personal and Small Business Payments, BMO. “The BMO eclipse Visa Infinite Card allows customers to enjoy exclusive benefits that reward their everyday purchases when they need it most.”
The BMO eclipse Visa Infinite Card entitles cardholders to access dining and entertainment benefits including unique culinary events with top chefs at top restaurants and wineries nationwide, complimentary tastings at select wineries in OntarioBC and Sonoma, Californiaand pre-sale access to TIFF tickets and packages as well as the Princess of Wales Theater Visa Screening Room Priority Queue and Lounge during the Toronto International Film Festival.
Big plans for summer 2022
The BMO survey also revealed that:
Eating out or ordering takeout tops the list of things to do this summer, with two-thirds of consumers doing it at least once a month (66% dining out and 68% taking out) and about a quarter doing so each week (21% go to a restaurant and 25% take out meals).
Many Canadians plan to enjoy entertainment this summer, either by visiting local tourist attractions (74%), taking day trips (77%), going to festivals (55%) or going to concerts (50%).
Get “more life” with the BMO eclipse Visa Infinite card
To help consumers discover “more life” this summer, BMO and Visa are offering Canadians an interactive experience with a one-of-a-kind 3D anamorphic sculpture at four events across the country, starting today.
The 3D installation, by artist Yumi Kamia, will look like the pop of a champagne bottle made up of everyday objects. It will appear during the following events:
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About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $1.04 trillion as of April 30, 2022 and a diverse and highly engaged team of employees, BMO offers a wide range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services. investment to more than 12 million customers and leads through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
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