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Freecharge enters travel segment with Cleartrip partnership

Freecharge, the digital payments platform has announced its partnership with Cleartrip. With this partnership, travellers can now pay for their flight tickets, hotel bookings, train tickets etc in less than 10 seconds, says the company.

Speaking on the partnership, Govind Rajan, Chief Operating Officer, Freecharge said, “After carving a mark across 15 sectors, we have now forayed into the travel space with this partnership. Cleartrip has transformed the habit of consumers online travel bookings by being a one-stop shop for all their needs. With this tie-up, Freecharge will take this experience a step further, providing consumers with a means to complete their transactions on the-the-go, at a lightning speed. We are moving towards building an ecosystem for merchants to make consumers’ daily payments frictionless and convenient.”

Subramanya Sharma – Chief Marketing Officer at Cleartrip said, “Cleartrip is synonymous with creating simple travel experiences, supported by a market-leading approach to technology. A step in that direction is our association with FreeCharge, a partner which has a similar philosophy in the payment space. We’re confident that this will extend the comprehensiveness of our platform and help Cleartrip customers transact with the payment instrument of their choice. "
Freecharge can be used to make prepaid, post-paid, DTH and Electricity bill payments for utility service providers in addition to online and offline merchants. The company says it has millions of registered users and is PCI DSS compliant for information security. Freecharge Go, the virtual card was launched in January 2016.

Cleartrip works with its customer base through key channels: Cleartrip.com a dedicated consumer website, CleartripMobile, Agent Box a tool targeting India’s agency base, and Cleartrip for Business -- an online corporate travel management .

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Updated Date: May 09, 2016 16:27:17 IST