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

GCash and Robinsons

Robinsons malls and supermarkets are one of the biggest, respectively in the Philippines. Robinsons own a lot of different brands and with their partnership with GCash, make them one of the largest partners. Some brands that are under the Robinson’s Retail Holdings, Inc (RRHI) include: Robinsons Department Store Robinsons Supermarket Handyman True Value Ministop True … 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

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

Using GCash to Pay for Streaming Sites (Youtube, Netflix, IFlix, HBO Go, and others)

I am currently writing this while being compelled to work from home due to the community quarantine. It can get boring at home (or hectic when you have a toddler who wants to go out and play) but at least my family is safe. Hopefully yours is as well. If not, my prayers are out … 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