Private telecom operator Airtel on Tuesday, as part of its 23rd anniversary celebrations, announced a partnership with Amazon Pay to offer guaranteed cashback to its prepaid and postpaid customers. As part of the deal, Airtel customers availing a bundled prepaid recharge of Rs. 100 and above, or the ones upgrading to any Infinity postpaid plan will be eligible to avail an Amazon Pay digital gift card worth Rs. 51. This gift card can be loaded as Amazon Pay balance and subsequently be used for shopping on Amazon.in, recharges, bill payments, and more.
To avail this digital gift card, Airtel subscribers need to head over to the My Airtel app, and locate the "Airtel Thanks" banner within the app. Click on the banner to activate the gift card. The recharge, which makes the user eligible for the gift card, can be done using the app, online portals like Amazon.in and Paytm, or by visiting an offline retailer or Airtel store. The offer is valid for recharges or upgrades done in the next 30 days.
Commenting on the partnership Vani Venkatesh, Chief Marketing Officer - Bharti Airtel said, "Our heartfelt thanks to our customers for partnering with us in this 23 year journey to make us India's leading smartphone network. We are delighted to partner with Amazon Pay in this celebration with our customers. Online shopping is very popular among customers with smartphones. With great data experience on India's fastest network, our customers can now enjoy added value of recharges and bill payments along with shopping on a wide range of offerings/ deals from Amazon."
Shariq Plasticwala, Director - Amazon Pay India Private Ltd said, "We are excited to partner with Airtel in this celebration. We understand our customers' needs and continuously seek to enhance their payment experience across platforms they frequently use. With this gift card, Airtel customers can now do their prepaid mobile recharge, pay bills, or shop on Amazon.in."