UnionPay International Optimizes User Experiences at 100 Airports

SHANGHAI, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ -- UnionPay International announced today the launch of its upgraded campaign at 100 airports worldwide, providing discounts and services at various types of merchants. From now to February 28, 2018, UnionPay cardholders can enjoy exclusive privileges and value-added services at more than 100 international airports across about 30 countries and regions.

UnionPay International have been devoted to improving its global privilege system to meet cardholders' diverse demands, launching global campaigns featuring "Global Airports", "Famous Business Districts" and "Selected Tourism Destinations" each year. Besides these themed campaigns, UnionPay International also launched a cross-border marketing platform, U Plan, which realized a higher level of precision in cross-border marketing via mobile Internet.

The "Global Airport" campaign this year is featured with three highlights:

Firstly, it is more extensive. The participating airports are not only in traditionally popular tourist destinations such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe, North America, Australia and Middle East, but also include Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines, Plaisance International Airport in Mauritius and Nadi International Airport in Fiji. Cardholders may enjoy discount up to 10% at merchants in more than 100 international airports.

Secondly, it covers more types of merchants and provides value-added services. UnionPay International now offers exclusive discounts at airport restaurants, bookstores, gift shops as well as privileges such as VIP lounge access, airport shuttle bus, car rental and tax refund.

Thirdly, exclusive privileges of mobile QuickPass and U Plan are available. Special offers for UnionPay mobile QuickPass are launched in the Chinese Corner at Melbourne Airport, Relay Book Store at New Zealand Airport and food streets at 5 airports in Taiwan. King Power at 4 airports in Thailand, JR Duty Free at 8 airports in Australia and New Zealand, and Travel Pharm at 3 airports in New Zealand offer the highest discounts available for U Plan users. Cardholders may get U Plan coupons via the mobile app of UnionPay international and its cooperative banks and travel agencies.

Latest data show that UnionPay has expanded to more than 160 countries and regions outside mainland China, covering almost all the popular tourist destinations. More than 20 million merchants and 1.3 million ATMs outside the Chinese Mainland accept UnionPay cards. Cardholders may also enjoy various value-added services such as UnionPay Emergency Assistance and Overseas Tax Refund.

SOURCE UnionPay International

For further information: Agnes Hou, +86 021 2026 5843, houlingwei@unionpayintl.com


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