VIENTIANE, Laos, May 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — UnionPay International (UPI) and Laos-China Railway Company Limited (LCR) celebrate the enablement of UnionPay on Laos-China Railway Company Limited (LCR) App with an instant discount, exclusive for UnionPay Cardholders only.
Campaign period is from now to 15 August 2023, UnionPay Cardholders receive 5% discount per transaction when they successfully purchase LCR train tickets on the LCR App using their UnionPay card. Each UnionPay Cardholder is entitled up to two discounts per day, and a maximum of 15 discounts for the campaign period. Terms & conditions apply, first come first served.
On 13 April 2023, UnionPay announced that LCR App has been enabled with UnionPay, providing Cardholders with more convenience when purchasing tickets via the LCR App. UnionPay serves the world’s largest customer base, and is the preferred international payment brand in Laos with over 80% market share.
“We run this promotion to reward UnionPay cardholders to use the LCR App for their online ticket purchase with their UnionPay Debit and Credit Cards. UnionPay always strives to design benefits with our Cardholders in mind,” said Arthur Liu, Laos and Vietnam Country General Manager, UnionPay International. “We will continue to participate in such projects to pave the way in digital payment for Laos people.”
“We are pleased to partner with UnionPay to offer the best ticketing experience for our customers. We developed this App to improve our customers’ experience, and we hope that this promotion and educational video will encourage our customers to purchase their tickets through the LCR App as it is flexible, convenient and secure,” said Zhang Jiantao, Chief Accountant of Laos-China Railway Company Limited.
Together with the launch of this promotion, UnionPay will also share a video to educate cardholders on easy steps to bind their UnionPay cards onto the LCR App.
For more information on this promotion and educational video see below:
About UnionPay International (UPI)
UnionPay International focuses on the international business of UnionPay, a global payment network that serves the world’s largest Cardholder base. Collaborating with over 2,500 partners globally, UnionPay acceptance now covers over 70 million merchants in 181 countries and regions. Outside Mainland China, UnionPay is accepted at over 38 million merchants and 1.76 million ATMs.
As a company with a global acceptance network and a wide range of world-class payment services, UnionPay is committed to providing access to value and secure payment solutions that are tailored to the needs of the local market, to enable choice and ease of payment for consumers and businesses alike.
In Laos, UPI work with a large number of partners to provide ATM, POS acceptance and card issuance services. Bank of China, BCEL, Indochina Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, JDB, LDB, and Phongsavanh Bank issue a huge range of payment cards. In Laos, UnionPay is the number one international payment brand and is widely accepted at both merchants and ATMs. For more information, visit www.unionpayintl.com.