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Hidden Rewards

If you live in or travel to Europe or Latin America you might want to check out some of hidden rewards found on VISA’s web site. offers discounts on hotel stays, as well as deals on other travel and entertainment services.
This month, for example, cardholders can:

— Save up to 50% through September 30 with the “Visa Family Magic” rate at one of over 90 Radisson SAS hotels across Europe, the Middle East, South Africa or Asia. Additionally, up to two children can stay free of charge in their parents’ room (space permitting) or have their own room at 25% off the Family Magic rate.

— Use a Visa card to book a stay at participating JurysDoyle Hotels throughout Ireland and the UK and receive up to 50% off standard rates, through September 17. Enjoy discounted hotel stays in prime city centre locations including Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Waterford in Ireland, and London, Bristol, Cardiff and Glasgow in the UK.

— Stay one night free while enjoying a two-night weekend break at participating Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts in Europe, through December, when paying with a Visa card. Le Meridien has over 125 hotels in 55 countries, each offering a taste of Europe with a French accent.

— Receive up to 20% bonus off the rack rate when paying with a Visa card at participating Marriott hotels in Latin America through December 20. Plus, get 5000 bonus Marriott Rewards points per stay, guaranteed early check-in and late check-out, complimentary use of health club, plus other value-adds such as free pressing, free faxing, and free room upgrade.

— Save up to 15% off Avis Super Value Rates throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa or Asia and 10% off rates in the USA, through December 15, when paying with a Visa card.

For EU cardholders only —

— Available from globaltickets, receive a 10% discount on “Capital of Classical Music” concerts at the baroque Orangery of Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna when paying with a EU Visa card, through December 30.

— Save 20% on an exclusive globaltickets Theatre and Dinner Package in London’s West End when paying with a EU Visa card, through December 30. Enjoy a performance of Cats, Les Miserables or The Phantom of the Opera, along with pre or post theatre dinner at one of London’s most popular new restaurants, Axis.

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