LINE Pay “Heisei Last Super Pay Toku Festival” Up to 20% reduction, 4/30.

Today, This blog will introduce LINE Pay’s “The Heisei Last Super Toku Festival” campaign held by LINE.

What is LINE Pay?

It is a function of LINE application, remittance and payment service.
With LINE Pay, you can easily make Internet shopping payments and exchange money with LINE friends.
With LINE Pay, you can easily make Internet shopping payments and exchange money with LINE friends.

There are three ways to settle with LINE Pay.

The first is credit card payments registered with LINE Pay, which can be used for shopping at LINE sites such as LINE STORE.

The second is bar code / QR code settlement. In this case, you may have the smartphone read the bar code / QR code displayed on your smartphone, or read the QR code presented by the store with your smartphone.

The third is payment using “LINE Pay Card”.
The LINE Pay Card is a JCB-branded prepaid card that can be used like a credit card at convenience stores, supermarkets and websites.

What is the “Heitai Last Super Pay Toku Festival”?

  Reduction rate: max. 20% reduction
  Implementation period: Thursday, April 18, 2019 to 23:59 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  Content: Real up to 20% reduction later by LINE Pay payment
  Maximum return: Up to 5,000 yen during the period (up to 10,000 yen when using the app)
  Payment method: “Code payment” “Online payment” “Invoice payment” “LINE Pay card” “Android QUICPay”

Advantage

This blog will explain the advantages of this campaign.

Up to 20% reduction

The breakdown of the maximum 20% reduction is as follows.
A. Campaign return: 15%
B. LINE’s My Color Scheme Reduction: Up to 2% (0.5% to 2.0%)
C. LINE Pay QR / Barcode payment reduction: 3%

My color system

LINE has its own ranking system called “My color” system.

The “My Color” system is a program for all LINE Pay users who receive benefits in accordance with the usage of LINE Pay. The condition of my color is as follows.
My color Condition point
Green Settlement over 100,000 yen per month 2.0%
Blue Settlement between 50,000 yen and 99,999 yen 1.0%
Red settlement of ¥ 10,000-49,999 yen per month 0.8%
White Settlement of 0 yen to 9,999 yen a month 0.5%

Target of reduction

As a point of caution, A. is “balance reduction” and B. and C. are “point grant of up to 5%”.
The upper limit of this campaign is only for A.
Therefore, the maximum payout for this campaign is 33,333 yen.

10,000 yen reduction limit when using the app

If you use the LINE Pay app during the period, the refund cap will be 10,000 yen.
Currently, the app supports only Android.

Applies to payments with LINE Pay card

This is the biggest point that continues in March.
The LINE Pay Card is a JCB-branded prepaid card. Because it is a prepaid card, it requires a pre-charge to use.
As this card is a JCB brand, it can be used at stores where JCB credit cards can be used.
This means that credit card purchases can receive up to 20% credit.

However, please note that you can not issue a LINE Pay Real Card immediately.
However, LINE Pay virtual cards can be issued instantly with the LINE app.

With this LINE Pay virtual card, you can shop online.
In addition, this virtual card can be registered as a Quick Pay on Google Pay.
With Quick Pay, you can use it in numerous places throughout the city.

Disadvantage

Describe the advantages of this campaign.

LINE Pay app supports only Android

Unfortunately the iPhone does not support it yet.
In the case of iPhone, the maximum amount of refund can only be used up to 5,000 yen (upper limit of payment is 33,333 yen).

Unavailable on Apple Pay

LINE Pay supports Quick Pay, but can not register to Apple Pay.
In Japan, many people use an iPhone, so be careful when using a LINE Pay virtual card.

It is difficult to understand non-target products

According to the official page, there is the following statement.
Please note that some product parts are not clear.
Some products and taxes such as alcohol, cigarettes and books, and some stores are not eligible for the campaign.

Summary

This time, we introduced the second half of April campaign of Line Pay.
Up to 20% reduction can be obtained by bar code settlement at the store.
It is a very useful campaign that you can get 15% reduction even if you use it like a credit card.

Because the maximum amount of money is also high, it is good to aim at Nintendo switch etc. in combination with the campaign etc. of Yahoo Japan held suddenly.