PayMaya, the digital financial services unit of PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. has announced that their users can now enjoy cashless transaction at Uber even without the use of an actual credit card. That recent collaboration also lead to a great exciting promo, a first-of-its-kind in Southeast Asia.
Starting June 10 to July 10, 2016, PayMaya users who download an tried Uber for the first time will get 50% off on their first ride. All the need to do is use the promo code "PAYMAYAxUBER" and enjoy both Black Car and UberX rides for Metro Manila and Cebu. To avail the promo, PayMaya users should have at least 300 Pesos load in their account.
“At PayMaya, we strive to democratize what used to be available only for credit card and bank account holders. Before, only credit card users could experience Uber and the convenience of cashless transactions. Now with our exclusive Uber promo for PayMaya users, more Filipinos are given the chance to experience that digital lifestyle,” said Orlando Vea, President and CEO at PayMaya Philippines.
“PayMaya and Uber share the same vision of reliable services for all. For Uber, it’s reliable transportation everywhere, for everyone. For PayMaya, it’s digital payments made available for everyone, anywhere. Together, the synergies in payments and transportation will create an unparalleled commuting experience for users founded on convenience and reliability.” said, Laurence Cua, General Manager of Uber Philippines.
The benefits of going cashless with PayMaya
Aside from Uber, PayMaya is a first of its kind all-in-one and the leading digital payment app in the country. To further explain it, PayMaya is free oline app that allows users to pay their bills online. You just need to download the PayMaya app via Google Play store or Apple App store and register to get a PayMaya virtual Visa account. It'll be more convenient, have less delays, be more controlled, and has better security as well.
PayMaya also have their own physical prepaid card that ca be used in stores worldwide that accepts Visa. There's also a variant with its own beep wallet that allow commuters to use ti for an MRT or LRT ride.
Paymaya also introduced an upgraded PayMaya annount which can be used for peer-to-peer money transfers and ATM withdrawals. It's reloadable and can be topped up at over 15,000 PayMaya reloading stations nationwide that includes SM Malls Business Centers, Robinsons Malls Business Centers, Bayad Centers, 7-Eleven stores with Cliqq kiosks, TouchPay Kiosks, and Smart Padala Centers, on top of online banking via BDO.
For more info on how to use PayMaya and etc. visit PayMaya's website now.