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UPDATED: Worried About Your Utility Bills? These Companies Are Giving You Payment Extensions

From cable internet, mobile service, and banks, these companies got you covered during the extended community quarantine. Check out this comprehensive list


As Luzon goes into enhanced community quarantine because of COVID-19, there are lingering questions on how to keep up with the regular household cycles. One such concern is in the payment of bills, thankfully, various utility companies have given payment extensions for at least 30 days. These extensions ensure that you can keep your internet connection for work and your children’s school activities, or that you have basic services such as water and electricity for all your needs.


Eastwest Bank

Payment dates for auto, personal, mortgage and EEL loans, and credit cards shall be extended for 30 days for eligible customers. For more information visit their Facebook page.


Payment Extension for EastWest Bank


Globe Telecom

All Globe Postpaid (mobile and broadband) subscribers, including business and enterprise customers nationwide will be given a 30-day bill payment extension from the due date.


Globe Customer Advisory


Manila Water

There will be a 30-day extension from the due date for all customers. At the same time, they are encouraging online payment channels such as GCash or PayMaya. For more information visit their Facebook page.


Bill Extension Manila Water


Maynilad

All disconnection of overdue accounts will be temporarily suspended until April 14. For those who wish to pay, they can do it via online banking or mobile fund transfer like PayMaya. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Maynilad Bill Extension


Meralco

All Meralco bills due March 1 to April 14 will be given a 30-day payment extension from their due date. At the same time, they have announced that they have postponed maintenance activities to ensure continuous electricity service. For more details visit Meralco Online, the Meralco App, and other partner portals. 


Meralco Bill Extension


PLDT Smart

They are offering a 30-day payment extension period for all postpaid customers of PLDT Home, PLDT Enterprise, Smart and Sun Postpaid. In their note, they mentioned that they know it’s “important… for you and your family to stay connected during these difficult times of the COVID-19 outbreak.” With this extension, you’re sure that you can work and study from home.


PLDT Smart Bill Extension

They also announced that they’re giving a speed boost to Fibr customers who reside in Metro Manila and parts of Greater Manila (Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal)—so the minimum is 25Mbps. This will last until April 30, 2020. 



RCBC Bankard

Cardholders in good standing and with due dates from March 16 to April 15 can now skip their due dates and make a payment 30 days later. However, you can still opt to pay your bill at home through the RCBC Online website and the RCBC Online Banking app. For more information on this, check out their website. 



SKYcable

All subscribers will get a 30-day extension period for bill payment. They likewise recognize and understand “your need to have an uninterrupted experience of your SKYcable and internet service.” Payment can be done via MySKY.com.ph or by downloading the MySKY app, or you can get more information via their Facebook page.

Skycable Bill Extension

BDO Unibank

The bank offers 60-day payment extension to its credit card and loan customers with due dates up to April 15, 2020




Bank of the Philippine Islands

BPI on the other hand, is extending a 30-day grace period to its clients.