The Best Credit Cards for Online Shopping in Hong Kong 2024

The Best Credit Cards for Online Shopping in Hong Kong 2024

Do you often find yourself browsing through online shops? It’s time to make those purchases work for you! Explore the world of Hong Kong’s top online shopping credit cards, packed with features and perks tailored just for you.

Get ready to unlock your perfect match, from unbeatable cashback deals, flexible spending criteria, and income requirements to enticing welcome offers. Don’t hold back; let’s plunge into the pool of the best online credit cards right away!

Table of contents: Best online credit cards in Hong Kong 2024

Online shopping credit card: cashback and mileage comparison

Here’s a comparison of cashback and mileage rewards across all online shopping credit cards in Hong Kong:

Credit Card Online Shopping Reward Monthly Cashback Limit Monthly Spending Limit
Sim Credit Card / Sim World Mastercard 8% Cashback HK$200 HK$2,500
CNCBI Motion Credit Card 6% Cashback HK$200 HK$3,333
AEON Card Wakuwaku 6% Cashback HK$300 HK$5,000
Hang Seng MMPower Card 5% +FUN Dollars Cashback 500 +FUN Dollars HK$10,000
DBS LIVE FRESH 6% Cashback on Specific Online Spending HK$150 HK$3,000
HSBC Red Card 4% cashback or HK$2.5/mile HK$500 HK$12,500
Standard Chartered Cathay Master HK$4/mile N/A N/A
CCB (Asia) eye card 2% cashback or HK$3/mile N/A N/A

Cashback Comparison

When solely considering the cashback rate, the sim Credit Card and sim World Mastercard offer the highest rate in town at 8%. It’s also important to note that there’s a monthly cashback limit of HK$200, which means you can spend HK$2,500 at maximum. However, this usually satisfies the online shopping needs of an average person.

While the AEON CARD WAKUWAKU and CNCBI Motion Credit Card also offer a high online shopping cashback rate of 6%, with the former having a monthly cashback limit of HK$300 (at a maximum spending of HK$5,000) and the latter HK$200 (with a maximum spending of HK$3,333),.

Mileage Comparison

The Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard offers an unlimited HK$4/mile for earning miles, while the most affordable card for earning miles is the HSBC Red Credit Card, which offers as low as HK$2.5/mile.

sim Credit Card: Up to an 8% rebate for online shopping

sim logo
MoneySmart Exclusive
Up to 8% cashback on online retail transactions*
Cashback on Online Retail Transactions
Up to 8%
Fee Waiver
First Year Free
Minimum Income Requirements
N/A
MoneySmart Exclusive:

From now until 31 May 2024, customers apply for a designated sim credit card through MoneySmart (sim Credit Card/ sim World Mastercard®️) successfully to get a HK$200 Apple Store Gift Card/ PARKnSHOP Voucher/ HKTVmall E-vouchers! 



💡Quick Reminder: Speed up your approval process - After completing your online application, please screenshot your reference ID (which should be 88-XXXXXXXXX-X-03XX-thesim), and conduct digital ID verification on the sim Credit Card App. Complete the verification within 3 hours after application, and sim will offer an additional HK$50 cash rebate!



Including the sim welcome offer up to HK$700 or Now TV ‘Mega European Football
Competition 2024 Event Pass’ (Valued at HK$ 980) and HK$50 cash rebate, you can enjoy up to HK$1,230 rewards in total!

Valid until 31 May 2024
Apply NowApply directly on MoneySmart

The sim Credit Card is a must-have for online shopping enthusiasts! It offers an exclusive 8% cashback for online retail purchases, which is also applicable for booking flight tickets and hotels. Additionally, you can get 3% cashback on qualified local retail purchases at various designated merchants. With no income requirements and a high monthly eligible spending limit of up to $2,500, it can satisfy the online shopping needs of an average person. The sim Credit Card has no income-proof requirements, and you can finish the application process within 5 minutes.

The perfect credit card online shopping credit card for Slashers/students!

Features:

  • Enjoy an 8% cashback on online retail purchases and a 3% cashback on qualified local retail purchases at various designated merchants. So you can easily buy what you want!
  • Complete the sim Credit Card application in 5 minutes!
  • Flexible credit limits allow you to withdraw cash at any time!

