Pogopost teams up with Ingenico for m-payments on new V&A postcard app

Pogopost has announced it has been selected by the Victoria & Albert Museum as a partner to enable customers to send postcards to friends and family, thanks to an in-app payment solution by Ingenico Payment Services. 

Pogopost has teamed up with Payment Services Provider, Ingenico Payment Services, to enable senders to pay for their postcards electronically using payment cards including Mastercard, American Express, Visa and Visa Debit. The in-app solution provides users with a convenient, fast and secure mobile payment method. Pogopost also plans to use Ingenico Payment Service’s platform to allow payment information to be securely held for instant purchase, making the app even more user-friendly.

Pogopost CEO Ben Thornton said “Wishing you were here at the V&A has never been simpler. Enjoying the museum is enhanced greatly by being able to share your experiences and the age old tradition of sending postcards has taken a mobile leap into the 21st century with the quick and easy payment process, courtesy of Ingenico Payment Services. Now visitors can send personalized postcards of favourite collection items – be it a Ming vase, a Rodin sculpture or an iconic photograph of British fashion or a celebrity like David Bowie.”

Julian Wallis, Head of Sales UK & Ireland at Ingenico Payment Services said “Our in-app capability provides Pogopost with a seamless mobile payment solution, a straightforward transaction process in which visitors can easily navigate around in a matter of seconds. We look forward to a growing partnership with Pogopost, with scope for a growing range of heritage site customers with varied international payment needs.”

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