Dec 16, 2017

PayMaya in Messenger

Did you know that you can now send money as easy as chatting on Facebook Messenger?
PayMaya on Messenger Welcome Message
Yes, you heard that right! Sending money is now as easy as 1-2-3 because PayMaya is now on Messenger. Aside from sending money, PayMaya on Messenger allows you to pay bills and buy loads with discounts. 

One of the things that I like about using PayMaya on Messenger is the ease of paying my bills. 
These are the list of companies that accepts PayMaya payments.

Last Tuesday,  I tried paying my Sun Postpaid Account and I was so happy because of the effortless transaction. Since, the transaction was very fast, I tried paying all my other bills and it only took a few minutes to complete every transaction.


With regards to safety, every transaction you make will require your Facebook password. So please keep yours safe and secure. 

Do you want to experience paying your bills using PayMaya on Messenger? Download the PayMaya app now and link your account to Messenger. Make sure you have the latest Messenger app to make this work. 

Moreover, did you know that you can you can earn P50 credits when you refer a friend with PayMaya? 

Here’s how to refer and earn: 

1. Access your PayMaya account in Messenger by visiting this link: http://pymy.co/get50 

2. Click on the promo notification and share the promo message to your Messenger contacts (open to both Smart and Globe subscribers).

3. Alternatively, you can also click on “Promos” in the menu and select “Refer Friends, Get P50” to access the promo message which you can share to your friends. 

4. Each time a friend successfully opens or links a PayMaya account in Messenger, you (sender) will get P50 in your PayMaya account. Your friend (receiver), in return, will also receive P50 in his/her PayMaya account. 

5. Users can only share the promo message to up to 25 friends, and can then earn a maximum of P1,250 worth of incentives (maximum of 25 successful referrals only)

6. Rewards will be credited to both the sender and receiver within one to three business days after the PayMaya account has been created/linked. The promo will run from December 6 to December 19, 2017.Visit this link for more details.

Promo rules:
 1. The promo is only available to senders/receivers who have Facebook/Messenger accounts created before December 6, 2017.
2. Users must have a PayMaya account linked to Messenger before referring a friend in order to earn the incentive.
3. Rewards will not be given if a pre-existing PayMaya in Messenger user creates another account with a different number.
4. If a new user (receiver) is invited by multiple people, the referral will be attributed to the account (sender) who referred the new user last.
5. The promo message cannot be shared to a group of contacts or a Page (must be shared individually).
6. A user who is invited cannot unlink and relink accounts.
7. Any users who receive an invite and create/link a PayMaya account after the end of the promo will not receive any incentives.
8. The sender and the receiver cannot have the same PayMaya account. The receiver cannot link a PayMaya account that has been previously linked to another user’s Messenger account.
9. The promo is open to Android users only. For iPhone users stay tuned.

For more information about PayMaya, you may visit https://stories.paymaya.com/ You may also follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/PayMayaOfficial/ for updates on promos and exclusive treats.

Dec 11, 2017

#ShareTheLove this Christmas season with exclusive treats from PayMaya


[11 DECEMBER 2017] It’s a great time to be a PayMaya account holder this Christmas season with lots of discounts, rebates, and freebies coming your way. Use your PayMaya to shop and complete your holiday gift list so you can share the love to family and friends during this season of giving. 

“Christmas is a season of giving, and we’re happy to help our customers share the love over the holidays with PayMaya. This is our way of thanking our customers in helping us achieve a very fruitful year as the leader in digital payments in the Philippines,” said Paolo Azzola, PayMaya Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director. 

Spreading the Christmas cheer to all is also made easier with exclusive discounts to PayMaya account holders when they shop at Lazada and Zalora. Users can enjoy an additional 20% discount when they shop at Lazada until December 15 by using the code PYMYDEC

Meanwhile, fashionistas looking to complete their holiday outfits can look forward to a 20% discount this month when they shop at ZALORA, simply by entering the code PAYMAYAHOLIDAY upon checkout. The discount rises to as much as 25% during Zalora’s Online Fever sale event on December 12 to 15 with the code PAYMAYAFEVER25

These discounts are on top of the already deep discounts being offered by Lazada and Zalora this December. 

Get as much as P1,250 on referrals with PayMaya in Facebok Messenger.

With PayMaya, it’s easy to let your friends and loved ones know that you care about them. And with PayMaya in Facebook Messenger, both of you can feel the love as well! 

Simply sign up or link your existing PayMaya account in Facebook Messenger and refer friends to sign up too and you will both get P50 in your PayMaya accounts. 

To do this, all you have to do is share the promo link that you will receive from PayMaya in Messenger to up to 25 friends with Android devices to start earning the referral bonus. Subscribers of all mobile network in the Philippines may sign up until December 19 and get the bonus amount, which will be credited to their accounts in 2 to 3 business days. 

“All of these privileges highlight that paying with your PayMaya is now better than simply paying with cash. Using their PayMaya accounts, shopping online and in-store, sending money to others, and purchasing load or paying bills is easier than ever. We can’t wait to share even more exciting things and experiences exclusive to PayMaya account holders that we have in store for the coming months,” shared Raymund Villanueva, Issuing Head at PayMaya. 

