Islamabad’s Centaurus Mall reverts to standard coupon practice with exemptions

  • Famous television, sports personalities, and high-level officials have been exempted under fresh refundable coupon policy

ISLAMABAD – The capital’s lavish Centaurus shopping mall has reverted to its standard practice of entry coupons after facing a backlash from the public over ‘non-refundable’ coupons worth Rs 500.

According to a statement issued by the shopping center, the policy of collecting non-refundable amount was opted to satisfy the customers who felt uncomfortable while shopping during the Eid days (gazetted days).

Centaurus also announced that it was reverting to the original policy of refundable coupon with a few exemptions, a list of which was also uploaded.

Interestingly, the list gives go ahead to famous personalities of television and sports besides law enforcement agencies, member of bar councils, bank employees, Islamabad club, Gun and Country Club members and others.

The mall that charged non-refundable and non-adjustable Rs500 during Eid days includes a 36-floor hotel, three 23-floor residential and office towers and a five-storey shopping mall with three skyscrapers.

The shopping plaza has sporadically faced ire of social media for alleged ‘class discrimination’.