UnionPay services since      April, 2006
Local service hotline           1-800-649612, 0011-800-800-95516

In Australia, UnionPay cards are accepted at 80% of POS and 90% of ATMs.
  • Australia – A Natural Destination
    Australia 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 Card 
    Shopping districts recommended: Melbourne EMPORIUM, Melbourne Chadstone Shopping Mall, Myer, David Jones 

    Food recommended: Seafood, lamb

    Entertainments recommended: Sydney Aquarium, Wildlife Park, Madame Tussauds, and Sydney Tower Eye 

    Specialties recommended: Lanolin cream, UGG, leather products, Jurlique 

  • Enjoy Australia with UnionPay services and privileges
    In Australia, UnionPay cards are accepted at around 80% 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 acceptance
    Merchants 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”.

  • Cash withdrawal

    In Australia, UnionPay cards are accepted for withdrawing Australian dollar at 90% of ATMs, including four major local banks ATMs: NAB, ANZ, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank and other banks and brands of ATM including Travelex. You may also use ATMs with your UnionPay card in convenient stores like 7-Elevem and gas stations like ColesExpress.

    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
    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.
  • 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.