McDonald’s offering Visa payWave contactless payments in Thailand

To celebrate the growth of Visa payWave across Thailand, Visa and McDonald’s have partnered to provide an exclusive offer for Visa payWave cardholders.

From 1 April until the end of June 2014Visa cardholders will receive THB 150 cash back for every three contactless Visa payWave transactions they complete and McDonald’s customers can enjoy an exclusive buy one get one free offers throughout the promotion period.

The acceptance of Visa payWave at McDonald’s restaurants is the latest development in the growing adoption of Visa contactless payment technology in Thailand.

Somboon Krobteeranon, Visa Country Manager, Myanmar and Thailand, said: “We are pleased to welcome McDonald’s to the growing list of businesses that are accepting Visa payWave to provide their customers with a safe, quick and efficient payment option. Thai consumers are always on the go and are looking for ways to save time.We believe the convenience, speed and security that Visa payWave provides is a perfect match for McDonald’s restaurants.”

Ms. PetcharatUthaisang, Marketing Director of McThaiCo.,Ltd, said: “Accepting Visa payWave is a key part of our cashless strategy and our commitment to enhancing our customers’ experiences by providing a convenient payment option that is fast and simple to use. We have already seen a reduction in queuing and greater customer satisfaction as our customers simply ‘wave and go’ to make their purchases.”

Somboon Krobteeranon, Visa Country Manager, Myanmar and Thailand, said: “We’re committed to working with banks and retailers across Thailand to make the faster and more convenient payment option of Visa payWave a reality for our cardholders.”


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