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Get your VAT refund directly into your WeChat Pay wallet


Receive your refund instantly via WeChat Pay before you leave the country

Global Blue and Tencent Holdings Limited – the company who owns WeChat Pay– have teamed up to offer you a new digital refund option at Madrid airport. For the first time, you will be able to receive instant tax refunds into your WeChat Pay Wallet. 

 

A quick and easy way to claim your tax refund

Once you have finished your shopping in Spain and had your Tax Free Forms validated by Customs, you simply need to visit the airport refund counter at Madrid Airport and follow the below steps:

1. Scan the QR code using your WeChat app. This will open the Tax Refund mini-app
2. Follow the on-screen instructions
3. Choose ‘Immediate refund’
4. Show the barcode to the cashier
5. The refund is paid to your WeChat wallet

You’ll see your refund in ¥ RMB in your WeChat Pay wallet straight away.

This up-to-the-minute innovation gives you more choice about how you receive your tax refund and will make your Tax Free Shopping journey at the airport as quick and easy as possible.

The service will be available at additional airports and stores across Europe during 2018.


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