Kuala Lumpur, 2 June 2021 – Touch ‘n Go (“TNG”) Group via Touch ‘n Go eWallet, with a strong network of over 15 million of eWallet users and over 350,000 merchant acceptance points, has been selected to participate in eBelia, an initiative by the Ministry of Finance Malaysia. The eWallet supports the effort by promoting cashless spending on the youth’ essential and study needs whilst lightening their burden, as well as encouraging businesses to accept cashless transactions.
Malaysian youths aged18 to 20 as well as full time Malaysian students in Malaysia’s higher education institutes (IPT) are entitled to claim the RM150 eBelia credit and Touch ‘n Go eWallet’s reward up to RM1,000. This comprises of up to RM600 worth of vouchers from its co-partner, Lazada and up to RM400 worth of bundled cashback and discount vouchers from over 250 brands, including online, retail, F&B and transportation.
“Malaysians are going through tough times during this pandemic and we are aligned with the Government’s approach to not only revive Malaysia’s economy via digitalisation, but also ensuring that the next generation of Malaysia reaps the benefits through financial supports and safer transaction avenues. The parents of the youths are also urged to encourage their eligible children to claim with us as we help them with their needs. We want them to stay home and get the items they need, including the apps from the AppStore and Google Play Store through online and in-app using the RM150 eBelia credit, use the vouchers or choose us as a safer payment option if they require a quick outing to purchase essential items,” said Ignatius Ong, Chief Executive Officer, TNG Digital Sdn Bhd.
eBelia runs from 1June 2021 until 31 July 2021 and claims can be used for in-app and online purchases excluding overseas merchants. In-store retail payments can also be made using the RM150 eBelia credit. However, it is non-transferable to other eWallet accounts and cannot be used for bills, prepaid, postpaid and game credits payments within the programme period.
Touch ‘n Go eWallet calls for the youths to download the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app and complete their account verification processif they have not done so, in order to be eligible for the RM150 eBelia credit and the biggest reward that is only offered by Touch ‘n Go eWallet. Click here to have a full view of the eligibility criteria, rewards, participating brands and more.