The time has come to celebrate with families and friends, exchanging gifts to share the joy of the season. Now with special discounts from the Bank of Ceylon, both Debit and Credit cardholders can do shopping and treat themselves and their loved ones while worrying less about their wallet.  The No.1 Bank in Sri Lanka has partnered with many popular merchants to give attractive discounts for BOC Card holders. Those offerings discounts including clothing and footwear sellers, electrical appliance merchants, child care products merchants, popular holiday resorts, mobile phone vendors, wellness centers, healthcare providers and insurance firms.

Very popular shopping centers are among these merchants, to name a few – Spring and Summer, House of Fashions, Coolplanet, signature, Adidas, Shirtworks, Fashion Bug, Hameedias, Choice park, Kumarans, Panthera styles, Raja Jewellers, TFO-Factory  and Rich Look Fashion. Many favorite holiday destinations such as Casandra, Royal Hills, Miridiya Lake-Resort and many more are offering exciting discounts to BOC Debit and Credit Card holders. As BOC Cards offer discounts at popular bookstores such as Sarasavi, Samudra, Vijitha Yapa and Jaya book store, parents who are BOC cardholders, have a lesser burden to bear when buying required stationary and books for their children. “BOC Cards have the safest mode of payment due to its secured chip and constant updates forwarded to the assigned mobile number. Acknowledging our customers across the country, the Bank ensures all facilities and promotions to reach customers both in urban and suburbs” stated the Deputy General Manager Product and Banking Development Mr. M.J.P. Salgado.

BOC Credit Cards offers an array of benefits for its customers to upgrade their lifestyle securely. It offers a free life insurance cover or permanent total disability cover based on the card’s credit limit, insurance cover during air travel (up to USD250,000/- for platinum card holders), Emergency hospitalization limit enhancement facility, 50% cash advance  on availability of a credit limit once a month at any ATM, 52 days (maximum) interest free credit, supplementary card for a 3rd party with a flexible limit, free SMS alert facility, easy installment plans at any merchant network up to 24 months, speedy credit evaluation for government servants, BOC customers, easy bill payment facilities and 24 hour customer care centre. Meanwhile BOC Debit cards enables the customer the availability of a 24 hour transaction facility and customer can withdraw cash anytime from the Bank’s ATM network that connects over 700 machines across the country.

Leading the Sri Lankan Banking industry with over 78 years experience, the Bank of Ceylon has become the most stable and the trusted bank in the country that serves Sri Lankans from all walks of life helping them to build their lives and making themselves financially stable whilst uplifting the country’s economy. The Bank earned global recognition as one of the top 1000 banks in the world, (Country rank No.1) as listed by “The Banker Magazine” (UK). The Bank claimed its award as the only Sri Lankan brand recognized as one of Asia’s Best Brands in 2013 by the Chief Marketing Officer’s Council (CMO Council) based in Mumbai, India. Brand Finance Lanka has ranked Bank of Ceylon as the country’s No. 1 brand for the last nine consecutive years it was also conferred the Master Brand status for the year 2017- 2018 by the CMO Council Asia. The Bank has passed exceptional milestones in recent years such as becoming the first to gain over Rs.1.5 Trillion assets, over Rs.One Trillion Deposits and over Rs. One Trillion advances. Focusing on the Banks achievement, Fitch Rating Lanka ranked the Bank of Ceylon at AA+(lka) which is the highest rating awarded to a local commercial bank and ICRA (lk) awarded AAA rating which is the highest credit quality rating issued by ICRA Lanka. BOC won the merit award for the Annual Report 2015 under state owned enterprises category at the Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards – 2016 conducted by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. The Bank of Ceylon maintains international presence with three overseas branches and a subsidiary in London.