In the endeavors to promote reliable payments solutions, Zantel has collaborated with Vigor Group of Companies, the owner of ZanFast Ferries to enable its customers to purchase ferry tickets via Ezypesa, a move that simplifies booking process for the passengers.
The ZanFast ferries is one of the investors in the marine transport through its high-speed boats contributing significantly in the improvement of transport services for both locals and international passengers moving through the Zanzibar- Dar es Salaam route.
Commenting about the partnership, the Head of Zantel-Zanzibar, Mr. Mohammed Mussa said the move would ensure that passengers get their tickets easily by paying through Ezypesa at their convenient thus making life easy to everyone.
“Our Ezypesa services cater our daily customers’ needs. With this partnership we ensure that customers make payments easily anywhere and anytime thus reducing the time and the process of acquiring the tickets,” said Mussa.
To purchase a ticket, Zantel customers will need to download the ZanFast Ferries App then go to booking, book his ticket then select Ezypesa and proceed to pay. After completing paying, the customer will receive a confirmation message for the payment made and an e-ticket that will be used on travel date.
“We firmly believe that through Ezypesa we have made it easier for the travelers since they don’t need to spend much time to go physically to book tickets, just with your phone you can be rest assured that your seat is reserved,” marked the Zantel Head of Marketing and Mobile Money Services Sakyi Opoku.
On his side, the Vigor Group Executive Director Mr. Abdallah Turky argued that the company is investing in bringing digital payments platforms that are user friendly and can be accessed from anywhere thus ensuring reliable transport services to all customers.
“Alongside our ZanFast App, we have now added Ezypesa to our payments platforms to offer our customers with more options to purchase the tickets wherever they are to ensure flexibility in bookings,” he said.
He also urged other companies to collaborate with Zantel in digitizing their products sales and making it easy for their customers to purchase at their convenience.
Passengers who will pay via Ezypesa will get an e - tickets instead of physical tickets and they use them on the day of travel.