Benefits of using digital wallet mobile app whilst travelling

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Benefits of using digital wallet mobile app whilst travelling

#1 Post by vikflyer » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:22 am

Dear Fellow Members,

I am writing this message in connection with an academic marketing research survey to understand airline passengers perceptions of digital wallet mobile app. This academic research survey is conducted by the University of Cote d’azur, France. The purpose of this survey is to understand how international travellers perceive the values of digital wallet mobile app. Furthermore, this study will also examine, which factors significantly influence the passenger’s perceived value of digital wallet mobile app and how it leverages the brand image, satisfaction and loyalty.

I am sending herewith the link of the survey

http://www.createsurvey.com/s/qGIXkp/?

Could you please participate in this survey. Your help will be beneficial for this survey. I thank you for your help and truly appreciate your support.

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Re: Benefits of using digital wallets whilst travelling

#2 Post by JasonE » Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:25 pm

No. Hard cold cash for me, as much as possible. Why let the banks & CC companies skim profits?
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#3 Post by ahramin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:35 pm

Jason, where do you get the foreign cash from if not a bank?
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#4 Post by JasonE » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:39 pm

Arrange it ahead of time. Most often I travel to US or Europe, both currencies are readily available here. I take it one step further and often buy my money in advance based on exchange rate trends.

The bank rate usually is not very good on C.C. transactions. They have you by the balls.
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#5 Post by confusedalot » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:43 pm

I am of the old generation, and I find that cash is the easiest, and most user friendly, means of exchange, both for the payer and the receiver. However, I recognize that I may be part of, 20% of the population that thinks like this?

Having said that, quite sure that the cashless society is alive and well, and therefore, electronic wallets are just a matter of time for routine applications.
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#6 Post by cgzro » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:45 pm

Agreed. Cash especially in countries you cant easily communicate in.
Ive had several bad experiences with credit and debit not working in Europe and Asia and if i had not had enough cash id have been sleeping on the curb. Smart phone battery dies.. digital wallet gone..
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#7 Post by TG » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:39 am

If they found a way to manage cashless payments in Somaliland, it is a bit of a shame that we cannot do it flawlessly anywhere else....

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2017091 ... ng-extinct
Somaliland, a self-declared republic in East Africa, faces high illiteracy and has an economy ravaged by a civil war. But it might just become the first cashless society on Earth.
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#8 Post by vikflyer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:57 am

Hello All,

Many thanks for participating in the survey. And I truly appreciate your help and support.

I also thank you for your messages. Digital wallet has become an interesting topic of discussion for the general public and travellers alike. Hence the survey

I will be thankful if you can participate in this survey and provide your responses for survey.

Many thanks again for your help and support.

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#9 Post by Gannet167 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:32 am

When you say digital wallet, are you referring to using credit cards or are you referring to Bitcoin, held in a digital wallet? Credit cards are very convenient internationally when they work, and then cash is the only option. Bit Bitcoin would be a totally different currency and in theory would be the best of both worlds. No transaction fees, no exchange rate, cannot be stolen, cannot be tracked. It also doesn't need to be held in the safe hidden in the back of the plane, with your other set of passports and other nondescript things. I never really feel comfortable carrying $50 k in the back of a plane.
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#10 Post by co-joe » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:54 am

I almost never use cash any more. When I do, I find I have no idea where it went. With Debit/ credit, it's so easy to see where it went and even do year end calculations like; how much money did I spend on gas last year? Or how much did I waste on eating at restaurants?

What's a digital wallet? The thing you need to buy bit-coin?
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#11 Post by vikflyer » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:59 am

Hello All,

Many thanks for your messages.

I thank you for participating in the survey. Your help is truly appreciated.

Digital wallet mobile app are used by some travellers these days.

It is mobile app used to store boarding pass, loyalty programme cards, coupons, tickets etc.

Many thanks again for your help.

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#12 Post by vikflyer » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:02 am

Hello All,

Many thanks for your messages. I thank you for sharing your thoughts and opinions.

I reckon the digital landscape and the services it offers is changing massively.

With the Internet of Things (IoT) I reckon there will be more services added and bundled.

Many thanks again.

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#13 Post by vikflyer » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:25 am

Hello All,

Many thanks for your messages. I thank you for sharing your thoughts and participating in the survey.

There were some navigational issues for completing the survey.

Everything is sorted now. And the survey is up and running.

Please excuse me for inconvenience.

Many thanks again for your help and support.

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#14 Post by vikflyer » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:45 pm

Hello All,

Many thanks for your messages.

There were few navigational issues in the survey. Please excuse me for inconvenience.

It is sorted now. And its functioning properly.

Many thanks again for your help and support.

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#15 Post by CpnCrunch » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:20 pm

JasonE wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:39 pm
Arrange it ahead of time. Most often I travel to US or Europe, both currencies are readily available here. I take it one step further and often buy my money in advance based on exchange rate trends.

The bank rate usually is not very good on C.C. transactions. They have you by the balls.
You pay about 3% fee for cash. Credit card is about the same or slightly better unless you have an amazon card that has no forex fee, but it's being phased out in March.

I think I'll just use my capital one card in future. 3% fee, but 2% cashback, so it works out not too bad. Or I may get a Transferwise debit card when they are released.

I don't really understand why you'd use cash. It's always going to be much worse rate than a credit card, and you have all this cash that is just waiting to be stolen.
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#16 Post by RG500 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:10 am

Unfortunately the rest of the world is behind China, in this capacity. I have been using WeChat wallet and Alipay which are directly tied to your bank account. Useable in both platforms (Apple and Android) and the transaction can be confirmed by fingerprint or by passcode. Just scan the retailer’s barcode and transfer is completed. Never have to concern yourself with outrageous credit card exchange fees.
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#17 Post by vikflyer » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:42 am

Hello All,

Thanks very much indeed for your messages.

Your information is interesting to note.

The use of digital wallets are evolving really. It has become an interesting landscape.

Concerning international travellers, businesses are now extending their e wallet services to airline travellers. For example: to manage boarding pass loyalty programmes.

It will be interesing to see what sort of innovative services will be offered to travellers in future.

Many thanks again for participating in the survey.

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