Singapore – 24 April, 2017 – Mastercard announced today that it is now the preferred card partner for the No.1 airport in the world, Changi Airport (CAG), as well as leading shopping destination in Singapore, Takashimaya Shopping Centre. The two landmark partnerships provide travelers and shoppers in Singapore with an enhanced selection of priceless dining, shopping and lifestyle experiences.
With the introduction of Mastercard as the preferred card partner for Changi Airport and Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Mastercard continues to build on its roadmap of fostering strategic collaborations in the travel retail segment.
In line with its commitment to bring cardholders closer to their passions and deliver the best that Singapore has to offer, Mastercard plans to captivate existing cardholders and attract new customers with exclusive rewards and benefits. The Mastercard Rewards Program gives cardholders the freedom to redeem reward points for purchases at millions of eligible locations worldwide.
“Our goal is to ensure that all our travelling, visiting and local cardholders have access to a stellar line-up of Mastercard rewards and benefits. From purchasing gifts and souvenirs at Changi Airport to buying a new outfit or dining at selected restaurants at Takashimaya Shopping Centre, we would like to provide our cardholders with incredible deals, compelling offers and rewards for their loyalty,” said Deborah Heng, Country Manager, Mastercard Singapore, “We are very excited to have partnered with two of Singapore’s iconic shopping and tourist landmarks, Changi Airport Group and Takashimaya Shopping Centre and look to develop more strategic partnerships with leading brands to deliver priceless retail, lifestyle and travel experiences for our customers.”
James Fong, Changi Airport Group’s Vice President of Landside Concessions, added, “We are delighted to embark on this partnership with Mastercard, which has helped us to create even more value for our visitors and travelers. With an exciting pipeline of exclusive events and promotions curated for Mastercard cardholders, shoppers and diners at Changi Airport will certainly be in for a treat. We look forward to continue working closely with Mastercard to strengthen our value proposition of delivering a rewarding Changi Experience to all our customers.”
Shuichi Hidaka, General Manager, Shopping Centre Management, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, said “We are dedicated to providing world-class services and products to all our customers. This partnership with Mastercard will enable us to deliver even more value to our shoppers. We are committed to strengthening our partnership network to foster stronger and more engaging relationships with our customers.”
Changi Airport (CAG) Partnership
As the preferred card partner for Changi Airport, both overseas (business and/or leisure travelers) and local cardholders will have access to all available benefits and rewards. The partnership also allows for all Mastercard cardholders to enjoy benefits for in-airport promotions and events if they sign up for the Changi Rewards membership program, which is an added bonus to all cardholders.
- Year-Long Mastercard Privileges at Changi Airport
All Mastercard holders are eligible to save up to 20% at participating outlets in Terminals 1, 2 and 3 (Transit and Public Areas)
- Weekend Late Night Shopping
With extended shopping hours till 11pm daily all year round, all Changi Rewards Members who spend $240 and over with Mastercard are eligible to redeem a pair of S.E.A. Aquarium™ One-Day Tickets (worth $68) on the last weekend (Friday and Saturday) of every month
- Weekday Lunch & Dinner Free Parking
All Mastercard cardholders who spend $25 in a single same-day receipt at participating F&B restaurants or cafes in Changi Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3, can enjoy 1 hour of free parking on weekdays from 12-3pm or 6-9pm.
Find out more at www.changiairport.com/mastercard
Takashimaya Shopping Centre Partnership
Mastercard and Takashimaya Shopping Centre are teaming up to bring the mall’s best experiences and shopping deals to shoppers. The long-term partnership displays their commitment to support the local shopping scene and enhance the experience for cardholders visiting the mall. By being the official preferred card partner for Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Mastercard presents an all-new line up of incredible retail-led rewards and benefits.
As part of the partnership, tourists with Mastercard cards can enjoy up to 15% off at all participating specialty stores, including Books Kinokuniya, Sephora and Pedro.
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