DBS Live Fresh Card: up to a 6% rebate for online shopping

DBS logo
MoneySmart Exclusive
Min. Annual Salary
HK$150,000
Cash back on Online Overseas spend
1%
Cash Back for Designated Online Transaction
5%
MoneySmart Exclusive:

From now until 31 May 2024, customers who apply for DBS Compass Visa through MoneySmart successfully, can get HK$200 Apple Store Gift Card or HK$200 Klook Gift Card or HK$200 ParknShop Voucher! 

Valid until 31 May 2024

If you enjoy online shopping, the DBS Live Fresh Card is the card for you. With this card, you can earn up to 6% cashback on your purchases from a variety of 5% cash rebate rewards for various online spending categories, as well as a never-ending 1% cash rebate on foreign currency online purchases.

As for the 5% cash rebate rewards, remember to first register 1 out of 7 online transaction categories:

  • foreign currency transactions,
  • travel merchants,
  • supermarkets,
  • dining,
  • entertainment,
  • clothing,
  • charitable donations.

DBS Live Fresh selected spending categories and explained

With the DBS Live Fresh credit card, you can change your selected category each month. The new category will take effect on the first day of the following month. The cash rebate is deducted directly from the relevant transaction amount on the DBS Card. You can now earn up to HK$150 in rebates each month. Additionally, online transactions in foreign currency can earn 1% DBS$, with no upper limit.

Features:

  • 5% cash rebate on online shopping
  • 1% cash rebate for online foreign currency transactions
  • iFlexi online transaction interest-free repayment period for up to 90 days
  • Flexi Travel offers an interest-free repayment period for travel and overseas transactions for up to 90 days
  • Flexi Shopping “Enjoy First, Pay Later” plan for 10 monthly installments without handling fee

Hang Seng MMPower World Mastercard: 6% for overseas spending, 5% cashback for online spending, and 1% for selected categories

Hang Seng Bank logo
Bank Promo
Get 6% +FUN Dollars on overseas spending
Annual fee
Perpetual annual fee waiver
+FUN Dollars rebate on selected spending categories
6%
+FUN Dollars rebate on Online Retail Transaction
5%

The Hang Seng MMPower World Mastercard is an excellent choice for those who frequently shop online and travel. This card provides up to a 6% +FUN Dollars rebate for travel and foreign currency transactions, a 5% rebate for online spending, and a 1% rebate for selected spending categories, such as dining, electronics, and entertainment (choose 2 out of 3). The accumulated +FUN Dollars can also be redeemed as cash at over 7,400 participating merchant stores.

But do note that the rebate has a specific requirement: you would need to spend at least HK$5,000 to be eligible for the rebate rate. 

Features:

  • 5% +FUN Dollars rebate for online retail transactions
  • 6% +FUN Dollars rebate for foreign currency transactions
  • Choose your transaction category (pick 2 out of 3: dining (excluding fast food), electronics, and entertainment) to earn 1% +FUN Dollars
  • Permanent annual fee waiver
  • Minimum annual income requirement: HK$150,000

HSBC Red Credit Card: 4% rebate for online spending

HSBC logo
Bank Promo
Min. Annual Salary
HK$120,000
RewardCash Rebate
Up to 4%
Cash back on Supermarket purchases
2%

HSBC Red Credit Card is a perfect match for your online shopping secret, with up to a 4% RewardCash rebate for first HK$12,500 online spending and unlimited 1% RewardCash on subsequent online spending each calendar month, and a 2% rebate for local supermarket spending. So go ahead and shop till you drop, and let the rewards roll in!

Features:

  • HK$2.5/mile or 4% RewardCash rebate for online transactions
  • Minimum annual income: HK$120,000
  • With the Reward+ mobile app, you can use RewardCash to pay for your bills
  • With the Reward+ mobile app, you can directly convert RewardCash into miles without handling fees
  • Permanently waived annual fee

AEON CARD WAKUWAKU: 6% cashback on online spending

AEON Credit Service logo
MoneySmart Exclusive
Min. Annual Salary
HK$0
Cash back on online shopping
6%
Cash back on Japanese spending
3%
MoneySmart Exclusive:

【Limited Time Offer】From now until 31 May 2024, apply for the AEON CARD WAKUWAKU through MoneySmart, you can exclusively enjoy extra 3,000 SmartPoints and free to redeem HK$300 vouchers (over 20+ brand vouchers including Apple / Wellcome/ HKTVmall etc). Alternatively, you can convert them into HK$200 cash and cash out directly! Click here to explore limitless possibilities (T&C applied)!



