Leading travel and leisure booking platform Klook and Asia’s leading buy now pay later brand Atome have announced a regional partnership to expand buy now pay later payment acceptance for travel, attractions and leisure experiences across Southeast Asia. The partnership will start in Singapore before rolling out to Hong Kong, Malaysia, and the Philippines in the coming months.
Klook users in these four markets will be able to pay with Atome during checkout on Klook’s mobile app and website. To pay, users have to register and select Atome as the payment option. Customers’ bills will then be split into three zero-interest payments, with no annual or servicing fees.
Founded in 2014, Klook is Asia’s leading travel and leisure booking platform providing a seamless way for users to explore popular attractions, tours, local transportation, hotels and unique experiences at home or around the world. Today, its platform has 280,000 offerings in more than 500 destinations. Klook’s services are also available in 14 languages and 41 currencies, including over 30 payment methods globally.
“From staycations and cruises to local tours and attractions, people across the region are using Klook to satiate their thirst for adventure and joyful experiences,” said Marcus Yong, Vice President, Global Marketing for Klook. “People need an outlet, and domestic travel will continue to grow alongside the gradual resumption of cross-border travel. We are excited to partner with Atome to provide our customers with even greater payment accessibility and options as they discover and book the best experiences and things-to-do both at home and overseas.”
Jonathan Cai, Head of Partnerships, Atome said: “Partnering with Klook’s incredible network across the region will introduce millions of users and travel and activities operators to Atome’s flexible, secure and seamless payment experience. This partnership comes at a critical time as the region gradually emerges from Covid19 and re-invigorates the travel and tourism industry. We recognise this incredible opportunity and are excited we can play our part in supporting this recovery.”