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Now, Foreign Tourists Can Pay Using WeChat and Alipay in China

If you are a tourist and you are visiting China, you will know how difficult it is to pay for everything that you have.

Now, Foreign Tourists Can Pay Using WeChat and Alipay in China
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TRIBUNBATAM.id - If you are a tourist and you are visiting China, you will know how difficult it is to pay for everything that you have.

Because, not many places that accept payment by debit cards and foreign credit cards, such as Visa and Mastercard.

To use digital money like WeChat and Alipay, tourists must also have an account at a Chinese bank. The only way tourists have to pay cash wherever and whenever. 

But the good news is that tourists can now use digital payment methods using barcodes through WeChat from Tencent and Alipay affiliated with Alibaba Ant.

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Quoted from CNBC, Thursday (7/11/2019) this week Ant Financial announced, it will launch the Alipay application which will support all international debit and credit cards. 

After downloading Alipay on Google Android or Apple iOS, users can register to use the international version of the Alipay application using a foreign mobile number.

Users can then put money into prepaid virtual cards and can start using Alipay throughout China

In addition, Ant Financial said Alipay would support the use of Visa, Mastercard, JCB Japan and Diners Club Singapore cards.

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At the same time, Tencent also said it would support the use of Visa, Mastercard, JCB Japan, American Express and Diners Club Singapore cards in WeChat Pay. 

"Users can use their Visa cards in China, in the millions of places where WeChat payments are received, instead of having to rely on cash," Visa said. 

For information, there are millions of tourists who visit China every year. In 2018, there were 141 million visitors entering China, up 1.2 percent compared to the previous year. (*) 

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Penulis: Lia Sisvita Dinatri
Editor: Lia Sisvita Dinatri
Sumber: Kompas.com
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