A Comparison of Different Buy Load Platforms (GCash / Paymaya / Coins.ph / GrabPay / Shopee / Lazada)

I thought about summarizing all of the different buy load offerings of the most common digital wallets we have currently. And here we have it. I tried to be as exhaustive as possible. I also did not include some of the things that didn’t seem to be considered as “load”. I also included coupons as … Read more

How to Contact GCash Support Without Waiting in Line

Sometimes it is really a big hassle trying to get in touch with an agent via phone. As GCash gets more mainstream, voice support becomes more and more difficult to get. Thankfully, not everything needs to go via this channel. How to Reach out to GCash Support via Website or Help Center What are the … Read more

Palawan Express Pera Padala: A Foolproof GCash Guide

I’ve seen how Palawan Express Pera Padala is popular for remittances. Whenever I pass by one Palawan Pawnshop branch, there is always a line. Perhaps this is because it has the lowest rates for any remittance center in the Philippines. But sometimes I wonder, why don’t people turn to other services that have no fee? … Read more

Linking and Cashing-in from Paypal to GCash

Paypal is a boon especially for online sellers. You can receive any amount in any currency without opening a bank account for that currency in that country. Another advantage of Paypal is that you can link your bank account directly from Paypal. There are no account numbers or anything to remember, you can just send … Read more

All About Over-the-Counter Cash-ins (Palawan, Cebuana, Villarica, LBC, Robinson’s)

For some people, there is really a need for sending or receiving money via remittance outlets or pawnshops like Palawan Pawnshop, Cebuana, Tambunting and Villarica. It is the bread and butter of OFWs and for the majority of people who don’t have any bank accounts. And they don’t really have a proper alternative. But the … 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. AMEX sometimes is bothersome because you need … Read more

A Quick Review of the UnionBank app and Cashing in with GCash

The UnionBank app is currently the most progressive banking app in my opinion. Compared with other banking apps, in terms of user friendliness and number of features, no one beats this. This is also one of the few local banking apps that allow the opening of savings accounts within the app itself. The only other … Read more

An In-depth Explainer for Cash-in and Cash out

Cashing in and out is definitely an important feature of any digital wallet – no matter what, you would need to convert to and from physical money. A lot of the things mentioned here can be seen from the GCash Support site, but I’ve summarized and added some more things in this post to be … Read more

A GCash Guide for Merchants

I’ve seen a lot of guides about GCash users, but not so much about GCash merchants. Currently, there is no better time when e-commerce has a lower barrier for entry and everyone is delving into e-commerce due to the pandemic. It’s a good thing that GCash allows you flexibility since as a digital wallet app, … Read more