posted on 02 Jul 2019
Mumbai: InstaReM, a leading digital cross-border money transfer & payments service provider with presence across Southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas, has announced a partnership with The Root Academy (R66T Academy), the cricket coaching academy founded by the family of the England test cricket captain, Joe Root.
The partnership – which is being announced as the Cricket World Cup tournament enters in an exciting phase – enables InstaReM customers to get an exclusive 30% discount off fees at The R66T Academy training camps throughout the world when they send their next money transfer abroad via the InstaReM website or app.
InstaReM’s digital cross-border payments solutions stops its customers around the world from getting caught out from hidden fees, and now its customers can stop getting caught out at the crease. The Root Academy partnership gives InstaReM’s cricket-loving customers an opportunity to learn the art, science and craft of cricket from those who know it the best.
Announcing the partnership, Prajit Nanu, co-founder and CEO of InstaReM, and a cricketing enthusiast, said, “Nothing connects nationalities like a sport. Cricket, which has English roots, is extremely popular in Australia-New Zealand, Southeast Asia, and more countries in Europe, Africa and Caribbean have started experiencing the thrill of the sport with the newer formats of the game. As a global payments fintech with global presence, we are delighted to partner with the R66T Academy, the gold standard in high-quality cricket coaching, to offer discounted programs in the finer aspects of cricketing to the enthusiasts from any part of the world.”
Joe Root, the co-founder of the R66T Academy and the current captain of the English Cricket Test Team said, “We are pleased to partner with InstaReM Money Transfer to offer an exclusive discount on our cricket training camps. The Root Academy is our commitment to unlocking the cricketing talent of tomorrow. Alongside InstaReM, we aim to reach even more cricket fans around the world, offering high-class learning experiences that change the game. We’re up to change the game with InstaReM and the Root academy.”
The R66T Academy aims to encourage people to play more cricket while preparing and empowering youngsters and teams to succeed at their highest level. Training camps are led by Shaun Siegert, the head coach of The R66T Academy and mentor/ coach of international cricketers like Joe Root, Jason Roy, Monty Panesar, Liam Plunkett, Sam Billings & many more. The R66T academy training camps are available to children up to 18 years – and with InstaReM’s exclusive offer, adults are also eligible to participate, subject to availability and schedules.
● The InstaReM offer is valid until August 31, 2019.
● The offer can be redeemed within a year from the date of the transfer. The R66T Academy training schedule is available here.
● InstaReM customers can choose the date and location of the camps as per their convenience.
● As an extra bonus all InstaReM customers will get a free course on the all-new R66T Academy app.
● Camps are conducted Worldwide – across USA (NY, SF, St Louis), Australia, India, South Africa and more.
● In case the customer’s chosen tour/program is not available, the R66T Academy will work with customers to schedule and an alternative tour.
Source: The Hans India
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