EaseMyTrip (EMT), one of the leading travel aggregator has partnered with Mumbai-based fintech company ePayLater to provide ‘Book Now, Pay Later’ service to the customers on travel bookings. Users can now make bookings without having to make the payment upfront while availing the benefits of interest-free credit for a period of 14 days from the date of the transaction.
ePayLater service will be made available to customers booking flights, bus, and train tickets on EaseMyTrip. To enjoy this benefit, users willhave to sign up with ePayLater (if not done already) to be entitled to enjoy a credit limit. Customers can use this credit limit to make transactions on EaseMyTrip website, mobile site and mobile app. Furthermore, the users can easily make the repayment at a later date by following a few simple steps.
EaseMyTrip has associated with ePayLater to offer this ease to their users aiming to make this payment option convenient, quick and seamless for the users as they don’t have to put their bank account or credit card details during the check-out.
Talking about this development, Mr. Nishant Pitti, CEO, EaseMyTrip said, “We are always looking for innovative ways to bring ease to our customers. By joining hands with ePayLater, we aim to provide payment convenience to our customers encouraging them to travel anywhere they like without having to worry about make the payment. This short term loan would save them from cancelling their long awaited trips taking off the burden of skyrocketing airfares, ever-increasing hotel room rentals, etc.”
Commenting on the partnership, Uday Somayajula, co-founder, ePayLater said, “ePayLater’s partnership with EaseMyTrip is a manifestation of our focus on the travel sector. We are happy and proud of this association as it brings together two like-minded organizations poised to redefine travel bookings in the country. We believe it’s an opportune moment as travel, especially air, is slated for an all-round and sustained period of strong growth thanks to new airports and rising income levels. ePayLater being a super convenient and instant-credit offering will find a great product-market fit, and thereby adoption at a mass level”