Globe GCASH, American Express brings the US’ Black Friday Sale to the Philippines


Black Friday is seen as an American tradition where people rush the stores in massive numbers in hopes of getting the latest gadget or gift for the people in their lives at the most affordable price. However, this American tradition is now making its way to the Philippines via Globe GCASH, the pioneering mobile commerce service of Globe Telecom, in partnership with American Express, so you can shop at US stores such as Best Buy, Target and Amazon.

“Black Friday is the biggest pre-Christmas shopping sale in the US and now that Christmas is fast approaching, you can enjoy your gift-buying in the US with big discounts using the GCASH American Express Virtual Card! This is the most-awaited sale in the US and now, we can all shop even if we’re here in the Philippines,” said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu. Black Friday this year will be held on November 23 in the United States.

To avail of this offer, simply register your GCASH wallet and email address online at Once we have validated your account, you will immediately receive your virtual card number, your personalized US shipping address, and other pertinent information via email so you can already start shopping. Just remember that you need to have enough balance in your GCASH wallet for the transaction to push through. Converting cash to GCASH is FREE at any over 7,000 GCASH outlets nationwide.

First-time subscribers get a one month free trial. After the trial, subscribers can continue with the subscription by paying as low as P250 per year via GCASH or charge it to their postpaid bill. Monthly and semi-annual subscriptions are also available.