PayMaya, Total partner for cashless payments in the Philippines

PayMaya, the financial services arm of PLDT’s Voyager Innovations, has partnered with the Philippine unit Total S.A. to enable cashless payments to its nearly 500 branches nationwide.

Total (Philippines) Corp. and PayMaya are kicking off their collaboration with the oil firm’s flagship service station in Alabang, allowing motorists and travellers to enjoy a more seamless cashless experience for paying for fuel, purchasing convenience store items, or buying on-the-go meals.

Under the partnership, Total Alabang will now accept cashless payments through the One by PayMaya all-in-one payments device and through its e-wallet app via PayMaya QR. Aside from offering cashless payment options at the fuel terminals, Total will also be deploying the same payment terminals to its Bonjour convenience store and Cafe Bonjour at the Alabang station.

PayMaya said more Total branches across the Philippines would soon be enabled with this cashless payments acceptance solutions. “In the road toward building a cashless Philippines, we are proud to make a pit-stop at Total to enable them with world-class payment acceptance solutions that will bring not just convenience to customers but also efficiencies in their operations.

We’re glad that partners like Total have gone full-speed ahead in bringing new digital payments experiences to their customers,” PayMaya head of enterprise business Mar Lazaro said. PayMaya is the only digital financial services company with an integrated suite of solutions for consumers and merchants complemented by the widest remittance partner agent network.

“Our strategic partnership with PayMaya in enabling customers with cashless payments is one of our significant initiatives as we continue to innovate our fuel products and energy solutions, on top of the overall customer experience improvements in our stations.

We are grateful to offer our customers the benefits of cashless payments so they can easily pay for purchases on the go,“ Total Philippines assistant vice president for retail business Mike Esquivel said.