Tag: smart payments

Future of Payment Cards: Are Virtual Cards Taking Over the Physical Cards?

The UAE is projected to reach AED 345.2 billion (US$94.0 billion) in card payments by 2025 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%, per GlobalData’s Payment Card Analytics. With more people shifting towards using virtual or digital cards, there is no denying the importance of payment cards in the UAE’s economy.

How Virtual Cards Work: An In-Depth Look

With card payments accounting for almost half of all transactions in the UAE, 2023 is seeing a significant shift in how we make online payments. The trend has paved the way for virtual cards, giving traditional cards a virtual facelift.

Payit launches digital card for hassle-free local and international payments

Payit, the UAE’s first fully featured digital wallet, is expanding access to cashless transactions with the launch of the new Letsgo Payit Visa Platinum Card, powered by First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB). This will connect the user’s wallet to Visa merchant acceptance location of 80+ million for a complete range of point-of-sale and online transactions.

UAE’s Digital Payment Trends to Look for in 2023

The digital payments market in the MENA region is expected to reach $9 billion by 2028 (124% up from 2021). Although the UAE population still relies on cash and credit cards for payments, the new generation and the millennials have already started exploring emerging digital payment methods.

Virtual Cards Vs. Digital Cards: What’s the Difference?

As more than half of the UAE consumers are set to use cashless payments by 2024, virtual cards have become an emerging trend among the residents. Virtual cards have become one of the region’s most popular digital payment methods, as they offer flexibility, simplified payments, speed, and security.

Offer Instant Cash in 1 Minute to Your Employees Through Ratibi Cards

While it is crucial to incentivize and reward your employees for their excellent work, they also require urgent cash, sometimes in financial emergencies.
Unfortunately, most large organizations have lengthy procedures to follow while applying for instant cash requirements.

Digital Payments: How Mobile Wallets Boost the Growth of Your Small Business?

As per the survey conducted by Visa, 82% of small and medium business owners responded to using more digital payment options, including mobile wallets, to offer their customers simple and secure payment methods.
In fact, nearly 60% of these small business owners replied they would only use digital wallets to accept payments. However, this shift in trends has primarily occurred among large businesses that have the means to provide customers with various payment options.
So, let’s dive deep into what mobile wallets are and how they help you grow your small business.

Digitizing Education Payment Ecosystem: Meet Payit and Schoolvoice at GESS

The launch of the Digital School marked a progressive move by Dubai’s government. While the education system is transforming toward providing digital education, the school fee collection system also requires innovative solutions for cashless solutions.

7 Things to Consider While Selecting a Payment Processor for Your Business

Whether you are a small business owner or a big giant in any industry, almost everyone requires payment processing services to run their businesses smoothly. Moreover, nearly 88% of the payment transactions were contactless in 2021, which justifies that customers are moving toward making payments digitally.

How are Digital Wallets Shaping the Future of Digital Payments in the UAE?

More than 50% of the UAE’s consumers use digital wallets to make payments as it allows convenient contactless payment solutions. Additionally, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) residents have been quite active in contributing to the move toward building the world’s most innovative digital economy in the country.