New AEON Customers successfully applied AEON CARD WAKUWAKU through “AEON HK” Mobile App and input the welcome offer code “MSWAKU” to enjoy an extra HK$200 cash rebate (Offer by AEON) and up to 16% cash rebate + HK$400 cash rebate! Enjoy a year-round 6% cash rebate on online spending! Earn 3% cash rebate on purchases in Japan and enjoy waived transaction fees on foreign currency transactions (except charges imposed by Cards Associations)!



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Valid until 31 May 2024

With the AEON CARD WAKUWAKU, you can enjoy up to 6% cashback on online purchases. Also, you can enjoy up to 3% cashback on retail purchases in Japan, with a maximum monthly cashback of $300.

Features

  • There is no income requirement
  • During the cardholder’s birthday month, an additional 4% cashback can be gained on overseas transactions, with a maximum cashback of HK$200
  • On AEON Thank You Day, you can enjoy an additional 5% discount
  • Permanently waived annual fee

Prime Credit UnionPay EarnMORE Card: 2% cashback for any  transaction

PrimeCredit logo
MoneySmart Exclusive
Earn 2% cashback from everyday spending
Min. Annual Salary
HK$0
Cash back on overseas spend
2%
Cash back on local spend
2%
MoneySmart Exclusive:

【MoneySmart Exclusive Offer】Want to get extra $300 vouchers from MoneySmart?  From now until 31 May 2024, new customers who successfully applied for EarnMORE UnionPay Diamond Card via MoneySmart, can enjoy 3,000 SmartPoints without further spending! Use your SmartPoints to redeem vouchers of your choice worth HK$300 in the Rewards Store(over 20+ brand vouchers including Apple / Wellcome/ HKTVmall etc)!. Click here for more details. T&C applied. (fulfilled by MoneySmart)





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【Referral Bliss: Treats for You and Your Loved Ones - Earn Extra HK$50 for Every Referral! 】
Unlock extra rewards by referring your friends and family to our fantastic credit card deals! Not only will they enjoy the good deals, but you'll also be rewarded with a referral bonus of 500 SmartPoints for each successful application! No cap on the maximum reward amount!

Valid until 31 May 2024

The Prime Credit UnionPay EarnMORE Card boasts a standout feature: no fees for international transactions. To sweeten the deal, there’s even a special promotional period where global purchases earn a 2% cash rebate, making it a fantastic choice for globetrotters and business travelers. Essentially, this card rewards you with a 2% cashback on every purchase, online or otherwise. Note that the 1% extra rebate in 2% has a limit of HK$1,500 within the promotional period.

Features

  • Local and overseas transactions: 2% cash rebate
  • Tertiary students can apply without income proof
  • Supports Apple Pay
  • There is no fee for overseas transactions

Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard: HK$4/mile for online spending

Standard Chartered logo
MoneySmart Exclusive
Miles Conversion(Eligible spending on Cathay and HK Express)
HK$2=1 mile
Miles Conversion (Eligible spending on dining, online and overseas category)
HK$4 = 1 mile
Bank Welcome Offer
65,000 miles
MoneySmart Exclusive:

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【Limited time offer on 5,000 extra miles】From 26 April to 30 June 2024, Standard Chartered is giving away an extra 5,000 miles to new credit card holders!
【🎊10,000,000 miles Welcome Giveaway】From 21 March to 30 May 2024, new Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard cardholders will have a chance to share the 10,000,000 miles together. Over 10,000 quotas available with the chance to win up to 50,000 miles each. (Click here for Terms and Conditions)



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Valid until 31 May 2024

The Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard features an Asia Miles rewards program. Dining, online, and overseas transactions earn 1 mile per HK$4 spent. Cathay and HK Express-related purchases, including plane tickets and shopping, earn 1 mile per HK$2 spent. Other transactions, including the Octopus service, earn 1 mile per HK$6 spent. The card converts points to miles monthly at no extra cost.

