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Piraeus Bank enhances the possibilities for travelers
27 August 2012

Piraeus Bank in Ukraine together with Mouzenidis Travel tour operator proposes a termless offer: when buying any package tour the bank’s clients who have Visa cards issued by Piraeus Bank, get 5% discount. The offer is valid for all tour operator affiliates in Ukraine.

«We are always working on enhancing the possibilities for our clients, Visa cardholders. From now on, thanks to our partner – Mouzenidis Travel Company – the bank’s clients have an opportunity to travel in more cheap and comfortable way with one of the biggest tour operator around Greece, Olexiy Panov, Piraeus Bank in Ukraine manager of cards division, said. - One should only take his or her card while buying the tour».

«We are happy to offer the clients of Piraeus Bank in Ukraine the discount for our services in the highest season, Oleksandr Atlas, representative of Mouzenidis Travel Company, CEO of Kyiv office commented. – From now on all clients of Piraeus Bank who have Visa cards can use an opportunity to enjoy their vacations in any corner of Greece with 5% discount. To use the offer one should only take the Piraeus Bank Visa card when buying the tour».

Olexiy Panov, Piraeus Bank in Ukraine manager of cards division:"Holders of Piraeus Bank Visa cards can use them for paying in stores, hotels and restaurants in Greece as well as in Ukraine"

“Holders of Piraeus Bank Visa cards can use them for paying in stores, hotels and restaurants in Greece as well as in Ukraine. Due to wide ATM network of Piraeus Bank in Greece and very loyal tariffs for cash withdraws, clients can get cash with minimal commission during travelling”, Oleksiy Panov added.

Visa cards are available in all Piraeus Bank branches. Issuing term is up to 7 days.

For detailed information about the offer please phone the call centre: 0 800 30 888 0 (calls from stationary phones within Ukraine are free of charge).

Note. Piraeus Bank is one of the major banking institutions of Southern and Eastern Europe with assets of EUR 74 bln (after absorbing the good part of Agricultural Bank of Greece ATEbank, as of 27.07.2012) Established in 1916, Piraeus Bank today is presented in 10 countries of the world. In Ukraine Piraeus Bank is established since 2007. The Bank is a member of Fund of Guaranteeing the Deposits of Individuals (license #25).

Net assets of Piraeus Bank in Ukraine amount to UAH 3.5 bln, share capital to UAH 1.628, regulatory capital to UAH 837 mln as of 01.06.2012. Piraeus Bank has the highest rating of deposits reliability provided by “Credit-Rating” Agency (grade “5”; last update took place on 21.06.2012), that shows the bank's capacity to make payments on existing deposits timely and in full.

The Bank has «uaA» long-term credit rating with the forecast “stable” provided by “Credit-Rating” (updated on 21.06.2012). This long-term rating belongs to the group of investment ratings that is one of the highest ratings given to banks operating on the Ukrainian market.

The Bank is a member of Association of Ukrainian Banks, Forum of Leading International Financial institutions (FLIFI), Fund of Guaranteeing the Deposits of Individuals. The Bank is also included in the list of banks authorized by the Pension Fund of Ukraine to make payments of pensions and financial assistance.

Mouzenidis Travel is a tour operator for Greece, a representative of the Greek company Mouzenidis Travel, founded in 1995 (member of IATA).

Currently there are more than 70 regional offices; they are situated in all major cities in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, and the Czech Republic. Offices operate in 8 cities of Ukraine: Kyiv (2 offices), Kharkiv, Donetsk, Lugansk, Odessa, Mariupol, Dnepropetrovsk, Lviv. In Greece offices operate in all the resorts: Thessaloniki (head office), Athens, Crete island, Kastorya, Corfu island, Rhodes island, Chalkidiki, Pieria, Thassos island.

Types of tourist products offered: beach vacations in 3 * -5 * hotels; group and individual sightseeing tours; organization of corporate travel and business seminars; VIP-tours; shopping tours for fur; children's summer vacations; medical and health tourism; pilgrimage tours; cruises. The company has contracts for strategic partnership with leading Greek hotels, allowing it to offer tours to Ukrainian tourists exclusively and guaranteed.

Piraeus Bank Press Service in Ukraine
Kateryna Kalynovska
cell: +38(067)688-62-14
e-mail: kkalynovska{at}