Chennai: Payments platform PhonePe has entered into an app-in-app partnership with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Through the alliance, the PhonePe users will now be able to book their train tickets directly through the app.
Users can now pay for their bookings using UPI, credit and debit cards or their PhonePe wallet. No additional or hidden costs are charged on booking through the PhonePe app, a release stated.
Head of In-app Platform, PhonePe, Rituraj Rautela, said, “We are continuously evolving and innovating towards building a hassle-free eco-system for our 100 million users and the association with IRCTC is another step in that direction. Our aim is to create a unified login and payments experience across all important consumer use cases especially in the space of travel.”
As an introductory offer PhonePe users will get Rs 50 cashback on their first train ticket booking until 4 December.