Using GCash to Pay for your Nintendo eShop Games (Switch, Switch Lite)

As quarantine has become the norm all over the world, doing recreational activities like cooking or baking, playing Nintendo Switch, or watching Netflix at home has become the activity of choice for most people. Coincidentally, GCash minimum active user numbers have also skyrocketed during this quarantine. This is due to the fact that it is … Read more

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites (Lazada, Shopee, Carousell, Zalora)

E-commerce has been on an upswing for a while now, even before the quarantine. Now, it’s as strong as ever due to enterprising Filipinos who are leveraging the cheaper fees of delivery services like Grab/Lalamove. Coupled with increased usage of digital wallets like GCash, there is no other way but up for e-commerce and for … Read more

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

How to Buy Groceries Using GCash (Robinson’s, SM, Puregold and Others)

Lately, groceries and supermarkets have been put on a spotlight, as everyone needs to do grocery runs during ECQ. It is good to know that we can also use the cashless route when paying for groceries, even though the lines can be long because of the social distancing scheme. We don’t need to pay using … Read more

How to Cash-in from your Bank Account (and Unlock Higher Wallet Limits)

As we go towards Week 4 of the Community Quarantine, I’m getting some comments about creating a tutorial for people with bank accounts. As we all know, it’s currently a bit troublesome to go for over-the-counter cash-in options because of the different schedules for each location. So for many people, there is no choice but … 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

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

Mastering GCash Mastercard

The GCash Mastercard (MC) is pretty versatile. It’s probably the only analog part of GCash, the app since we can use it to make all of our digital money into something tangible, like real cash. How does GCash Mastercard work? GCash MC is a debit card. Debit cards are different from credit cards that when … Read more