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UnionPay services since        October, 2006

Local service hotline        00-800-800-95516

UnionPay cards are accepted in many recreational and leisure places. Come and enjoy our special recommendation in Ferrari flagship store and Seria A Football Team flagship store!

  • Italy – Kingdom of Opera
    Italy is equipped with once prominent Ancient Roman Empire, Pompeii, Leaning Tower, Florence, beautiful Venice, Coliseum known as the eighth wonder of the world, crazy football match, breath of Milan fashion, charming men and women perfect as sculpture, as well as well-known Italian opera. Take your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) to appreciate the unique cityscape in Italy, graceful natural scenery, splendid historic culture and grand opera.

    Explore Italy with UnionPay
    •    Business districts recommended: Piazza del Duomo and Piazza Santa Croce in Florence, Golden Quadrilateral shopping district in Milan, Spanish Steps shopping district in Rome, Piazza San Marco in Venice, La Rinascente, Brian&Barry fashion department store, Serravalle and other McArthurGlen designer outlets, The Mall outlet, and Fidenza Village outlet
    •    Food recommended: Italian Pizza, Spaghetti, Gelato, and Campan
    •    Entertainments recommended: Milan Cathedral, The Roman Colosseum, Vatican, The San Marco Island in Venice, and Florence Cathedral
    •    Specialties recommended: design clothing, leather products, furniture and red wine
  • Enjoy Italy with UnionPay services and privileges
    UnionPay cards are accepted at 450,000 merchants in Italy, including numerous international brands, characteristic boutiques, featured inns, luxury hotels, restaurants, blocks of famous stores, and discount villages. You can withdraw Euro with UnionPay cards at over 80% ATMs.

  • POS acceptance
    Merchants across Italy with the signage of  all accept UnionPay cards, mainly located in Rome, Milan, Venice, Florence, Verona, Bologna, Naples, and Turin. It covers not only international first-line brands as Chanel, Hermes, Cartier, Dior, LV and Gucci, but also department stores, shopping streets, outlets, hotels and restaurants in major cities, including La Rinascente flagship store near Duomo Cathedral at downtown Milan, the most fashionable Milano Excelsior, Serravalle Outlet and McArthurGlen Outlet, Patrizia Pepe, FIDENZA VILLAGE in Milan, CasatoGioielli, catering member store of Associazione Negozi Storici di Eccellenza di Roma, hotels subordinate to Starhotels and Sinahotels. In addition, UnionPay cards can be used for payment in Ferrari flagship store, Serie A flagship store, so does Via Montenapoleone, Vias Andrea, Via delia Spiga, Borgospesso, Plaza de Espanan, Piazza San Marco, Via Tornabuoni and other blocks integrating first-class brands as well as shopping streets favored by tourists. 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.

    When using co-branded cards, you are advised to choose UnionPay as the routing option 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 the cashier.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
  • Cash withdrawal
    In Italy,more than 80% of ATMs accept UnionPay cards for withdrawing Euro. About 50% of ATMs, those of Intesa Sanpaolo, UniCredit and Poste Italiane, accept UnionPay chip cards. There are   signage or the following signages on these ATMs or the ATM screen:

    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).
  • Charges
    No 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, and debited directly from cardholders’ RMB account.

    There are no ATM commission fees charged by local banks in Italy or by UnionPay, but possibly by some issuing banks. Please refer to your issuer to know the service fee details

    Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
  • Tips
    Select 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.
  • Tax Refund of UnionPay Cards upon Returning
    UnionPay International cooperates with United Money to launch the service of tax refund on return. If UnionPay cardholders shop in designated stores of tax refund in EU countries, it’s available to apply for tax refund upon returning after having tax return form stamped by the customs. The tax-refund process is simple in operation, rapid to the account and available to exempt the trouble of queuing. (The service is only applicable for UnionPay cards issued in Mainland China.)

    Click the following link for tax refund upon returning:
    http://www.unionpayintl.com/cn/serviceCenter/overseas/drawback/haiwai.shtml, and have more understanding of tax refund application, tax refund progress and tax refund branches.
  • Introduction of Overseas Tax Refund
    UnionPay has launched the UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) overseas tax refund service in cooperation with Global Blue, Premier Tax Free, Tax Free Worldwide and GB Tax Free that are the world’s largest tax refund institutions. Such service covers 38 countries and regions. You can apply for tax refunds when shopping in oversea stores only if they are labeled the following logos of tax refund cooperative institutions.Include the sentence about the usage of real name UnionPay cards (printed in the card surface) for the collection of tax refund
    Global tax refund institutions:  
    If you are using the Premier tax refund service, you can check the Premier global refund points and tax refund progress on Premier Tax Refund Inquiry.

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  • More considerate services offered by UnionPay Card

    UnionPay Card Emergency Cash Assistance Service

    UnionPay cardholders can call the hotline of the issuing bank or local UnionPay hotline to apply for an emergency cash assistance capped at the equivalent of USD 5,000 if they are experiencing emergencies like lost or malfunctioning cards.


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