Getting a PayMaya account is easy and instant. Just download the PayMaya app via iOS or Android and register. 

A million ways to #ShareTheLove 

With PayMaya, there are a million ways to share the love to your friends and family because all PayMaya app registrations, physical card activations, and purchases worth at least P1,000 from today until December 23 will earn raffle entries for PayMaya’s #MerryMillionaire promo. 

Users stand a chance to win P10,000 in the weekly draw and a whopping P1 million tax-free in the grand draw, which will give them even more reasons to spread the love to others this holiday season. 

And to make it even more convenient to load your account, PayMaya has further expanded its long list of loading partners to include all branches of Cebuana Lhuillier and ExpressPay, as well as the online banking platforms of RCBC and Metrobank. 

This is on top of the more than 15,000 top-up facilities already available nationwide such as Robinsons Department Store Business Centers, SM Business Services, TouchPay kiosks, 7-Eleven, Palawan Pawnshops, Shopwise, Wellcome, 2Go outlets, Petron stations along NLEX, and Smart Padala centers down to sari-sari stores in grassroots communities, and Unionbank ATMs. 

PayMaya Philippines, the country’s pioneer and leader in cashless payments, is the digital financial services arm of PLDT’s Voyager Innovations. To know more about its products and services, visit www.paymaya.com. [END]

Dec 10, 2017

Samsung Digital Appliances Merrier Christmas Deals



If you’re already on the hunt for the best holiday gifts for your family, look no further! Samsung Digital Appliances are designed with innovative features that deliver convenience and flexibility to your home. More than just appliances, they are reliable life partners that ensure your family gets the best care, and now you can easily purchase one of your own. 

From October 16 to January 31, 2018, enjoy discounts of up to 25% when you buy Samsung Digital Appliances at any Samsung authorized dealer. The good news doesn’t end there. Apart from premium appliances, Samsung’s Merrier Christmas Deals offers you the chance to earn as much as P7,000 worth of gift certificates from over 20 partner establishments—including Spiral at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Bluewater Resorts in Sumilon, Maribago, and Panglao, Belmont Hotels and Resorts, Zoobic Safari, Max’s Restaurant, and Kenny Rogers Roasters—when you purchase select models. 

The Samsung Digital Appliances are great investment pieces and are equipped with pioneering technologies that guarantee to take your homemaking experience to the next level—and what better time to test it out yourself than the busy holiday season? The award-winning[1] Samsung Wind-Free™ Air Conditioner is designed for a comfortable level of coolness without the unpleasant feeling of direct cold drafts so you can stay comfortably cool with your loved ones at home. 

Meanwhile, the highly-efficient AddWash Front Load Washing Machine affords you more time for moments that matter through its speed-washing and deep-cleaning settings, which cut down your laundry time without ruining your clothes’ quality. 

You can also enjoy a 5-star dining experience in the comforts of your own home with the finest of kitchen technology. 

The beautifully designed Samsung French Door Refrigerator maximizes storage capacity with expandable compartments and saves up to 46.9% energy[2] with its Digital Inverter Technology. The state-of-the-art Samsung Smart Oven, meanwhile, is equipped with the Hot Blast™ technology feature, that uses multiple air-holes that blow hot air onto your food. This ensures food is cooked evenly, keeping it crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. 

Hurry and avail of these freebies and discounts by heading to the nearest Samsung authorized dealer. For more promo details, visit samsung.com/ph/offer/merrierch ristmasdeals.

Nov 20, 2017

Seda Centrio Invites Diners to Taste the Flavor of Spain at the Misto

Starting November 9, Seda Centrio's signature restaurant, Misto, will cross international borders and pique diners' appetite with a number of Spanish dishes on its evening buffet by Executive Sous Che Robert Ortiz. The newest offering features an extensive spread, combining traditional and contemporary to fine effect and satisfy the Filipono palate --- transforming your regular dinner into time of adventure and discovery.
Paella Marinara - Seafood Paella that showcases the richness of the ocean
Chef Robert has over 6 years culinary experience both locally and in abroad. He has worked as part of the culinary team in a Los Angeles restaurant, exposing him to different cuisines and cultures. He also was a consultant of the well-known, Sans Rival Restaurant in Dumaguete. Coming to Cagayan de Or, he takes inspiration from his experiences and creates his own unique and creative twists on both local favorites and international classics. 

For this food promotion, Chef Robert showcases well- loved dishes hailing from the culinary regions of Spain --- including Gambas al ajillo, Albondigas and Paella Marinera. Despite having an intense influence in a majority of Filipino specialties, Chef Robert promises diners of that authentic Spanish experience.

