GCash with Online and Offline Drugstores

Lately, I’ve noticed that more and more people have grown to become accustomed to having their orders delivered. I think this is or will be the new normal for quite some time, even after this quarantine ends. As such, we have online shops becoming more popular. Drugstores are no different. I’ve thought of having a … Read more

How to Pay Online Supermarkets Using GCash

During this quarantine period, one of the most tedious and tiring things to do is to line up for a grocery run. Sometimes, I would line up for hours just to be able to go inside the mall or the supermarket itself. Then afterward, there’s another line for the cashier. You need to be prepared … Read more

Puregold and GCash

Puregold, the go-to supermarket of every Filipino, always provides the lowest priced items commonly used in households. They are the best place to buy retail goods for a sari-sari store business, for any kind of small business, or for the daily needs of a family. What we don’t know about Puregold is its commitment to … Read more

Paying with GCash in Food Delivery Apps (Grabfood, foodpanda, Lalamove)

Currently, since we are in quarantine, one of the most sought after resources is food, and as such we can see a lot of people using delivery services in buying and ordering food. The other day, I was walking to pick up delivery outside and I passed by a fast-food restaurant. I saw a lot … Read more

How to Pay via GCash in Delivery Services (Lalamove and Grab)

Oftentimes we think that our delivery/logistics services can only support plain old cash for payments to drivers. But for some providers like Lalamove and Grab, we can actually use our bank debit cards as payment, and as an extension, we can also use our GCash Mastercards and AMEX Virtual Pay as payment options as well. … Read more

Using AMEX Virtual Pay in GCash for Online Purchases

As we increasingly do our transactions online, it has become obvious that a credit/debit card is becoming more of a necessity especially since there are a lot of online shops now out there. Unfortunately, not everyone has a credit card. And that is especially so for a majority of Filipinos. We could use our own … Read more

How to Fully Use GCash in 7-11 / 7-Eleven

As 7-11 (or 7-Eleven) is one of the most mainstream convenience stores in the Philippines, you can not only buy food and alcohol but also pay for bills and load using the Cliqq machine. But if you ask me, I think Japan still holds the gold standard for convenience stores with its ATMs, photocopiers, magazines, … Read more

Enabling GCash Payments in Google (via Play Store, Youtube, etc.)

Buying something in the Google ecosystem without a credit or debit card is a bit of a hassle — even if we have options in the form of GCash Mastercard or the AMEX Virtual Pay within the GCash app. Sometimes people don’t have their Mastercard cards with them. Using AMEX Virtual Pay is sometimes bothersome … Read more