Flexible new way to pay enables guests the freedom to book their travel now and pay Later
Cypress, Calif. – December 8, 2020 – The Travel Corporation (TTC) and its 40 award-winning brands is continuing to put the guest at the heart of everything they do by partnering with Uplift, the only Buy Now, Pay Later payment solution focused exclusively on travel. Both companies teamed up together to assist travelers and their travel advisors by introducing an innovative new way to book their travel and spread the cost over time. With pent-up travel demand forecasted for 2021, guests no longer need to put their holiday dreams on hold and have the freedom to travel even before they finish making these affordable monthly payments over an 11-month period. TTC guests can buy their trip now, save 10% and pay over time through Uplift with annual percentage rates (APRs) from 7%.
Uplift’s easy payment options provide Uniworld, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki,Trafalgar, Costsaver, Brendan Vacations, and African Travel, Inc. guests with the peace of mind and flexibility to book and pay for their future travel with confidence, by helping them manage their budgets and book the vacation of their dreams today. Travelers can inform their Travel Advisors that they are interested in applying for Uplift’s payment plans when booking their TTC dream trip of a lifetime. With TTC’s guided brands having 2021 and 2022 European pricing in place or coming shortly this October, guests can lock in their preferred departure dates on the most popular itineraries and book and pay for their trips with confidence.
“As we have shared stories throughout 2020 about our first 100th Anniversary this year, The Travel Corporation continues to be driven by service and is constantly innovating around new ways to make travel more personalized and accessible with the best technology benefitting our loyal Travel Advisors and their clients,” said Brett Tollman, Chief Executive of The Travel Corporation. “Our new partnership with Uplift includes our award-winning brands such as Uniworld, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki, Trafalgar, Costsaver, Brendan Vacations, and African Travel, Inc. and further assists us in building on this commitment by offering our guests another way to pay for their vacations. We believe this may be applicable during these very difficult, challenging times for some, and therefore fits their personal needs while providing a seamless booking and payment solution as well as experience,” he concluded.
Uplift’s omni-channel payment platform integrates into TTC’s Travel Advisors’ booking platforms, creating a seamless guest experience.
“Like TTC, we believe travel is an essential part of the human experience,” said Uplift Chief Commercial Officer, Tom Botts. “As we all look forward to traveling again soon, guests will require more payment options. Uplift is the ideal solution, allowing customers to book the trip they deserve while managing their expenses during these uncertain times,” Botts added.
About The Travel Corporation:
The Travel Corporation (TTC) is a highly successful stable, and solvent family-owned and passionately run international group of 40 award-winning brands, celebrating our first 100th Anniversary this year. Our exceptional portfolio of brands spans across 70 countries and offers an extensive selection of international travel and tourism companies, encompassing a variety of guided travel experiences, independent holiday packages, boutique river cruising, luxury hotels and safaris. We are committed to consistently delivering outstanding service, experiences and value to each and every one of our guests and we do so through continuous innovation. Beyond our commitment to provide the world’s leading holiday experiences, TTC reassures travelers in these uncertain times that their future travels are safe with us. The financial strength and future longevity of the business is backed by the transparent exposure of the companies Red Carnation Hotels unencumbered fixed assets in excess of US$300,000,000 as of December 31, 2019. For more information, please visit TTC.com or follow us on Twitter and Instagram (insert regional link) while using our hashtags #TravelWithTTC and #MakeTravelMatter.
Uplift was founded by a passionate team of travel industry veterans to help consumers take control of their budget and experience the travel they deserve. Through an omni-channel payment platform that seamlessly integrates into our partners’ booking sites and payment processes, Uplift gives travelers the freedom to book their trip now and pay later. Uplift is the only Buy Now, Pay Later company focused exclusively on travel. By empowering consumers to pay for travel on their terms, Uplift helps travel brands reach new customers and convert more business. Uplift’s flexible payment options are offered by leading travel brands through the United States and Canada.