Getting crisp new dollar notes for Chinese New Year is on most people’s checklist, which is why long queues at the banks right before the festive period used to be a common sight.
The good news is that POSB has started started making it more convenient for us to get new notes sans long waiting hours: from 9 to 24 January 2020, DBS/POSB is allowing all customers to get new and good-as-new notes at 40 POSB pop-up ATMs across 20 community clubs islandwide.
Customers will also be able to reserve time slots for new notes exchange via DBS’ online reservation system.
POSB new notes pop-up ATMs locations
See below for the full list of POSB new notes pop-up ATMs, or visit DBS’ website for locations on Google maps.
|Teck Ghee||Pasir Ris Elias||Woodlands Galaxy||Sengkang||Bukit Panjang||Yu Hua|
|Toa Payoh Central||Tampines West||Chong Pang||Ci Yuan||Yew Tee||West Coast|
|Henderson||Changi Simei||Keat Hong||Clementi|
Take note that all POSB new notes pop-up ATMs are accessible 24 hours daily, except for those at Chong Pang and Teck Ghee Community Club, which will be available from 9am to 9.30pm daily.
POSB ambassadors will also be on hand to assist at various new notes pop-up ATM locations from 9 to 24 January, 9am to 9pm.
Denominations and maximum withdrawal at POSB ATMs
At the pop-up ATMs, denominations of SGD2, SGD10 and SGD50 will be available. Take note that the maximum withdrawal is SGD600 (SGD10 x 20 + SGD50 x 8).
For an extensive list of withdrawal denominations, check them out below:
- SGD100 = SGD2 x 50
- SGD300 = SGD10 x 30
- SGD500 = SGD50 x 10
- SGD600 = SGD10 x 20 + SGD50 x 8
If you are reserving a time slot for new notes exchange via the online reservation system, you will be able to choose from denominations of SGD2, SGD10 and SGD50, as well as collect your new and good-as-new notes on your preferred dates and timings at all full-service branches.
Other DBS/POSB locations to obtain new notes
If none of these ATMs is convenient for you, you can still opt to go the traditional way and obtain your new notes at all DBS/POSB full-service branches, except for DBS Marina Bay Sands branch and DBS Woodlands Service Centre branch.
Special priority queues for the elderly and those with special needs will be available. You will also be able to use the SMS ‘Q’ notification service option to request for a queue number via SMS prior to visiting the branch and receive notifications on the availability of new notes.
Get free DBS/POSB red packets
If you are collecting and withdrawing your new or good-as-new notes at a DBS/POSB branch or pop-up ATM, remember to collect two sets of DBS/POSB red packets!
This year, the bank has launched its first-ever dual-branded DBS and POSB red packets, where DBS’ and POSB’s mascots are featured together on environmentally-friendly paper derived from sustainable sources. Eco-themed greetings and tips are also printed on each packet.
You can also do your part for the environment and recycle your old red packets after Chinese New Year at all DBS/POSB branches across Singapore, accessible during branch operating hours. Bins at selected branches will be accessible 24 hours daily.