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Malaysia Airlines’ Enrich launches RebateMango-powered shopping platform

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Enrich, the frequent flyer programme of Malaysia Airlines, has launched an online shopping platform called Enrich Shoppe, powered by cashback platform RebateMango.

Enrich Shoppe allows Enrich members in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines to earn Enrich Miles for purchases from over 500 famous e-commerce brands such as Tumi, Sephora, Michael Kors, Watsons, JD Sports, Uniqlo, Cotton On to name a few.

Furthermore, the platform does not only provide them with scale in-retailer offerings but also significant cost-savings in human resources to manage an online shopping platform. For every USD1 spent on Enrich Shoppe, members can earn up to 10X Enrich Miles, which will be then used to redeem for flights, hotel stays via Enrich Hotels and Temptations’ inflight duty-free products, as well as a variety of lifestyle vouchers, exclusive dining vouchers or add more comfort to their next travel by redeeming them for seat upgrades and Golden Lounge Access.

“Online shopping has become the better alternative these days, especially now in light of the current restrictions and the second phase of the movement control order in Malaysia, hence we embarked on this collaboration with RebateMango to meet customers’ preferences,” said Malaysia Airlines’ group chief marketing & customer experience officer Lau Yin May.

She added, “This partnership is a great opportunity for customers to enjoy a safe and seamless shopping experience with their favourite brands from the comfort of home and to be rewarded with Enrich Miles for the four (4) million Enrich members when they shop with Enrich Shoppe. As we continue to provide more options and flexibility to earn Enrich Miles, we believe this latest addition will be rewarding for our members.”

Meanwhile, Paul Koh, the co-founder of RebateMango, said: “Once again, we are able to integrate a valuable partner in the rewards space and enhance their offering to members in a cost-effective and non-tech-heavy way. We are delighted to launch with Malaysia Airlines and look forward to their members being able to earn more Enrich Miles whenever they shop online.”

Enrich members who use the Enrich Shoppe platform are also entitled to earn Double Enrich Miles from 8 January to 28 February 2021.

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Insurance company Great Eastern launches virtual travel, booking platform UPGREAT Virtual Vacay in Singapore

Singapore – In collaboration with lifestyle and travel website The Travel Intern and shopping platform RebateMango, Singapore-based insurance company Great Eastern has launched UPGREAT Virtual Vacay, a new virtual travel and booking platform that offers the comfort and safety of traveling from the users’ own homes.

The platform currently showcases three destinations – Japan, New Zealand, and Taiwan through immersive curated virtual tours. Users will be able to customize their travel experience from deciding where to go, what to do, and what to eat. 

For example, virtually going through Japan, users can Go-Kart through Shibuya and visit Tokyo barsMeanwhile, opting to go to New Zealand will enable users to vitually  wander around the Hobbiton movie set, while a Taiwan virtual trip lets users go through the night markets or take a food tour at Jiufen Old Street.

In the Singapore destination, the platform offers customised staycation itineraries designed to encourage users to explore local sights such as Chinatown, Kampong Glam and Downtown Core.

The company said that in the coming weeks, users can expect for more destinations to be added in the platform such as Korea and Taiwan.

UPGREAT Virtual Vacay will be offering  promotions, rewards, and bundles with travel partners such as, Hotels Combined, and Agoda. In celebration of the launch, the application’s “Shop & Earn” feature will also be offering double UPGREAT points which can be earned through travel bookings in Agoda, Klook, and Expedia.  

In addition to this, once users register on the platform, they can receive a complimentary one-year GREAT Value Protect plan, which provides a daily hospital cash benefit for up to 14 days if the user is hospitalized due to COVID-19, Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Zika, food poisoning, and accidents, as well as death benefits due to accidents or COVID-19.UPGREAT will also make available to  consumers Travel E@sy, which allows them to reserve their travel insurance plan for any future travel from 2021 at a 60% discount onregular prices,

Ryan Cheong, managing director of digital for business at Great Eastern said, “The love for travel is such a big part of our Singaporean DNA. With UPGREAT Virtual Vacay, we aim to bring customized experiences and travel benefits to our hundreds of thousands of UPGREAT members and all who can’t wait to get out and about. As the Life company, we aim to delight our followers on our digital channels in the areas most exciting to them, and UPGREAT Virtual Vacay is a great way to do this.”

Meanwhile, Hendric Tay, co-founder of The Travel Intern said, “With limited opportunities for physical travel, all we wanted was to be transported to our favorite destinations. Collaborating with Great Eastern to design virtual travel journeys was immensely fun for the team. We hope this can bring delight to anyone who has had to cancel their travel adventures this year, regardless of their travel styles.”

The UPGREAT app is not restricted to Great Eastern customers and is free for anyone in Singapore to join.