UnionPay service since July, 2006
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In the Netherlands, UnionPay cards are accepted at over half of the local merchants, including diamond outlets, brand stores, duty free shops in Amsterdam International Airport, discount village and department stores.
Netherlands – Back Garden of EuropeIt is the advantaged geographical location that creates the prosperous European portal. When tulips are in full blossom, it ranks to be the most beautiful spring in Europe. The abundant culture and history there is accumulated by outstanding artists of the golden age. People there are hard-working and brave, who build dams and fight with the ocean from generation to generation. Why not take your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) to visit the “Back Garden of Europe”. The orange Netherlands will wait for you whether you come or not？
Merchants with the signage of all accept UnionPay cards, mainly diamond outlets, luxury brand stores, all duty free shops in Amsterdam International Airport, brand discount stores in Roermond discount village, De Bijenkorf department store, TulipPark, 2-5 star hotels in Amsterdam. Since that some of the merchants have yet to put up the UnionPay signage, cardholders may show their UnionPay cards upon the till and inquire about UnionPay acceptance.
When using co-branded cards, you are advised to choose UnionPay as the routing option to be benefited from the special offers and services provided by UnionPay.Note：Some UnionPay card acceptors or acquirers route co-branded cards to corresponding card shcem according to the card BIN, which means co-branded cards transactions aren't routed to UnionPay without selection by cardholders and merchant cashiers. Please refer to the transaction results for the information about transaction routing.
Cash withdrawalIn the Netherlands, cardholders can use UnionPay cards to withdraw Euro at ATMs of following networks:• Rabobank• ABN Amro• ING• Geldmaat• Euronet
Select PINs that cannot be easily guessed by anyone.
Never disclose your PIN to anyone who claims to represent the bank or the police.
Be alert to your surroundings before conducting any banking transactions.
Keep a close eye on your credit card during transaction to avoid any illegal activities.
If your UnionPay card has been stolen/lost, please inform the issuer immediately.
Tax Refund of UnionPay Cards upon ReturningUnionPay International cooperates with United Money to launch the service of tax refund on return. If UnionPay cardholders shop in designated stores of tax refund in EU countries, it’s available to apply for tax refund upon returning after having tax return form stamped by the customs. The tax-refund process is simple in operation, rapid to the account and available to exempt the trouble of queuing. (The service is only applicable for UnionPay cards issued in Mainland China.)Click the following link for tax refund upon returning:http://www.unionpayintl.com/cn/serviceCenter/overseas/drawback/haiwai.shtml, and have more understanding of tax refund application, tax refund progress and tax refund branches.
Introduction of Overseas Tax RefundUnionPay has launched the UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) overseas tax refund service in cooperation with Global Blue, Premier Tax Free, Tax Free Worldwide and GB Tax Free that are the world’s largest tax refund institutions. Such service covers 38 countries and regions. You can apply for tax refunds when shopping in oversea stores only if they are labeled the following logos of tax refund cooperative institutions.Global tax refund institutions:If you are using the Premier tax refund service, you can check the Premier global refund points and tax refund progress on Premier Tax Refund Inquiry.For more information, please click
More considerate services offered by UnionPay Card
UnionPay Card Emergency Cash Assistance Service
UnionPay cardholders can call the hotline of the issuing bank or local UnionPay hotline to apply for an emergency cash assistance capped at the equivalent of USD 5,000 if they are experiencing emergencies like lost or malfunctioning cards.