8 apps to help you go cashless

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How to create an E-wallet:

  1. Open an e-wallet website (eg Paytm or Freecharge)
  2. Sign up and become a member using your email id
  3. Choose the option of creating an e-wallet
  4. Add money to your e-wallet using credit card/debit card/net banking
  5. Use this e-wallet to make online transactions.

We give you 8 apps that will cover your needs for food, travel, entertainment, and other requirements

E-wallets apps

  • Paytm:
    One-stop solution for all the aforementioned apps. Paytm is an e-wallet which can be used to make online transactions. Create a Paytm account using your bank account and pay for your online shopping using this digital wallet.
    Paytm has partnered with many companies, which makes it easier to shop online. You can also recharge your phone using this.
  • Freecharge:
    One-stop solution for all the aforementioned apps. Create a Freecharge account using your bank account and pay for your online shopping using this digital wallet.
    Freecharge has partnered with countless companies, which makes it easier to shop online. You can also recharge your phone using this.

Food

  • Grofers:
    Answer to all your household needs. It is useful to buy groceries, medicines, vegetables and other home requirements. Just download the app, become a member, shop and pay online.
  • BigBasket:
    Answer to all your household needs. It is useful to buy groceries, medicines, vegetables and other home requirements. Just download the app, become a member, shop and pay online. An alternative is ‘Card on Delivery’ where the delivery person carries a credit card machine, so you can swipe your card when you receive your ordered goods.

Travel

  • Uber:
    For people who use cabs to commute around, Uber allows you to create an online wallet or pay online using your credit/debit card.
  • Ola:
    For people who use cabs to commute around, Ola allows you to create an online wallet or pay online using your credit/debit card

Entertainment

  • BookMyShow:
    Movie counters not accepting 500 notes? Simple, just book tickets on BookMyShow and pay online. Only disadvantage- you have to pay a small processing fee.
  • Swiggy:
    Ordering dinner home? Swiggy allows you to pay online for the food you’ve ordered. This also tackles the issue of delivery guy not having change.