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Matrix unveils “Travel Companion App”

By VARINDIA    2017-04-20



Matrix Cellular has launched Travel Companion App. This app is a brand mobile application centred around international travellers, giving them access to a host of services by using just a simple single app. Matrix is targeting a user base of 1 million users by the end of 2017. The Travel Companion App has been designed to offer Shopping deals, discounts and VAT refund.


Matrix Travel Companion App is a source of trending and popular services, covering all popular categories like International Shopping discounts & shopping VAT reclaims, ticket booking for attractions (150,000 partners), Broadway & West End, hotel & apartment bookings (500,000), restaurant reservations, pre-book, book a ride, travel insurance, buy and recharge prepaid cards, reload forex on prepaid cards, and many more.


Gagan Dugal, Founder & Director, Matrix Cellular, said, “There are 20 million Outbound Travellers from India, of which 8 million are Business Travellers and close-to 1.5 million travel to Europe. We realized that clients weren’t aware of solutions that can add value to their travel so we came up with an app which offers convenience and give access to best deals to travellers without having them to use multiple apps. Matrix Travel Companion App is another contemporary product embedded with a host of services to make users stay memorable while travelling abroad.”


The App additionally offers the convenience to book a SIM card, get foreign currency and Foreign Currency debit card (which one can even reload while travelling), Buy Travel Insurance, before heading out and stay secure and recharge SIMs in over 130 countries.


The App extends discounts from over 850 best lifestyle stores in the world, including MACY’S, Bicester Village in London, Mall of the Emirates – Dubai, Luxury Shoppes in Las Vegas, Harbour City Mall in Hong Kong, Starhill Gallery in Malaysia, Gloria Outlets in Taiwan and many more. With the offers from Matrix traveller, one can save 10% – 35% on luxury and semi-luxury brands. In the already-discounted stores, users will find deals, which offer a 10% further reduction for Matrix clients over and above whats on offer.


Travellers can book over 150,000 attractions globally using the Matrix App, such as best Broadway shows like CATS, Aladdin, The Beatles, West End shows like The Lion King, one can buy tickets for attractions like Eiffel Tower, London Zoo, Grand Canyon, Madame Tussauds, Louvre Museum, amusement park tickets like Disneyland, Legoland, Thorpe Park and many more. The app offers skip-the-line tickets, bespoke helicopter and seaplane tours, guided tours to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, art galleries, and much more. Tickets can be booked in advance and are emailed, with reference numbers stored on the App for easy access.


Matrix app gives access to over 500,000 hotels and apartments and 10,000 restaurants to book from.


Matrix is the App to offer Shopping VAT. Along with offering savings worth thousands of Euros with the discount vouchers, Matrix App also allows additional savings via Shopping VAT refunds. Currently, this service is available in select countries like the UK, Germany, Spain, France and Italy. Users can save up to 19% when they shop in Europe and claim VAT refund within a week.