Book Train Tickets On Amazon & Get Rs 120 Cashback, Zero Service Fees, Zero Gateway Charges
World’s biggest ecommerce platform: Amazon has now partnered with Indian Railways and IRCTC and this changes several things.
Amazon users can now book train tickets directly on Amazon app, and get cashback upto Rs 120 as well!
Will this new partnership between Amazon and IRCT help train passengers?
Amazon-IRCTC Partnership: Book Train Tickets On Amazon Portal/App
Amazon and IRCTC has partnered to enable all users too book train tickets directly on Amazon app and website.
For the ticket booked on Amazon, there will be zero service charges and zero payment gateway charges, thereby making train tickets cheaper on Amazon.
Although it’s an introductory offer, but Amazon plans to make it big.
Amazon already offers flight ticket bookings and bus bookings.
In a statement, Amazon said, “For the introductory period, Amazon.in has waived off service and payment gateway transaction charges. With this launch, Amazon Pay adds another travel category, thereby offering its customers a one-stop-shop for booking flights, bus and train tickets.”
Upto Rs 120 Cashback For Train Tickets Booked
Another big incentive to lure rail passengers into the Amazon app and website is special cashback offer for the train tickets books on their app.
While non-Prime users can get cashback of10% of upto Rs 100 on their 1st booking, Prime members can get cashback of 12% or upto Rs 120 cashback on their 1st booking.
Both Android and iOS users can not only book tickets on Amazon but also check PNR status, ticket availability, train schedule, train timings, stops, and more.
In case of cancellations, the users will get instant refund on their Amazon Pay account.
Interestingly, Amazon had also started hotel bookings in 2014, but had to shut it down after a year. It’s clear that Amazon is slowly but gradually transforming into a super app.
Meanwhile, Indian Railways has already announced running of new special trains this month, as well as starting of Tejas Express between New Delhi and Lucknow and Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
We will keep you updated, as more details come in.