UnionPay services since December, 2009
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In Maldives, UnionPay cards are accepted at over 90% of merchants and ATMs.
Maldives – Holy Land of Island Resort
As a top holy land of island resort worldwide, Maldives is unforgettable even you see unexpectedly. When the airplane you take rushes out the cloud layer, the dazzling White Sands and lagoon of the emerald shines suddenly appear in front of you. You are greatly convinced that you have been in heaven even before the airplane you take lands. Why not take your UnionPay card(card number starting with 62) to go on holiday in Maldives.
Merchants with the signage of all accept UnionPay cards, covering island holiday village, restaurants, duty free shops and souvenir shops. 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.
In Maldives, UnionPay cards are accepted at ATMs HSBC and Bank of Maldives. There are the signage of or on these ATMs or the ATM screen, some ATMs provide the interface in Chinese.
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).
ATM commission fee consists of two separate fees:
(1) Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult your issuer for details.
(2) Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in Maldives: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Maldives and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.
Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
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.