Western Union Rewards New Digital Consumers in Thailand E-Vouchers in Celebration of Songkran

First Time Users of the Western Union mobile app or WU.com will Receive Central E-vouchers Worth THB 300
BANGKOK—On the special occasion of Songkran, Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, offers first-time users of its digital services a chance to win a THB 300 e-voucher by Central Group until April 30, 2021.
To qualify for the promotion, first-time users of the Western Union mobile app or WU.com must send a minimum amount of THB 10,000 to their families and loved ones abroad. Digital consumers have the choice to send money 24/7 to Western Union’s global financial network of billions of bank accounts in more than 120 countries, to millions of mobile wallets, or more than half a million Agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories.
Upon completing the money transfer via Western Union’s digital channels, the first 2000 consumers will be automatically eligible to receive a THB 300 e-voucher by Central Group, valid for purchases at participating stores and restaurants in Central Group[i].
“We are excited to celebrate Songkran with our consumers, offering them an opportunity to win a THB 300 e-voucher by Central Group,” said Atish Shrestha, Regional Director – Indochina, Western Union. “We appreciate the role our consumers play in making a difference to their lives and the lives of their loved ones back home, especially during Songkran as we mark the start of the traditional Thai New Year. Western Union currently offers consumers in Thailand multi-channel choices to send money globally via its digital channels, Western Union mobile app and WU.com, and its nation-wide agent retail network. With this digital promotion, we look forward to rewarding our consumers during this special festive occasion.”
In line with the local regulations, before the first use of the online service and the app, consumers must register on WU.com. Once the registration is complete, consumers can verify their identity with a valid government-issued ID at one of the Central Department Store locations. Once the profile is verified, Western Union consumers can conveniently send money anytime, with a few clicks from their mobile phones. The Western Union® mobile app is available for both iOS and Android users. For more information on how to send money online, consumers can refer to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
The Songkran promotion is available until April 30, 2021, and is subject to the following:

  • Eligible Participants may only enter the promotion once, with only the first qualifying money transfer being automatically qualified for the promotion.
  • Consumers need to send a minimum amount of THB 10,000 (principal amount, excluding transfer fees) abroad.
  • The offer is valid only until April 30, 2021, and while stocks last. 2,000 e-vouchers will be on offer.
  • Additional restrictions may apply. See terms and conditions and redemption instructions for more details.

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About Western Union
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments. Western Union’s platform provides seamless cross-border flows and its leading global financial network bridges more than 200 countries and territories and over 130 currencies. We connect businesses, financial institutions, governments, and consumers through one of the world’s widest reaching networks, accessing billions of bank accounts, millions of digital wallets and cards, and over half a million-retail locations. Western Union connects the world to bring boundless possibilities within reach. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
This voucher can be used at following stores of Central Group:
Central Department Store, Marks & Spencer, MUJI, Central Food Hall, Tops, Superkoom, Eathai, Thai Favourites, Power Buy, Supersports, B2S, Robinson, Thai Watsadu, Baan and Beyond, Matsumoto Kiyoshi OfficeMate and AUTO 1