Bangalore: Amazon Pay customers can now use their Amazon account to pay for booking quality and affordable accommodations on OYO Store, a digital store, offering millions of travelers in India access to a seamless way to book accommodations. OYO Hotels & Homes, South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, and the world’s 6th largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces and Amazon Pay have partnered to give customers a one-click purchase experience to book their perfect space using Amazon Pay.
Amazon drives customers to utilize their Amazon account beyond the marketplace, to merchants in categories like food ordering, travel, bill payments etc. Customers also have the option to get redirected to the OYO Store through the Amazon app.
Commenting on the partnership, Manesh Mahatme, Director – Acceptance and Merchant Payments, Amazon Pay India said, “Our focus is to make Amazon Pay the most trusted, convenient and rewarding choice for customers paying digitally. We understand our customers’ needs and continuously seek to enhance their payment experience across platforms they frequently use. We are happy to partner with OYO to extend the trusted and convenient Amazon Pay experience for customers on their favorite accommodation.”
Commenting on this new offering, Burhanuddin Pithawala, Vice President, Conversions, OYO Hotels & Homes, said, “At OYO, we value and understand the need for affordable and quality accommodation options. We constantly work towards enabling easy access to comfortable and trusted stays at the tap of a button. OYO Store is our offering to millions of customers of Amazon Pay who can now book their perfect space hassle free and enjoy a seamlessly integrated booking experience.”
Offers and promotions available to users on OYO App and website are also applicable on Amazon Pay app. Users can avail 60% discount on OYO bookings via Amazon Pay as launch offer till June 30th, 2019.
The vision of Amazon Pay is to be the most trusted and convenient payment experience for customers, sellers and merchants. With Amazon Pay, customers can go cashless and enjoy fast and easy checkouts, quicker refunds coupled with a secured shopping experience. With no additional authentications required, customers get the benefit of ‘one-click’ payments with a faster and smoother check out process. Additionally, through Amazon Pay, customers can receive refunds faster than refunds to their bank accounts or credit cards. They can also view the details of balance transactions using an online statement. This statement provides a consolidated summary of all credits and debits transactions such as balance added, gift card balance credits, balance expiry and redemption.
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