Australia – A Natural DestinationAustralia features vast territory, developed agricultural industry with abundant produce and wool products. You can purchase a wide range of gifts in Australia such as UGG, wool gloves, lanolin cream, cashmere clothing, Australian gemstone and aboriginal design souvenirs. How can you take an affordable and easy trip to Australia? Take your UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) to enjoy more privileges and services.Explore Australia with your UnionPay CardShopping districts recommended: Melbourne EMPORIUM, Melbourne Chadstone Shopping Mall, Myer, David JonesFood recommended: Seafood, lambEntertainments recommended: Sydney Aquarium, Wildlife Park, Madame Tussauds, and Sydney Tower EyeSpecialties recommended: Lanolin cream, UGG, leather products, Jurlique
Enjoy Australia with UnionPay services and privilegesIn Australia, UnionPay cards are accepted at around 65% merchants in major cities and suburbs, including major department stores, hotels, and specialty shops. 90% of the local ATMs accept UnionPay cards for withdrawing Australian Dollar.
POS acceptanceMerchants with the signage of all accept UnionPay cards.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.Among all the merchants who accept UnionPay card, half of them could also accept UnionPay QuickPass or mobile QuickPass, such as Woolworths, Myer, Muji, Uniqlo, Harvey Norman, etc.
When using co-branded cards, you may not be able to choose UnionPay as the routing option at some merchants. Therefore, you are advised to use UnionPay cards with card number starting with 62 so as to be benefited from the special offers and services provided by UnionPay. Paying with UnionPay credit card at some local merchants requires no PIN. Cardholders can complete the payment following the instruction of terminal. You can also refer to relative service guide at “Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Service Guide for Overseas Using of UnionPay Credit Card without PIN”.
In Australia, UnionPay cards are accepted for withdrawing Australian dollar at 90% of ATMs, including all major local banks ATMs. There are the signage of on these ATMs or the ATM screen, and most 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).
ChargesNo conversion fee is applied to payments or cash withdrawal made by UnionPay cards or via UnionPay network. The transaction value in local currency will be directly converted to RMB based on the market exchange rate.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 Australia: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Australia and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
TipsSelect 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.