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Freecharge partners with Shuttl for cashless commute

Updated: Jul 14, 2016 15:30 IST

New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): India's fastest growing digital payments platform Freecharge announced partnership with bus aggregator Shuttl to enable 15,000 commuters in Delhi- NCR to go cashless for their daily travelling.

The partnership will enable the consumers to pay for their ride on Shuttl app using the Freecharge wallet in less than 10 seconds.

With this partnership, Freecharge will make in-roads in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad and influence daily habits of commuters to move from cash to digital payments. With over 20,000 rides per day and approximately 400 buses at over 100 routes, Shuttl will be able to offer its commuters a swifter and secure way to pay with Freecharge.

As per the partnership Shuttl will also get instant access to millions of wallet users and leverage the best-in-class payment gateway from Freecharge.

"Our partnership with Shuttl is another step in the direction to make daily payments more convenient for consumers. To drive adoption of digital payments we need to ensure payments are not just safer but swifter than cash too. Commuters now don't need to tender exact cash for their rides and can seamlessly complete their payment process in less than 10 seconds with our wallet," said Chief Business Officer Freecharge, Sudeep Tandon.

"We are glad to partner with Freecharge as our payment gateway provider. Shuttl and Freecharge will work together to enhance customer experience through this partnership. Together we will be able to drive the adoption of shared commute on a tech platform that will give consumers a safe, reliable and comfortable ride. In our efforts to battle congestion and pollution, we welcome Freecharge as our partner and friend," said Co-Founder Shuttl, Amit Singh.

Today consumers and merchants both demand convenience and frictionless payment process. Through such associations, Freecharge is further winning the customer and merchant trust with 99 percent transaction success rate and is strengthening its partner ecosystem and expanding its footprint in travel and hospitality sector. (ANI)

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