5 simple tips to get amazing discounts

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Although the mobile wallet application initially had the mobile and DTH recharge facility as its primary target, this convenient mode of payment soon caught on with customers. What made it so popular was the fact that it provided a great platform for those who wanted a safe and easy method of online transaction apart from the usual net banking and debit card mode of payment.

These virtual wallets are now preferred over all other modes of online payment simply due to the foolproof reputation it has built for itself within a very short span of time. Known to be extremely user-friendly and secure, customers recommend this application to others frequently.

Word of mouth advertisement has pushed the popularity levels of these apps to dizzying heights. Within a mere three years since its inception, the leading mobile wallets in India have gathered over 25 million users and around 10 million downloads. Corporate stalwarts like Tata and Alibaba have invested quite a few millions on a major mobile payment application that just goes to show exactly how popular this app is amongst its users. Coupon portals now give special PayTM offers to attract users to various online retail websites.

The wallet for all seasons

You may forget your wallet at home, but when you have the virtual wallet app on your phone, you are always ready to make payments. Whether it is booking a cab or paying your electricity bills, this app will let you finish your transactions within a few minutes. All it takes is a few clicks, and you will have made your payments without the security concerns of typing your credit card details or your net banking passwords. Isn’t that amazing?

Not only is this app the coolest mode of online transaction, but you can also get numerous special offers and discounts when you know the best sites to get your deals. Just follow these steps to make this wonderful app your best friend while shopping online:

1. Check for the best discounts: Several websites offer discounts and deals for users. You need to know where to check for them! Once you log into the right portal, you are good to go.

2. Check for your favourite website: Since this app is the preferred partner of thousands of websites, restaurants and spas you can find any of your favourite websites listed in the coupon portals. You just need to type in the name of your website to get the list of coupons available.

3. Copy the coupon code: Once you have found the best discount for your desired site, just copy the coupon code.

4. Avail the discount and smile: Once you have copied the code, all you need to do is use it when prompted for a code while you make payments using your mobile wallet.

5. One-time-use: Remember that one coupon code can be used only once during a transaction. You cannot use your coupon code multiple times while shopping.

Make sure that you have fuelled your mobile wallet with cash before you start shopping or applying any coupons! Happy shopping to you!