PRESS RELEASE | 17 DECEMBER 2020
PELIKIN ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH INTREPID URBAN ADVENTURES.
An industry pioneer and a travel tech startup join forces: Pelikin announces a new partnership with Intrepid Urban Adventures, helping travellers tap into authentic experiences in over 100 cities around the world.
Pelikin, the traveltech & fintech startup, today announced a new partnership with leading tours and activities company Intrepid Urban Adventures that will allow its users to access a global network of day tours, including cultural, culinary, active and sightseeing experiences. .
This functionality will add to existing travel money app, Visa Pelikin prepaid card, travel insurance products while directly expanding its recently launched Pelikin Experiences product. Pelikin launched, Pelikin Experiences by joining forces with Sydney based technology platform Livn.
“Intrepid Urban Adventures have spent years and years building their network of local tour guides along with a globally recognised and trusted brand. We’re thrilled to be integrating their products into our travel proposition so we can continue to add value for our users while they’re travelling abroad and while they’re here in Australia too.” – Sam Brown, CEO of Pelikin
Due to COVID-19 marking a line through international travel for 2020, Pelikin Experiences is targeting domestic travellers who want to experience all that Australia has to offer. As international travel begins to pick-up, the Melbourne based startup will expand its offering of tours and activities with the Intrepid Urban Adventures products at the forefront of this growth.
“We’re excited to be partnering with an exciting fintech company like Pelikin to deliver city tours to a new audience. We know Pelikin already makes it easy for travellers to plan, book and save for their trips, and we look forward to making it easier for them to explore once they arrive in-destination, with unique experiences led by our passionate local guides.” – Chris Castle, Head of Global Sales – Business Development, Intrepid Urban Adventures
ABOUT INTREPID URBAN ADVENTURES
Intrepid Urban Adventures is a global network of more than 1,300 passionate local guides offering day tours of more than 100 cities around the world. Created over 10 years ago by Intrepid Travel, Urban Adventures takes travellers to explore both the world-famous sites and hidden gems of a place, uncovering backstreets, local hotspots, and quirky landmarks.
Pelikin gives travellers a seamless way to plan, book and save for overseas adventures.
The Pelikin app includes a multi-currency mobile wallet and Prepaid Pelikin® Visa® Card that can be used by solo or group travellers to manage shared expenses, transfer money instantly and spend in +150 currencies at more than 40 million Visa® merchants worldwide.
Our team – a combination of travel enthusiasts and tech experts, is on a journey to create the best travel experience for millions of travelling Australian, bringing them valuable products and tools for every part of their journey.
Pelikin is based in Melbourne, Victoria. For more information, visit pelikin.co
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