Immediately Google revealed a handful of latest options rolling out in Google Pay for folk in Singapore, however buried contained in the announcement was a bit of reports which will in the end apply to all of us: A self-explanatory “Break up a Invoice” function that is being examined in Singapore earlier than it involves different international locations. Singaporeans can even look ahead to PayNow help at two extra banks, they will buy film tickets at Golden Village and Shaw Theaters, they usually can get pleasure from a brand new “scratchcard” rewards system.
Settling money owed manually has been potential in Google Pay for ages (by advantage of merely sending or requesting cash in pre-calculated portions), nevertheless it feels like of us in Singapore are selecting up a brand new function that would make the method of splitting a whole invoice even simpler. Unimaginatively titled “Break up a Invoice,” the function guarantees to let clients “kind teams to arrange and handle funds, in addition to divide payments and different joint bills inside the app.”
Screenshots offered do not present the whole workflow, however a brand new help doc has extra data. Although the web page has since been taken down, Google Search nonetheless reveals the steps concerned in a featured snippet:
Google is specific that this function is merely being examined in Singapore first, and we will anticipate it to return to different international locations later — hopefully, that features us right here within the US.
In Singapore-specific information, clients within the nation can get pleasure from expanded PayNow integration. Beforehand solely obtainable for OCBC clients, now it would additionally work with DBS Paylah! And Normal Chartered Financial institution, and it is appropriate with retailer QR codes as nicely, which can make paying at small retailers way more handy.
It is not instantly clear if Google Pay beforehand supported buying film tickets in Singapore, however it would work now at Golden Village and Shaw Theaters and a complete of 174 film screens. Google’s additionally giving again rewards within the type of “digital scratchcards” that supply prompt money in numerous values.