Shop online using Globe GCash Amex Virtual Pay

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Notice: This article is not updated. Gcash Amex is now available thru GCash mobile app

GCash American Express (Amex) Virtual Pay is a prepaid virtual card linked to a GCash mobile wallet. This enables users to shop conveniently online, both from local and international sites that accepts American Express. It also provides added security in the form of a card that won’t get stolen, and a security code that is renewed at the owner’s convenience. GCash Amex Virtual Pay has been available since October 2012.

GCash American Express Virtual Pay

When you register to GCash American Express Virtual Pay, you will get the following:

  • A virtual prepaid card linked to your GCash wallet
  • A personalized U.S. address c/o My-ShoppingBox

To register to GCash American Express Virtual Pay:

GCash Amex register

  1. Login to your GCash Dashboard.
  2. Under Quick Links, click Register to GCash American Express Virtual Pay.
  3. Supply your email address, then click Register.
  4. You are now registered to GCash American Express Virtual Pay.
  5. You will receive two emails:
    1. Congratulations from GCash American Express Virtual Pay – this email contains a link to the digital handbook and instructions on how to view your card’s security code.
    2. My-ShoppingBox Account Activation – this email contains your My-ShoppingBox username, temporary password and a link to activate your account.
  6. Click the link from My-ShoppingBox email. Enter your My-ShoppingBox username and temporary password, then click Next.
  7. Enter a new password, your local address and telephone number, then click Next.
  8. Your My-ShoppingBox account is now active!

Where to find your personalized U.S. address and security code:

GCash Amex details

  1. Login to your GCash Dashboard and click Virtual Pay.
  2. Your personalized U.S. address and U.S phone number is shown here.
  3. Under Quick Links, click Request Security Code.
  4. GCash will send a text message containing the security code.

To buy online using GCash Amex:

  1. Before shopping, your GCash wallet must be funded. Transfer funds via online bank transfer, mobile phone banking, Bancnet ATMs, or by visiting any GCash outlet nationwide.
  2. Shop online at any local or international site that accepts American Express.
  3. Upon checkout, choose American Express as payment method. For the billing address, use the U.S address assigned by My-ShoppingBox.
  4. For the shipping address, you can use your Philippine address or the U.S. address assigned by My-ShoppingBox, whichever is convenient for you.

GCash Amex My-ShoppingBox
Shipping from My-ShoppingBox’s U.S. address to local address:

  1. Wait for My-ShoppingBox’s email confirming the delivery of your item to your personalized U.S. shipping address.
  2. Click the link in your email to view total shipping charges and authorize the shipment. You may choose to have your package shipped via air or sea freight.
  3. Click Authorize Shipment.
  4. Enter your local shipping address.
  5. Choose American Express as mode of payment and enter your Virtual Pay card details.
[Source: Globe Gcash Amex, The Islander Girl]

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7 Comments on Shop online using Globe GCash Amex Virtual Pay

  1. Thank you so much for posting this useful information. For some guidelines on How to Buy Apps from the App Store with Globe GCash check out this site.


  2. genevieve gloria February 16, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Hi ask ko lang if pwede po ba mag bayad ng Spotify thru GCash?


  3. John Reymar Villacrusis September 9, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    Tanong ko lang bakit kaya Invalid card number? Tama naman nilalagay ko.


  4. But there is no quick links section. They also never sent me an e-mail. How long does it take?


  5. Maria Luz de Castro August 1, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    Can GCash be used for online international transactions as debit card?


  6. Maari nyo rin gamitin ito sa Google Playstore at Apple Appstore. . Very cool…


  7. Alam nyo ba na pwede nang magbook ng Philippine Airline seats online gamit ang GCash AmEx? Recently ko lang din nalaman. Cool!


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