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Payment Source expands the reach of Amazon Cash in Canada with its real-time reload technology

July 20, 2021

Payment Source, Canada’s premier alternative payments provider, is pleased to announce that Amazon Cash is now fully available within the Now Prepay retail network. Now customers can top up their Amazon Balance at over 7,000 Now Prepay retailers across Canada. This new capability is a significant expansion of Amazon Cash within Canada and provides increased convenience for customers, who can load their Amazon Balance at retail locations with extended hours (some of which are 24-hour locations). 

Payment Source’s Now Prepay network, powered by Loadhub, leverages real-time reload (RTR) technology. The retailer simply selects “Amazon Cash” from the menu and inputs the mobile number associated with the customer’s Amazon account into the point-of-sale (POS) terminal. When the mobile number is validated, the retail clerk inputs the desired dollar amount. Transactions can be any amount between $5 and $500. After payment, an Amazon.ca Gift Card is automatically applied to the customer’s Amazon Balance and is available for use on Amazon.ca immediately. Best of all, there are no fees to add funds with Amazon Cash.

This expansion is another step toward Payment Source’s strategy of empowering inclusion in Canada. Customers who don’t have a credit card or prefer not to pay for online purchases with a credit card can still have the choice and convenience of shopping online. They can now load their Amazon Balance at any Canada Post or Now Prepay retail location.

“We are pleased to offer Amazon Cash at Now Prepay retail network locations” said Robert Hyde, Vice-President, Payment Services at Payment Source. “It will give Amazon customers unparalleled coverage for adding funds to their accounts to shop with cash on Amazon.”

Learn more about Now Prepay at www.nowprepay.ca. For additional details on Amazon Cash including full terms and conditions, customers may visit www.amazon.ca/cash

About Payment Source Inc.

Payment Source is the premier alternative payments provider in Canada. Offering white label payment solutions and customized card services to enterprises, digital businesses, and government organizations, Payment Source has an unmatched retail distribution network across Canada. Whether it’s in-person payments, mobile wallets, general purpose reloadable cards, travel prepaid cards, mobile top-ups, or gift cards, Payment Source creates the ideal customized alternative payment program for organizations of all sizes by enabling its partners to reach and service new customers and markets. 

Press Contact:

Allison Cutler
Director, Marketing & Communications
Payment Source
416.255.8897 ext. 238

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