Amazon Pay, MakeMyTrip partner to offer travel services

Amazon Pay and MakeMyTrip India have announced a long-term strategic partnership to offer travel services on Amazon.in, which includes its suite of mobile apps and websites. The partnership will help Amazon Pay create a convenient experience and deliver greater value to its customers with access to the best travel deals from MakeMyTrip.

Commenting on the partnership, Rajesh Magow, Co-Founder and CEO of MakeMyTrip Group, said, “We are delighted to partner with Amazon, the company that has revolutionized the online shopping behavior of people around the world. The pandemic is accelerating the digital shift and, through this partnership, we look forward to making travel bookings extremely convenient for new users, increasing the online penetration of travel bookings.

With this partnership, MakeMyTrip will further expand its distribution through Amazon Pay’s large customer base, particularly in small towns and villages, and accelerate online booking of travel services across the country. Amazon Pay aims to make the booking and travel experience easier for customers, extending the convenience of online transactions from anywhere to anyone instantly.

Commenting on the association, Mahendra Nerurkar – CEO and Vice President of Amazon Pay India, said, “At Amazon Pay, we strive to provide a reliable, convenient and rewarding experience by simplifying the payment process for our customers. Our partnership with MakeMyTrip will benefit millions of our customers, allowing them to choose from the best deals and services across the country, followed by the ease of use of Amazon Pay, facilitating a smooth trip.

With Amazon Pay, customers of ICICI co-branded credit cards will earn unlimited cash back on every flight, hotel, or bus reservation, and with Amazon Pay Later, customers can book tickets and pay next month without interest. . Customers can also use various payment methods on Amazon Pay, including Amazon Pay Balance and Amazon Pay UPI, to make their payments frictionless. Booking of bus services through Redbus is already live on Amazon.in and other travel services powered by MakeMyTrip will go live in the coming months.

Willie R. Golden