Hong Kong merchants offer substantial year-end discounts for UnionPay cardholders
Customers may enjoy more privileges when paying with UnionPay mobile QuickPass

UnionPay International announced today to initiate a year-end mega marketing promotion in Hong Kong, offering the largest scale and the most substantial discounts. From today, cardholders visiting Hong Kong as well as the locals may enjoy up to 50%-off discounts at about 20 malls under Sun Hung Kai Properties and about 100 brands including duty free shops at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Ocean Park, Sasa and Eslite. Among these merchants, about 30 malls and brands offer exclusive privileges or add-on privileges for UnionPay mobile QuickPass.

Now, UnionPay cards are accepted at almost all ATMs and POS terminals in Hong Kong. Based on its extensive acceptance, UnionPay International is accelerating the construction of local acceptance scenarios for UnionPay innovative products, in order to further improve cardholders’ payment experiences. UnionPay mobile QuickPass is accepted at more than 22,000 POS terminals, covering various types of merchants including department stores, supermarkets, restaurants. In this June, UnionPay QR code payment was launched in Hong Kong too.

Liu Zhen, a local whom was recently admitted into City University of Hong Kong, found that many brands in APM mall under Sun Hung Kai Properties now accept UnionPay mobile QuickPass. “I prefer to pay with my UnionPay-added mobile phone when shopping at APM, for it’s very convenient and I may get YATA’s cash coupon.” To date, more than 14 million UnionPay cards are issued in Hong Kong. Cardholders with UnionPay credit cards issued by HSBC, HSB, BOC Hong Kong and Bank of East Asia and cardholders with UnionPay debit cards issued by BOC Hong Kong and Standard Chartered Bank are able to enjoy QuickPass services after adding their UnionPay cards to mobile phones. UnionPay is also the only card brand providing mobile payment service for debit cardholders in Hong Kong.

Apart from taking UnionPay cards, mainland residents are recommended to download the app of “Mobile QuickPass” before visiting Hong Kong. Customers may activate mobile QuickPass function, so as to enjoy more preferential privileges. Cardholders are able to pay with mobile phones at about 20 malls under Sun Hung Kai Properties and get a cash coupon of 20 HK dollars when spending 100 HK dollars. In addition, substantial discounts are offered by merchants like YATA, Vango, Kee Wah Bakery, Hung Fook Tong and Eslite for payment via mobile QuickPass.

For more details, please visit the Hong Kong and Macau promotion webpages at the official website of UnionPay International: http://www.unionpayintl.com/cardholderServ/serviceCenter/merchant?language=hk