NEW DELHI: Paytm has entered into a new partnership with cab aggregator Uber. As part of the association, users will be able to pay for their Uber rides through their Paytm Postpaid account, enabling commuters to shift from cash to Postpaid service.
This means users can take an Uber ride and can pay later for it. The company claims that the Postpaid service integration will further promote digital transactions on Uber’s platform and enhance the customer experience.
In order to avail the facility, registered users can pay through the Paytm app, with funds from their activated Postpaid account after completion of a trip. The user can repay later at his convenience, by paying his Paytm Postpaid bill which is generated on a monthly basis.
Talking about the service, Bhavesh Gupta, CEO, Paytm Lending said, “We are excited to extend our long-term association with Uber India and enable its commuters to benefit from the convenience of Paytm Postpaid services. This partnership is another step towards our mission of empowering common Indians to avail of easy credit, whenever required.”
Paytm Postpaid services can be availed for a range of use cases; from daily purchases of groceries, milk, and other home essentials from neighbourhood Kirana stores to high value shopping at popular retail destinations such as Reliance Fresh, Haldiram, Apollo Pharmacy, Croma, Shoppers Stop among others. Additionally, it has been extended to various bill payment facilities available on Paytm, shopping on Paytm Mall, and online payments at internet apps such as Uber, Myntra, Lenskart, Gaana, Pepperfry, HungerBox, Patanjali, Spencer’s among others.