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Six Ways To Enjoy Hong Kong with UnionPay

Hong Kong Skyline from EAST Hotel
Hong Kong Skyline

UnionPay invites you to discover Hong Kong with its global privileges for cardmembers. We checked out some of these offers during our recent trip. Hong Kong has lots to offer. The food, shopping, sights, and also many out skirt activities. Pick one that suits you but we also highlight some of the UnionPay cardmember privileges here.

HKIA Arrivals Land Side - BB Wifi
HKIA Arrivals Land Side Wifi BB Rentals

When you get into Hong Kong International Airport, don’t forget to pick up a pocket WiFi for your stay in Hong Kong or Macau. WiFi BB Pocket WiFi Rental has a counter at the arrivals hall at Hong Kong International Airport after collecting your luggage from the luggage carousel and clearing customs. Pocket Wifi rental here offers 3G or 4G speed with a total data limit of 5GB. For a minimum of three days, the rental is HKD60 per day. If you rent it for more than four days or more you enjoy a “last day free” discount. That means you pay only HK$180 for four days, HK$240 for five days or HK$300 for six days.


1. Enjoy Summer Holiday with UnionPay

Hong Kong Kai Tak
Hong Kong Kai Tak

UnionPay cardmembers enjoy an extra 5% from 16 July to 21 August 2016 in Hong Kong. There are 200 local merchants with over 1400 merchant outlets to spend at. This is a UnionPay and Quality Tourism Services Association (QTSA) collaboration supported by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB). You also enjoy discounts at F&B outlets such as Ah Yat Harbour View Restaurant, Café Lido, City Café – The Cityview, Charlie Brown Cafe, Hui Lau Shan, Kee Wah Bakery, Miyazaki, Ngong Ping Garden Restaurant, Orchid Padria, San Hing Restaurant, Skyzone Deck and Lounge at Rosedale Hotel Kowloon, Star of Canton Restaurant Tsui Wah Restaurant amongst many others.  There are also fashion and accessories merchants such as A Timeless Tailor, a.testoni, Aquascutum, ASHWORTH, bauhuas, Bonbonniere amongst others to shop at.


2. Book Travel Packages

And if you are travelling, enjoy extra HK$300 instant discount on instantly confirmed air tickets, hotel rooms or travel packages to Taiwan, Okinawa, Seoul, Singapore, Sanya, Macau, Canada, Australia or New Zealand in a single transaction of HK$2,000 or above with eCoupon Code UNIONPAY300 at Hong Kong’s website. Book before 31 August 2016 11pm to qualify.


3. Visit Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

If you are visiting Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, UnionPay lets you enjoy a free Concession Admission Ticket for a child worth HK$185 when you purchase a regular-priced Adult Admission Ticket at the ticketing counter at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. There is a limit of four concession admission tickets for children in each transaction. This promotion is valid till 31 December 2016.


4. Shop at Harbour City

Adidas Sportswear Collective Store in Harbour City, Hong Kong
The new Adidas Sportswear Collective Store in Harbour City Hong Kong

Harbour City in Hong Kong’s largest shopping mall. UnionPay cardholders enjoy exclusive privileges in July and August. Spend HK$500 nett in a single transaction with your UnionPay card at any merchants in the monthly Merchant Hoop from Fridays to Sundays and receive a complimentary HK$50 Cash Coupon of its following merchant instantly. Cardholders also receive a complimentary Harbour City pouch for a single spending of HK$1,000 at any merchants from Friday to Sundays during the promotion period. If you send HK$3,000 with your UnionPay card at Facesss from Fridays to Sundays, you will receive a Facesss HK$100 cash voucher. Come shop at Harbour City and enjoy over 60 merchant offers.

Don’t forget to check out the “We’re All Smurfs!” Art Exhibition that is happening at Harbour City from 13 July to 21 August 2016. There are also Smurf-themed High Tea Sets available in the same duration at Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong.


5. Bring Home Japanese Produce from YATA Supermarket

YATA Supermarket in Shatin
YATA Supermarket in Shatin

If you love Japanese produce, YATA Supermarket in Sha Tin has a rather extensive  range of Japanese products. You should check out the melons, selection of beers and other groceries and food items at this supermarket. What’s more, pay for your purchases of at least HK$400 with your UnionPay Card on Fridays and receive a HK$50 YATA Gift Certificate. For purchases of HK$300 on your UnionPay QuickPass Card on Fridays, you get a HK$50 YATA Gift Certificate.

There are seven YATA branches in Hong Kong made up of three department stores and four supermarkets.


6. Shop At Hong Kong International Airport

The Peninsula Shop at HKIA
The Peninsula Shop at HKIA

Hong Kong International Airport has lots to shop. Not just the luxury brands are in the airport. There are also many shops that let you make your last minute purchases before you hop onto your flight back home.

HKIA Fook Ming Tong Tea
HKIA Fook Ming Tong Tea

You can bring back a piece of Hong Kong represented by the local brands such as The Peninsula, G.O.D., Shanghai Tang and more. You can also buy back very local food stuff from Kee Wah Bakery or Koi Kei Bakery. Or carry home some fine teas from Fook Ming Tong. Fook Ming Tong Tea

GOD Pop Up Store
GOD Pop Up Store

When you charge HK$5,000 to your UnionPay card at Terminal 1 and 2 at Hong Kong International Airport, you receive a complimentary HK$250 Airport Cash Voucher. The more you charge the more you get. Spend HK$20,000 and receive HK$1,300 Airport Cash Voucher. Spend HK$50,000 and receive HK$5,200 Airport Cash Voucher. 



Also check out our article on Five Cute Reasons to Discover Hong Kong.

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