Thomas Cook launches first of its kind dedicated Forex Card Mobile App to manage multiple currencies on-the-go

Empowers travellers with real-time access to their Borderless Card account | ∙Manage their account anytime, anywhere | Instant card blocking in case of emergency | Global ATM Locator | In-app customer support

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 10-10-2018 12:45:00 IST

In a strategic move to empower the new age, mobile-first Indian traveller, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., has launched the Thomas Cook Borderless App. This, the first of its kind dedicated app, enables its multicurrency Borderless Prepaid Forex Card users to access and manage their Borderless Prepaid Card account anywhere, anytime, from the convenience of a smartphone.

As part of its Digital Strategy, across its core Travel and Foreign Exchange businesses, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., has delivered on a series of innovative mobile-first initiatives: the Holidays, Visa & Forex Online Stores and Apps, iLead-a unique CRM integrated Holiday Sales App, its award winning Tour Manager App and customer self-service App, Click2Book for business travellers, an advanced web- technology platform Astra, robotics and machine learning, Voyager-a customised holiday bundler, etc.

Thomas Cook’s new app while focussing on convenience and global access, aims to further delight users with its safety-security and emergency assist.

Key features of the Borderless App

∙Real time access to the Borderless Card account
∙Manage account and transactions
∙Global ATM Locator to 2 Million ATMs, across 210 countries
∙Instant Card blocking in case of emergency
∙In app customer support

Mr. Kailash Gupta, Senior Vice President & Head, Payment Solutions Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. said, “Today’s impatient new age traveller is increasingly opting for convenience and we are witnessing a significant consumer shift to mobile-led platforms for both travel and foreign exchange. Hence in our digital focus to empower our travellers, we have launched a dedicated app for our Borderless multicurrency prepaid card users. The app, with its real time services, will significantly improve customer experience and enhance convenience and safety-security, an essential ask for today’s global traveller.”

Launched in partnership with MasterCard, Thomas Cook’s multicurrency Borderless Prepaid Card has witnessed strong adoption since its launch, with over 0.5 million active customers today.

About Thomas Cook (India) Limited:

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. (TCIL) is the leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company in the country offering a broad spectrum of services that include Foreign Exchange, Corporate Travel, MICE, Leisure Travel, Insurance, Visa & Passport services and E-Business. The company set up its first office in India in 1881. The Group is today one of the largest travel service provider networks headquartered in the Asia-Pacific region.

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