GCash said Friday it expanded its cross-border payment service to the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy.
The company said the cross-border payment service is part of the e-wallet’s strengthened collaboration and partnership with Alipay+ to offer a seamless and secure payment experience and real-time foreign exchange with no service fee, allowing customers to a hassle-free and rewarding travel experience abroad.
Among the key merchants and stores that can accept GCash via Alipay+ are Harrods, Liberty London and Harvey Nichols in the UK; Printemps in France; Müller and dm-drogerie markt in Germany; itTaxi and IVS Group, the leader in the vending machines market, in Italy.
“In line with our fervent commitment to make our customers’ everyday lives better and more convenient, we want to make sure that they can maximize their GCash account not only locally but wherever they are across the world,” said GCash president and chief executive Martha Sazon.
“We look forward to expanding to other markets abroad soon and to partner with even more merchants in 2023,” she said.
GCash is continuously expanding its international payment touchpoints in partnership with Alipay+. Aside from the European destinations, the Philippine e-wallet can be used to pay in select merchants across Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Qatar.
It is also making its services available to more Filipinos worldwide as the GCash app can now be used with international numbers in the US, UK, Canada, Japan, Italy and Australia.