24 April 2017

Mastercard becomes preferred card partner at Changi Airport, Takashimaya Shopping Centre

Mastercard is now the preferred card partner for Singapore's Changi Airport (CAG), as well as at shopping destination Takashimaya Shopping Centre, fondly known locally as "Taka". The two landmark partnerships provide travellers and shoppers in Singapore with an enhanced selection of dining, shopping and lifestyle experiences.

“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.

James Fong, Changi Airport Group’s VP, 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, GM, 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.”

As the preferred card partner for Changi Airport, both overseas (business and/or leisure travelers) and local cardholders will have access to the 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 programme.

All Mastercard holders are eligible to save up to 20% at participating outlets in Terminals 1, 2 and 3 (transit and public areas). All Changi Rewards Members who spend S$240 and over with Mastercard are eligible to redeem a pair of S.E.A. Aquarium one-day tickets (worth S$68) when they shop on the last weekend (Friday and Saturday) of every month. Retail outlets at Changi feature extended shopping hours till 11pm daily all year round. Shops elsewhere in Singapore typically close from 9pm to 10.30pm.

Further, all Mastercard cardholders who spend S$25 in a single same-day receipt at participating restaurants or cafes in Changi Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3, can enjoy an hour of free parking on weekdays from 12pm to 3pm or 6pm to 9pm. 

As the official preferred card partner for Takashimaya Shopping Centre, tourists shopping with Mastercard cards can enjoy up to 15% off at all participating specialty stores, including Books Kinokuniya, Sephora and Pedro.


Mastercard is also running promotions with Fiesta On A Great Street along Orchard Road, Singapore till 21 May. Takashimaya Shopping Centre is one of the participating malls