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5 Reasons Why your PayMaya card is the Best Travel Partner

Apr 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM


Breathtaking sights and enriching experiences aside, one of the best parts of traveling is finally taking a break from the daily routine and just relax.

Even with a detailed itinerary and razor-sharp planning skills, sometimes things just don’t go according to plan. To keep stress at bay and help you have the best trip ever, good thing a reliable travel companion is always at reach, your PayMaya card!

Here are a few ways your PayMaya physical card can make traveling hassle-free!

#1 Worry less about overspending

 If you plan on traveling abroad on a budget, you can absolutely do that with your PayMaya card. Just add the exact amount you plan to spend on your account and use it without worrying about going overbudget.

Now you won’t ever have to come home to a dreaded credit card bill!

#2 Easily track and split group bills

 Travelers who have been on a group trip before have surely heard of the popular phrase, “Ikaw muna, bayaran na lang kita mamaya.” It’s when everyone seems to have no change and you’re forced to pay for everybody.

If you’ve been a ‘victim’ of this phrase in your past trips, your PayMaya card will make it easier for you! When you use it to pay for meals or shop, you can easily track your expenses via the PayMaya app which is accessible anywhere with internet connection. Your friends can also easily send their share using the PayMaya app. Collecting payments has never been this easy! Agree?

#3 Pay cashless for your meals or shopping hauls

When you travel abroad, one of the most common worries is running out of foreign currency. It would definitely be stressful especially if you can’t find money changing outlets in your area!

So here’s a travel tip, always keep your PayMaya card on hand. Instead of paying with cash or foreign currency, just use your PayMaya card when you pay in Visa or Mastercard-accepting restaurants and shops.

If you really need to pay in cash abroad, no worries. We still got you covered!  

#4 Withdraw foreign currency using your PayMaya card

 If you end up running out of foreign currency after all the eating and shopping you had, no problem. Just look for an ATM and withdraw cash using your PayMaya card. Yes, you read that right, your PayMaya card still works for withdrawals abroad. Note that higher withdrawal fees apply.  


#5 Easily replenish your PayMaya card’s credits

 Out of credits on your PayMaya card? Don’t fret! You can easily transfer funds from your mobile banking app to your PayMaya account in real time using Instapay.

You can also ask family and friends back home to send money to your PayMaya account!

 Now you’re all set for your next trip! Isn’t your PayMaya card just the best travel companion anywhere?

Make sure to share this helpful secret to your family and friends and influence them to get their own PayMaya card. They can get a PayMaya card in The SM Store Business Services, Robinsons Department Store Business Centers, LCC Supermarkets, Gaisano Capital Business Centers, and Selected Family Mart branches or via the PayMaya website! 

Here’s another bonus from us, if you keep using your PayMaya account, both app and card, you can earn raffle entries to the PayMaya Tara: The Ultimate Travel Adventure! Get a chance to experience an all-expense paid trip to a destination of your choice among Italy, Iceland and Croatia, South Korea, South Africa, and United Kingdom.

Don’t miss the chance to a FREE and amazing travel adventure with your barkada!

Visit for the latest promos and tips on how to make the most of your PayMaya.

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