Ola users will soon be able to pay for the ride with PhonePe. Ola on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with the digital payment platform, PhonePe. Through this development, Ola users will be able to link their existing PhonePe account with their Ola account to pay for future rides. Bengaluru-based Ola noted in an official blog post that the partnership would secure the company’s recent security initiative “Ride”, Ride Safe India, which encourages customers to opt for digital payment channels, so that “one among Coronavirus” Ensure zero-contact mobility experience “. Ubiquitous epidemic. In particular, the platform already offers several digital payment options in the form of Ola Money, credit / debit card payments and UPI payments.
The option to connect the PhonePay account to the Ola app is currently available to Android users in India. It will soon reach iOS users, Ola said in a blog post. Users can check its availability by selecting the hamburger menu (three horizontal lines) on the top left> Payments> PhonePay option. Users are advised to use the latest version of the application.
Excited to partner with @PhonePe_ to enhance the payment experience for millions of @Olacabs customers. This strategic partnership enables us to take #RideSafeIndia forward and ensure a safe and reliable mobility experience. Read more (https://t.co/b0DapbrpxO) pic.twitter.com/GELCmBVRmz
— Ola (@Olacabs) July 7, 2020
“This is a unique implementation where customers can use all of PhonePe’s payment instruments including the PhonePe wallet to make payments, in addition to UPI. The combined scale and capabilities of Ola and PhonePe will play a pivotal role in further fueling the adoption of digital payment solutions for the mobility industry,” Ola said.