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Cleartrip enables Apple Pay

As part of its efforts to make travel simple, Cleartrip announced the integration of Apple Pay on its mobile application.

With the launch of Apple’s digital wallet in the UAE, Cleartrip customers can now have a quicker and safer way to check out on the mobile app. Apple Pay supports all devices running iOS 11 and works with iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and later, and Apple Watch.

“Understanding and addressing our customers’ needs, like easy payment options, is at the heart of why we launched Apple Pay on the Cleartrip app,” said Stuart Crighton, Founder and CEO of Cleartrip.

To support the launch, customers using Apple Pay to purchase on the Cleartrip iOS app will benefit from an instant discount of AED 100 on flights.

Apple rolled out Apple Pay in the UAE in a move that is expected to revolutionize the country’s digital economy. The service is already available in a number of countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, China, Russia, France, Japan and Hong Kong. Cashless payments have been rapidly gaining momentum in the country, with the government identifying them as a top priority in the UAE’s Vision 2021.

CheckMyBus: Ground transportation made easy

CheckMyBus is a leading intercity bus search engine with the widest range of ground transportation offers, now also displays flights for direct comparison.

The company recently tied up with Skyscanner to offer the four most popular means of transportation for city trips at one glance.

CheckMyBus can be used for not just inexpensive offers but also domestic trips and cross-border connections or medium- to long-distance travel. In such cases in particular, taking the plane can be a highly attractive travel alternative due to significantly shorter journey times and often surprisingly low prices.

As a direct result of increasing competition between individual travel alternatives, customers benefit from bargains not only for bus trips but also for trains, carpooling services and flights. On CheckMyBus, these options can now be compared conveniently on one website.

The international bus search engine CheckMyBus shows real-time schedules and prices in more than 60 countries. With more than 400 bus operators and millions of weekly departures CheckMyBus gives users access to the world’s largest virtual bus network. Find bus tickets and more information on http://www.checkmybus.com. One can also download the app on iOS, Android, Windows Phone or Apple Watch.