The inaugural Singapore Golden Week 2016 with UnionPay as official payment card was launched at the UnionPay Golden Lounge located at ION Orchard, official shopping mall partner in the heart of Orchard by Singapore Retailers Association. Inline with the celebration of Golden Week, the highly anticipated week-long national holiday in China in October, Singapore Golden Week aim to heighten the appeal of Singapore as a choice lifestyle destination for locals and tourists.
Singapore Golden Week 2016 focused on creating a series of “Golden Moments” for locals and travellers with UnionPay cards to enjoy Golden Moments with Golden Retail Privileges, Golden Sure-Win Rewards and Golden Pampering Lounge from 30 September to 16 October.
UnionPay Cardholders will enjoy exclusive discounts as well as gifts with purchase at over 200 participating outlets across retail, food and beverage, beauty and wellness, hotels and attractions categories, including department stores Isetan Scotts, Metro and Robinsons; brands from Club21, Dockers, Dorothy Perkins, Karen Millen, Levi’s, T.M.Lewin, Topshop, Topman, Warehouse to name a few.
UnionPay Golden Lounge welcome all UnionPay cardholders to enjoy pampering experiences like sipping gourmet “Gold Brew” coffee sprinkled with edible gold dust while relaxing on OSIM massage chairs, shopping reward redemption and engaging in contests to win shopping vouchers and prizes worth S$10,000, with minimum spending of S$50 in a single receipt. UnionPay shoppers at ION Orchard will enjoy double chances for Golden Sure-Win Rewards game.
ION Orchard celebrates the inaugural Golden week with the unveiling of its Chinese name 爱雍 ∙ 乌节 which translates to “Love and Harmony on Orchard” and two lucky winners will stand to win an exclusive limited edition ION Orchard Issey Miyake Bao Bao bag on ION Orchard WeChat app. ION shoppers who uses WeChat in-app ‘Shake Shake’ function will unlock exclusive offers and discounts at selected ION Orchard stores and receive a notification on their phones with mobile-exclusive offers available at some 40 digital mall directories.
UnionPay International serves the world’s largest cardholder base by providing quality, cost-effective and secure payment services to over 5.4 billion Cardholders worldwide.
UnionPay U Plan 银联 优计划 - UnionPay International app for cross-border marketing platform and the first of its kind in the world, bringing together issuers, acquirers, travel agencies and merchants to market products and services was also introduced at Singapore Golden Week 2016.
With “U Plan”, travellers on UnionPay International app will be able to download electronic discount coupons at participating outlets located at their designated travel destinations prior to travelling and enable travellers to have more visibility over the deals that they can enjoy to enhance their overall travel experience at their travel destinations.
Singapore is among the first markets in the world to launch the UnionPay U Plan where Valiram Group brands like Michael Kors, TUMI, Kate Spade, Victoria’s Secrets and Bath & Body Works are U Plan first partners in Singapore.
UnionPay cards in Singapore are issued by Bank of China (BOC), DBS Bank (DBS), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and United Overseas Bank (UOB) in Singapore and are accepted at over 80 percent of retail, lifestyle and food and beverage establishments and almost all automated teller machines (ATMs) across the island. Shoppers can apply for UnionPay credit and debit cards at the banks to enjoy the privileges at Singapore Golden Week and to use UnionPay U Plan app.
Visit www.singaporegoldenweek.com.sg for more information on Singapore Golden Week 2016, www.unionpayintl.com for UnionPay card application and services as well as www.ionorchard.com for ION Orchard shopping and dining guide, tourist privileges, membership rewards and promotional events.