M-ticketing by M-pesa

M-ticketing by M-pesa – M-ticketing is the process whereby customers can order, pay for, obtain and validate tickets from any location and at any time using mobile phones or other mobile handsets.

M-ticketing by M-pesa

M-ticketing by M-pesa is a fast and a safe mode of payment that is convenient for customers to use. Companies urge their customers to make use of this service in order to save time and to make their payment processes easy.These companies have partnered with Safaricom to create a mobile platform for easy sale of tickets during sports, travel and entertainment events. They design and print tickets with security features. This also makes customized wristbands, offers advanced sale solution, online point of sale, online event management system, Box Office management and events entry management services.

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M-ticketing by M-pesa Photo

M-ticketing by M-pesa

M-Pesa money transfer service and data platform to enable users book and pay for their domestic air, road and rail travel through their data-enabled mobile phones.

M-ticketing by M-pesa – How to pay via M-pesa

How it works

  1. A subscriber will visit an M-pesa Agent to purchase a Ticket, for example Hotel Stay.
  2. M-pesa Agent may book for the subscriber or subscriber may book on their own using mobile phone. At this point, the Agent ID is inserted into the booking process for commission identification purpose. If Agent makes booking, ID is automatically recorded.
  3. A payment request SMS will be sent to the subscriber Mobile Phone with Booking ID and Paybill Number.
  4. Subscriber will make Payment via M-pesa Paybill and as per SMS notification. If subscriber is not M-pesa registered, agent will register subscriber promptly via normal M-pesa process.
  5. Subscriber will receive the regular M-pesa TX Receipt and provide the same to the Agent for ticketing.
  6. Agent will enter the M-pesa TX Receipt into the Booking System against the Booking ID. System will verify and issue the ticket.
    Subscriber will receive an SMS with ticket details.
  7. Agent will/CAN print the Ticket and provide the same to the subscriber as hard copy if the subscriber so wishes.
  8. At the point of ticket utilization, service providers will require a computer to check ticket validity. A USSD/SMS/WAP service will also be provided to check ticket validity from a mobile phone.
  9. On Ticket verification, subscriber is allowed to utilize ticket for the respective service purchased.

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