Panda Express is celebrating the Lunar New Year by giving you a chance to send a “red envelope” to a friend, through February 28th, 2021.
On the Lunar New Year, it’s tradition to give the gift of a red envelope filled with money to friends and family. The envelopes symbolize good wishes and luck for the coming year.
Click here to customize and send a Red Envelope from Panda Express for the Lunar New Year.
Your loved one will get $2 off Firecracker Chicken breast with the purchase of a 2-entrée plate, and one free 22-oz drink. And you’ll get a free order of spring rolls to bring prosperity this Lunar New Year!
When you customize Panda Express’ Red Envelope you’ll have the chance to add augmented reality animations and a personal message.
When you’re done customizing it you’ll receive a link that you can email or share a different way.
When your recipient receives the link they will see the message, the animations in their space (via their phone’s camera) and a link to get the coupon.
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Some Fun Facts about the Lunar New Year Red Envelope
- The red color symbolizes good luck and prosperity in many East Asian cultures.
- The red envelope is called hóngbāo.
- Red envelopes are given to children, friends, family, colleagues and relatives.
- Only clean, crisp notes should be put into a red envelope. There are often long lines at banks as people line up to exchange their old bills for new ones.
- These days many people exchange digital red envelopes instead, with money that can be transferred to the recipients accounts, via their smartphones.
- It’s bad luck to give any denomination that includes the number 4, but good luck to include the number 8.
- Traditionally children kneel to receive their red envelope from older family members.
- Red envelopes are given and received with both hands.
- Red envelopes are not opened in the presence of the giver.
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