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

Easy 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

An Effective Guide to Over-the-Counter GCash Cash-in Channels

For some people, there is really a need for sending or receiving money via remittance outlets or pawnshops like Palawan Express Pera Padala, Cebuana Lhuillier, Tambunting, and Villarica. It is the bread and butter of OFWs and the majority of people who don’t have any bank accounts. And unfortunately, they don’t really have a proper … 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

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