Google Wallet Now Available in Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia
(22 November 2022 – Asia) Google Wallet has now been extended to three more Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia.
The eWallet service is now available in 57 countries in total allowing users to pay for transportation and products in supported stores. Google has also partnered with ticketing companies, such as Thaiticketmajor in Thailand, to allow users to add event tickets to their wallets.
Additionally, Google joined hands with airlines, including AirAsia and China Air, allowing boarding passes to be saved in Google Wallet. Currently, Google Pixel Watch, Fitbit Sense 2 and Versa 4 also supports the Google wallet now for quick and secure payments. According to the e-Conomy SEA 2022 report, Southeast Asia’s digital economy’s expected to reach US$200 billion in gross merchandise value. The report also predicts digital financial services to overtake ecommerce as the region’s top sector for investments.
“When we launched Google Wallet earlier this year, we wanted to give as many people as possible access to a secure digital wallet. So today we’re bringing it to 12 more countries, making Wallet available in 57 countries total” commented Google Wallet Vice President and General Manager, Jenny Cheng.