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  • Mercury FX opened up their new xRapid payment corridor to the Philippines.
  • Mercury FX also plans to open up ten new payment corridors by the middle of this year.

Global currency exchange provider, Mercury FX, announced that they had completed their first commercial xRapid payment to the Philippines. This payment was completed on behalf of a client in the UK who needed the money to finance his honeymoon.  

Mercury FX tweeted the following:

“1/3 Mercury has just made history and completed the first ever commercial payment using #xRapid to the Philippines.  

2/3 The payment was made for an individual client to pay for his honeymoon at the @edgewaterdive Spa Resort in the Philippines.  

3/3 We are now open for business for company and individual payments to Mexico and the Philippines with #XRP.”

Mercury FX also plans to open up ten new payment corridors, including routes to Canada and the Middle East, by the middle of this year.