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Q: Which bank in Beijing allows you to withdraw money from a PLUS atm card?

Oh well, I am holding this EasiCard from OCBC Bank that does not even have a Cirrus sign, only the PLUS sign. Any idea where can I get my money out from the stupid card?

6 years 14 weeks ago in  Money & Banking - Beijing

 
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In China, UNION PAY is the one used.  Normally, Union Pay does have reciprocal agreements with others like Cirrus, Plus, Master, Visa, etc, so your card should work .

Start visiting ATM's from different banks to see if your card works on one. Your real problem may come in when asked for the PIN number, in China is six digits, abroad is only 4. So, input your PIN as 00XXXX. The X are your PIN numbers. Some banks, like Bank of China, the ATM will accept a 4 digit PIN number

Last thing, be aware that many local ATM's, after three failures at providing the correct PIN number, will not return your card, so only try twice per machine visited, and after second try remove card from machine

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