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Get an Exciting Holiday Treat With Your New HSBC Credit Card!

Isabel Salvosa

Isabel Salvosa

Last updated December 06, 2023

Now that December is upon us, it's time to start thinking about shopping for Christmas gifts. If you don’t want to deal with the holiday rush, you’d do well to start looking around for gift ideas now.  

We’ll let you in on a little secret—if you’re savvy enough, you can even get some of these gifts for free!

Apply for an HSBC credit card via Moneymax to get a free welcome gift. You have three options—Giftaway credits worth ₱2,500, an SM Gift Pass also worth ₱2,500, and a NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Piccolo XS capsule coffee machine worth ₱5,199. 

Interested? Apply for an eligible credit card through Moneymax and get approved to avail of the welcome gift of your choice. Note that applicants must already have an existing credit card from any bank (excluding HSBC) for at least six months.

This Moneymax HSBC Giftaway/SM Gift Pass/Dolce Gusto welcome gift promo runs until December 31, 2023. Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-173270 Series of 2023. Refer to the terms and conditions here

Moneymax HSBC Promo in the Philippines: FAQs

1. What HSBC credit card should I get to qualify for the Moneymax welcome gift promo? 

Apply for the HSBC Red Mastercard, Gold Visa Cash Back, or Platinum Visa Rebate via Moneymax within the promo period. Learn more about each card below:

💳 HSBC Red Mastercard

HSBC Red Mastercard
  • 4x rewards points on online, shopping, dining, and overseas spend
  • 1 rewards point for every ₱20 spend
  • 6% rebate on first Caltex fuel spend; 3% year-round

💳 HSBC Gold Visa Cash Back

HSBC Gold Visa Cashback
  • 5% cash back on dining and 0.50% cash back on all other spend
  • 6% rebate on first Caltex fuel spend; 3% year-round
  • Exclusive HSBC perks in 27,000 partner establishments worldwide

💳 HSBC Platinum Visa Rebate

HSBC CC Blog Visual CTA - HSBC Platinum Visa Rebate
  • 5% rebate on every shopping and travel transaction
  • 6% rebate on first Caltex fuel spend; 3% year-round
  • Free travel insurance coverage up to ₱10 million

Read more: HSBC Credit Card Application: 4-Step Guide for First-Timers

2. Do I qualify for an HSBC credit card? 

Check if you meet these eligibility requirements: 

  • Must be between 18 and 70 years old
  • Must have a gross annual income of at least ₱200,000 (for Red Mastercard and Gold Visa Cash Back) or ₱500,000 (for Platinum Visa Rebate)
  • Must be a primary cardholder of a credit card issued by a bank in the Philippines and in good standing for at least six months 

Read more:

3. Am I eligible to apply for this Moneymax HSBC credit card promo? 

To qualify for the Moneymax welcome gift, you must meet these criteria: 

  • Have a residential address in the Philippines for receiving the gift
  • Not have any existing and/or prior accounts with HSBC
  • Not hold any active credit card/s from HSBC
  • Not have any kind of financial relationship with HSBC

4. Where can I use the Giftaway credits?

Use your free Giftaway eGift voucher at Ayala Malls Cinemas, Landmark, Mercury Drug, Lazada Wallet, National Bookstore, Philippine Airlines, Power Mac Centre, ZALORA, and around 19,000 other merchants nationwide.

5. Where can I use the SM Gift Pass?

Got an SM Gift Pass as a welcome gift from your HSBC credit credit card application via Moneymax? You can use it in a variety of stores, including The SM Store, SM Supermarket, SM Hypermart, SM Appliance Center, SM Cinema, WalterMart, Alfamart, Savemore, Ace Hardware, Ace Builders Center, Kultura Filipino, and plenty more. 

6. What are the features of Dolce Gusto Piccolo XS? 

Can’t start your morning without a rich, steaming mug of coffee? The Dolce Gusto Piccolo XS is the perfect welcome gift for you. 

This compact and easy-to-use capsule coffee maker comes with a capacity of 0.8 liters, perfect if you’re brewing cups for the whole family. Its high-pressure system features up to 15 bars, allowing you to customize the pressure level. Depending on your mood, you can choose to brew either a cold or a hot cup.[1]


7. How can I claim my Moneymax HSBC welcome gift?

If HSBC approves your application, Moneymax will send you a confirmation email within two weeks. 

After you receive the confirmation email regarding the HSBC promo from Moneymax, expect to wait another 12 to 15 weeks if you choose the Dolce Gusto Piccolo XS; or another three to four weeks if you choose the Giftaway credits or SM Gift Pass. 

Looking for More Credit Cards? Check These Out

Curious about card options outside of HSBC? If you want a rewards card similar to the Red Mastercard, consider the UnionBank Rewards Card or the Metrobank Titanium Mastercard®. If you want rebates like the Gold Visa Cash Back offers, get the Security Bank Complete Cashback Platinum Mastercard. For more premium perks similar to the Platinum Visa Rebate, take a look at the BPI Amore Platinum Cashback Card

But if you’re determined to go for an HSBC credit card, check how they compare below and apply directly via Moneymax:

Credit Card
Annual Fee
Minimum Annual Income Requirement
Key Features
HSBC Red Mastercard
hsbc red mastercard
  • 1 bonus point for every ₱20 spend
  • 4x bonus points on online, shopping, dining, and overseas transactions
  • 6% rebate on first Caltex fuel purchase plus 3% fuel rebates year-round
HSBC Gold Visa Cashback
hsbc gold visa cashback
  • 5% cash back on dining transactions
  • 0.50% cash back on all of your other transactions
  • 3% rebate on Caltex fuel purchases
HSBC Platinum Visa Rebate
  • 5% rebate on travel and shopping spend 
  • 1% rebate on insurance
  • 0.50% rebate on all other spend
  • 6% rebate on the first Caltex transaction and 3% on Caltex fuel purchases year-round
  • Purchase Protect insurance


Source: [1] Piccolo XS Coffee Pod Machines (NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto official website)

Before joining Moneymax as its Content Editor, Isabel worked in media and e-commerce for over six years as a writer, content producer, and editor. She specializes in branded content, lifestyle, and entertainment. Isabel holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Arts from De La Salle University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading graphic novels and horror manga, crafting, and spoiling her four cats. Follow Isabel on LinkedIn.


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