Bangalore, March 2 2016: Cinepolis, the Mexican chain of movie theatre has partnered with FreeCharge, India’s leading digital payments platform to offer an easy to use and secure payment service to its customers.
With the partnership going live in the second week of March, customers can pay for movie tickets and Food& Beverages (F&B) across 38 Cinepolis theatres in 28 Cities with the FreeCharge wallet and experience the smarter way of making payments.
FreeCharge is the first digital wallet partner for Cinepolis, the world’s 4th largest chain of movie theatre. Movie goers will be able to pay using their registered mobile numbers with FreeCharge at the existing card machine(s) available at the payment counter. The transactions will get completed in a most secure manner within 10 seconds using the dynamic ‘On-The-Go-Pin’. The partnership will further help Cinepolis get access to FreeCharge’s robust partner network and bring more value to its consumers and partners..
Says Govind Rajan, Chief Operating Officer, FreeCharge: “India is one of the fastest growing markets for movie digital payments. Partnership with Cinepolis is a huge opportunity to build the habit of digital payments. We are delighted to be the wallet partner for Cinepolis and are confident that together we will make payments swifter, more secure and rewarding for consumers. Our endeavour is to be the digital payment OS for a digital India and we plan to expand reach of the FreeCharge wallet to every POS offline and online.”
Adds Devang Sampat, Head Strategic Initiatives: “We are passionate to provide the best customer experience to our patrons. With rapid penetration of e-commerce across the country along with rise of mobile wallet, it is vital to connect with our patrons through mobile wallet for faster payment solution. FreeCharge is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile wallet space with the best-in-class technology and millions of active users. We are excited to associate with FreeCharge for the launch of our first mobile wallet payment option. We believe this association will be beneficial for both the companies.”
Once the FreeCharge wallet is live, customers as part of launch offer will be able to avail 20% off on tickets and F&B services with maximum cashback of Rs 75 (Valid twice Per User).