OCBC 90°N Top Spender Promotion: Barracks Hotel staycations and other prizes

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OCBC is giving away Barracks Hotel staycations and other great prizes to the top 100 spenders on its OCBC 90°N Card. Register now.

OCBC has launched a giveaway for top spenders on its OCBC 90°N Card, with 100 prizes to be won including Barracks Hotel Sentosa staycations, Nespresso machines, Takashimaya shopping vouchers and more. 

OCBC 90°N Top Spender Campaign

This campaign runs from 9 July to 31 August 2021 (both dates inclusive). Registration is required and only takes a minute. 

OCBC 90°N Top Spender Campaign

The top 100 registered OCBC 90°N cardmembers with the highest amount of qualifying spending from 9 July to 31 August 2021 will win the following prizes:

RankPrize
1-41N staycation at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa (worth S$885)
5-10Nespresso Lattissima One Coffee Machine (Silky White)
(worth S$448)
11-20JBL Cinema SB130 Soundbar (worth S$399)
21-50S$100 Takashimaya Shopping Centre Voucher
51-100S$50 Takashimaya Shopping Centre Voucher

I’ve confirmed with OCBC that spending counts from 9 July 2021 onwards, regardless of when you actually registered. For example, if I spent S$1,000 on 9 July but registered on 10 July, the S$1,000 will count towards my total. 

Supplementary cardholder spending will be aggregated with principal cardholder spending, and each eligible cardmember is entitled to a maximum of one gift. All winners will be notified by 31 October 2021.

The full T&C of this promotion can be found here. 

What counts as qualifying spending?

Qualifying spending refers to any retail transaction (in person or online) as defined in clause 1 of the OCBC 90°N Card’s T&Cs. 

The exclusions are listed below:

MCCDescription
4784Tolls and Bridge Fees
4829Wire Transfer Money Orders (WTMOs)
4900Utilities–Electric, Gas, Heating Oil, Sanitary, Water
5047Medical, Dental, Ophthalmic and Hospital Equipment and Supplies
5199Nondurable Goods (Not Elsewhere Classified)
5960Direct Marketing Insurance Services
5993Cigars, Stores and Stands
6010Member Financial Institution–Manual Cash Disbursements
6012Member Financial Institution–Merchandise and Services
6051Quasi Cash–Merchant
6211Securities–Brokers and Dealers
6300Insurance Sales, Underwriting and Premiums
6513Real Estate Agents and Managers–Rentals
6540Non-Financial Institutions – Stored Value Card Purchase/Load
7349Cleaning, Maintenance and Janitorial Services
7523Automobile Parking Lots and Garages
7995Gambling
8062Hospitals
8211Schools, Elementary and Secondary
8220Colleges, Universities, Professional Schools and Junior Colleges
8241Schools, Correspondence
8244Schools, Business and Secretarial
8249Schools, Trade and Vocational
8299Schools and Educational Services–Not Elsewhere Classified
8398Organizations, Charitable and Social Service
8651Organizations, Political
8661Organizations, Religious
8675Automobile Associations
8699Organizations, Membership–Not Elsewhere Classified (Labor Union)
9211Court Costs Including Alimony and Child Support
9222Fines
9223Bail and Bond Payments
9311Tax Payments
9399Government Services–Not Elsewhere Classified
9402Postal Services–Government Only
9405Intra-Government Purchases–Government Only

Qualifying spend also excludes transactions under Transportation and Tolls MCC 4111/4121/4131 except for transactions with Grab Transport, Gojek and licensed taxi operators (including, without limitation, Comfort/Citycab/ Transcab/ SMRT Taxi/ Premier Taxi/ Prime Taxi/ HDT Taxi). 

Spending on CardUp will count towards the minimum spend requirement, and OCBC is currently offering a 1.7% fee for up to S$10,000 worth of payments, so long as they’re set up by 24 August 2021. 

Qualifying spending will be based on transaction date (Singapore time) as opposed to the posting date, so there should be no issues with last minute spending. 

Conclusion

While there’s no knowing for sure how much spend will be required to get into the top 100, there’s no harm registering your card just in case. What you will need to consider is the opportunity cost involved in diverting spend to the OCBC 90°N Card as opposed to 4 mpd cards. 

In any case, just register and there may be a surprise awaiting you down the road. 

Aaron Wong
Aaron Wong
Aaron founded The Milelion to help people travel better for less and impress chiobu. He was 50% successful.

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