Press Release 2008

BMW 320i has found its rightful owner!

Two more BMWs waiting for their lucky owners in 'Win a BMW with UOB Credit Cards' Contest

Kuala Lumpur, 30 July 2008 - Hurray!! Lady Luck must be smiling brightly on a Penangite as he drove away a sleek BMW 320i. The lucky winner is none other than Mr Yeap Bun Heng, a loyal UOB credit cardmember who participated in Draw 1 (draw period started from May 2008 until June 2008) of 'Win a BMW with UOB Credit Cards' Contest. Coincidentally, Mr Yeap told us he just sold his previous car and is currently shopping for a new car when UOB Credit Card personnel called him on his timely windfall. Congratulations to Mr Yeap for winning the first of three BMWs in 'Win a BMW with UOB Credit Cards' Contest!

"I was totally surprised and elated when UOB (Malaysia) informed me of my lucky win. Today is my lucky day and I am so glad I'm a UOB Credit Cardmember. I really like using my UOB Credit Card as it gives me great convenience and value from various merchants in town. And now, thanks to UOB Credit Card, I can zoom down the roads in Penang, driving my brand-new BMW. Thank you once again to UOB Credit Card management for creating this wonderful campaign," said a happy Mr Yeap Bun Heng at yesterday's prize presentation in Kuala Lumpur.

"UOB (Malaysia) regularly organises several card usage campaigns annually with the objective of appreciating and rewarding our credit cardmembers. This time round, we are giving away three (3) BMWs, to show our appreciation to our valued credit cardmembers for their generous support towards UOB (Malaysia). Moreover, participation in this campaign is easy and hassle-free. Our credit cardmembers do not need to register, send SMS or submit any contest form. Cardmembers will be automatically allotted with contest entries whenever they spend on their UOB Credit Cards," said Mr Yap Kok Tee, General Manager, UOB (Malaysia).

Tan Guan Leong, Regional Manager of the Northern Region, UOB (Malaysia) said, "We are happy to see one of our customers winning the first BMW prize. The support that we receive from our customers has been truly fantastic. On our part, we will continue to push for better service, more innovative products and attractive campaigns such as this BMW campaign."

'Win a BMW with UOB Credit Cards" Contest is a six-month campaign and runs from 1 May 2008 to 31 October 2008. All new and existing UOB VISA and MasterCard Credit Cardmembers, both principal and supplementary are eligible for this campaign. There will be a total of three (3) draw rounds, starting with May to June 2008 (1 x BMW 320i - Draw 1). The next two (2) draw periods will be July to August 2008 (1x BMW 523i - Draw 2) and September to October 2008 (1 x BMW X5 3.0si - Draw 3).

Besides promotional campaign like 'Win a BMW with UOB Credit Cards', UOB (Malaysia) has a few regular programmes to reward our valued cardmembers for their continuous support. These programmes include:

All UOB Credit Cardmembers are spoilt for choices when it comes to dining. Under UOB Dining Privileges, cardmembers have a wide variety of restaurants to choose for that special celebration or just a simple get-together with family and friends. Be it International, Western, Chinese, Japanese, Asia or Fusion cuisine, UOB Dining Privileges has it all. Besides that, on a monthly basis, UOB Hot Picks will feature selected exclusive discounts to satisfy our cardmembers' palate.

UOB Credit Card also offers competitive Balance Transfer plans to our cardmembers. In addition, for huge purchases, our cardmembers can sign up for UOB Instalment Payment Plan for immediate savings.

For further information on UOB Credit Cards special promotions and reward programmes or to apply for UOB credit cards, customers may visit our website at or call UOB 121 centres at 03-26128 121 (Kuala Lumpur), 07-2881 121 (Johor Bahru), 04-2401 121 (Penang), 07-2881 121 (Johor Bahru), 082-287 121 (Kuching) or 088-477 121 (Kota Kinabalu).

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