Features:

  • Basic transactions are HK$6/mile
  • Minimum annual income: HK$96,000
  • Automatic mileage conversion every month
  • Free mileage conversion
  • Selected items receive a 10% discount for Asia Miles conversion
  • The overseas transaction fee is 1.95%

HSBC Platinum Card: HK$4.17/mile for overseas online shopping

HSBC logo
Bank Promo
Min. Annual Salary
HK$120,000
Cash back on local spend
Up to 2.4%
Miles Conversion (local spend)
HK$4.17 = 1 Mile

HSBC Platinum Card can earn an extra 5 times “RewardCash” for online and overseas transactions, equivalent to HK$4.17/mile or 2.4% cashback if the “Red Hot Rewards of Your Choice” extra rewards are assigned to “Rewards of the World”.

Features:

  • The highest earning rate for “Red Hot Rewards of Your Choice” in 6 major categories is HK$4.17/mile or 2.4% cashback
  • Minimum annual income: HK$150,000
  • Use the Reward+ mobile app to use “RewardCash” to pay for your bill without any handling fees.

BOC Taobao World Mastercard: 0% service fee for Taobao and overseas online shopping

With BOC Taobao World Mastercard, you can enjoy a 0% service fee on Taobao through the AlipayHK App, on the “Mobile Taobao” App directly, or through the AlipayHK App. Please note that the “currency setting” for Taobao transactions must be set to “HKD” to enjoy a 0% service fee.

In addition, for transactions in foreign currency or HKD at overseas websites or physical stores, no foreign currency transaction fee is charged, saving 1.95% on the foreign currency transaction fee compared to general Visa and Mastercard credit cards.

Plus a basic cashback of 0.4%, overseas online shopping can effectively earn 2.35% cashback compared to other credit cards.

Features:

  • In a basic transaction of HK$1 = 1 point, 25,000 points can be exchanged for $100 (0.4%) cashback
  • Minimum annual income: HK$150,000
  • 0% foreign currency transaction fee for overseas transactions
  • Exclusive World Mastercard-level benefits
  • Permanent annual fee waiver (HK$3,800)

CNCBI Motion Credit Card: 6% Cashback for online shopping

China CITIC Bank International logo
Min. Annual Salary
HK$96,000
Cash Back on Dining, Online and Foreign Currency Spending
6%
Annual Fee Wavier
First-Year

The CNCBI Motion Credit Card offers 6% (0.5% basic + 5.5% extra) cashback for online transactions this year. The monthly limit for the additional 5.5% cashback on online transactions is HK$200.

Features:

  • 6% cashback on online shopping
  • Minimum annual income: HK$96,000
  • First-year annual fee waiver
  • The welcome offer for the first 3 months is an 10% cashback on eligible foreign transactions (up to a maximum of HK$1,000).

How to choose a suitable online shopping credit card

When we choose a suitable online shopping credit card, we need to compare the “rebate rate” and also consider the “spending conditions” and “maximum rebate” to compare and find the best credit card.

“Rebate rate”: Cashback for online transactions

“Spending conditions”: local/overseas transactions, designated merchants, minimum spending amount

“Maximum rebate”: The highest monthly rebate limit

In addition, we should also pay attention to other related factors, such as the annual fee, interest-free period, and other additional offers, to fully understand the advantages and limitations of each credit card.

Frequently asked questions: Cashback Credit Cards

What is the cashback rate of the sim credit card?

The sim Credit Card offers an 8% cashback on online retail purchases.

Which credit card offers the highest rate of cashback for online shopping?

The sim Credit Card and sim World Mastercard offer the highest cashback rate of 8% for online shopping.

What is the monthly cashback limit of the AEON CARD WAKUWAKU?

The AEON CARD WAKUWAKU has a monthly cashback limit of HK$300.

Which credit card offers the lowest rate for earning miles?

The HSBC Red Credit Card offers the lowest rate for earning miles, at HK$2.5/mile.

What are the spending conditions to consider when choosing an online shopping credit card?

When choosing an online shopping credit card, you should consider factors such as whether the card offers cashback for local or international transactions, if there are designated merchants, and if there is a minimum spending amount.

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