The UOB Preferred Platinum Visa Card offers you a lot of benefits and privileges all round the year, in Singapore. It gives you rewards on online purchases, contactless transactions, and SMART$ rebates on hundreds of participating outlets in the country. Apart from this, it also gives you numerous dining privileges at some of the leading restaurants on the island along with interest-free Instalment Payment Plans, and other all-year privileges.
|Rewards points on dining||10x UNI$ for every S$5 spent on selected dining and food delivery|
|Rewards points on online/retail shopping||10x UNI$ for every S$5 charged to your card on selected online retail shopping|
|Rewards points on grocery||10x UNI$ for every S$5 spent at select department stores and supermarkets|
|Rewards points on contactless transactions||10x UNI$ for every S$5 spent|
|Reward points on all other retail spends||1x UNI$ for every S$5 spent|
|Complimentary travel insurance||N.A.|
Love online shopping? Then use the UOB Preferred Platinum Visa Card to get 10x UNI$ every time you buy from your favourite brands online. Get this accelerated rate of rewards or every 5 Singapore dollars you spend on online entertainment and shopping transactions including bags, clothes, electronic items, books, clothes, fast food deliveries, online movie tickets, or even your favourite app. The participating online merchants include brands such as Qoo10, Cathay Cineplexes, Fave, ShopBack, and Reebonz.
Want a more convenient way to pay for your purchases at over 10,000 retail stores in Singapore? Use the contactless payment system called Visa payWave available on this card and get 10x UNI$. This is the equivalent of 4 miles for every Singapore dollar (or 2 miles per UNI$) you spend at participating merchants such as Starbucks Coffee, Golden Village, Subway, Burger King, Popular Book Company, and many more retail outlets. You can also use your mobile phone to use this payment method via Apple Pay, Android Pay, UOB Mighty Pay, and Samsung Pay. Add this card on the mobile payment app of your choice to facilitate contactless payment through your mobile phone.
This card also helps you earn SMART$ rebates when you shop at any of the 400+ participating stores. Use these rebates to get discounts on your future purchase bills. Each SMART$ is equal to one Singapore dollar. You can use the card to get these rewards on dining (BreadTalk, Bread Society, Pasarbella, and more), groceries (Giant, Cold Storage, Market place, etc.), insurance (EQ Insurance and United Overseas Insurance Limited), leisure (City Tours and Cathay Cineplexes), Petrol (Shell), shopping (bYSI, ColorWash, Crocodile, and more), and wellness (Ogawa and Guardian) transactions.
UOB offers you 0% Instalments Payment Plans (IPP) to help you pay for your purchases in a more convenient manner by stretching out your payments over a period of time. You can convert your purchase payments into interest-free IPP payments over a tenure of your choice (up to 24 months). The bank does not charge you anything extra for this facility. However, it would be wise to confirm this with the bank before conversion. You can use this facility at over 3,500 participating stores in the country including the likes of Courts, Larry Jewelery, Best Denki, The Hour Glass, Harvey Norman, Singpost, Chartis Singapore, among others.
Love eating out? Then use this card to get a range of offers at some of the best restaurants in Singapore. Choose from more than 100 buffet options to over one thousand other entertainment and dining privileges. These include deals such as 1-for-1 offers, complimentary dishes on minimum spends, free drinks with food orders, direct discounts on your food bills, and many more. Some of these offers are available only for a limited time while others are available all through the year. They also differ from one restaurant to another.
Let’s say, that in a month, you made transactions worth S$2,500. Of this, you spent S$700 on online shopping at selected merchants. You also spent S$200 on dining at select restaurants. During the month, you also used contactless payment methods and made transactions worth S$1,000. All of your other retail transactions for the month amount to S$600. The reward points you’ll earn per category are:
|Spend categories||Monthly spend||Points earned||Equivalent miles|
|Online shopping at selected merchants||S$700||1,400|
|Dining at selected restaurants||S$200||400|
|Contactless payment methods||S$1,000||
|Other retail transactions||S$600||120|
Redeem your reward points for a voucher by:
|Type of Interest||Charge|
|Retail Purchases||25.9% p.a.|
|Cash Advance||28% p.a.|
|Instalment Payment Plan||0% p.a.|
|Type of Charge||Charge|
|Annual Fee||S$192.60 (waived for the first year)|
|Overseas Transaction Fee||2.8% of the transaction amount|
|Late Payment Fee||S$90 per month|
|Over Limit Fee||S$40|
|Cash Advance Fee||6% of the amount, with a minimum fee of S$15|
|Supplementary Card Fee||The first card is free; second card has 1-year fee waiver, every subsequent year has an annual fee of S$96.30|
The magnetic stripe of your card has to be activated for retail transactions at non-EMV POS terminals overseas. You can do it by doing one of the following:
For safety reasons, deactivate the magnetic strip of your card on returning to Singapore.
Click here to find out whether you will be allowed to apply for this card or not.
If you discover that your card is missing or has been stolen, do the following:
Your liability for unauthorised transactions made on your card will be limited to S$100 if:
The bank may decide to waive off this charge at its discretion.
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How to Enable/Disable Auto Debit & Standing Instructions
Set up GIRO instruction
To enable standing instructions for your card’s monthly payments, download the GIRO form, fill it up and mail or fax it to UOB. To disable these instructions, contact the bank.
How to Apply for the Card & Check the Application Status
Personal visit/internet banking portal/SMS/online
You can apply for the card online on the bank’s website. If you submit your application and submit the required documents by 1:00 p.m., you will receive the card on the same day.
Other ways to apply are:
How to Check Balance
Use one of the following to know what your credit card balance is:
How Can the Bill Be Paid?
GIRO/ATM/iNETS/online banking and others
Use one of these modes to pay your credit card bill:
How Much Is the Minimum Payment to Be Made on the Card?
S$50 or 3% of the dues
The least amount payable on your card is 3% of the current balance or S$50 (the higher amount). If there is any outstanding balance or over-limit amount, then you will have to pay that as well.
What Is the Grace Period?
The interest-free period for your UOB Preferred Platinum Visa Card is 21 days from the statement date. You have to ensure that your previous bills are completely cleared to enjoy this privilege.
Which Mobile Wallets Can This Be Used With?
Mighty/Android Pay/PayNow/Apple Pay Samsung Pay
You can make contactless payments by linking your card to the following payment wallets:
Can It Be Used With EZ-Link?
Your card can be linked with EZ-link. You will, however, not earn any rewards on EZ-link transactions.
How to Block or Unblock the Card
Contact UOB on hotline
To block or unblock your card, you can contact UOB’s 24-hour customer service hotline.
How to Reset the PIN
Use the PIN Change form
To reset the PIN on your credit card, submit the form for the same to UOB. Your new PIN will be sent to your registered mailing address.
What Is the Billing Cycle and the Bill Due Date?
Once a month
You will receive your credit card statement once a month commencing from the date on which your card was approved.
The due date will be seen on your credit card statement. The minimum amount or the complete amount needs to be paid by the due date to avoid any late fees.
How to Get a Replacement Card
Fill and submit a form
To get a replacement card, fill in the form for the same and mail it to the bank. Your replacement card will be sent to your registered mailing address.
How to Temporarily Increase the Limit of the Card
Call UOB 24-hour hotline
Call UOB’s 24-hour customer service hotline for a temporary increase in your credit limit. Keep in mind, though, that temporary credit limit increase is only applicable for weddings, overseas travel, medical expenses, hospitalisation expenses, and compassionate visits.