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FlixBus Becomes First European Long-Distance Bus Provider to incorporate Google Pay

FlixBus Becomes First European Long-Distance Bus Provider to incorporate Google Pay

++ Easy FlixBus ticket purchasing and transaction via Google Pay available from 26/06/18++ Google Pay to be integrated into FlixBus Android app ++ More security features: two-factor security with verification of identity

Munich/Berlin, 12.07.2018FlixBus will be the first European long-distance bus provider to incorporate Google Pay services into its Android FlixBus app, allowing customers to use their digital wallets to more quickly and confidently purchase tickets. Google Pay is an e-commerce online payment system and digital wallet, that enables users to carry out simple, fast and secure in-app and on websites. FlixBus app users will see a "Buy with Google Pay" icon in the checkout. From now on a few clicks is enough to purchase a ticket with the payment details stored in the user’s Google account.

Digital solutions for superior FlixBus customer experience

Customer-oriented digital solutions have been at the core of the FlixBus model since the company launched in 2013. In addition to partnering with leading technology companies such as Google, FlixMobility employs an in-house team of over 200 developers who work to consistently improve the FlixBus product. In April 2018, FlixBus became the first bus provider in the world to integrate with Google Assistant. With the addition of Google Pay services into the FlixBus Android app, it is even easier to purchase a ticket for your next travel."We are happy to provide our FlixBus users with the best travel experience by including innovative digital features in our app,” said Daniel Krauss, Co-Founder and CIO of FlixMobility. “With Google Pay, our customers can book the fastest or cheapest connection with FlixBus via in-app Additionally, customers’ data is kept safe with a two-factor security feature that verifies the customer’s identity before payment.”

About FlixMobility

FlixMobility is a young mobility provider and offers under the brands FlixBus and FlixTrain a new alternative for comfortable, inexpensive and environmentally friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, the startup established Europe's largest long-distance bus network within a very short time and integrated the first green long-distance trains in 2018. Since its launch in 2013, FlixMobility has changed the way millions of people travel around Europe and created thousands of new jobs in the industry.From locations in Europe the FlixMobility team takes over technology development, network planning, operational control, marketing & sales and takes care of quality management and the continuous further development of the product. Bus partners from the regional medium-sized companies are responsible for daily scheduled operations and the green FlixBus fleet. In cooperation with private train operators, the mobility provider has also been on the railways with FlixTrain since 2018. Innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and a strong international brand meet the experience and quality of tradition. The unique combination of technology start-up, e-commerce platform and classic transport company was able to assert itself against large international groups and has permanently changed the European mobility landscape. More company news and pictures can be found in the newsroom.