The approximately two million Filipinos living and working in the US will now be able to use MoneyGram to send money via Visa Direct either on MoneyGram’s website or mobile app, to any PayMaya account holder in the Philippines using their 16-digit Visa physical or virtual card number.
Visa has partnered with Shopee to help support local small businesses who are selling on e-commerce platform. The tech firms will be creating campaigns to enable Visa cardholders to avail discounts when they shop at local merchants in Shopee.
The Visa survey also showed 73 percent of Filipino consumers said they are most likely to increase or sustain their current online shopping, similar to global shoppers (72 percent).
The fee is a direct charge of its payment partners MasterCard and Visa, according to GCash.
At stake is a trip for two to Tokyo including accommodation for four days and three nights.
This is according to the results of Visa’s 2019 Consumer Payment Attitudes Study.
Visa’s targeted network of 700 contactless payment terminals across 16 locations around the country now includes Robinsons departments stores and supermarkets.