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What are government consumption vouchers?

In July this year, the government launched the Consumption Voucher Scheme in Hong Kong. Eligible residents can register for the Scheme, the total value of which is HK$5,000 per person, and the first instalment will be disbursed in August the earliest. Consumption vouchers can be used at eligible retail, catering and service outlets, as well as for public transport, including both physical stores and online platforms. Residents can choose one of the 4 designated stored value payment tools based on their personal consumption pattern to receive and use the consumption vouchers.

Does Expedia.com.hk accept consumption vouchers?

Yes. Shoppers have their consumption vouchers registered on Tap & Go can use their dedicated Virtual Tap & Go Mastercard and UnionPay card to book and pay on Expedia.com.hk.

How to use Tap & Go to receive consumption vouchers and apply for a virtual card

When can I use the consumption vouchers?

Eligible residents will receive the first instalment of the consumption vouchers in August the earliest, and can book travel products on Expedia right away.

What products can I book using the consumption vouchers?

Consumption vouchers can be used in booking following products on Expedia.com.hk and Expedia’s mobile app (Hong Kong region), including flights, hotels, flight + hotel packages and activities anywhere in the world. Shoppers need to choose “Pay online now”, and settle the transaction in Hong Kong dollars.

Can the consumption vouchers be used together with Expedia’s coupon code?

Yes, for selected hotels which are eligible for the Expedia coupon code discount. After choosing the hotel, follow the booking instructions to input the coupon code or promotion code on the checkout page, and use your Virtual Tap & Go Mastercard or UnionPay card with the stored consumption vouchers to pay.

Will I earn Expedia rewards points if I use the consumption vouchers?

Yes. Simply log in to your Expedia Rewards member account when you make your booking, and you’ll enjoy member benefits and earn rewards points at the same time using your consumption vouchers. Expedia Rewards member benefits include:

  • Earn double points by booking hotels on the Expedia mobile app.
  • Save an extra 10% or more on select hotels.
  • Earn Expedia points by booking flights, accommodation and activities.
  • Free Wi-Fi, spa credits and more at VIP Access™ hotels
  • Earn points when you book for your family and friends too.

Is cancellation or refund possible if I use the consumption vouchers to book?

Expedia knows flexibility matters and it’s always a good idea to ensure you can make changes to your travel plans, just in case. If you made a refundable booking, you can still cancel the booking within the specified cancellation period. The amount will be refunded to your Virtual Mastercard or UnionPay card.

Be a smart shopper and book your Staycation using the consumer vouchers

Expedia.com.hk offers exclusive discounts for shoppers who use Tap & Go Mastercard! You can enjoy an extra 12% off select hotels with coupon code “MASTERTNG12“, up to a maximum of $500 discount per transaction. The coupon code is valid from August 1, 2021 to September 30, and the stay period is from August 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.

What is more, we have lined up some extraordinary Staycation deals for you, whether it is a five-star luxury hotel, a well-equipped aparthotel, or a boutique hotel that meets your budget, Expedia has them all. Simply check out the Heat Up Your Staycation Style page to find out all the great deals:

Don’t forget to use the Expedia’s mobile app to book your Staycation and enjoy more benefits. In addition to enjoying mobile exclusive deals at select hotels, you’ll also earn double points when you book your hotel accommodation, and 5x points at VIP Access™ hotels!