It’s midnight now - I purchased a couple of dresses half an hour ago and also completed payment for a movie on Friday. I’m in an oversized t-shirt and baggy shorts, with one leg propped up on the chair, my eyes behind my favorite pair of black-rimmed glasses. The night is still young; let me go get some seedless grapes from the fridge.
Convenience is the biggest benefit the internet has accorded mankind. We can shop anywhere, anytime, for just about anything, without jostling with crowds or waiting in line. See something you like but need someone’s opinion? Reviews are just a couple of keywords and clicks away. Many online shops offer coupons and discounts, and the effort to make price comparisons is a fraction of the traditional method of traveling from one store to another. I shall not drone on about the benefits of online shopping. I guess if you are reading this blog, you must already be savvy enough! 🙂
BUT. Well, there is always a ‘but’. Lol.
Do you know what the killjoy of online shopping is? Forms! Repetitive forms! Endless forms!
Time flies when I’m shopping and adding things to cart, but checking out can be a real pain. As with most people, I browse and add to cart on my mobile phone. But when it comes to making payment, I wait till I get home to complete the transaction on a browser. It's just too cumbersome to make payment on a small screen, especially if multiple fields are to be filled in.
So many things can go wrong during checkout, with incorrect entry of credit card details being the number one deterrent. Every time I make a purchase, I have to go get my wallet out of my bag, then my credit card out of my wallet, and type in the 16 digits, expiry date, CVV, shipping address, billing address, email address. Sometimes I just give up and abandon cart.
With Visa Checkout there is no need to fill out these information for every transaction. Register just once with your card and shipping details. The next time you’re ready to check out, simply input the username and password. No more wasting time on data entry and checking for errors, since all the necessary information is automatically completed for users. Visa Checkout was designed to make online payment as SEAMLESS, SIMPLE, and SECURE as possible.
I signed up using a Visa debit card. You can use any major credit or debit card including Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover for your Visa Checkout account.
Three easy steps were all it took to complete the registration. ^_^
Input your name, email address, and password.
Input your card details and billing address.
Step 3 shouldn't even be considered a step haha, coz all I had to do was click Done.
The last time I bought Golden Village tickets online, it was super troublesome. I had to fill in my card details and other information, and then check every field to make sure.
Visa Checkout is now accepted at a wide variety of online retailers in Singapore including Golden Village, Qoo10, Spizza, Cold Storage, Guardian, Giant, Aviva and ComGateway. Golden Village is the first cinema operator in Singapore to offer Visa Checkout. Tickets can be purchased on GV website and iGV app. Here's how I made my first purchase using Visa Checkout! 😀
Once you click Visa Checkout, you will be prompted to sign in to your account. Instead of the lengthy 16-digit card number, name, email, blah blah blah, all you need are simple details that are easy to punch in. The last step would be the input of a computer generated OTP to seal the deal.
Compared to before, Visa Checkout made my online purchase of tickets a total breeze this time. 🙂
Visa X Golden Village Promotion
With the successful implementation of Visa Checkout in Singapore in January 2016, cardholders can enjoy the following offers:
- Buy 4 movie tickets for the price of 3 with any Visa Platinum, Visa Signature or Visa Infinite card
- Enjoy the exclusive Gold Class Infinite Experience Package for two and enjoy up to 28 per cent discount
Check out the Visa Checkout video to find out more!
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