Smart Padala  by PayMaya makes remittances easier with new service 



Collecting your remittance has never been easier! You can now walk in and collect funds sent by your loved ones at any of the over 40,000 Smart Padala agents across the country with Smart Padala by PayMaya’s Claim Anywhere service. 

With this new Claim Anywhere service, all the sender needs  to do is to provide the recipient’s mobile number,  and the funds can  easily  be claimed  by their recipient  at any  Smart Padala  agent anywhere in  the country.  

This new service makes receiving money  much  easier and hassle-free. Best of all – customers don’t have to pay additional charges  on top of the transaction fee  to avail of  this convenient  option.  Smart Padala by PayMaya customers just need to follow these simple steps:   

  1. The sender  goes  to a  Smart Padala  agent and chooses the Claim​ Anywhere  service  to send money.  
  2. The sender provides  his ID, the  recipient’s name and mobile number,  as well as the funds  and transaction fee. 
  3. Both sender and receiver will receive a text message confirmation with the claim reference number.  
  4. The receiver provides the claim reference number to  any  Smart Padala  agent to claim  the funds.   
Once customers have already claimed their remittance, they can also pay for their  utility or government  bills or buy  prepaid load at their trusted  Smart Padala  agent to save time and effort in lining up at another bills payment counter.  

“The launch of our new Claim Anywhere service underscores  Smart Padala  by  PayMaya’s  commitment to providing a truly  PadaLapit Lang  experience to Filipinos, especially during this critical time when receiving remittances in a safe, convenient, and timely manner is of the utmost importance,” said  Shailesh Baidwan, PayMaya President.   

“With  Smart Padala’s  extensive network of agent touchpoints covering 92% of the cities and municipalities across the country,  it is now easier for our  suki  to claim the much-needed funds from their loved ones, wherever they are  in the country,”  he  added. 

PayMaya is the only end-to-end digital payments ecosystem enabler in the Philippines, with platforms and services that cut across consumers, merchants, communities, and government. As of end-March 2021, it provides more than 35 million Filipinos with access to financial services through its consumer platforms. Customers can conveniently pay, add money, cash out or remit through its over 250,000 digital touchpoints nationwide. Its Smart Padala by PayMaya network serves as last-mile digital financial hubs in communities, providing the unbanked and underserved access to digital services. Through its enterprise business, it is the largest digital payments processor for key industries in the country, including "everyday" merchants such as the largest retail, food, gas, and eCommerce merchants, as well as government agencies and units. 

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