FreeCharge, an online digital payment platform has announced partnership with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the Indian Railways and India’s largest travel website to provide digital payments for ticket bookings. The partnership will further strengthen the payment process at IRCTC and offer a fast and convenient digital payments experience to its customers through the FreeCharge wallet both during normal and tatkal hours.
IRCTC processes over 180 mn transactions on its platform and now with this partnership with FreeCharge, customers can pay anytime, anywhere in less than 10 seconds in a swift and secure way. Following the recent partnership with Cleartrip and redbus.in this partnership with IRCTC will further enable FreeCharge users to manage all the travel requirements through a single wallet.
Speaking on the partnership, Govind Rajan, Chief Executive Officer, FreeCharge, said, “We are delighted to partner with IRCTC and be a part of their journey to make customer’s travel experience frictionless and convenient in every way. With this partnership, we further expand our reach in commute and travel segment. FreeCharge is the fastest way to pay and we believe that will offer immense value for users booking at IRCTC. Our aim is to make FreeCharge wallet all pervasive in customer’s lives.”
Online ticket booking has become a boon for regular travellers. With this partnership, IRCTC will get instant access to millions of wallet users and leverage the best-in-class payment gateway from FreeCharge. FreeCharge now will be part of the ever-growing ticket booking market and revolutionize the industry with its fastest check out experience.