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Wego, the leading online travel platform across the Middle East and North African Region has launched ShopCash, an online shopping cashback and deal discovery app for Middle Eastern consumers.

ShopCash can be downloaded from the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, and shopcash.com.

Users of ShopCash can receive instant cashback for online transactions made with hundreds of well-known retailers in the Middle East, as well as access to exclusive offers and discounts.

On every purchase, cashback builds up in a user’s ShopCash wallet, which the user can then withdraw at any time into a user’s bank account or by other payment methods. Users of ShopCash will be able to use their cashback for Wego air tickets and hotel stays, as well as sales or gift cards from other partner retailers.

Mamoun Hmedan, Managing Director, MENA and India, Wego, mentioned how people in middle-east hadn’t done much traveling over the last year due to the pandemic crisis. However, Mamoun is very optimistic about Shopcash and how it will give the customers real money back for every online purchase, making it a deal on another deal.

According to the latest study by Kearney, the size of the GCC e-commerce industry will hit $24 billion in 2020. The pandemic has increased Middle Eastern customers’ adoption of e-commerce, leading more merchants to invest in e-commerce platforms and digital marketing capabilities.

Craig Hewett, Co-founder of Wego, shared how overwhelming the response was when they approached the merchants. Craig said that everybody from global e-commerce giants to regional champions to local niche specialists has immediately seen the value of participating in ShopCash.He is pleased to state that they have a long back-log of merchants to integrate with the weeks and months ahead.

About ShopCash

ShopCash is a rewards app that brings together hundreds of online retailers from all shopping categories under one platform for cashback and offers. ShopCash, which Wego developed, offers customers instant cashback on any purchase they make, which can then be exchanged for flights and hotels or transferred into their bank account.

About Wego

Wego is the pioneer online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with over 10 million monthly active users (MAUs) buying over $1 billion in travel products per year. Wego has offices in both Dubai and Singapore and is backed by Tiger Global Management, Crescent Point, Square Peg Capital, MEVP, and is a strategic partner of the MBC Group.

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