So okay, with the holiday buying and gifting season coming up quickly, any help you can find with locating, buying, and sending gifts has got to be appreciated, right? Yeah, things have hugely improved; I hardly even leave my house in December, honestly, hunkering down and going to Amazon and the Legos site and everywhere else. And sometimes, of course, you go the gift card route. And that’s when Venmo wants to help out:
Venmo is an alternative to a store gift card, Visa/Amex gift card or giving/mailing cash or a check. With a few taps of the phone, consumers can quickly send the gift of cash to friends and family. Unlike Visa/Amex gift cards that often charge the consumer a fee for buying or using it, Venmo is free to transfer money, from one checking account to another. In addition to fees, many credit gift cards expire, take several days for return refunds and are difficult to replace if lost or stolen.Venmo is a mobile alternative to cash and let’s a consumer quickly and easily:
· Split bills at holiday dinners
· Pitch in for parties
· Pay back that friend who picked up an extra hostess gift on your behalfVenmo is free for, Android and Blackberry.
Sound cool? Surf on over, check it out, download it, and if you give it a go be sure to tell us what you think below!