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3 Hacks For A Stress-Free Holiday Season

With Christmas just right around the corner, it can be a madding mess! The holiday rush, the last-minute shopping, the preparations for the Noche Buena feast – it can sure add up to the stress and become overwhelming.

But it doesn’t have to be. You just need to know how to maximize the things you already have, one of which is your debit card.

Make the most of the holidays – and save your sanity, too! 



Shop online

With your Christmas list still left untouched and the countdown coming to a close, it’s time to get hustlin’. But nothing gets you less excited about shopping than the thought of the mob at the malls, right? So, cut the stress, the time in traffic and the need to wait in long lines by going straight online. Shop through the convenience of online shopping sites, where it’s safe and secure, and offers convenient delivery too!

Now, you can finish your shopping list in peace, without even having to leave the house, and you can still get the most thoughtful gifts for your friends and loved ones.



Prepare Noche Buena feast with ease by ordering online

For many, feeding the clan and preparing the feast is one of the most time-consuming efforts of the season. But you can save up on energy and still ensure that every big appetite is satiated by simply ordering your food and having it sent straight to your home on Christmas Eve. There are numerous restaurants, caterers and boutique suppliers that can present a delicious menu for your Christmas party. 

If you’re the type of cook who wants to be more hands-on with the preparation, you can still save yourself a few hours and energy. A true game-changer, several sites online can deliver your groceries straight to your doorstep.


Pamper yourself and the family by going on a staycation

If you want to go the full, stress-free experience, book a staycation or host your family Christmas celebrations at a hotel. You can even enjoy discounts of up to 50% at BDO partner hotels and resorts.


Whether you’re shopping for your gifts or making preparations for the family party, enjoy greater convenience with BDO Debit Card. Take advantage of perks and privileges such as instant discounts, freebies, and rebates all year round! 

Plus, you can be one of the 10 lucky winners of P500,000 SM Gift Pass! Just use your BDO Debit Mastercard to pay for your purchases—in-store, online or overseas from now until December 31, 2018.  Every P500 minimum spend will entitle you to a corresponding raffle entry.


So, this holiday, don’t let the stress get to you; instead, allow yourself to be present in the moment and fully enjoy the spirit of the season.


For more information on BDO Debit Card, click here.