PayU Payment Solutions, a South African online payment service provider, has announced a partnership that enables online businesses to accept Ukash as an additional online payment method.
“Customers who do not have credit cards want to enjoy the cost saving and convenience of shopping online,”” says Mark Chirnside, CEO of PayU MEA.
“”Our partnership with Ukash enables online businesses to service cash customers who previously could not be reached, as well as open up a whole new market for these businesses.‚
PayU SafeShop, an established payment processing product that has developed and shaped ecommerce in South Africa for the past decade, now enables online businesses to accept and process 11 different payment methods, including Ukash, securely. Online merchants can enable Ukash payments on their websites by requesting PayU to enable the capability for their shopping basket.
PayU also processes online payments via its payment gateway, PayU SafeShop, for Groupon, Kalahari.com, NetFlorist and four major airlines, to name only a few
David Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Ukash said: ‚Partnering with PayU was a natural choice for us. By integrating with SafeShop payment gateway, we can now offer our customers access to most of the major South African airlines and leading online retailers, and empower everyone to use cash electronically‚ .
Globally, Ukash is active in more than 50 countries. Ukash customers can redeem vouchers at 25 South African online retailers directly, including iBurst, Ladbrokes, Flowers.co.za, Interactive Sports, ClickBay, Smokoo, Yarona Healthcare and others.