Albondigas - It originated in Spain and it means a spicy tomato meat ball stew

The menu boasts itself of Asian twists, revisits traditional Castilian flavors and features inventive dishes such as Grilled Eggplant with Tomato Vinaigrette/ Dicerning diners a;ways expect innovation in the menus served them, says Ortiz, and thus, we have planned to come up with different culinary themes for them to try out, Spanish being one of the firsts.
Gambas al ajillo - is a Spanish popular dish found primarily in the south and center of Spain. The primary ingredients consists of shrimp, garlic, and olive oil.
Misto, an Italian word for "mixed", offers dishes to please the palate of global travelers as well as highligthing specialties linked to the local culture. The Flavors of Spain promotion is under the Themed Dinner Buffets happening weekly and allows of infusion of new entrees and other dishes that Kagay-anons would surely enjoy and come to love.


Nov 8, 2017

Voyager brings the biggest online deals to Filipinos for Singles’ Day


​[08 NOVEMBER 2017] - Pinoy online shoppers will have a blast this month picking out their Singles’ Day wish lists and purchasing them at huge discounts with the help of various digital apps and platforms from Voyager Innovations and its business arms which includes PayMaya Philippines, FINTQnologies, Inc. (FINTQ), hatch, and Takatack Technologies. 

To kick things off this November, PayMaya is giving its users an exclusive 11% rebate from all their purchases on November 11, also known as Singles’ Day. Originating from China, Singles’ Day was established as a way for Chinese male and female individuals to celebrate being single, and turned into one of the biggest e-Commerce events anticipated annually the world over. PayMaya users can use their Visa cards, Smart Mastercards, and in-app virtual cards to qualify for the 11% rebate whenever they make purchases in-store or online, whether they’re in the Philippines or abroad. 

The biggest online shopping discounts 
Aside from the Singles’ Day rebate promo, PayMaya is also giving all its users a massive 20% discount for the entire month of November for three of the country’s biggest online shopping destinations – Lazada, Zalora and Takatack.


For Lazada, shoppers only have to key in the promo code PYMYNOV upon checkout to get an extra 20% discount for a minimum purchase of only P500, valid for use multiple times with a maximum discount of P400 per transaction. This will prove useful for Lazada’s Online Revolution shopping event, where Filipinos stand a chance to get big discounts on their favorite items and wish lists.


Meanwhile, for Zalora, all they have to do is key in PAYMAYAHOLIDAY when they make purchases worth at least P1,000 to get 20% off upon checkout. They can use the code multiple times for the whole month of November to help them complete their OOTDs! 

In addition, shoppers can also get a huge 30% discount across all items when they shop at Takatack, the largest online discovery platform of Voyager, from November 9 to 11, where they can get a maximum discount of P2,000 for purchases with free shipping for purchases above P2,000.


But when they use their PayMaya card to shop at Takatack this November, they can get an additional 20% off (maximum P500 discount) their purchase by entering the code 11+[First four digits of their PayMaya card] (ex. 114404)! This means they can get as much as 50% discount on items for Singles' Day weekend, from November 9-11. 

To complete the experience, when they register for an account on FINTQ's digital lending platform Lendr.com.ph, users will also automatically get a P150 discount voucher which they can also use for Lazada, as well as a promo code for an 11% discount which they can use to shop at Takatack. 

Shop without data charges 

To make Filipinos’ online shopping experience convenient and hassle-free, free Internet platform freenet has partnered with Lazada to give free data access to their app for Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers. This means they can shop to their heart’s content without having to worry about unintended data charges. 

All they have to do is download the freenet app on their Android or iOS device, register with their mobile number, and click the sidebar menu to turn on the Free Access toggle to begin setup. Once done, they can proceed to the Lazada app to enjoy a worry-free shopping experience without data charges. 

And to spice things up more this shopping season, freenet is rewarding shoppers with free MB credits whenever they download or access various Voyager platforms starting November 11. Simply download the PayMaya and Takatack apps or access the Lendr website under the “Missions” tab within the freenet app to get an instant 100MB credit, which they can use to purchase data packages from the freenet Shop. 

"This is our way of giving back to all our customers and partners. As we see adoption to our platforms grow, we hope more Filipinos get to enjoy the digital life and more businesses also get to benefit from the opportunities presented by digital. As the whole ecosystem grows, everyone grows too," said Orlando B. Vea, President and CEO at Voyager Innovations. 

Voyager Innovations, the digital innovations arm of PLDT and Smart, has been leading the way in enabling consumers and enterprises to access the digital life with its unique and comprehensive suite of platforms in the areas of financial services, eCommerce, and marketing technologies. Even if you're not in a relationship, it’s still going to be an awesome Singles' Day indeed–all thanks to various digital platforms from Voyager! 

Download PayMaya now
Android - https://goo.gl/9XYTsb 

Get freenet: 

Visit Takatack: www.takatack.com 
Sign up for Lendr: www.lendr.com.ph 

Note: 
PayMaya 11% on 11/11 promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 12606, Series of 2017. 
PayMaya and Lazada promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 16901, Series of 2017. 
PayMaya and Zalora promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 12966, Series of 2017. 
PayMaya and Takatack promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 13786, Series of 2017 
Lendr and Lazada promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 13652, Series of 2017. 
Lendr and Takatack promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 13774, Series of 2017. Takatack 30% discount promo per DTI-FTEB Permit No. 13868, Series of 2017.