Lamudi Philippines introduces Secret Dining Society, a social gathering concept of bringing in people together in one interesting place

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Free Seminar: Juicing for Health, Beauty and Wellness by Hurom Slow Juicer and SpeedyCourse Philippines

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SARANGANI PARAGLIDING. Photo by Pinoy Travel Blog.

Sarangani Province takes pride as Philippines’ first venue for Gravity Zero Paragliding Accuracy World Cup 2015

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Pay bills via BPI 24/7 Banking and win an all-expense-paid Get Out More vacation trip for two

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BPI 24/7 Banking's first batch of Get Out More vacation promo awarded last February 2013.

BPI 24/7 Banking’s first batch of Get Out More vacation promo awarded last February 2013.

Remember BPI 24/7 Banking’s Get Out More promo launched October of last year? Due to insistent public demand and its success, all new and existing BPI, BPI Family and BPI Direct Account-holders are qualified to join the 2nd BPI 24/7 Banking’s Get Out More vacation promo. Clients who will pay bills through BPI’s 24/7 Banking Channels (BPI Express Online, BPI Express Mobile, and BPI Express Phone) during the promo period will earn electronic raffle entries for a chance to win a trip for 2 to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Korea, China, or Boracay (via Kalibo) plus pocket money!

Promo Period is from August 1 to November 30, 2013.

Just like last year’s mechanics, an Account-holder has to be enrolled in any of BPI’s 24/7 Banking Channels (BPI Express Online, BPI Express Mobile, or BPI Express Phone) and do a qualified bills payment transaction within the promo period to earn raffle entries. It’s so easy and one of the qualifying entry are payments made to bills amounting to Php 50.00 and above. See full promo details here.

This time BPI partners with AirAsia, Inc., Zest Airways, Inc., and Local Roam to give away 5 exciting international destinations, good for two (2), to add to your travel itineraries plus pocket money of Php 24,700.00. Awarding of the prizes are as follows:

    • One trip for two (2) to Boracay, Philippines (via Kalibo). Prizes include Round-trip Airfare (care-of AirAsia), 3 days/2 nights stay at The Pearl of the Pacific; and Php 24,700.00 pocket money. Bill Payment Cut-off: August 31, 2013; Raffle Draw: September 12, 2013.
    • One trip for two (2) to Seoul, Korea. Prizes include Round-trip Airfare (care-of ZestAir), 2 nights stay at The MBiz Hotel; and Php 24,700.00 pocket money. Bill Payment Cut-off: September 30, 2013; Raffle Draw: October 14, 2013.
    • One trip for two (2) to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Prizes include Round-trip Airfare (care-of ZestAir), 2 nights stay at The Ibiz Hotel; and Php 24,700.00 pocket money.  And One trip for two (2) to Shanghai, China. Prizes include Round-trip Airfare (care-of ZestAir), 2 nights stay at The Kai Bojia Hao Hotel; and Php 24,700.00 pocket money. Bill Payment Cut-off: October 31, 2013; Raffle Draw: November 12, 2013.
    • Three (3) trips for two (2) to Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Prizes include Round-trip Airfare (care-of AirAsia), 2 nights stay at The Regal Oriental Hotel; and Php 24,700.00 pocket money. Bill Payment Cut-off: November 30, 2012; Raffle Draw: December 12, 2013.

So there you have it. It’s time to pay your bills via BPI 24/7 Banking. Win an all-expense-paid trip for two and Get Out More!

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