In an astounding show of support, Mastercard solidified its commitment to “Win As One” at the upcoming 2019 Southeast Asian Games as it unveiled the various ways it makes the Games a priceless experience for Filipinos.
To get more Filipinos to participate, Mastercard Philippines Country Manager Rowell Del Fierro, together with distinguished guests, proudly unveiled the Mastercard Jeepney, designed by local artist Lou Pineda-Arada.
The jeepney is a well-loved Philippine cultural icon and Mastercard is leveraging on it as a symbol of unity – a ride towards the country’s victory. The Mastercard Jeepney also features a volleyball and basketball motion-sensing game, which the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroon’s star player Kobe Paras got to play in front of the crowd.
Mastercard vows to create a priceless SEA Games experience for Filipinos, first by powering the official 2019 SEA Games mobile app, which has a payment functionality embedded, and has also released a limited-edition commemorative 2019 SEA Games Mastercard prepaid card through its partner Philippine National Bank.
“In the spirit of ensuring Philippines is a successful host of the 2019 SEA Games, Mastercard has created multiple interactive initiatives encouraging Filipinos to actively participate in the event,” said Del Fierro.
Another initiative to make the games a priceless experience is the Mastercard augmented reality filter on Facebook which allows Filipinos to show support by posting selfies with fun backgrounds, stickers, and music.
As the official payment partner of the SEA Games, Mastercard cardholders will also enjoy exclusive 10% discount on ticket purchase with a minimum spend of Php 1,000 at any SM Tickets outlet or online via smtickets.com, and through the 2019 SEA Games mobile app.
With a little over a week left until the opening ceremony, Mastercard and Philippines Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) are asking Filipinos to Start Something Priceless at the 2019 SEA Games.
The Mastercard Jeepney will be stationed at the Glorietta Activity Center until November 29.