QR Code payment via PayMaya app now available in Ministop

Forgot your wallet or coin purse? If your phone has the PayMaya app, you can make instant, cashless transactions at Ministop stores. Just use the PayMaya app to scan the store’s QR code to complete the purchase. PayMaya is the first in the country to implement a QR-based payment system, allowing more to experience digital payment convenience. Merchants, on the other hand, don’t need to invest in a point-of-sale systems to accept digital payments from customers. It’s a win for both customers and businesses.

PayMaya QR is

  • Fast – Whip out your smartphone, launch the PayMaya app, scan to pay, and you’re all good.
  • Safe and Secure – PayMaya is regulated by the Bank Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). You can be sure your money’s in safe hands.
  • Reliable – Each merchant uses a unique QR code, so the info you get from the scan is correct. You won’t be sending your payment to the wrong people.
  • Free – How much do you pay to use PayMaya QR? Nothing. It’s completely free: no charges, services fees, or anything

QR payment via the PayMaya app is initially available at Ministop Cyberscape Alpha and Ministop Cyberscape Beta, but will be rolled out to more sites and stores in soon.

Instant, cashless payments via PayMaya QR code scanning is now available at Ministop.

Ministop is the latest retail merchant to adopt PayMaya’s QR-based payment technology. This technology has been rolled out across the country in Smart Stores, in communities (starting with canteens in partner schools like STI) and in commercial establishments in cashless cities (such as Muntinlupa and Malabon); and in popular merchants within SmartSpots already enabled by WiFi connectivity in key cities such as Baguio, Cebu, and Davao.

L-R: Donna Leoncio, AVP for Merchandising, Ministop; Thelma Roxas-Jacob, General Manager, Ministop; Raymund Villanueva, Head of Issuing, PayMaya Philippines; and Spencer Romano, Manager, PayMaya Philippines.

“We are building a cashless ecosystem all around the country that will help propel the Philippines as a leader in the global digital economy,” said Paolo Azzola, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director at PayMaya Philippines.

Find out how PayMaya QR can benefit you as a consumer or merchant at qr.paymaya.com.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.