Muscat, May 20, 2014: Bank Sohar continues its bank-wide weekly-draw tour to promote the Al Mumayaz Savings Scheme 2014; this time holding its RO 5,000 draw under the Al Mumayaz Savings Scheme at its branch in Seeb. The draw witnessed a customer from the Bank’s Salalah branch take home the cash prize. Adding to the celebrations, Bank Sohar also conducted draws to announce the first 25 winners of its Credit Card Shop & Win Promotion at the same event.
The event was presided over by Shiekh Hamad Ali Bani Oraba, one of Bank Sohar’s VIP customers. Mr. Mazin Mahmood Al Raisi, AGM & Head of Marketing & Publicity, Mr. Redha Al Lawatia, Head of Retail liabilities, and Mr. Adnan Al Balushi, Seeb Branch Manager, were present to welcome the Chief Guest and witness the Weekly Draw which saw Ahmed Salim Al Rawas from the Bank’s Salalah branch take home the cash prize of RO 5,000.
On this occasion, Mr. R Narasimhan, DGM & Head Retail Banking in Bank Sohar commented, “The Al Mumayaz savings scheme 2014 was conceived specifically for the purpose of allowing a varied range of customers to participate & win. Thanks to our nominal entry requirements of a minimum average balance of OMR 100, and giving them more incentives to save money whilst ensuring the most exciting cash prizes. We also have exclusive draws for our most dedicated customers who maintain a minimum monthly average balance of RO 10,000, ensuring that those saving more with us have an opportunity to win exclusive rewards.”
In addition to the Weekly draw, the Bank also conducted the first monthly draw for its Credit Card Shop & Win Promotion; which the Bank had launched last month alongside its ‘Travel Now, Pay Later’ promotion. The ‘Shop & Win’ promotion offers Bank Sohar Excel Credit Card customers a chance to enter monthly draws to win great prizes that include electronic gadgets and devices on any purchases of RO 50 or more either through Point of Sale (POS) or through the Internet. Any customer using Bank Sohar Classic, Gold, Platinum, Internet or Infinite Credit Cards can avail this offer until it ends on June 30. This draw marks the first of two for this promotion, awarding 25 lucky customers with amazing electronic gadgets as prizes.
“Such offers showcase Bank Sohar’s commitment towards customizing products, services and promotions to suit client requirements and seasons as well as continually improve their overall banking experience,” added Mr. R Narasimhan. “I would also like to congratulate all of the winners and wish our customers the best of luck in all our upcoming.”
Perfectly complimenting the Shop & Win promotion, the Travel Now, Pay Later promotion allows the Bank’s Credit Card customers to avail the convenience of making Travel Arrangements of OMR 500 or above and paying back the amount in equal monthly instalments over 12 months, with the advantage of 0% interest over the payment period. Furthermore, purchases made as part of this promotion are also eligible for the ‘Shop & Win’ promotion.
Aside from regular special offers such as these, Bank Sohar Excel Credit Cards also provide an array of other benefits to customers including Travel Insurance, Purchase Protection, Zero Lost Card Liability, Free Priority Pass and online shopping security via Verified by Visa and more.
Bank Sohar’s credit cards are also accepted worldwide for making payments and can also be used for cash withdrawals at more than 800,000 ATMs worldwide. As such, customers can use their credit cards while making purchases, whether they are in Oman or abroad. Together with the Bank’s best-in-class services, this latest service will add to the appeal of Bank Sohar credit cards as among the most sought-after in the country.
The Bank also has an extensive network of ATM’s totalling 50 machines across the Sultanate. In addition, Bank Sohar customers continue to enjoy the privilege of free-of-charge transactions in over 1,000 ATMs under the ‘OmanNet’ platform. Bank’s ATMs at Buraimi and Wajajah borders continue to operate with the ‘Dirhams Dispensing’ facility; thus adding immense convenience to businessmen who travel and transact business across the border on a regular basis, as well as to customers who visit the United Arab Emirates. The bank’s customers also enjoy the advantage of a Cash Deposit facility at all branch ATMs as another value-added service.
For further details on the current promotions, Bank Sohar’s credit card portfolio and the Bank’s Al Mumayaz Savings Scheme 2014, please visit Bank Sohar’s official website at www.banksohar.net. You can also follow the Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/excel.banksohar, on Instagram at www.instagram.com/banksoharexcel or join the conversation on Twitter @banksohar_excel.