“Users will now be able to book bus tickets right within the Truecaller app”
Popular phone number search tool Truecaller has just announced a new partnership with redBus, the bus ticket booking platform. This partnership is meant specifically for Truecaller users in India and aims to bring a seamless ticket booking experience to everyone who users of the platform, which has over 100 million daily active users in the country. A new redBus section will now be present in the Truecaller app, which users will be able to find in the Payments section.
Sony Joy, VP and Head of Payments – Truecaller, stated “We are incredibly excited about this partnership with redBus, the market leaders and disruptors of an entire mode of transport in India. We believe we can combine redBus’ expertise, Truecaller’s scale of distribution & seamless BHIM UPI payments on Truecaller Pay, to make bus ticketing a delight for our customers. This is special to us also because this is first of many such partnerships for mini-apps where our vision is to provide super-smooth transactional experiences on a variety of use cases with a high potential for growth.”
Users will be search for bus tickets within the app and even pay for the tickets using Truecaller credentials. The company has implemented its UPI-based payments platform, Truecaller Pay, to make transactions easier for the users.
Anoop Menon, CTO – redBus, said, “We are excited to partner with Truecaller for our very first full stack integration within their app. This will allow users to have a completely hassle-free login to checkout experience within the app. In addition to this, we believe that integrating Truecaller Pay to the process will also add maximum value to users who need not switch to multiple platform or apps for payments. We are confident that together we will be able to offer industry’s best booking experience to our users.”