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Vaccine incentives: What’s up for grabs, who qualifies and who is left out


Hong Kongers are some of the most privileged people on Earth.

While most of the developing countries are reeling under a COVID-19 vaccine crunch, in many others, people have absolutely no idea or say in which jab they get till they walk into the doctor’s clinic- the health officer makes the decision for them. Where as in Hong Kong, not only do we have a choice of jabs – we’re getting them free of cost in the most streamlined and efficient manner. And now, the cherry on the top? There are a host of sweet perks and deals – from gold bars to staycations, cash prizes, shopping vouchers, multi-million dollar apartments, a Tesla and a bevy of other prizes to be won if you’re fully vaxxed

Team Gafencu believes (we’re fully inoculated here) vaccines are the answer to the return to normalcy. We’ve compiled the list of treats for the the vaccinated citizens:
(We will keep updating the list of perks as they roll out. Bookmark this page to stay up to date)


Vaccination status and how to prove it:

You can either carry the physical proof  of the vaccine certificate handed out at the vaccination centre or use the government’s iAM Smart app and the Leave Home Safe app to store your vaccine records (scan the QR code within the app).

Lucky Draws

1. A HK$10.8 million apartment at Grand Central

Sino Group and Chinese Estates Holdings Limited are sponsoring the biggest prize of all – a HK$10.8 million apartment within the Grand Central estate in Kwun Tong. All Hong Kong permanent residents above the age of 18 who have received both the doses of the vaccine before Wednesday, 1 September, 2021 are eligible for the lucky draw.

It doesn’t end there, stamp duty, registration fees, management fees and any other hidden charges will be taken care of for the first year. 
Where to register: The draw is open now – head here to enter


2. HK$1 million worth dining vouchers with ‘K Wah Cares’ 

A series of weekly lucky draws are going to happen from now until August 31, vaccinated HKID holders have a chance to win HK$ 2,000 electronic dining vouchers to be spent at InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong. 
Where to register: Read details here


3. A Tesla Model 3 Long Range

Doesn’t get any fancier than a posh car valued at over HK$ 600,000! One lucky person stands to win this chic electric car in Goodman Group’s lottery, other winnings include, HK$20,000 Lane Crawford vouchers, HK$60,000 worth of vouchers from Dairy Farm selected merchants, and five people get to grab HK$16,000 Don Don Donki vouchers. Excited? So are we!
Where to register: More details to be announced soon. Follow updates here


4. Pure gold 

Strike gold. Literally. Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee’s Henderson Group has announced six lotteries for vaccinated Hong Kong ID holders and those on employment visas, to win over 300 taels of 9999 pure gold worth HK$10 million, and shopping coupons within its business units.
Where to register: The draw is open now – head here to enter


5. Mercedes Benz vouchers worth HK$10 million

Seven rounds of lucky draws will be held for the fully vaccinated HKID holders above the age of 18. Prizes include three Mercedes Benz cars, shopping, dining and staycation vouchers from a host of companies like, Hongkong Land, Mandarin Oriental, Maxim’s, Wellcome, Mannings, IKEA, Pizza Hut, and KFC.
Where to register: The lucky draw will be open between July and September. Register here


6. HK$5 million in CK Group vouchers 

Walk home with a possible HK$5 million first prize voucher, HK$3 million and $1 million for the second and third prizes and thank the richest man in Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing for his generosity. The prize money should be spent on products and services under CK Group’s brands like, PARKnSHOP, Watsons, Watsons Wine, Fortress, 3HK, Hutchgo, ESDlife, Harbour Plaza Hotels; or settling HK Electric fees.
Where to register: More details to be announced soon. Follow updates here

Also Read: A complete guide to do’s and don’s post vaccination


Travel Vouchers

7. Cathay business class flights, staycations and more

Can you think of anything better than travel at the moment? Perhaps, free travel?

Well, save the date – between July and September, Cathay Pacific as a part of the HK General Chamber of Commerce’s lucky draw is offering two business class tickets valued at HK$76,000, to any destination within its network. Other prizes worth HK$20 million will also be on offer – these include 500 annual MTR passes, hotel staycations, amusement park tickets, Ngong Ping cable car passes and a ton of other shopping benefits. 
Where to register: The draw is open now – head here to enter


8. More air tickets

The Airport Authority Hong Kong is also jumping on the incentives bandwagon and doling out 50,000 air tickets to Hong Kong residents who opt for the vaccine before 30 September. An additional 10,000 air tickets have been exclusively reserved for the Airport staffers. 
Where to register: More details here


9. Dream Cruises’ “All-You-Can-Cruise” annual pass

Stuff of super seacations! Dream Cruises’ has announced prizes worth HK$4 million to be given away for free. Mega wins include annual passes for unlimited sails at the sea, top that with a two-nights cruise vacation in The Palace, their luxury ‘ship-within-a-ship’ concept.
Where to register: The draw is open now – click here

 Also Read: Vaccinated and all set for summer travel? Book one of these luxury hotels 

Shopping Vouchers

10. Sasa

Think cosmetics, think Sasa. Fully vaccinated HKID holders can win at Sasa’s weekly giveaways worth of HK$100,000 coupons along with $1,000 worth of welcome gifts for winners. Lucky draws start in August. 
Where to register: More details to be announced soon


11. Swire Group shopping vouchers 

Up to 500 vaccinated HKID holders can get shopping vouchers worth HK$10,000 to be used at Swire malls – Pacific Place, Cityplaza and Citygate Outlets – within one year. Vaccination must be completed by August 2021 to participate. This initiative is also a part of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce’s lucky draw.
Where to register: The draw is open now – head here to enter



12. Marriott International

A whopping five million Marriott Bonvoy points will be shelled out to fully vaccinated Marriott Bonvoy members –ten lucky winners will get 500,000 each redeemable at any of the group’s 7,600 hotels and resorts around the world. If you hit the jackpot here and don’t wish to travel outside of Hong Kong, book a dreamy staycation at the Ritz-Carlton or St Regis for a memorable experience. 
Where to register: Sign up here for a Marriott Bonvoy membership


13. Shangri-La Group 

Unlimited free stay for an entire year in any of the group’s 100-plus hotels in 76 destinations around the world! One lucky vaccinated individual stands a chance to win this super deal! 
Where to register: Register here


14.  Dorsett Hospitality International 

The group is sponsoring two-night stays at select Dorsett International Hotels in Japan, London, Singapore, Shanghai, the newest opening at the Australian Gold Coast and Hong Kong to 500 fully vaccinated Hongkongers. Vouchers will be valid till December 2022. 
Where to register: The draw is open now – head here to enter


15. Great Eagle Group (The Langham, Eaton Hotel and Cordis, Hong Kong)

The Langham, Cordis and the Eaton Hotel are now offering a unique deal of 1,000 nights at 50 percent off the room rates and dining outlets to fully vaccinated Hongkongers. The registration must be completed before 31 July and stay period is valid only till 31 August. Hurry up!
 Where to register: Register here


16. Nina Hotels stay

Mega property developer, Chinachem Group, has announced over HK$20 million of prizes for the vaccinated Hong Kong residents. Sweet perks include stays at the group’s Nina Hotel properties, dining deals and shopping vouchers. Participation has started now until August 31 2021.
Where to register: Register here


Also Read: Is Singapore on your post-vaccination travel itinerary? Here are the must-visit hotspots

2021-07-16T23:23:43+00:00 July 12, 2021|Events, Living|