Prepaid Cards

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UnionPay Prepaid Card

Travel in style with one of the most popular payment options in China.

With the UnionPay Prepaid Card from East West Bank, you’ll enjoy unparalleled convenience in making payments while traveling internationally, especially in Asia. Use the card for a stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Shanghai, a quick dim sum meal in Hong Kong, or souvenirs at Beijing’s Forbidden City. Wherever your travels take you, your UnionPay Prepaid Card will be the right choice for fast and easy payment.

Key Benefits of the East West Bank UnionPay Prepaid Card

  • Enjoy nearly 100% acceptance in China 
  • View your balance, load funds, and manage your profile with the EWBridgePayTM mobile app1
  • Make payments right from your phone using the UnionPay mobile app1
  • Withdraw cash from any ATM in China2
  • Use your prepaid card in the U.S. where Discover® and NYCE® are accepted


New Customers

If you’ve never had an account with East West Bank, please click here to apply. A Social Security Number (SSN) is required in order to apply.

The online application works best on Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

Current or Previous Customers

If you have, or previously had, an account with East West Bank, please call our application hotline at 833.468.8356.  You may also visit your local East West Bank branch.

If you have questions about your application or are unsure if you’re a previous customer, please call 833.468.8356.


Optional: Get QR Code for Mobile Payment through UnionPay Mobile App*1

If you want to make payments right from your phone while traveling internationally, you have the option to set up your personal QR code through the UnionPay Mobile app. Then you’ll be one step closer to shopping like the locals.

UnionPay Mobile App
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Register your card with the UnionPay mobile app and receive a personal QR code.1 The app is available to download from the Apple App Store® Google Play Store®.

Install the app

Tap the associated app store icon and search for “UnionPay.”

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For a step-by-step tutorial on how to obtain your personal QR code, click here.

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