Merchants displaying the signage of
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.
Mainly located in Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown and other cities most frequented by Chinese tourists, these merchants include most of the local brand stores, duty-free shops, hotels, restaurants, and tourist destinations, such as the DFS New Zealand, The Loop NZ, Aelia Duty Free, SkyCity, Wan Fang, Parkson, Auckland Harbour Hotel, Kiwi Discovery at the airport, TravelPharm, Rainbow Springs, Agrodome, Huka Falls Jet, Skyline SkyRides, 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.
Due to the purchase limits for credit card consumption, it is recommended to use UnionPay debit cards for large luxury related transactions, as they are subject only to the limit of the balance of the card.