With the sudden invalidity of 500 and 1000 rupee notes, there has been a lot of chatter about how inconvenient the situation will be for individuals until the dust settles. However thanks to certain startups, this can be tackled in an easier way.
Here are a 5 quick tips to help you go cashless through these 48 hours.
We’ve all been using application like Ola, Uber etc, however chances are you’re only booking with them for longer rides. Booking an Ola auto is an option you could consider for short distances. All these applications have two different methods that can help you pay without really handing over cash. Apart from the Paytm option available in the application, both applications have an “Ola money” and “Uber money” option. Apart from that they also accept payments through your card.
Metro cards for some cities can be recharged though applications like Paytm and Freecharge.
It can be a taxing situation if you are in urgent need of medicines and do not have cash on you at the moment. There are a number of startups that enable you to purchase medicines round the clock with easy e payment options. Netmeds is an online pharmacy that delivers to any part of the country.
3. Paying Bills-
We’ve all being seeing the Paytm advertisements about paying bills online. Now is a chance to actually go ahead and try it out for those of you who still haven’t. Other than Paytm you could also go on the official company and government website to do the same.
We have got two words for you: Paytm Karo.— Paytm (@Paytm) November 8, 2016. This tweet by Paytm was all over the social media in light of the recent events.
This can be the best time to eat out or get food delivered home. Websites like Zomato, Foodpanda, Swiggy are getting more efficient by the day. Order in your favourite food and do not bother about payment since all these websites accept online payments.
5. Personal and Household-
All your personal and household needs can be met through various application such as UrbanClap, StayGlad, Housejoy etc and Wassup, PickMyLaundry, Timesaverz etc respectively. All these applications provide services varying form beauty treatment, laundry services, household helps etc and they all accept online transactions.