To celebrate World Post Day on October 9 - an annual event of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) to commemorate its establishment on October 9, 1874 - Hongkong Post announced today (September 25) that a 50 per cent discount for its Make My Card personalised service and a 12 per cent discount for selected merchandises (Note) will be offered at Hongkong Post online shopping mall ShopThruPost (www.shopthrupost.hk), from October 9 to 15.
The programme encourages the general public to convey their heartfelt wishes and warm regards to their loved ones by sending them perfect gifts and personalised cards. Simply visit the ShopThruPost website or Hongkong Post's mobile apps to select a heartwarming gift or a personalised card.
To enable the public to become more familiar with the work of Hongkong Post and its mail operations, Hongkong Post will also organise visits to the Central Mail Centre for schools/non-governmental organisations on World Post Day. In addition, Hongkong Post will present the Gold Medal awarded by the State Post Bureau to the Hong Kong student who participated in the National Contest for the UPU's 46th International Letter-Writing Competition, which serves as great encouragement and recognition for the student. For more information, customers can call the Hongkong Post enquiry hotline at 2921 2222 or visit the ShopThruPost website.
Note: The discount offer excludes those categories on philatelic products, postal stationery, PostShop souvenirs and Ocean Park Smart Fun Annual Pass gift vouchers.