April 12, 2013 13:31 ET

Barclaycard Highlights April Fools' Day, Prize Draws, and Exclusive Pre-Sales on Its Facebook Page

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - April 12, 2013) - After starting off the month with some well-received April Fools' fun, the Barclaycard Facebook page has continued to present its fans an engaging and informative experience - along with the opportunity to win attractive prizes.

The April Fools' mock-launch of PayWag, the world's first contactless payment device for dogs, was liked and shared thousands of times from the Barclaycard Facebook page. Further activities on the page this month have highlighted the Barclaycard Unwind prize draw for tickets to intimate Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions and announcements of exclusive pre-sales for Rolling Stones shows at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time.

The current prize draw is a chance to win a pair of tickets to Beyoncé's sold-out performance at the LG Arena on 27 April 2013, courtesy of Barclaycard Unwind. The prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over and the entry period runs from Monday 08 April until just before midnight on Sunday 21 April.

Those wishing to enter can visit the Barclaycard Facebook page, access the prize draw app by following the links within the wall posts or navigating directly via the tab at the top of the page, and fill out the online entry form with basic contact information. For winners who are current Barclaycard customers, an additional bonus of £100 toward travel and £150 voucher for Hilton Hotels is also included.

These are just a few of the many initiatives regularly taking place within Barclaycard's growing Facebook community. The brand's home on Facebook has become a convenient and engaging resource for fans and customers alike by offering direct access to helpful information, exclusive offers, and opportunities to win attractive prizes. The page encourages followers to share their feedback and appreciation for the brand while keeping up to date with the latest developments within the field of contactless technology, which makes convenient options like contactless payments a reality.

About Barclaycard Unwind:

Barclaycard Unwind gives customers easy access to the events they want to see, including music, comedy, exhibitions and theatre, through partnerships with some of the UK's preeminent entertainment events and brands such as the Mercury Prize, The Ticket Factory, AEG and British Summer Time.

By visiting Barclaycard Unwind, customers can enjoy access to ticket reserves for must-see gigs and one-off live sessions with some of the UK's most in-demand artists, Fee Free Fridays, pre-sales for the biggest and best events, fast-track entry, and the ultimate entertainment experiences.

Barclaycard customers have the exclusive opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets via

About Barclaycard

As part of Barclays Retail and Business Banking, Barclaycard has become a leader in offering innovative, convenient and flexible payment options to businesses and consumers alike. The company has established a significant international presence with 28.8 million customers globally and operations in the UK, United States, Europe, and Africa.

Barclaycard is deeply involved in pioneering the technology driving contactless mobile payments, designed to create seamless integration with the needs of the future. To view a diverse range of credit card options, or for more information about recent developments in the field of contactless payments, please visit

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