Saturday, December 7, 2013

Globe GCASH Brings Back Black Friday Sale to the Philippines

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Enjoy shipping rebates and shop-for-a-cause with GCash to match the rebates and donate to typhoon survivors.

The biggest U.S. sale is coming to the Philippines as Globe GCash teams up with American Express to bring back the Black Friday Sale to the country. Say goodbye to long lines this shopping season and hello to great deals using GCash American Express Virtual Pay.

Black Friday is the biggest sale season in the U.S. where online stores offer products at their lowest prices, making it one of the highly-anticipated shopping events in the world. With GCash American Express Virtual Pay, Filipinos now have access to the huge discounts and deals online stores such as,, and, among others.


This year, GCash further ups the ante and allows customers to shop easy and ship easier with a shipping rebate from My Shopping Box until December 8, 2013. This Black Friday, subscribers may use their GCash American Express Virtual Pay to shop for sale items online and avail of up to 30% worth of shipping rebates for shipping fees paid from November 6 – December 8, 2013. These refunds include the standard 3-5% discount that all GCash AMEX Virtual Pay subscribers enjoy on their My Shopping Box shipments.

In line with this, GCash, under Globe Telecom’s Bangon Pinoy campaign, will also match all shipping rebates issued via My Shopping Box and donate the amount to typhoon Yolanda survivors.

“Bringing the U.S. Black Friday Sale once again to the Philippines is our early Christmas gift to Filipinos so they can enjoy big discounts as well as a more secure, convenient and hassle-free online shopping experience using GCash American Express Virtual Pay,” said Paolo Baltao, President of G-Xchange, Inc., the operator of GCash. “The experience gets bigger and better this year as we offer shipping rebates and refunds, making the Philippine version of the U.S. Black Friday Sale one of a kind. We’re also turning this year’s Black Friday Sale as a worthwhile endeavor with subscribers participating in a shop-for-a-cause as we will match the rebates and donate to typhoon survivors.”

GCash American Express Virtual Pay is a virtual card linked to a user’s GCash wallet that allows a secure way of shopping from online retail sites that accept American Express as mode of payment. GCash American Express Virtual Pay features low shipping charges and easy access of account information. It is also convenient to transfer funds to the GCash wallet by cashing in from the subscriber’s bank account or through any of over 7,000 GCash outlets nationwide. With the service, GCash users do not need to get an AmEx credit card or any other type of credit card. Instead, buyers can transfer funds to their GCash wallets corresponding to the amount that would be used for making their purchases from any online shop that accepts AmEx cards.

One advantage of the service is that the buyer will also be given a personalized U.S. address where the item can be delivered to. From this address, the item will then be shipped to the buyer’s preferred delivery address in the Philippines. This feature grants Filipinos direct access to exclusive U.S. goods from the Philippines.

To learn more about the GCASH AMEX Black Friday Sale and the mechanics, visit

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