Google, In February 2018 has announced it is combining all its payment-related apps into the single app called as the Google Pay. And also Google Wallet app is now called as the Google Pay Send. It is peer to peer to transactions, it allows the users to send and also receive money.
Google Tez has launched as a payment service app in India around a year ago. Now, Google is giving it a big push. A part of the program Google is re branding Tez to Google Pay. Reportedly Google wants to push Tez into a fully featured app so that it can use for every payment-related services in India.
Google has added new features into it such as the retail payments, both in online as well as Offline, Microloans etc. Google has now partnered with a no of local banks, such as HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Federal Bank, and Kotak Mahindra Bank. These banks will give “pre-approved” loans through the app in a matter of seconds.
Google has also planned to expand Google Pay to other regions as well. These mean embedded features from Tez to Google Pay in other regions of Asia as well. However, it will require new partnerships and more localisations.
Google Pay Now Stores your Boarding Passes and Tickets
Now users can add their mobile boarding passes and event tickets within the app. Only certain companies are participating, these include Southwest Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Eventbrite, Ticketmaster and FortessGB.
To save your tickets to your Google Pay you can select “Send the ticket to my phone” option from the above participating websites. If you want to access your tickets then tap on the Passes tab.