Globe GCASH, American Express bring Black Friday to the Philippines

Written by Russell Co. Posted in Internet, News, Promo

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Published on November 22, 2012 with No Comments

We’ve always heard about Black Friday, the massive discount shopping day in the US where malls offer large discounts on consumer products. Some of us have been quite envious over the years, hearing about dirt cheap prices for our favorite gadgets and whatnot. Well looks like we won’t be drooling over the savings anymore as Globe GCASH has partnered with American Express to bring the Black Friday Sale to our shores through the GCASH American Express Virtual Card.

“For many years, shoppers in the US have enjoyed massive savings on great products as
a result of ‘Black Friday. Now Filipinos can too,” said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu.

You can now take advantage of the new GCASH American Express Virtual Card to avail of the huge discounts offered by the biggest online shopping sites such as Best Buy, K-Mart, Target, and Amazon. The Virtual Card is linked to your existing GCASH mobile wallet and lets you pay for your purchases conveniently and securely at online stores that accept American Express.

No need to worry about retailers not shipping to the Philippines as the service will  “provide you with a personalized US address where your goods can be delivered and from there, you can have them shipped to the Philippines right to your doorstep at very low shipping rates,” said Paolo Baltao, President of G-Xchange, Inc., a subsidiary of Globe Telecom.

If you don’t already have one, getting the GCASH American Express Virtual Card quite easy as you simply have to register your GCASH walelt and email address at Once your account is validated, you’ll receive your virtual card number, personalized US shipping address, and other info you need to start your Black Friday shopping. First-time subscribers get a one month free trial and you can continue with your subscription by paying as low as P250 a year via GCASH or your postpaid bill.

So what are you waiting for? Register now and get set for some of the biggest discounts this year at the Black Friday Sale, to be held on November 23 in the US.