Win amazing prizes in the DuitNow launch campaign!
Focus Malaysia 10 Jan 2019 15:33

In conjunction with DuitNow’s launch, bank customers stand a chance to win amazing prizes, worth in total more than RM3.6 mil, including a RM1 million dream home, a total of RM1 million in cash prizes, a Mercedes-Benz GLC 200, a Mercedes-Benz A 200, five RM20,000 IKEA gift card shopping sprees, and a RM100,000 Malaysia Airlines holiday package.

The contest will run from 8 Jan to 31 May 2019 and the winners of the prizes will be selected throughout the 5-month period: 

Transaction Period


8 January – 4 February 2019

RM100,000 Malaysia Airlines Dream Holiday

Daily on 5 – 19 February 2019

Total of RM1 million in Cash Prizes

8 January – 4 March 2019

1 x Mercedes-Benz A 200

8 January – 18 March 2019

5 x RM20,000 IKEA Gift Card Shopping Spree

8 January – 4 April 2019

1 x Mercedes-Benz GLC 200

8 January – 31 May 2019

RM1 million Dream Home from the collection of IJM Land, Sime Darby Property or S P Setia

With DuitNow, customers can send money instantly on a 24/7 basis to DuitNow IDs such as mobile numbers, MyKad or business registration numbers just by accessing the “Funds Transfer” menu from their respective banks’ internet or mobile banking channels. Sending money up to RM5,000 is free for consumers and SMEs.

To receive money, bank customers need only perform a one-time registration for DuitNow by linking their mobile numbers, MyKad or MyPR numbers, passport numbers, or business registration numbers with their bank accounts. 

Bank customers can participate in the contest by registering for DuitNow at their bank and every DuitNow funds transfer to a unique mobile number or DuitNow ID each day counts as one contest entry.  Customers who previously registered or were pre-registered for DuitNow are already eligible for the contest and can proceed to earn contest entries by sending money.

“DuitNow is the result of a multi-year collaborative effort by Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) and Malaysian banks to modernise Malaysia’s retail payments infrastructure and introduce innovative new services.  DuitNow delivers a quantum leap in e-Payments value proposition by making payments fast, frictionless, and accessible for all Malaysians,” said Mr Peter Schiesser, the Group Chief Executive Office of PayNet.  

With the launch of DuitNow, banks will begin migrating Instant Transfer (e-IBFT), which is running on decades-old technology, to the DuitNow platform and migration is expected to be completed by June 2019.  Compared to Instant Transfer, the new DuitNow platform has the flexibility to support new future functionality such as QR payments, request-to-pay transactions, instant debits as well as extended messaging payloads for businesses.  

“We are excited to initiate the DuitNow Launch Campaign which we hope will encourage more Malaysians to discover the unparalleled convenience of sending money and making payments with DuitNow.  We have lined up amazing prizes for winners of the campaign.  Winning one of our prizes will truly be a life-changing experience,” said Mr Schiesser.

The grand prize winner will have the privilege of selecting a property worth up to RM 1 mil from the portfolio of IJM Land, Sime Darby Property or S P Setia.  “We wanted to allow the grand prize winner the flexibility to choose a property at a location of his or her choice,” added Mr Schiesser.

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