Amazon India has inked a five year partnership with BookMyShow allowing its users to book movie tickets via e-retailer’s app and mobile website. As of now, the service is not available for desktop users. The new service is available for both Prime as well as non-prime members. The e-retailer is also offering a two percent cashback to the ICICI Amazon pay credit card users on purchasing the movie tickets through its platform. The users can now find a new “Movie Tickets” category under the “Shop by Category” section of the app and also inside the Amazon Pay tab.
Amazon India-BookMyShow partnership: Complete Details
Amazon India-BookMyShow partnership allows customers to buy movie tickets via its platform. The e-commerce platform has long been enabling its customers to pay bills, make mobile recharges, book flight tickets, and now it has made its entry into the entertainment platform. The new partnership now allows customers to book movie tickets through Amazon India directly. For ticket booking, the users can now find “Movie tickets”category under “Shop by Category” section or in the Amazon Pay tab. If you click on the option, it will take you to another page, where it will ask you to select the region, exact zone, and preferred movie. You can then select preferred theatre seats from the layout as similar to BookMyShow to book movie tickets.
Amazon India is offering various payment modes such as Amazon Pay balance, Amazon Pay UPI, ICICI credit cards, and other digital payment methods. Amazon is also offering a two percent cashback to the ICICI Amazon pay credit card users as monthly statement rewards on booking the movie tickets through its platform. As part of the launch offer, Amazon is also giving a 20% cashback of up to Rs 200 on online movie ticket bookings up to November 14. The offer is valid only once per user. Apart from movie ticket bookings, Amazon also includes other content from BookMyShow, such as movie reviews and ratings. The five-year partnership between Amazon India and BookMyShow is mutually beneficial to both the players. While BookMyShow would get a new set of users due to Amazon’s wide reach, the Amazon India would experience a higher adoption of Amazon Pay by its customers.