Reloadable Prepaid Cards in the Philippines

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2016-01-31 06:44:27
Comparison of the different prepaid/reloadable [cash] cards in the Philippines, or as more popularly known as "prepaid credit card".
CardProviderCard NetworkFeeFee NotesPayPalATMWithdrawReloadingNotesWebsiteLast update
Amore Visa PrepaidBPI-Ayala MallsVisa350 PHP
  • Non-consumable
  • Monthly Maintenance Fee: ₱100 -- computed starting on the 121st day after the expiry date; see: https://www.mybpimag.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=240&Itemid=281
Yes SendNoNo✔ Bank enrolment
✔ Bank OTC
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Contactless: Visa payWave
  • Smart chip: ✔
  • Free, unlimited use of Ayala lounge
http://www.bpicards.com/Cards/PrepaidDetails/502016-01-30 19:15:18
BDO Cash Card MasterCardBDOMasterCardYesYes✔ ATM
✔ Internet Banking-to-Cash Card
✔ Phone Banking-to-Cash Card
✔ Mobile Banking-to-Cash Card
  • Validity:
  • Request for "Cash Card MasterCard" specifically
https://www.bdo.com.ph/personal/accounts/cash-card2016-01-30 19:01:35
BDO Visa Travel Money CardBDOVisa- probably notYes Overseas ATMYes Overseas ATM
  • Validity:
  • Contactless: Visa payWave
  • Abroad use only
  • Can load 8 different currencies
  • Exchange rate locked at the time of loading
https://www.bdo.com.ph/personal/accounts/visa-travel-money-card2016-01-30 19:01:35
EastWest Prepaid CardEastWest BankVisa
  • Validity:
https://www.eastwestbanker.com/info/promo_prepaidcard.asp2016-01-22 12:58:48
GCASH [beep] MasterCardGlobe GCASHMasterCard150 PHP
  • Non-consumable
Yes SendNo Use the GCASH ATM cardYes Globe over-the-counter; GCASH-to-Bank; GCASH ATM card✔ Bank-to-GCASH
✔ Mobile-to-GCASH
✔ GCASH-to-GCASH
✔ Globe OTC
  • Validity: 5 years
  • Request for the beep version
  • Tied to GCASH (which requires a Globe/TM SIM)
http://www.globe.com.ph/gcash/products-and-services/gcash-mastercard2016-01-30 19:15:18
GCASH-AmEx Virtual PayGlobe GCASHAmerican Express250 PHP
  • Annual
  • Cardless/Virtual only
  • Waived $25.00 MyShoppingBox (with US address) annual fee: http://my-shoppingbox.com/home/gcash
Yes SendNo Use the GCASH ATM cardYes Globe over-the-counter; GCASH-to-Bank; GCASH ATM card✔ Bank-to-GCASH
✔ Mobile-to-GCASH
✔ GCASH-to-GCASH
✔ Globe OTC
  • Validity: as long as the annual fee is paid
  • Tied to GCASH (which requires a Globe/TM SIM)
  • Only accepts charge/transactions in US Dollar
  • Remittance via the GCASH mWallet
https://mygcash.globe.com.ph/gcashamex/2016-01-30 18:44:15
More Fun Visa Prepaid CardBPIVisa100 PHP
  • Non-consumable
Yes Send; ReceiveNoNo✔ Bank enrolment
✔ Bank OTC
  • Validity: 1½ years
  • Design can be personalized
http://www.bpicards.com/Cards/PrepaidDetails/462016-01-30 19:15:18
My ePrepaid MasterCardBPIMasterCard100 PHPYes SendNoNo✔ Bank enrolment
✔ Bank OTC
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Color: 2
http://www.bpicards.com/Cards/PrepaidDetails/372016-01-30 19:30:00
PayMaya Visa [Card]SmartVisa100 PHP
  • Fee is for the physical card (blue), which is optional
  • Consumable
  • Virtual PayMaya (green) is free
Yes SendYesYes ATM; PayMay-to-PayMaya (upgrade required)✔ 7-eleven stores with Cliqq kiosks
✔ Smart Money-to-PayMaya
✔ Robinson’s Department Stores
✔ SM Business Centers
✔ BDO online/mobile banking
✔ Smart Padala (selected)
✔ Complete list: https://bit.ly/PayMayaLoadUp
  • Validity: 4 years
  • Other fees: ₱15 for every ₱1,000 (e.g. ₱25 load = ₱15 fee; ₱1,001 load = ₱30 fee; ₱2,544 load = ₱45 fee)
  • Physical card (blue) comes with built-in beep
  • Free ₱100 beep load (different from the consumable card fee)
https://paymaya.com2016-01-30 19:15:18
PSBank Prepaid MasterCardPSBankMasterCardNo as of 2016-01-21YesYes
  • Validity:
  • an ATM card
  • a debit card
  • a remittance card
  • an Internet cash card
https://www.psbank.com.ph/content/personal-banking/other-products-and-services/psbank-prepaid-mastercard2016-01-30 10:31:48
Smart MoneySmartMasterCard100 PHP
  • Fee is for the optional physical card
  • Non-consumable
Yes SendYesYes ATM; Smart Money-to-Smart Money;Smart over-the-counter✔ Smart OTC
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Tied to Smart SIM
  • Physical card is by request
  • Remittance card
http://smart.com.ph/money2016-01-31 04:43:13
YAZZ CardMetrobank CardVisa300 PHP
  • ₱50.00 consumable
YesYesYes MBTC and PSBANK ATMs✔ Load it!
✔ SM Payment Center
✔ SM Prepaid kiosks
  • Validity:
  • Other fees: Withdrawal ₱20
  • Smart chip: ✔
https://www.yazzcard.com2016-01-30 14:20:11
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