Paytm has been called on board as in official ticketing partner for the Upcoming Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) entering into Season. Laden by exciting offers, the E-commerce platform pledges to offer Cash-back offers to its fans.
The Badminton fans an now book tickets online by using PayTm from across the country depending on their preferences and venues of the fourth edition of the coveted Indian badminton tournament which s going to start from December 22 in Mumbai.
Organised by Sportzlive under the aegis of Badminton Association of India(BAI), The PBL will make use of India’s leading payment gateway as well as e-commerce platform enabling fans to get tickets.
“We wanted to give more value to the fans and not just buy tickets of the matches, and association with Paytm platform helps us achieve that goal,” said Atul Pande, Managing Director, SportzLive. “Fans will also get an opportunity to redeem and utilize cashback offers on the tickets they are booking online,” he further added.
Seeing the pockets for everyone, the Pricing of tickets has been kept as low as ₹299 for students. The next slab follows as ₹499 and then at ₹999 deepening on the view. However, for those high-end spectators who want to get better court-side view, there are premier tickets available at prices at ₹ 2,999 .
Last year, Premier tickets were only open for corporates. For the upcoming season, following fans feedback, the prices of ticket are lowered and put all Premium seats on sale. While considering ticket prices, the PBL also has kept in mind interests of budding badminton players for the upcoming season.
“Based on our feedback and keeping the fan interest in mind, we ensured that all host cities this season have the Premium tickets as well as tickets priced at lesser denominations-so that fans can choose from what they want and also be incentivized with cash back offers. Students, on the contrary, can show their valid College/School identity card along with one photo ID card and can also get vouchers while they buy match tickets,” Atul Pande added.
As In the offer being given by the e-commerce major, if the user book two tickets through wallet, he or she will get ₹150 worth movie vouchers.
In addition to that, fans can alsoo go for advance signups giving them discounts up to 25%, and up to ₹400 cashback are available.
The 23-day event will witness nine teams Delhi Dashers, Ahmadabad Smash Masters, Awadhe Warriors, Bengaluru Raptors, Mumbai Rockets, Hyderabad Hunters, Chennai Smashers, North Eastern Warriors and Pune 7 Aces slug it out for a prize purse of₹6 crore in five cities with the inaugural rounds being held in Mumbai (December 22-24), followed by Hyderabad (December 25-28), Pune (December 29-January 1), Ahmadabad (January 2-6) and Bengaluru (January 7-13) will host the semi-finals and the final.