Fandango added a new mobile payment option to its iOS and Android apps – PayPal. Yep, that means you’ll now be able to securely reserve your seat at select theaters right from your beloved smartphones.
With this latest option, film fans can select PayPal as a payment option after choosing the show time and entering the quantity of tickets. Customers can then login to PayPal securely to complete the transaction.
Fandango has seen a 73% year-over-year increase in mobile ticket sales in 2011, and now more than 20% of Fandango’s ticket sales come from mobile devices.
Earlier this year, Fandango introduced Mobile Ticket, a paperless mobile barcode scanned by theater ticket-taker, which works in over 1,000 screens in the Regal Entertainment Group. This year also marks the best-performing year in the company’s 11-year history, with record highs for its ticket sales, online and mobile traffic, advertising sales and the number of theater screens it represents across the country…