CommBank is partnering with global travel agency Hopper

CommBank is joining forces with Hopper to make it easier for CommBank customers to book flights, accommodation and car rental – both domestic and international – and save while doing it.

CommBank and Hopper are working together to bring its new and current range of travel features together in the CommBank app. This in-app travel experience is expected to be available to customers from next year.

CBA’s Group Executive, Retail Banking, Angus Sullivan said: “Through our new exclusive relationship in the Australian market with Hopper we can help customers dream, plan and book travel, and manage their travel finances, all in one place within the CommBank app.

“Hopper makes travel planning and budgeting easier, and helps you to get the best value across flights, accommodation and rental cars,” said Mr Sullivan.

With over 100 million app downloads, Hopper is the #1 most downloaded travel app in North America. This new agreement will bring Hopper’s global travel expertise together with CommBank’s market-leading in-app experience to deliver significant benefits for CommBank customers.

The new travel experience in the CommBank app will integrate with Hopper via the company’s B2B initiative, Hopper Cloud, and offer customers the lowest price on 300 airlines, 2 million hotels and 100 rental car companies.

Hopper President and Co-Founder, Dakota Smith said: “CommBank is a leader in innovation and financial solutions in Australia, making them the ideal partner for Hopper Cloud. With this new exclusive arrangement, we’ll be able to create an end-to-end travel offering for their customers, complete with world-class flexibility and disruption products to improve the traveller experience.”

Key Hopper features include:

  • Being backed by trillions of pricing points and Hopper’s proprietary machine learning algorithms, offering best-in-class price prediction and alert technology and data-driven recommendations to ensure customers access great value when booking flights, hotels, and rental cars
  • Integration into the CommBank Awards ecosystem allowing customers to earn and redeem rewards through this Hopper-powered platform
  • Meeting the demands of modern travellers and offering unique fintech products and servicing capabilities – including self-serve options and concierge service – to enhance flexibility while travelling

Hopper’s integration into the CommBank App will complement the bank’s current range of travel features including:

  • Complimentary travel insurance offered through some CBA credit cards
  • The ability to redeem points on CommBank Awards credit cards
  • No international transaction fees on some of our credit cards
  • International travel products including Travel Money Card and foreign cash

About Hopper

Hopper is the world’s fastest-growing mobile-first travel marketplace, focused on helping customers save money and travel better. The Hopper app has nearly 100 million downloads and continues to capture market share around the world. By leveraging massive amounts of data and machine learning, the company has developed several unique fintech solutions that address everything from pricing volatility to trip disruptions. Through its B2B initiative, Hopper Cloud

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