Slovakia – Heart of EuropeLocated in central Europe and known as the “Heart of Europe”, Slovakia is one of the countries possessing the most castles worldwide. From relics of ancient castles to museums conserved well, all kinds are kept in stock. There has Bratislava where the Hungarian Royal Castle was once located, Poprad integrating many famous historic spots and churches, as well as Bansk Stiavnica becoming rich for gold and silver deposits. In addition, Slovakia also has 9 national parks. What the Nature grants to Slovakia makes it be the paradise for mountain-climbing and hiking. Why not take your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) to listen to the heartbeat of Europe?
POS acceptanceIn Slovakia, UnionPay cards are accepted at more than 10,000 merchants., mainly are department stores, jewelry and clock stores, brand stores, hotels, duty free shops in major airports and most merchants in Bicester Village. 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.Note：Some UnionPay card acceptors or acquirers route co-branded cards to corresponding card shcem according to the card BIN, which means co-branded cards transactions aren't routed to UnionPay without selection by cardholders and merchant cashiers. Please refer to the transaction results for the information about transaction routing.
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 withdrawalIn Slovakia, UnionPay cards are accepted at EURONET ATM.
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.
More considerate services offered by UnionPay CardUnionPay 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.