- Ford is launching the FordPass Rewards Visa Card as the next step in expanding its 4.6-million strong customer loyalty program
- In collaboration with First National Bank of Omaha and Visa, the FordPass Rewards Visa Card offers the highest earn rate among automotive cards, is the most comprehensive card for automotive expenses, and is the only automotive co-brand card with an annual statement credit
- The FordPass Rewards Visa Card helps reduce the cost of vehicle ownership with Points redeemable toward vehicle sales and service, delivers everyday special financing, member-exclusive benefits, card customization options first available in Model-A Black and Blue Oval Blue with future iterations offering model-specific designs beginning with Bronco and F-150 series
DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 3, 2020 – In collaboration with First National Bank of Omaha and Visa, Ford is expanding its customer loyalty program by introducing the FordPass Rewards Visa® Card. Applications are now being accepted for the Visa that offers everyday special financing, reduced cost of ownership via Points redeemable toward vehicle sales and service at Ford dealerships, member-exclusive benefits and Ford-focused card customization options.
“Building trust and delivering the best ownership experience possible for our customers is our top priority at Ford,” said David Loflin, Manager, Customer Experience. “Not only does this card match the features of other major players in the credit card space, it offers customers a means to reduce the cost of ownership by redeeming Points to purchase, lease or service their vehicle.”
Loflin added, as the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic is still unfolding and communities across the country continue to face challenges, Ford has been focusing on customer experiences that make life a bit easier and this card helps to accomplish that.
The FordPass Rewards Visa Card offers the highest earn rate among automotive cards, for example customers can earn 10% Back in Points1 on Ford Service. That’s 5% Back in Points on Ford Dealership Purchases plus 5% Back in Points with FordPass Rewards. Additionally, the card is the most comprehensive option for automotive expenses and this card is the only co-branded card with an annual statement credit1 ($200 when you spend $6,000 in 12 consecutive billing cycles).
Other card features include a $100 statement credit¹ when you spend $3,000 within your first three billing cycles after opening your account, and low-interest financing for 6 billing cycles on Ford Dealership Purchases over $499.
HOW TO EARN
FordPass Rewards Visa Card customers have access to a variety of ways to earn Points, including:
- 5 percent Back in Points¹ on Ford Dealership Purchases
- 3 percent Back in Points¹ on gas, auto insurance, tolls, parking and dining
- 1 percent Back in Points¹ on all other purchases
- 10 percent Back in Points¹ on Ford Service – 5 percent Back in Points on Ford Dealership Purchases plus 5 percent Back in Points with FordPass Rewards
In addition to these key features, a primary benefit of the FordPass Rewards Visa Card is the access it provides customers to unique member-exclusive offers and opportunities.
The FordPass Rewards team is constantly working to stay on top of member needs and deliver great experiences that make customers lives easier. In June, FordPass Rewards gave their members access to one month of complimentary Postmates delivery service and deployed a complimentary The Works² oil change and tire rotation to members deemed essential workers. Similar member-exclusive benefits will be extended to FordPass Rewards Visa cardholders to add value to and enhance their ownership experience.
“This collaboration brings together three companies who are pioneers in their respective industries to deliver a truly outstanding credit card,” said Jerry J. O’Flanagan, executive vice president, Consumer Banking, at FNBO. “Following the introduction of the FordPass Rewards loyalty program last year, Ford continues to see increased enrollment month over month, which is a testament to the brand loyalty of its customers. We look forward to further enhancing that experience with the introduction of the FordPass Rewards Visa Card.”
“Visa is delighted to work with Ford Motor Company to expand Ford’s customer loyalty program with the new FordPass Rewards Visa Card,” said Kirk Stuart, senior vice president, head of North America Merchant, Visa. “The FordPass Rewards Visa Card enhances the Ford customer experience through everyday purchases that deliver added rewards, benefits and savings.”
The FordPass Rewards Visa Card is available at launch in Model-A Black and Blue Oval Blue. Beginning with the Bronco brand and the all-new F-150, future iterations of the card will allow model-specific customization.
To learn more about the FordPass Rewards Visa Card and to apply, visit FordPassRewards.com/Visa
Special Financing Offer Details: Purchases in which single or multiple items are purchased in the same transaction totaling at least $499.00 at Ford dealerships will be referred to as “Eligible Purchases” in your Summary of Credit Terms. All transactions are subject to approval. Accounts are eligible only if they are open, in good standing and not already subject to special terms. All other terms of your account remain in effect. Minimum monthly payments required.
1 See the FordPass Rewards Visa Terms and Conditions in the Summary of Credit Terms provided at time of application. Points are not redeemable for cash. Please see the FordPass Rewards Program terms and conditions at FordPassRewards.com for information regarding expiration, redemption, forfeiture and other limitations on FordPass Rewards Points. Must be enrolled in FordPass Rewards.
FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via download. Message and data rates may apply.
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