The following has been posted by DaloSony on FW:
$50 with your new HSBC Debit MasterCard® Card!
Promotion Code is GET50
Here is scan showing the expiration February 6, 2006
An HSBC Smart Checking package offers you all the extras to help you bank smarter. First, choose the checking account that works for you -- either a Smart Package which includes an Interest Checking account, or the Smart plus Package that includes our Interest Checking Plus checking account. And you'll also get the following:
Linked Premium Money Market Savings Account
HSBC Debit MasterCard® Card with PayPass™
Free Personal Internet Banking and Bill Pay
Free RecordCheck® service - we'll hold your posted checks!
Free 24/7 telephone banking
Once your Smart Package is opened, you'll get $50 with your new HSBC Debit MasterCard®.
There are three ways to apply for your Smart Checking Package and get your $50 bonus*:
Apply online today!
Visit any HSBC branch to apply.
Or call us at 1-800-975-HSBC (1-800-975-4722), option 2 then option 1 to apply by phone.
Your $50 bonus will be deposited into your new checking account when opened!
*Cash bonus is available to new customers opening a Debit MasterCard Card. If you qualify, $50 will be deposited in your new checking account within 35 days of opening your Debit MasterCard account. HSBC reserves the right to charge your checking account an amount equal to the bonus if your Debit MasterCard account does not remain active for at least 180 days. Limit one (1) cash bonus per customer. Cannot be combined with other offers. The $50 bonus will be deposited into the interest checking account you opened and will be treated as interest income on form 1099. Offer expires February 6, 2006.
If you open a Smart Package (with an Interest Checking account) and cease to have direct deposit, the minimum balance to avoid monthly maintenance fees shown on your Terms and Charges Disclosure will apply.
Note: The website stated that it expired on Dec 12, 2005 however the postcard I received said it is valid to Feb 6, 2006