Visa Launches Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Campaign in the Philippines



Today, Visa announced the launch of their first Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 campaign.

The Visa Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 contest started on 11 November and will end 15 February 2020.  All Visa cardholders, including credit, debit and prepaid cardholders in the Philippines will be entitled to participate in the campaign by spending a minimum of 3,000 Philippine pesos on their Visa cards at seven participating SM supermalls.1

Filipino Visa cardholders stand a chance to win one of four trips for two to Tokyo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games. The trip includes flights and accommodation for four days three nights, and tickets to attend two events at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In addition, Visa cardholders in the Philippines have a chance to win Visa original Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 goods whenever they make a purchase at an SM affiliate store2.

Dan Wolbert, Visa Country Manager for the Philippines, said: “As a proud sponsor of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games we are pleased to run this campaign for Visa cardholders.  We are excited to offer Visa cardholders in the Philippines the chance to win one of four trips for two to Tokyo, with flights and accommodation fully funded. Moreover, they get to watch the skateboarding and basketball events at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and we are glad to provide our cardholders these amazing benefits and rewards when they spend at participating SM Supermalls and SM affiliates using their Visa cards. Such campaigns enables us to promote the use of cashless payments and grow our digital payments footprint in the country.”

*Terms and conditions apply.


1 Participating SM Supermalls include SM Aura Premier, SM Megamall, the Podium, SM North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia, SM Southmall, and SM Seaside City Cebu.

2 Participating SM affiliate stores include The SM Store, Ace Hardware/ Ace Builders, Our Home, Toy Kingdom, Pet Express, Kultura, Surplus Shop, Sports Central, Adidas/Nike Shop/ New Balance, Levi’s Mall, The Body Shop, Crocs, Miniso, Bata, Under Armour, Innisfree, Dyson, Crate & Barrel, Baby Company, Joseph, CK Platinum.


About Visa Inc.

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of digital commerce on any device for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit

About SM Supermalls

Starting as a humble shoe store in Manila established by its founder Henry Sy Sr. in 1958, SM has grown into the Philippines’ biggest chain of malls. With its 74 malls in the Philippines, and 7 in China, the retail entity gets an average foot traffic of 4.5 million daily. Home to over 20,000 tenants, SM Supermalls provides family fun experiences as it partners with the best-loved brands and events. SM Supermalls is owned by SM Prime Holdings, Inc., a publicly-listed company and is one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia.