How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites (Lazada, Shopee, Carousell, Zalora)

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites (Lazada, Shopee, Carousell, Zalora)

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Even before the quarantine, e-commerce has been on the rise. Enterprising Filipinos are leveraging cheaper delivery fees from Grab/Lalamove to make the business as strong as ever. Combined with increased usage of digital wallets like GCash, e-commerce and side businesses are on the rise.

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites :

Setting up GCash Mastercard / AMEX Virtual Pay

The GCash debit cards can be used to pay. There are other ways to pay if you wish, so this isn’t mandatory.

How can I pay using GCash via debit card?

Within the GCash app, you can either use your enrolled GCash Mastercard or your Virtual AMEX card.

How do I apply for a GCash Mastercard? How do I pay using GCash Mastercard?

It basically involves buying a GCash Mastercard and linking it to your GCash app. Payments can be made with your card once it has been linked.

How do I set up my Virtual Pay AMEX Card? How do I generate a CVV?

AMEX Virtual Cards can only be applied for from within the GCash app using an email address. There is no physical counterpart to the AMEX card, and it can only be used for online purchases.

What do I do if I get an error linking my AMEX Card?

There are times when issues like this occur when linking. This is more often than not a technical issue at the backend. We can wait and try again or if not, use our GCash Mastercard.

How do I put funds into my GCash account?

Due to the fact that both the AMEX VP and GCash MC are debit cards, you will need funds in your GCash wallet to make a payment. You can cash in using several different methods, and you can also fund your wallet through a bank transfer (via Instapay) from any bank app.

Using GCash in Online Shopping Sites

As these are the mainstream e-commerce sites at present, I will focus on Lazada, Shopee, Carousell, and Zalora.


Online marketplaces are currently dominated by Lazada. Due to its backing by Alipay, this has a close affinity to GCash, which is also partly owned by Alipay. GCash recently added a Lazada mini-app in GLife, within the app itself.

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites

Additionally, we can order groceries (LazMart) and items from department stores (LazMall) in addition to the normal products. GCash is one of the payment methods Lazada supports since the company is partially owned by Alipay. It is also possible to link your GCash debit card if you desire.

GCash is the only payment method available when purchasing from the Lazada microsite within GCash.

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites


It is not far behind Alipay when it comes to Shopee. Besides Shopee Mall, there is also Shopee Mart for grocery items and Shopee Mall for department store items. As a result of its partnership with Dragonpay, Shopee offers more payment options, including GCash. You should keep in mind, however, that Dragonpay usually charges a transaction fee.

GCash debit cards can also be used for payment. In addition to using GCash to load your ShopeePay, you will also be able to receive freebies.

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites


As you may know, Carousell was formerly known as (which acquired the site). The site mainly serves as a marketplace for people wanting to sell their stuff, generally used items. Payment methods vary depending on the seller – some accept GCash and bank transfers; others prefer COD (cash on delivery).

Coins can also be purchased using GCash, which can be used to purchase bumps, spotlights, and listing fees. These are tools for enhancing the visibility of your listings on the main page of the app. Linking your Google account to GCash is the first step.

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites


With goods from known brands, Zalora is the most popular online store for fashion items. As well as their forward-looking delivery and customer support, returns are made easier – even a bag is included if you are not satisfied with the sizing.

They accept the following payment methods:

  • Credit/Debit Cards
  • GrabPay
  • PayPal
  • GCash (via Dragonpay)
  • Google Pay
  • Cash-on-Delivery

As the app didn’t allow me to take screenshots, I wasn’t able to do so. I tried checking the desktop site itself, but GCash was not available as a payment method. Debit cards from GCash can still be used. You can also pay with PayPal and Google Pay if you’ve linked your GCash debit cards.


Filipino women are well-served by BeautyMNL, a well-known e-commerce site for beauty and wellness products. The store has a wide variety of authentic cosmetic brands, including Korean brands.

There are a variety of payment options available, including credit/debit cards, Paypal, bank deposits, CODs, and GCash (via Paymongo).

How to Use GCash in Online Shopping Sites


There are a number of shopping sites that are popular right now, such as Lazada, Shopee, Carousell, Zalora, BeautyMNL, and I have discussed how to use GCash on these sites. You don’t need a GCash debit card to pay on most of these sites that accept GCash payments directly.

Can I use GCash for online shopping?

Simply choose GCash as your payment option and confirm your transaction. Since you’re already shopping within the app, it’s easier for you and the merchant to process the payment. You can also shop online and transact through other payment methods in the GCash ecosystem.

How can I use GCash as payment method?

How can I pay and purchase at partner merchants online using GCash?
Upon going through the orders, select GCash as payment method.
Proceed with authorizing the GCash payment. …
You will receive an SMS notification confirming the payment.

Can I use GCash for Amazon?

Use your GCash American Express Virtual Pay to shop on international websites like Amazon or enable hassle-free monthly payments for Spotify and Netflix.

Can GCash be used by other countries?

To use GCash Overseas, the user must have a fully verified account, a valid international mobile number, and a valid Philippine-issued ID. Registering for a GCash account under the international SIM will be the same as registering a local one.

How can I use GCash outside Philippines?

The registration process for GCash Overseas is simple and can be completed in a few easy steps. First, download the GCash app and enter your country of residence and international mobile number. Next, enter the security code for phone number verification, fill out your personal details, and create a 4-digit MPIN.

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