PayMaya Forwards Scan-To-Pay Cashless Payment with The SM Store

PayMaya Philippines, in partnership with The SM Store, lead retail industry transformation with another method of cashless payment – via PayMaya QR scan-to-pay technology!

Together, they are redefining the shopping experience in the Philippines with a new campaign to provide added convenience and delight to customers through a nationwide 10% rebate on all purchases made using PayMaya QR.

SM PayMaya QR

The SM Store, PayMaya lead retail industry transformation
with cashless payments

Pay with PayMaya QR – Get 10% Off + Win iPhone X

To encourage more Filipinos to experience cashless convenience, PayMaya is offering an introductory promo where shoppers can get a 10% rebate (up to P100 per branch per day) on their purchases whenever they pay using PayMaya QR at all branches of The SM Store from January 15 to April 15, 2018. For every Php 1,000 spend, shoppers also get the chance to win an iPhone X.

Be it the latest fashion items, toys, shoes or home products, Filipinos can now easily pay for all their shopping finds at The SM Store with just their phones with the help of PayMaya QR.

We are happy to have a new way to make shopping more convenient for our shoppers,” said The SM Store President Chelo C. Monasterio. “The retail landscape is changing, and The SM Store is proud to lead the way with partners like PayMaya.

PayMaya QR The SM Store

How to Use PayMaya QR @ The SM Store

How to Use PayMaya QR for Payments in The SM Store

Getting a PayMaya account is easy. All you need to do is Download the PayMaya App and register for a PayMaya account!

Afterwhich, shoppers at The SM Store can just open their PayMaya App, tap the “Scan” button, and point their phones at the special QR codes displayed at The SM Store’s Mobile Pay lanes to complete their transactions.

Again, here is a listing on how to register and how to use the PayMaya QR to pay at The SM Store:

  1. Download the PayMaya App on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store
  2. Register for an account using any mobile number from a Philippine mobile network
  3. Load up their account in any of the more than 15,000 PayMaya load-up touchpoints nationwide.
  4. Scan” QR feature within the app to instantly pay for their purchases.

PayMaya’s cashless system has been made available since December 2017 in all branches of The SM Store nationwide.

More and more Filipinos are using cashless payments with PayMaya, and we’re excited to work with like-minded companies such as SM in innovating on the retail shopping experience with the help of our payment technologies. With companies like SM taking the lead, we’ll see PayMaya QR in a lot more stores and establishments all around the country,” said Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chairman at PLDT, Smart, Voyager, and PayMaya.

Paying with PayMaya is also made more convenient with load-up options at all SM Business Services inside The SM Store. Account holders can also load up their PayMaya accounts at 7-Eleven, ExpressPay, TouchPay kiosks, Palawan Pawnshops, Shopwise, Wellcome, 2Go outlets, Petron stations along NLEX, and Smart Padala centers, as well as through Unionbank ATMs and RCBC retail online banking.

Cashless Philippines

PayMaya’s partnership with The SM Store for QR-based payments builds on its trailblazing initiative of building a “Cashless Philippines” in line with National Retail Payment System initiative led by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas that aims to increase the share of electronic transactions in the country by 20% in 2020.

SM has been an early partner of PayMaya as a load-up center for our customers, as well as a valued partner of our Smart Padala remittance service. This is a natural progression of our collaboration as we make it easier for our customers to use their PayMaya accounts anywhere they are in the country. We thank our partners like SM for helping accelerate cashless adoption among consumers,” said Orlando B. Vea, President and CEO at PayMaya Philippines.

To support this vision, PayMaya has launched game-changing innovations including PayMaya QR. Various merchants are now equipped with the payments technology, including all Smart Stores nationwide, food parks like The Yard Timog, Pioneer Street Market, and Hue Hotel and Resorts and Station X in Boracay, as well as establishments such as Fairmont Makati and Army Navy, among many others.

Today, PayMaya is also the largest online and mobile acquirer in the Philippines, powering card payment acceptance of some of the biggest e-Commerce retailers in the country, including the likes of Lazada, Zalora, Philippine Airlines, and Cebu Pacific. Most recently, PayMaya has enabled McDonald’s to accept card payments in its restaurants and online delivery card acceptance will also be available soon.

PayMaya App

Payment Verification from the PayMaya App

PayMaya Philippines, the country’s pioneer and leader in cashless payments, is the digital financial services arm of PLDT’s Voyager Innovations. Know more about PayMaya’s products and services for consumers and businesses, visit www.paymaya.com.

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Try PayMaya PhilippinesPayMaya QR at The SM Store nearest you and share with us your experiences in using the scan-to-pay cashless payment technology in the comment section below!

About Jonel Uy

Jonel Uy is the Chief Creative of GadgetGambit.com. Hailing from UP Diliman with a degree in Computer Science, he is also the Managing Director of Blogger Circles Inc. engaging and amplifying social media campaigns for brands. On Mondays, he teaches information technology classes at a local college.
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