Nationwide

Nationwide

November 05, 2011 03:30 ET

New Reward Scheme Launched for Nationwide Visa Debit and Credit Card Customers

A Range of Exclusive Retail Discounts of Up to 50% Available

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2011) - Nationwide Building Society has launched Simply Rewards, a reward scheme providing savings on big brands, available exclusively for its Visa debit and credit card customers. The scheme has been designed to reward loyal customers and is another example of Nationwide being 'On Your Side'.

Anybody with a Nationwide Visa debit or credit card can take advantage of the savings by logging onto the Simply Rewards website using the first six digits of their card number. They can then view the offers and must pay using their Nationwide credit or debit card. There are no points to collect, no fees to pay and no statements to wait for.

Offers at launch include:
Retailer Discount Availability
Full offer details can be found at the Simply Rewards website.
Clintons Spend £10 or more in a Clintons store and receive 15% discount. In person – voucher
Hertz Enjoy up to 20% discount at selected destinations worldwide. Just book before 31 January 2012. Online – code
By phone – code
Kwik Fit 20% off combined MOT and servicing. Online – code
Kwik Fit 50% off wheel alignment when any number of tyres are purchased. Online – code
lastminute.com Save 5% on worldwide hotels with lastminute.com on top of special offers and deals. Online – code
The Gourmet Society Gourmet Society dining card – free two-month trial. Online – code
Phone – code
West End Theatre Save up to 50% off ticket prices for Billy Elliot, Legally Blonde, Stomp & The 39 Steps. Online – unique link
Phone – designated number

Other discounts from Microsoft, Virgin Holidays and Tesco will also be available at the Simply Rewards website.

Graham Pilkington, Nationwide's banking director, said: "If you love savings on big brands, then you'll love our new Simply Rewards scheme. This scheme rewards our loyal customers and is further proof of us being 'On Your Side'. Whether you're going on holiday, servicing your car or going on a night out, our new reward scheme can save you money.

"Our offers will be regularly reviewed and updated as time goes by, so it's a good idea to regularly check the Simply Rewards website for the latest discounts."

Notes to editors:

  • Further details of terms and conditions are available on request
  • The Simply Rewards scheme is enabled by Visa Europe's loyalty platform
  • Nationwide Building Society is the world's largest building society and a top-three provider of mortgages and savings in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards and personal loans. With around 16 million members, Nationwide has a relationship with almost a quarter of the UK population.

Since the credit crunch began in 2007, Nationwide has remained profitable against a very difficult economic environment. In the year 2010/11 Nationwide made a strong underlying profit of £276 million – up 30% from the previous year. Its strong financial performance and prudent business model means that Nationwide is included in Global Finance magazine's Top 50 Safest Banks in the World.

About Nationwide

Nationwide Building Society is the world's largest building society and a top-three provider of mortgages and savings in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards and personal loans. With around 16 million members, Nationwide has a relationship with around a quarter of the UK population.

Since the credit crunch began in 2007, Nationwide has remained profitable against a very difficult economic environment. In the year 2010/11, Nationwide made a strong underlying profit of £276 million – up 30% from the previous year. Its strong financial performances and prudent business model means that Nationwide is included in Global Finance magazine's Top 50 Safest Banks in the World.

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