December 03, 2008

'Tis The Season To Be Rewarded

Discover(R) Card offers cardmembers multiple ways to earn extra Cashback Bonus(R) and make their money worth more this holiday season

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2008--Discover(R) Card today announced a variety of ways Discover Cardmembers can have a brighter holiday shopping experience. Whether shopping online or off, celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, Discover Cardmembers will find helpful and significant savings that stretch their holiday spending this season and beyond.

"At Discover Card, we know that every little bit counts this holiday season, so we're offering multiple ways for cardmembers to earn extra rewards," said Julie Loeger, senior vice president of rewards and brand management at Discover Card. "Discover Cardmembers can see significant savings, which we know will be helpful in this economy."

This holiday, Discover Cardmembers can benefit from:

More Cashback Bonus(R): Discover More Cardmembers can earn 5% Cashback Bonus on restaurant, movie and grocery store purchases through December 31, 2008.

Those who have the Discover(R) Motiva CardSM, Discover(R) Open RoadSM Card or Miles by Discover(R) Card can earn Double Cashback Bonus or Double Miles on grocery store purchases through December 31, 2008.

Significant Savings Online: Holiday shoppers who use Discover Card's online shopping portal, ShopDiscover, for their online purchases can:

  • Earn unlimited 5% to 20% Cashback Bonus or Double Miles;
  • Shop online at over 150 top brand merchants; and
  • Find incredible weekly specials, including must-have gifts, discounts, exclusive offers and more, through ShopDiscover's new Hot Deals page.

Rewarding Mall Experiences: From now through January 4, 2009, Discover Cardmembers who shop at participating malls can "Turn Receipts into Rewards" by receiving an instant $20 Discover(R) Gift Card for every $200 spent on their Discover Card, while supplies last. Cardmembers simply need to bring their original Discover Card mall receipts to the customer service desk at over 160 participating malls across the country to receive their $20 Discover Gift Card (limit five gift cards per account). For a list of participating malls, please visit

Savings on the Discover Gift(R) Card: Discover Gift Cards can be personalized with a name and message and purchased in a wide variety of dollar denominations. This holiday season, those who purchase a Discover Gift Card will enjoy:

  • Free standard shipping;
  • Automatic discount of $1 off the regular price of Gift Card Packages, which come with a matching greeting card (regularly $6.95, now $5.95 through December 31, 2008); and
  • $2 off every Discover Gift Card and eGift Card by entering promo "GIFT" at checkout, now through December 31, 2008.

Enhanced Redemption Options: Discover Cardmembers have always benefited from a rewards program that allows them to redeem their Cashback Bonus for even bigger rewards with over 100 top brand merchant partners. Now, in addition to partner gift cards, Discover Cardmembers can redeem their Cashback Bonus for popular merchandise.

About Discover Financial Services

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a leading credit card issuer and electronic payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. The company operates the Discover Card, America's cash rewards pioneer. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. Its payments businesses consist of the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Discover Financial Services
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Laura Gingiss
(224) 405-0185

Source: Discover Financial Services