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Book your dream Indian holiday safely with MakeMyTrip and PayPal

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Overseas customers can now book their flights to India in a more secure and convenient way
SINGAPORE, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — MakeMyTrip, India’s leading online travel-services provider, announced that it now offers PayPal’s faster and safer payment method for millions of customers worldwide to book their international flights to India. This tie-up allows PayPal users (registered outside of India) to pay for flight tickets purchased from the MakeMyTrip websites in India ( and USA ( MakeMyTrip’s integration of PayPal as the payment partner for its website offers customers a trusted and safe payment option and presents an opportunity to build brand recognition with over 113 million active PayPal users in 190 markets across the world.

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MakeMyTrip is offering an inaugural discount of US$20 (or equivalent INR value on the India site) per booking for international flights paid for using PayPal till August 15, 2012, the 65th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. Promotional code: PAYPAL.

As a leading online payment provider in the global market, PayPal offers overseas MakeMyTrip customers a faster and safer way to pay for their international flight bookings. With PayPal as their digital wallet, consumers are not required to enter sensitive financial information such as bank account or credit card number each time they transact online. Importantly, PayPal never shares its users’ sensitive financial information with sellers and the company has over 14 years of risk management and fraud prevention experience to ensure safer e-commerce transactions between consumers and businesses worldwide.

Manish Kalra, Marketing Head, MakeMyTrip said, “We are delighted to add PayPal as a payment option. Our customers based abroad can now use PayPal as a safe way to pay for their dream Indian holidays and enjoy a hassle-free booking experience. As we promote our brand globally, PayPal will help us to reach out to travelers across continents.”

“With over 6 million tourist arrivals into India in 2011**, India is a key travel hotspot for world travelers. By working with a leading Indian online travel provider such as MakeMyTrip, millions of PayPal account holders can now book their exotic Indian holidays and benefit from a more secure payment option,” said Mayur Patel, India Country Manager, PayPal Southeast Asia and India.

*only valid for PayPal account holders registered outside of India.
** Indian Tourism Statistics 2010, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

About MakeMyTrip Limited and

MakeMyTrip Limited is the parent company of MakeMyTrip (India) Private Limited, India’s largest online travel company, Inc., Luxury Tours & Travel Pte Ltd, Singapore (LTT) and Luxury Tours (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. The Company’s services and products include air tickets, customized holiday packages, hotel bookings, railway tickets, bus tickets, car hire and facilitating access to travel insurance. Through its primary website,, and other technology-enhanced platforms, the company provides access to all major domestic full-service and low-cost airlines operating in India, all major airlines operating to and from India, over 7,500 hotels in India and a wide selection of hotels outside India, Indian Railways and several major Indian bus operators.

About PayPal

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send payments without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances (where available), bank accounts, debit cards and credit cards in various markets. PayPal is an eBay company and enables global e-commerce with more than 113 million active accounts in 190 markets and 25 currencies around the world. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, California and its international headquarters is located in Singapore. More information about the company can be found at

Media Contacts

MakeMyTrip Genesis Burson-Marsteller
Poonam Thakur Deeksha Pradhan/ Neha Singh
+91-124-4910-560 +91-989-9309-389/ +91-981-1645-152 /

Malini Mitra Vivek Padyar
PayPal Southeast Asia & India Perfect Relations
T: +65-6590-5543 M: +91-98-9230-6446; T: +91-22- 2436-7155
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SOURCE﹛PayPal; MakeMyTrip

Written by asiafreshnews

August 1, 2012 at 3:30 pm

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  2. Hello,

    Thanks for sharing this

    I really like make my trip to book air tickets they have made really very easy and fast also very very comfortable to book online because and also we get lots of other information from the website which we can’t get from other booking sites.

    Did you know you can also get discount while booking tickets and hotel booking at makemytrip, you have to just use coupon codes which you can find here and use these coupons and get discount on air tickets, hotels and holiday packages.



    August 2, 2012 at 4:35 pm

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