What are the Best Online Shopping Sites in the Philippines?

by Venus Zoleta, on category "Lifestyle"

May 2, 2019


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One of the best ways to fulfill a shopping list is through online shopping. As long as you have a trusty smartphone and internet access, you can cross out the items on your shopping list anywhere you go or without leaving your home. No need to tire yourself walking the entire day around malls and bazaars to find perfect item for yourself, your family, or friends.

Say goodbye to traffic woes and say hello to the best online shopping websites in the Philippines for a variety of items in the fashion, beauty, and gadget category.

1. Lazada

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - Lazada Philippines

Lazada is the Filipinos’ e-commerce site of choice, especially during Christmas season when it holds a grand year-end sale. A Rappler survey notes that Lazada is the most used online shopping site in the Philippines, with 30% (mostly millennials) saying they shop there for the holidays.

This online marketplace features a wide assortment of products from various online sellers, like a huge department store on the internet. Among its best-selling goods are health and beauty products, baby products, and electronics.

Lazada payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery
  • Lazada E-Wallet
  • PayPal
  • Credit and debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, or JBC)

Shipping methods: Door-to-door delivery and pickup

Shipping fee: Varies per seller

2. Shopee

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - Shopee Philippines

Shopee is as catchy and hard-to-miss as its LSS-inducing TV ad jingle. More than that, it’s dubbed as the top e-commerce platform for mobile phone users in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines.

Like Lazada, Shopee is also the best place for shopping online in the Philippines, with its broad selection of items—ranging from electronics and appliances to fashion and accessories—at bargain prices.

Shopee payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery
  • Shopee Wallet
  • Globe GCash app
  • Credit and debit cards (Visa or Mastercard)
  • Online banking: BPI, Metrobank, Landbank, and RCBC
  • ATM bank transfer: BDO, BPI, and Metrobank
  • Over the counter: BDO, BPI, Metrobank, EastWest Bank, China Bank, RCBC, PNB, Land Bank, Security Bank, and UCPB
  • Bills payment and remittance centers: Bayad Center, 7-Eleven CLiQQ, SM Bills Payment, Robinsons Department Store, M Lhullier, and EC Pay

Shipping methods: Door-to-door delivery and pickup

Shipping discount: 30% off for orders of PHP250 to PHP 499 or up to PHP 100 discount for a PHP 500 minimum purchase

Read more: Battle of the Brands: Lazada vs Shopee

3. Zalora

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - Zalora Philippines

Haven’t bought gifts for your fashion-loving friends yet? Zalora, Southeast Asia’s biggest online fashion retailer, is among the best places to find clothing, shoes, and accessories from well-known brands like Adidas, Converse, Levi’s, and Bench.

Customers in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, Laguna, and Cavite can avail of an unlimited next-delivery service (for a PHP 500 one-time annual fee)—perfect for when you’re in a hurry to complete your shopping.

Zalora payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery
  • Credit and debit cards (Visa or Mastercard)
  • E-gift card or Wallet Credit
  • PayPal
  • GCash

Shipping methods: Local and international door-to-door deliveries and pickup at select 7-Eleven stores in Metro Manila

Shipping fee: Varies per seller; free shipping on orders over PHP 995 (Zalora items only)

4. TeamManila Lifestyle

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - TeamManila Lifestyle Online Shopping

Give your loved ones something they can proudly wear! TeamManila is a brand known for its cool and unique Filipino shirt designs. Prices start at less than PHP 500.

Got no time to visit one of its mall branches? Good thing, you can buy TeamManila shirts and other merchandise online in just a few clicks or taps.

TeamManila payment methods:

  • Credit cards
  • PayPal
  • Bank deposit: BPI

Shipping method: Door-to-door delivery

Shipping fee: PHP 100 for Metro Manila orders

5. Sunnies Studios

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - Sunnies Studios Online Shopping

Sunnies Studios is the go-to store for stylish yet budget-friendly sunglasses for less than PHP 500. While the eyewear brand has multiple stores across the Philippines, you can, of course, buy their products conveniently from its online shop instead.

