PhonePe, an Indian payments company has announced a partnership with Swiggy, an Indian food ordering and delivery platform, to enable customers to pay on Swiggy using PhonePe. Customers can choose from various payment options such as PhonePe wallet, UPI (Unified Payment Interface), Credit and Debit cards and pay for their food orders seamlessly within the Swiggy app.
With this partnership, PhonePe has expanded its footprint in the online food ordering space. The technology and product teams at Swiggy and PhonePe have collaborated to build a one-tap checkout flow for its users.
Commenting on the partnership, Pradeep Dodle, Head of Business Development, PhonePe said, “We are extremely happy to announce this partnership with Swiggy. An increasing number of consumers are relying on online food ordering platforms like Swiggy for their F&B needs. Our customized and seamless payment flows on Swiggy will help these consumers place their orders faster. This is also a partnership between two like-minded companies who believe in delivering a superlative experience to consumers.”
Anuj Rathi, Vice President, Product, Swiggy said,” At Swiggy, we’re continuously working towards delivering delightful customer experiences by making online food ordering more seamless and hassle-free for our consumers everywhere. We are very pleased with this partnership with PhonePe as it gives our users many simplified payment options like UPI and PhonePe wallet that are fast, safe and cashless.”
As an introductory offer, users paying through PhonePe on the Swiggy app can avail 25 percent PhonePe cashback up to Rs. 100 on their first order and up to Rs. 50 on their subsequent order during the offer period. Currently PhonePe is available only on Swiggy’s Android app and will be launched on the Swiggy website, m-site and iOS app in a few weeks.
PhonePe is currently being accepted by more than 60,000 online and offline merchants including MakeMyTrip, PVR, McDonald’s, Flipkart, ClearTrip, Myntra, KFC, TicketNew, Spencer’s, Faasos, Café Coffee Day, Apollo Pharmacy, ZopNow, Barista, FoodWorld and Pai International among others. PhonePe has also collaborated with redBus to offer the first-of-its-kind, app-in-app payment platform.