PointsPay is a service which allows users to exchange loyalty points into over 160 currencies and is available to 32 million merchants across the globe. It has announced an app update which intends to make the process even more accessible to users. The changes will involve a ‘Quickloader’ process which will allow users to quickly and easily upload points on to a virtual or plastic card.
Since PointPay’s launch three months ago, over 260 million points have been loaded and cards have been used in more than 1,300 locations worldwide. 35% of purchases PointsPay receives are through in store transactions, a figure which continues to rise.
Head of product development at PointsPay, Luca Paioni, says: “We are very excited that our users can now load their PointsPay prepaid cards in only two clicks and shop with their loyalty points or miles anywhere around the globe. What PointsPay offers today is exactly what wallet providers like Google Wallet or PayPal are targeting to offer in the future: a simple and secure payment wallet that allows their user to pay anytime, online and in store at over 32 million points of sale around the world. It is simply amazing!”
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