Spain – Kingdom of BullfightingSpain, a glittering country in the bright sunlight, is famous for its untrammeled Flamenco dancers and valiant bullfighters. The Pyrenees, while interdicting the cold air from the continent of Europe, also contributes to the distinctively different Spain featuring self-assertion, fervency and great eloquence. From Alhambra Palace to Sagrada Familia, Spain applies one and another architectural marvel to interpret perfection. From Picasso to Dali, the inspiration of geniuses is always dynamic in Spain. Take your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) to experience the romance and tradition of the Kingdom of Bullfighting.
Explore Spain with UnionPay
• Shopping districts recommended: El Corte Ingles all over Spain; Madrid pop shopping districts such as Salamanca, Puerta de Sol (Center district), Las Rozas Village; Barcelona pop shopping districts such as The Gothic Quarter, Sant Gervasi and La Roca Villages
• Food recommended: tapas, Spanish ham, and paella
• Entertainments recommended: Flamenco dance, football matches, and bull fighting
• Specialties recommended: Spanish ham, olive oil, handmade leather shoes and other leather products
Enjoy Spain with UnionPay services and privilegesUnionPay cooperates with merchants to provide cardholders with exclusive events from time to time. Please use your UnionPay Card with only UnionPay brand in order to enjoy UnionPay services and privileges.
Merchants with the signage of all accept UnionPay card. You will find UnionPay logo all over the country. Even when there is no logo, you can probably pay with your UnionPay card.
You can also try the popular Tap & Go, paying contactless with your UnionPay card. Most of the merchants accept it.Some UnionPay card acceptors route co-branded cards to corresponding card scheme without selection by cardholders and merchant cashiers. Please refer to the transaction results for the information about transaction routing. It is recommended to use UnionPay card with only UnionPay brand to enjoy UnionPay services.
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 Spain, nearly 100% of ATMs accept UnionPay cards for withdrawing Euro, including ATMs of Santander, BBVA, CaixaBank, Sabadell, Bankinter, Cajamar, Caja Rural, Euronet, and all the banks of EURO 6000 networks in Spain. There are the 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).
ATM commission fee consists of two separate fees:
(1) Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult your issuer for details.
(2) Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in Spain: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Spain and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.
Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
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.
Tax Refund of UnionPay Cards upon ReturningUnionPay 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:https://bonus.unionpayintl.com/taxrefund-web/v3/desktop/apply.jsp and have more understanding of tax refund application, tax refund progress and tax refund branches.
Introduction of Overseas Tax RefundUnionPay 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.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.For more information, please click
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.