• UnionPay services since    December, 2009
    Local service hotline        N/A

    In French Polynesia, UnionPay cards are accepted at merchants with UnionPay signage and ATMs of Bank Socredo.
  • French Polynesia – French Islands Always Summer

    French Polynesia is an overseas territory on the South Pacific, and composed of several groups of Polynesian islands. The international airport and capital of the Polynesian Islands is located in Tahiti, which looks like a fish from the bird’s eye view. Therefore, fish head and fish body are called as the “Big Tahiti”, while fishtail called as “Small Tahiti”. Polynesian Cultural Center consists of seven different cultural villages, and all the villages have their distinctive architecture, articles on display and customs, which make you feel that you present at the scene. The average temperature in French Polynesia is 20℃-30℃. Why not take your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) to explore the fairyland where it is always summer.

  • POS acceptance

      Merchants displaying the signage of   accept UnionPay cards.

    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 caishers. Please refer to the transaction results for the information about transaction routing.

  • Cash withdrawal

    In French Polynesia, UnionPay cards can be for withdrawing CFP franc at ATM of Bank Socredo.

    Please refer to the latest government policy on overseas cash withdrawal via UnionPay cards at Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Refined Card-using Tips". Daily cash withdrawal limit from respective issuers and/or ATM may apply. Please consult your issuer on the possible cap on the amount. You may split your withdrawals into several times which comply with the limit(s).

  • Charges

    ATM commission fee consists of two parts:
    (1)Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult the issuer for details.
    (2)Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in French Polynesia: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in French Polynesia and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.

    Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.

  • Tips

    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.