Sunnies Studios payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery
  • All major credit cards
  • PayPal

Shipping method: Door-to-door delivery

Delivery time: Two to four business days for deliveries within Metro Manila and six to nine business days for provincial deliveries

Shipping fee: PHP 99 nationwide; free shipping for orders over PHP 1,000

6. Poundit.com

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - Poundit.com

Poundit.com (formerly YouPoundIt) offers genuine tech products like smartphones, laptops, and cameras from top brands like Apple, Samsung, Sony, and Oppo at discounted prices. Customers rave about its superior product quality and delivery speed.

Whether you’re buying a gadget as a special gift for a loved one or a set of mobile accessories as giveaways for your officemates, you won’t run out of choices from this online electronics retailer in the Philippines.

Poundit.com payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery
  • Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express)
  • Bank deposit: BDO, PNB, and UCPB
  • Online banking: BDO, PNB, UCPB, and UnionBank
  • ATM bank transfer: Bancnet ATMs
  • Bills payment and remittance centers: Bayad Center, 7-Eleven, M Lhuillier, EC Pay, and Direct Agent 5
  • GCash

Shipping method: Door-to-door delivery

Delivery time: Three to five business days for Metro Manila deliveries and five to seven business days for provincial deliveries

Shipping fees: PHP 99 nationwide; free shipping for orders over PHP 990

7. BeautyMNL

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - BeautyMNL

Beauty products are a no-fail gift idea for your kikay sisters and girl friends. BeautyMNL is the best place to shop online for cosmetics, skincare, haircare, health, and fitness products from leading beauty brands at low prices. Face masks, for instance, cost only around PHP 20.

BeautyMNL payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery (for Metro Manila and select provinces with purchases below PHP 5,000 only)
  • Credit cards
  • PayPal
  • Over-the-counter bank transfer and online banking: BDO, BPI, and Metrobank

Shipping method: Door-to-door delivery

Delivery time: Next business day for Metro Manila deliveries and five to seven business days for provincial deliveries

Shipping fee: PHP 50 per cart (Unlimited free shipping on all orders from October 7 to December 31, 2018)

8. LoveHopeFaith

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - LoveHopeFaith

Unlike other online shopping sites on this list, LoveHopeFaith‘s product selection is rather limited—it sells only watches and shirts. But it offers two irresistible reasons to shop: affordable prices and a life-saving cause.

First, its watches sport clean, good-looking designs at only PHP 250 each. A shirt costs just PHP 300. Second—and more importantly—you’re helping cancer patients in the Philippines with each purchase at LoveHopeFaith. Half of the proceeds from your purchase will go to the cancer medications of various beneficiaries. Aptly so, each watch on sale is called the “Life Saver Watch.”

LoveHopeFaith payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery (Metro Manila only, with PHP 50 COD fee)
  • Bank deposit: BDO and BPI
  • Online banking
  • Dragonpay online payment

Shipping method: Door-to-door delivery

Shipping fees:

  • Metro Manila: PHP 80 (free shipping for a minimum order of four pieces)
  • Provinces: PHP 150 (free shipping for a minimum order of eight pieces)

9. Rags 2 Riches

Online Shopping Sites Philippines - Rags2Riches

Rags 2 Riches is a Filipino brand of purses, bags, wallets, and organizers with trendy hand-woven designs. It ships products within the Philippines and even worldwide.

What’s unique about this online shopping site is that its products are made by poor communities in the Philippines. So when you buy from Rags 2 Riches, you’re hitting two birds with one stone: you make someone happy with your special gift and help less-fortunate Pinoys to earn money.

Rags2Riches payment methods:

  • Cash on delivery (for local orders only)
  • Bank deposit: BPI (for local orders only)
  • PayPal (for both local and international orders)

Shipping method: Door-to-door delivery or pickup at the Rags 2 Riches showroom (87 Sct. Fuentebella, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City) or U.P. Town Center branch

Delivery time:

  • Metro Manila: Two to three working days or same-day delivery
  • Provinces: Three to seven working days
  • International: Five to 10 working days

Shipping fees:

  • Local delivery: PHP 120 nationwide (regular delivery); PHP 200 shipping fee (same-day delivery)
  • International delivery: Varies per destination country

Final Thoughts

Ready to go online shopping? Just a friendly reminder: resist the urge to buy impulsively so that you won’t exceed your budget and get broke after!

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