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Some Businesses Will Offer Discounts to Vaccinated Individuals Soon

Some of the participants are Jollibee, Goldilocks, SM Supermalls, etc.

By: Ursula Pertez | May 27, 2021

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Several restaurants and establishments will now give discounts and freebies to inoculated Filipinos.


Several restaurants and businesses will offer a “vaccine discount” to vaccinated individuals, starting June 1, as part of the Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat campaign to encourage more Filipinos to get vaccinated since many are still hesitant. Aside from promoting vaccination, the move can also help businesses that are affected during the pandemic.

Last May 20, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez confirmed that restaurant owners have already planned to provide discounts. Lopez adds that restaurant groups have different levels of discounts. Some establishments have reportedly already started practicing this before June 1.

As of May 14, reports said that over 130 restaurants have already agreed to give discounts to individuals who can show their vaccination cards. Resto.Ph’s President Eric Teng hopes that the public will be responsible and provide valid documents to prove that they are vaccinated. To avail of the discounts, customers must dine in at the establishments. However, the vaccine discount can’t be combined with other discounts for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs).



Senator Richard Gordon also announced that they are coordinating with Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks regarding incentives. So far, the two businesses have agreed. McDonald Philippines also confirmed that they are currently planning to provide food discounts as part of their campaign to educate Filipinos about vaccines and boost their vaccine confidence. As for small local businesses, some are also open to the idea. Aside from food and beverage establishments, retailers like hardware stores, shoe stores, department stores, and pharmacies will also give away freebies or discounts. The initiative is not required for all establishments since it’s only for those who want to volunteer. Each establishment can also decide on its tactics to encourage more Filipinos.

Some of the businesses and establishments that will participate in the project include Jollibee Foods Corp, Goldilocks, Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, BDO Unibank, Cebu Pacific, Megaworld, Foodpanda Philippines, SM Supermalls, Resto.Ph, Philippine Seven Corp, Unilab, and Zuellig Pharma.

Media and tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Kapamilya Channel, GMA, TV5, TAPE, and KBP have also committed to boosting DOH’s vaccine information campaign.


Visit Yoorekka for more guidelines in Ilocos and COVID-19 updates.


All details and information in this article are true and accurate as of the publication date. While we are making our utmost effort to keep our content as up-to-date as possible, the condition surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unpredictable, and the situation develops rapidly. Hence, some information and recommendations may have changed since this article was published. For the latest advice, visit DOH and your LGU's official websites.



Sources:
[1] https://bit.ly/3wDr8bZ
[2] https://bit.ly/3fjB4Bm
[3] https://bit.ly/3hV1M5g

Discounts To Vaccinated Individuals, Metro Manila, COVID-19, Vaccination, restaurants, types of vaccines, restaurants near Metro Manila, food near Metro Manila, fine dining

Several restaurants and establishments will now give discounts and freebies to inoculated Filipinos.


Several restaurants and businesses will offer a “vaccine discount” to vaccinated individuals, starting June 1, as part of the Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat campaign to encourage more Filipinos to get vaccinated since many are still hesitant. Aside from promoting vaccination, the move can also help businesses that are affected during the pandemic.

Last May 20, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez confirmed that restaurant owners have already planned to provide discounts. Lopez adds that restaurant groups have different levels of discounts. Some establishments have reportedly already started practicing this before June 1.

As of May 14, reports said that over 130 restaurants have already agreed to give discounts to individuals who can show their vaccination cards. Resto.Ph’s President Eric Teng hopes that the public will be responsible and provide valid documents to prove that they are vaccinated. To avail of the discounts, customers must dine in at the establishments. However, the vaccine discount can’t be combined with other discounts for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs).



Senator Richard Gordon also announced that they are coordinating with Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks regarding incentives. So far, the two businesses have agreed. McDonald Philippines also confirmed that they are currently planning to provide food discounts as part of their campaign to educate Filipinos about vaccines and boost their vaccine confidence. As for small local businesses, some are also open to the idea. Aside from food and beverage establishments, retailers like hardware stores, shoe stores, department stores, and pharmacies will also give away freebies or discounts. The initiative is not required for all establishments since it’s only for those who want to volunteer. Each establishment can also decide on its tactics to encourage more Filipinos.

Some of the businesses and establishments that will participate in the project include Jollibee Foods Corp, Goldilocks, Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, BDO Unibank, Cebu Pacific, Megaworld, Foodpanda Philippines, SM Supermalls, Resto.Ph, Philippine Seven Corp, Unilab, and Zuellig Pharma.

Media and tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Kapamilya Channel, GMA, TV5, TAPE, and KBP have also committed to boosting DOH’s vaccine information campaign.


Visit Yoorekka for more guidelines in Ilocos and COVID-19 updates.


All details and information in this article are true and accurate as of the publication date. While we are making our utmost effort to keep our content as up-to-date as possible, the condition surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unpredictable, and the situation develops rapidly. Hence, some information and recommendations may have changed since this article was published. For the latest advice, visit DOH and your LGU's official websites.



Sources:
[1] https://bit.ly/3wDr8bZ
[2] https://bit.ly/3fjB4Bm
[3] https://bit.ly/3hV1M5g

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Ursula Pertez spends most of her time with her plants and dogs. Besides writing, she also enjoys reading and taking online classes.

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