Offering free COVID-19 protection to all Hong Kong citizens while partnering with local merchants to encourage social distancing
foodpanda spearheads program with FWD providing protection for its delivery staff, employees and customers
FWD Hong Kong (“FWD”) has launched multiple benefits, waivers and claims measures against the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and is today announcing another initiative with the launch of the “#stayhomemoments” campaign. The campaign involves collaborations with different merchants to offer free COVID-19 protection for all Hong Kong citizens to encourage them to stay home and flatten the curve. FWD will kick off the campaign by partnering up with one of Hong Kong’s largest food and beverage delivery service platforms, foodpanda, to offer free COVID-19 protection to all foodpanda delivery staff and employees during this period. foodpanda customers may also register online for this free protection. The campaign protects both delivery workers and customers so that your food can still be served and enjoyed safely while maintaining social distancing.
FWD will launch the "#stayhomemoments" campaign. From now until May 15th, this campaign will provide free COVID-19 protection for all foodpanda customers who make orders through its service, and includes hospital cash benefit and death benefit up to HK$240,000.
Ken Lau, FWD Managing Director of Greater China and Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer said, "We’ve always been committed to our company values and in particular our value of caring, where we strive to provide our customers with the most timely and appropriate protection during this challenging time. ”
Ken also expressed his sincere gratitude to workers and employees of differing roles who are still serving the public during the outbreak. "We are honored to provide free COVID-19 protection to all foodpanda delivery staff and employees as a token of appreciation, and to support their tireless effort in serving Hong Kong citizens during the outbreak."
Arun Makhija, CEO of foodpanda, Hong Kong, says “The well-being of all our staff, partners and customers is our top priority. We are committed to seeing through this challenging period together, and providing the best possible support to all of our stakeholders - a commitment that is also shared by FWD. As part of a broader initiative to support our community, we are partnering with FWD to offer free COVID-19 protection to our fleet, staff and customers. We want to contribute where we can and are looking forward to driving initiatives that make a difference when it is needed the most.”
Stay home and enjoy delicious cuisines FWD offers free COVID-19 protection
Stay in and enjoy good food from the comfort of your own home to fight against the pandemic. During the promotion period, qualified persons (Hong Kong or Macau ID card holders aged 18 or above, and currently residing in Hong Kong or Macau) who purchase relevant services on the foodpanda website or mobile app will obtain a link to the FWD "Free COVID-19 Protection" registration page. Registration is easy – simply fill in the promotion code provided by foodpanda and complete the registration form online. Customers can also register for children under 18 years old who reside with them for the same free protection.
Free COVID-19 Protection＃
Hospital Cash Benefit
- HK$5,000 per week, up to 8 weeks (a partial week will be counted as a full week) if the Insured is diagnosed within the Coverage Period and requires hospitalization;
- An advanced payment of 4 weeks, equals to a one-off payment of HK$20,000, will be paid once the Insured is diagnosed.
- HK$200,000 will be paid if the Insured is diagnosed of COVID-19 and passes away as a direct result within the Coverage Period
Free extended coverage for children
- At the time of registration, the applicants can extend the free coverage to all his/ her children aged below 18 who are residing with the applicant *.
Register today, and the coverage will be effective for 45 days starting tomorrow
- The coverage will be effective for 45 days, starting from the day after successful registration on the FWD "Free COVID-19 Protection" registration page^.
＃Quotas limited. Subject to a first come first basis upon successful online registration. Promotion ends once quotas are filled.
* Quota for child dependent applicants shall be based on available numbers displayed at the time of registration.
^ Each individual is limited to a one time coverage only. If multiple registrations are made by the same individual, the coverage commencement date shall be based on the first registration only.
Remarks: The campaign details are subject to terms and conditions. Please visit https://www.fwd.com.hk/en/free-covid-19-protection-campaign for more information.
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