Can you use WeChat pay in Thailand?

The payment feature integrated into the WeChat app is now supported by merchants in over 40 countries, including Thailand. In August this year, WeChat launched payment features in Malaysia called WeChat Pay My, its first market in Asia beyond mainland China and Hong Kong.

Does Thailand use WeChat?

Like China, Thailand has one of the highest rates of mobile penetration in the world. … To date, WeChat has been used sparingly in Thailand, and mainly by those with links to China, but its popularity is increasing, while there is great potential for similar apps tailored to the Thai market.

Can non Chinese use WeChat Pay?

Here’s what we know so far: WeChat will accept Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Diner’s Club and American Express Cards (credit cards, not just debit cards); You won’t need a Chinese phone number to register your account; it can be done with your foreign phone number.

Can other countries use WeChat Pay?

Chinese payments giant WeChat Pay can now be used by foreign visitors to pay for goods and services in China. The Chinese payments giant has partnered with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Global Network, and JCB to allow foreign visitors to link their credit cards to WeChat Pay.

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Can tourist use WeChat Pay?

Thankfully, both Alipay and WeChat Pay have since opened up the payment function beyond the Chinese market. Yes, tourists can now link their international credit cards to these mobile payment apps. Here’s a step-by-step guide to setting up Alipay and WeChat Pay without a China bank account or credit card.

Is WhatsApp banned in Thailand?

Yes it does !! 5. Re: Does Whatsapp work in Thailand? Line app has taken over in Thailand, check it out, also free and EZ to use.

Do they use WhatsApp in Thailand?

1 on the list of most popular messengers, WhatsApp is only on the 3rd position in Thailand.

No you cannot transfer your money directly from paypal to wechat and alipay. If you have international credit card like Visa, mastercard or JCB then you can try to bind them into the wechat or alipay account to pay, it maybe a little difficult for the verification, you can find some tutorials online.

How can foreigners use WeChat Pay?

WeChat Pay has enabled users to link the foreign bank card, you should to note that only credit cards can be used. Therefore you can pay vendors, shopping, but can`t make transfers to friends or send the red envelopes. It is only accept China bank cards to make full use of all the features.

What is the difference between WeChat Pay and Alipay?

The main difference between WeChat Pay and Alipay is that WeChat Pay is an in-app feature of the social media app WeChat whereas Alipay is a dedicated smart and mobile payment system. This means that although both systems can be used for similar things the focus of them is slightly different.

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What countries use WeChat?

The countries include the USA, Canada, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Maldives, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand and non-European countries, however, exclude European countries like the UK, France, Germany.

Why does my WeChat not have WeChat pay?

Note if you don’t see Wallet in your WeChat, it is because you downloaded the international version of WeChat. Here is a trick to see the WeChat Wallet on the international version of WeChat. You can click on Setting/General/Language to change the WeChat language to Chinese. This will activate your WeChat Wallet.

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