PLDT Global, KKday partner to help travelers stay connected

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Travelers may purchase Smart Travel SIMs loaded with 1 GB of data per day valid for 7 days from the KKday website or app

Travelers going to the Philippines can now avail of the mobile communication services of PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications following a recent partnership between PLDT Global Corp. and KKday, which enables visitors to book authentic local tours and activities using an e-commerce travel platform.

PLDT Global, KKday partner to help travelers stay connected
Under the partnership, travelers may purchase Smart Travel SIMs right from the KKday website or app. The LTE-enabled SIMs can be delivered to their homes before their flight to the Philippines, or they have the option to get it at designated pickup sites upon their arrival in the country.

The SIMs are ready to use and preloaded with 1 GB of data per day valid for 7 days, eliminating the additional effort of having to text keywords to activate and load up the card.

“Through this partnership with KKday, visitors coming from Asia and all over the world will find it easier to stay online while they enjoy exploring the wonderful destinations in the Philippines,” said PLDT Global Corp. first vice president and business development head Albert V. Villa-Real.

“Our main goal is to provide the essentials to our guests—these include mobile services and strong data connection. We know for a fact that PLDT and Smart can provide these services to them,” said KKday country manager Joey Yusingco.

KKday Southeast Asia business development manager Mike Valera explained that visitors can simply go to KKday.com or download the app on their iOS or Android devices, search for the Philippines and look for tours and other services available to them. “Anywhere in the world, wherever they’re coming from, we’re accessible,” Valera said.

PLDT Global Corp. is the international marketing, sales and operations arm of the PLDT Group. PGC’s partnership with KKday is part of its efforts to provide innovative telecommunications solutions and relevant consumer services to Filipinos overseas and visitors coming to the Philippines.


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