Staying in Touch: Why It’s Better to Buy Load, Data from Maya

Keeping in touch and having ready access to information are now more important than ever. Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Filipinos have not seen their friends and family members for months. This can take a toll on one’s mental and emotional well-being. Meanwhile, staying up to date with the latest news and developments can help keep you and the people around you safe.

Thankfully, mobile devices have become more affordable over the years. In fact, there are smartphones that cost as low as Php 5,000. This makes it easy for Filipinos to call, text, and surf the web. In addition, it has also become easier to buy load and mobile data for millions of Filipinos who are using prepaid SIM cards. Maya, in particular, is an ideal platform to buy discounted load, mobile data promos, and other packages so you can easily keep in touch with loved ones. Why, you may ask? Below are just a few reasons.

Get Cashback and Other Rewards

Bargain-loving Filipinos are always looking for ways to make the most of their hard-earned money. Sulit is the name of the game, especially during a crisis. When you buy load and mobile data from Maya, this is definitely the case.

Right at the outset, you’ll already receive a 5% cashback. Yes, you read that right! You don’t even have to register or wait for a promo—you’ll automatically get this reward anytime you buy your load and mobile data through the app. This is on top of other mobile load and data promos that are launched regularly.

Purchase Load for Yourself and Others

Another advantage of using Maya to buy prepaid load and data is that you can buy it for yourself or gift it to others. Simply input the recipient’s mobile number after turning on the “Send as Gift” option by sliding the button to the right. If you want, you can also add an optional message and a signature to let your friends and loved ones know that the gift was from you.

Don’t worry, since both the load you buy for yourself and for others will have the same length of validity. For regular load, the amount will be valid for a whole year; on the other hand, mobile data packages and load promos are valid for 3 days or longer, depending on the kind you buy.

Quick and Easy

Using Maya to purchase load and mobile data is quick and easy. There’s no need for special codes or complicated steps. Just open the app, tap on “Load” (Android) or “Mobile” (iOS), then choose the load denomination or data package. After that, simply input the mobile number and select “Continue” then “Buy.”

Don’t forget to toggle the “Send as Gift” button if you want to send it as a gift. After completing these steps, all you have to do is wait for a text message informing you that the load or mobile data has been received.

Load Anytime, Anywhere

Convenience is a huge factor nowadays when choosing products and services, even more so when the pandemic struck. This is why e-commerce continues to thrive. Not only do you remain in the comfort of your home while you shop, but you also minimize the risk of contracting diseases.

The same can be said for Maya. You don’t need to visit your suking tindahan or a convenience store to buy load or data. You just need to open the app and choose the corresponding product from the list. What’s more, you don’t have to wait for stores to open. As long as you have enough balance in your Maya account, you can buy the load or mobile data denomination you want.


What’s great about prepaid SIMs is that you have full control of your spending. If you currently don’t need to make any calls or texts, then you don’t have to load up. It’s also easier to monitor your spending and not go over your budget.

With Maya, you can enjoy this level of flexibility and more. Depending on your needs, you can buy regular load or promos that come with unlimited calls and texts. There are also mobile data packages that you can use solely for messaging, watching videos, or social media. Of course, you can also buy regular mobile data that you can use to surf the web and read news updates.

What’s even better is that you can use Maya to buy load and data for all telcos. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Smart, Sun, TNT, Globe, or TM user. You can use Maya to purchase both prepaid load and mobile data packages. You can even use your Maya account to purchase Cignal Prepaid credits and PLDT Famload. There are also denominations for Free Bee, which is an app for making international calls.

Pandemic or not, keeping in touch with loved ones and staying up-to-date with the latest news are important in maintaining relationships and even your overall health. With Maya, you can easily stay connected and informed during these difficult times and beyond.

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