Press Release 2008

Owning a BMW is now within your reach!

More so for UOB Credit Cardmembers

Kuala Lumpur, 13 May 2008 - Most people go to great lengths to own a brand new BMW, saving their hard earn money for years just so they can walk into the showroom and place an order on their favourite BMW. Well, we have good news for you. You can cruise in style in one of these beauties; BMW 320i, BMW 523i or BMW X5 (3.0si) with a UOB VISA or MasterCard Credit Card in your hands. Yes, it is that simple!

"UOB (Malaysia) regularly organises several card usage campaigns annually with the objective of appreciating and rewarding our credit cardmembers for their support. The prizes offered in our campaigns reflect priceless items, for example experiencing an unforgettable and once-in-a-lifetime event - the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. This was another successful card usage campaign, launched last year, which received encouraging response from our credit cardmembers," said Mr Yap Kok Tee, General Manager of Credit Card Centre, UOB (Malaysia).

A delighted Mr Yap added, "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."

"Win a BMW with UOB Credit Cards" is a six-month campaign and will run 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 One), July to August 2008 (1x BMW 523i - Draw Two) and September to October 2008 (1 x BMW X5 (3.0si) - Draw Three).

To qualify and be a step closer to your dream BMWs, all UOB Credit Cardmembers have to do is to make a minimum retail spend of RM300, either accumulated or single receipt(s) per month within the respective draw period. Upon meeting this requirement, they will automatically earn Ten (10) bonus contest entries. For every RM50 spend, UOB Cardmember will be allotted one (1) contest entry and for the same amount charged overseas, three (3) contest entries are allotted.

For more information on contest entry qualifications, please refer to the table below:

Contest Entry Qualifications
New Cardmember
  • Ten (10) contest entries upon approval of all UOB Platinum Credit

  • Five (5) contest entries upon approval of all other UOB Credit
  • Local Transaction
  • One (1) contest entry with every RM50 spent with UOB Credit Card
  • Overseas Transaction
  • Three (3) contest entries with every RM50 (after converting the amount
    in foreign currency) spent with your UOB Credit Card
  • UOB Credit Cardmembers will have higher chances and earn additional contest entries when they perform a balance transfer or instalment payment plan during the respective draw periods. They even earn contest entries for every RM50 in their monthly outstanding balance.

    For further information on this contest and 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), 082-287 121 (Kuching) or 088-477 121 (Kota Kinabalu).


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