BDO'S Promo for Remittance Clients

BANCO De Oro Unibank, Inc. (BDO) has launched a new promo that will give clients opening new BDO Kabayan Savings account the chance to win huge prizes.

With "Easy Asenso, Instant Panalo..Hatid ng BDO sa Pamilyang OFW", customers availing of the Bank's special remittance account for overseas workers and their beneficiaries, will earn the chance to win P10,000 worth of grocery items; P40,000 worth of Home Appliance Shopping; and a brand new Nissan Sentra 1.3 GX M/T.

The promo period will run from November 3 to October 31, 2010. All account openings made during the said period are automatically enrolled in the electronic raffle.

For the grocery and home appliance shopping sprees, a total of eight winners will be drawn in February, March, August and November 2010, while one lucky account holder will be drawn on November 14, 2010 and take home the Nissan Sentra. All raffle draws will be held at the BDO Remit Building in Sen. Gil Puyat cor. Paseo de Roxas, Makati City.

Opening a BDO Kabayan Savings Account only requires a minimum initial deposit of P50 and a valid ID. Clients can go to any of BDO's nearly 700 branches nationwide. A peso account comes with an International ATM card and a passbook for quick reference to their transactions. The dollar account, meanwhile, only requires a minimum initial deposit of US$100 which also comes with a passbook. For seafarers, they may also open their own BDO Kabayan Shipping Dollar Savings Account with a minimum initial deposit of US$ 10, which also comes with a passbook for easy reference.

Having a BDO Kabayan Savings account will also encourage beneficiaries to save money since there's no need to withdraw the whole amount sent by their loved ones from abroad. BDO ATMs are also found in all SM malls, where they can buy their household needs and withdraw remittance under the same roof. BDO International ATM card can also be used as a debit card in SM Department Stores and all establishments with Express Payment System (EPS) terminals. Again, no need to carry huge cash since purchases are settled with just one swipe.

Filipinos based abroad may visit any BDO Remit office in Hong Kong, Macau, United States, Italy and Germany, where they can send remittances to BDO Kabayan Savings accounts. BDO has a wide remittance network abroad as it also has thousands of remittance partners and agent locations in Asia and Oceania, Australia, Middle East, North America and Europe that offer BDO Remit services. BDO also offers a unique and easy way to check the status of remittance from the time it is sent, to the time it is delivered. For customers who have access to the internet, just visit and click BDO Remit Inquiry.