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Five services that let you travel hassle-free, without a wallet

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published : Sep 19, 2018, 2:48 pm IST
Updated : Sep 19, 2018, 2:48 pm IST

The young working professional or the urban moneyed traveller is now empowered to go cashless or without their wallets.

Vacations are expensive and sometimes getting a discount on your shopping or food can save some money.
 Vacations are expensive and sometimes getting a discount on your shopping or food can save some money.

Travelling to exotic international destinations is fast becoming a regular and frequent activity especially within the millennials in India. By discovering the benefits of economic progress, more and more millennials now look forward to travel light – light bags and pockets. The young working professional or the urban moneyed traveller is now empowered to go cashless or without their wallets no matter where they travel to in the world.

Having said that, here's a list of top five services to help you travel cashless, more importantly without your wallet.

Nearbuy: Vacations are expensive and sometimes getting a discount on your shopping or food can save some money. Nearbuy provides you with coupons for your stay, food and shopping, so that you can explore the city without worrying about the budget. You can relax and rejuvenate by using the Spa coupons that provide you deals at posh spas all around the city.

Club Med: For years now, Club Med has been known for providing its guests a truly luxurious and all-inclusive experience, through their USP of travelling without wallets. Book yourself at a Club Med and leave the rest to them. From all your meals, to your parties, local excursions, scuba diving, parasailing, skiing, snowboarding and golfing, everything will be taken care of including your room rent. Not just that, Club Med also provides their guests with services that are inspired by the culture and traditions of that particular region

One Assist: Insuring your travel is something you would feel unnecessary and but you never know that taking chance on it would become the biggest mistake committed. It is advisable to insure your priced possessions like your Smart Phone, Laptop, Wallet, Debit/Credit/ATM Cards. Usually taking insurance creates an image of a tedious office, hours of wait and long queues. But with One Assist you can do it within no time and insure all your possessions mentioned above. I am sure the road trip can get a lot better without being tensed about the loss of your phone or your wallet.

Paytm: Travel isn’t cheap, it constantly demands money and carrying a huge amount of cash while travelling is not safe. Paytm turns out to be a perfect alternative for cash and eliminates the purpose of carrying your wallet. Currently, the app also provides its users services like booking hotels and tickets for flights, trains, movies, etc. The app also allows you to transfer money from your bank account into another – so that way you can be hassle-free throughout your travel adventures.

Uber: Uber has been making commuting easy for everyone since 2009. It covers 785 metropolitan areas worldwide, which makes it an app that can be trusted while travelling Internationally. One can pay Uber through his/ her card and save the cash for other important stuff.

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