Metris Cos. Launches TripSaver Discount-Travel Club

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Credit card direct marketer Metris Cos. Inc., St. Louis Park, MN, has launched TripSaver, a travel club offering discounts with a variety of merchant partners, including an exclusive agreement for discount fares with Greyhound Lines, Dallas.


The program was developed by Metris Direct Services Inc., a Metris Cos. subsidiary. It includes a 5-percent rebate on all travel booked through Metris Travel Services Inc., another Metris Cos. subsidiary, in addition to airline, hotel, rental car and other discounts and benefits. It also will offer opportunities to receive discounts at more than 80 theme parks around the country.


In addition to Greyhound, other partners include Alamo, Avis, Hertz and National rental cars; Royal Caribbean and Celebrity cruise lines; Rand McNally; Valvoline Instant Oil Change; and Choice Hotels International.


Metris Cos. markets credit products and fee-based services primarily to moderate-income consumers. Metris Direct Services and its affiliates have relationships with more than 4 million credit card holders.
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