PayMaya, Smart Padala expand nationwide footprint in partnership with Pera Hub

Offering safe and accessible financial services across the country


Digital financial services PayMaya is further expanding its reach across the country as it partners with Pera Hub to offer more Filipinos the capability to do remittances and other financial transactions in over 3,000 Pera Hub branches nationwide.

These Pera Hub branches will serve as additional touchpoints to the more than 30,000 Smart Padala outlets that are currently enabling Filipinos to send money to their loved ones wherever they may be, fulfilling its promise of safe, convenient, and accessible financial transactions that is “#PadalapitLang” despite the current public health situation.

“Over the past few months, we have seen the importance of providing Filipinos an accessible way to send and receive money through our Smart Padala centers nationwide. Our partnership with Pera Hub allows us to offer such critical lifeline to even more Filipinos nationwide, so they can continue to have broad access to financial services, whether it’s sending remittances or adding money to their PayMaya accounts,” said PayMaya President Shailesh Baidwan.

“We are glad to partner with PayMaya and Smart Padala to be able to bridge the financial needs of more Filipinos through remittances and other financial services in our branches nationwide. Through this partnership, we are enabling a #PadalapitLang experience to our customers – allowing them to send money to Smart Padala’s more than 30,000 network of partners that reaches recipients even in far-flung areas in the country. We’re also able to give them a more convenient experience when adding money to their PayMaya accounts,” added PETNET President Ian Ocampo.

Whether they’re sending allowance to bunso, or simply helping out a friend in other parts of the country, Filipinos can easily send a Smart Padala remittance through a Pera Hub branch near them. All they have to do is follow these simple steps:

  • 1. Go to the nearest Pera Hub branch and fill out the transaction slip.
  • 2. Hand over the filled-out transaction slip, a valid ID, the funds for sending, along with the service fee.
  • 3. Once the transaction is successful, they will receive an SMS with the reference number which has to be forwarded to the recipient.

Once the recipient gets the reference number, they can already head to the trusted Smart Padala agent in their community and claim their remittance.


Power up your PayMaya account at Pera Hub

Meanwhile, users of the PayMaya app will soon be able to add money to their accounts at Pera Hub branches nationwide. This will provide them with additional add-money options on top of the already existing 40,000 touchpoints nationwide that include online banks via Instapay, 7Eleven branches, MiniStop branches, SM Business Centers, Robinson Department Stores, and Smart Padala agents, among others.

Once they have funds on their PayMaya accounts, users can already shop for their daily essentials, pay their bills, buy load, and so much more, from the safety of their homes.

Smart Padala is the country’s leading mobile remittance service under PayMaya Philippines. Its network of over 30,000 partner touchpoints nationwide serves as last mile digital financial hubs in communities, providing the unbanked and underserved with access to services. To know more about Smart Padala or to sign up as an agent, visit or follow @SmartPadalaPH on Facebook.

PayMaya is the only end-to-end digital payments ecosystem enabler in the Philippines with platforms and services that cut across consumers, merchants, and government. Aside from providing payments acceptance for the largest e-Commerce, food, retail and gas merchants in the Philippines, PayMaya enables national and social services agencies as well as local government units with digital payments and disbursement services.

Through its app and wallet, PayMaya provides millions of Filipinos with the fastest way to own a financial account with over 40,000 Add Money touchpoints nationwide, more than double the total number of traditional bank branches in the Philippines combined. To know more about PayMaya’s products and services, visit or follow @PayMayaOfficial on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

PETNET is the country’s foremost urgent transaction center for cash with over 3,000 locations nationwide which provides its customers with a comprehensive scope of reliable financial services in one location. PETNET’s retail network PERA HUB is composed of company-owned and sub-agent branches nationwide.

PERA HUB is geared towards providing complementary products such as cash in and cashout services, loans, money changing, bills payment, airline ticketing, e-loading, micro-insurance and other cash and payment related solutions to its growing market. For your cash and payment-related solutions, visit the PERA HUB branches nationwide. To further expand its reach for cash solutions, PERA HUB launched its PERA HUB App and PERA HUB Visa Prepaid card which allows users to send and receive Western Union remittances or buy load on mobile. The PERA HUB App is available for download in Google Play and App Store.

For more information: visit, call us at (+632) 8812-9209, and follow perahubph (Facebook & Twitter) and perahub on Instagram.


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