Year of the Pig this 2019 Chinese New Year comes February 5 and it has been a Chinese tradition to share blessings with “Ang Pao”, the red paper envelope that contains money which symbolizes as good fortune. The lucky number 8 associates GOOD LUCK in the Chinese culture since it sounds similar to a Chinese word that means “wealth”. GCash the leading mobile wallet in the Philippines holds a special Chinese New Year promo for its customers by simply using GCash, users can now send “digital Ang Paos” worth any value starting from P1.00 to at least two other users from February 1 – 14, 2019 will get a chance to win a cash prize of P88,888.88! There are also other rewards that ranges from P1.88 up to P8,888.88.
How to send Ang Pao
Open the GCash App, select Send Money, and select Send Ang Pao. A customer must select at least two recipients of a minimum of P1.00, enters a Chinese New Year’s greeting, and select one of the plenty Ang Pao designs. GCat the official mascot of GCash is also there!
Mynt President and CEO Anthony Thomas says,“With GCash’s new Ang Pao feature, we enable the digitalization of the traditional red envelope for faster and more convenient distribution to our customers. Now, they can send digital red envelopes to anyone in the Philippines within seconds”.
Also known as the Spring Festival in China, the Chinese New Year is a major date celebrated in communities around the world, with the 5th of February marking the Year of the Earth Pig. GCash’s special CNY offers follow the customs during the festival, where it’s traditional to share good luck through red paper envelopes which contain money.
Update to the latest version of the GCash App or download from the App Store or from Google Play to experience the time-limited Ang Pao promo.
For more details, visit www.gcash.com/ang-pao-promo. Gong Xi Fa Cai!
*Ang Pao redeemable only once per day
How to avail GCash for new users
Getting a GCash account is easy. Just download the GCash App for free from the App Store or from Google Play and sign up for an account. Alternatively, you can look for @gcashofficial on Messenger and sign up.
How to reload GCash
To fund any GCash account, simply visit over 16,000 GCash partner outlets nationwide. 7-Eleven, SM Business Centers, Robinson’s Business Centers, Puregold branches, and Villarica Pawnshop branches are the most convenient anytime anywhere. Just tell the cashier to cash-in to their GCash account. Cashing-in to a GCash account is FREE of charge.
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