Tips To Shop and Pay Wiser, Better This Year from Heart Evangelista and GCash

Runner Rocky

In its pilot GCash Spotlight episode, GCash ushered in its new era of financial progress together with its newest ambassador, Heart Evangelista.

GCash, the Philippines’ top finance app and largest cashless ecosystem, continues to revolutionize personal finance for all Filipinos by inspiring wiser, better spending, saving, and investing habits. 

According to Heart, GCash has become an integral part of her daily life, making shopping and saving “more fun and more sulit.” She adds, “I still love to express myself with the pieces I buy and invest in, but I've also been more financially smart, especially with how I shop. I'm looking for the best value for money and treat every purchase, no matter how small, as a smart investment.”

When asked about her top tips for managing finances while shopping, Heart emphasizes the importance of leveraging her "best way to pay” – GCash – and its products and features tailored to meet different needs and user preferences.
Heart Evangelista-Escudero and Boy Abunda talk about her most used GCash features during the GCash Spotlight event

1. Maximize convenience and access to deals when shopping online

As an avid online shopper who values a variety of options and seeks out the best deals, especially with her busy schedule, Heart maximizes her experience by gaining access to deals and discounts when she pays with GCash.

When users Pay Online with GCash, they can get access to special discounts and exclusive vouchers, all while ensuring security in their transactions, making it the ideal choice for discerning shoppers.

She shares, “I love buying things for my family, and of course that includes the treats and clothes of my furbabies, and many of the things I buy are readily available online so that helps me buy without any hassle. When I pay online with GCash, it’s simple, and it’s secure, so iwas sa online scams.”

2. Enjoy convenient in-store shopping by scanning to pay

Heart prioritizes convenience when it comes to payments, which is why she appreciates the simplicity of scanning QR codes through the GCash app at millions of merchants nationwide.

"Whether I'm dining out, grocery shopping, or indulging in retail therapy, it’s just so convenient to Scan-To-Pay with GCash, especially as I try to avoid bringing cash as much as possible," Heart explains.

3. Make shopping a fun, shared experience

Heart also enjoys shopping with GCash Express Send via Send Money, especially when shopping with Senator Chiz Escudero. As seen in her latest GCash film, they send each other “love” with shopping money, which adds an extra layer of enjoyment to their shopping experience.

“Whether it’s picking out items for each other or jointly deciding on purchases, I really enjoy a shared shopping experience,” Heart adds.

Through GCash Express Send, users can effortlessly send and receive money to other GCash users for free. Whether it's during the holiday season, on special occasions, or simply to express affection, Express Send via Send Money may be utilized to send “love” the way Heart does.
Heart shares how she uses GCash when shopping locally and abroad during the recent GCash Spotlight event.

4. Discover the best deals available

With GCash, users can unlock a world of opportunities for smart spending and exclusive offers, whether shopping in-store or online. Exciting deals await during the upcoming 3.3 sale, with GCash and its brand partners offering exclusive discounts and promos, including:

From March 1, users can collect exclusive GCash vouchers at the Voucher Center and enjoy P50 off with a minimum spend of Php 1,000.

Users can get access to deals up to 38% off on all gadgets when they pay with GCash online and shop via Lenovo’s official website.  

New users can enjoy 20% off with a minimum spend of Php 799 by using the code 2024GC20 upon check out. Another 18% off is available for users who checkout a minimum spend of Php 1,299 when they use the code 2024GC18.

With GCash, it’s never too late to manifest your best life, and take your dreams and goals to the next level. Learn more about how to shop smarter and embrace the possibilities that financial progress brings by streaming the first episode of GCash Spotlight featuring Heart Evangelista here. 03/05/2024 (The Lifestyle Portal)

About GCash

GCash (G-Xchange, Inc.) is the #1 Finance App in the Philippines. Through the GCash App, users can easily purchase prepaid airtime; pay bills at over 1,600 partner billers nationwide; send and receive money anywhere in the Philippines, even to other bank accounts; purchase from over 6M partner merchants and social sellers; and get access to savings,  credit, loans, insurance and invest money, and so much more, all at the convenience of their smartphones. GCash is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mynt (Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc.), the first and only duacorn in the Philippines which is a part of the country's leading digital solutions platform, Globe Group.

GCash is a staunch supporter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly UN SDGs 5,8,10, and 13, which focus on safety & security, financial inclusion, diversity, equity and inclusion as well as taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts, respectively.


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