New Delhi, December 12: Digital Payment platform Freecharge on Monday announced a 2-day cashback sale for consumers across its merchant network, starting December 11. The company has launched the offer to compete against the leading e-wallet Paytm which also announced a similar offer for its customers on Sunday. Under the new offer, users get a 100 per cent for 2 transactions per day by paying through the FreeCharge wallet, with a cap of Rs 100 cashback per day.
The brands on which the offer is applicable are- Swiggy, Zomato, Barista, Beer Cafe, CCD, Foodpanda, Shoppers Stop, Hypercity, McDonalds, Crossword, Vishal Megamart, BookMyShow, Lite Bite food (Mumbai & Delhi airport outlets) and TFS (Chennai & Kolkata airports). Paytm is offering up to 50 per cent off on minimum of Rs 5 amount for Foodpanda and up to 15 per cent cashback on CCD and Beer Cafe.
Freecharge said that the offer will be in addition to all the existing offers being run by the company. In case of existing and sale offer being applicable, the consumer will get the benefit associated with the superior offer. There is also an offer of Rs 20 cashback of on mobile recharges worth Rs 20.
"The holiday season is upon us and we would like to add some cashless FreeCharge cheer to the weekend as well. At FreeCharge are committed to ensure our consumers never run out of reasons to go cashless and what better than a flat 100 per cent cashback," said Govind Rajan, CEO, Freecharge.
The offer is only valid for payments made using the FreeCharge wallet. The offer is not applicable on payments made via QR code or send money option. The cashback will be credited within 24 hours, calculated on the net order amount post partial cancellations or refunds. The money will be credited in the form of e-voucher in the FreeCharge account which with a validity of 6 months. The offer won't be applicable for transactions on Helpchat and IRCTC.
Freecharge recently also joined hands with Mumbai Traffic Police for the collection of traffic challans using the e-wallet. The company said that it has rolled out nearly 500 e-challan devices across various traffic posts in the city.