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Visa Signature Partners with Fandango for Exclusive Movie Ticket Perks

07/01/2009
Visa Signature Cardholders Can Now Enjoy Everyday Values Such as '2 for 1' Movie Tickets Plus Exclusive Screenings

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2009-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced an agreement with Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination, that gives Visa Signature cardholders online access to exclusive movie ticket offers including discounts and advance screenings.

“Visa’s partnership with Fandango brings Visa Signature cardholders everyday value on entertainment as well as special access to premium events they can’t get anywhere else,“ said Ava Kelly , head of global consumer credit, Visa Inc. “These movie ticket perks are part of our ongoing commitment giving Visa Signature cardholders benefits that are meaningful for their needs, passions and lifestyles.”

“Fandango has established itself as the go-to online entertainment resource for moviegoers and fans across the nation,” said Scott Schiller , SVP of Advertising Sales for Comcast Interactive Media, which oversees Fandango. “Our exclusive online ticketing, covering more than 16,000 screens nationwide, gives Visa Signature cardholders easy access to premier movie perks.”

Visa Signature and Fandango will partner on perks for everyday offers and exclusive events such as:

  • Ongoing ticket offers: Visa Signature cardholders will receive special ongoing discounts and offers on movie tickets. Cardholders can currently enjoy a limited number of monthly “two for one” movie tickets to any movie in any theater serviced by Fandango. Cardholders purchase one or more movie tickets at www.fandango.com/visasignature with a valid U.S.-issued Visa Signature card and receive one complimentary movie ticket to the same showing.*
  • Advance Screening Events: Visa will host complimentary advance movie screenings in select cities giving Visa Signature cardholders exclusive access to some of the most anticipated new films before they open in broad release. Cardholders will be able to check out the latest offers at www.visa.com/signature, reserve tickets with their Visa Signature card and enjoy a free popcorn and beverage when they arrive at the theater.**

These and other special offers for Visa Signature cardholders will be updated throughout the year. Visa Signature cardholders can visit http://www.visa.com/signature anytime to check out the latest offers and upcoming events.

*Offer valid for up to $13.50 including a convenience fee. Limit one complimentary ticket per Visa Signature card per month. Complete details available at www.fandango.com/visasignature.

** tickets available on a first-come first-served basis while supplies last. Further restrictions apply. See www.fandango.com/visasignature for complete details.

About Visa Signature

Visa Signature helps cardholders get the most out of life with a range of benefits that save time and money. In addition to a choice of numerous airline, hotel and other premium reward partners, cardholders enjoy access to around-the-clock complimentary concierge services; epicurean events; premium merchant offers; access to exclusive events such as the Olympics, Super Bowl and the Tony Awards; and preferred access and seating at local sporting events, concerts and movie screenings. For more information about Visa Signature, visit www.visa.com/signature.

About Visa Inc.

Visa Inc. operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network providing processing services and payment product platforms. This includes consumer credit, debit, prepaid and commercial payments, which are offered under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink and PLUS brands. Visa enjoys unsurpassed acceptance around the world, and Visa/PLUS is one of the world's largest global ATM networks, offering cash access in local currency in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.

About Fandango

One of the Web’s top movie and entertainment destinations, Fandango sells tickets to more than 16,000 screens. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. Fandango is available at www.fandango.com, 1-800-FANDANGO and via your wireless mobile device at mobile.fandango.com. Fandango is a unit of Comcast Interactive Media.

 

Source: Visa Inc.

Visa Inc.
Kate Mulhearn, 415-932-2215
globalmedia@visa.com
or
Fandango
Harry Medved, 310-954-0461
harry.medved@fandango.com