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Matta.Travel Ecommerce Package for Travel Agents Sign Up FAQ

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions which will help you with Matta.Travel Sign Up to start selling your travel packages online.

What is Matta.Travel?

Matta.Travel is an all-in-one, e-travel business mart set up  exclusively for small and medium-sized travel agents to take their businesses online quickly, easily and affordably.

I’m a travel agent. How do I qualify to use the TOURS Online Travel Package Booking Solution?

To qualify to use Tours, you need to be a MATTA member. If you’re a Malaysia-based travel agent and not yet a MATTA member, please proceed to sign up for MATTA membership first.

I’m already a  MATTA Member. How do I start selling my travel packages on Matta.Travel?

You would have to register for Matta.Travel. Click here to download the Agent Participation Form.

What are among  the benefits my travel agency will enjoy signing up for Matta.Travel?

  1. You don’t have to go through the trouble of setting up your own website and incur cost of maintaining and updating it.
  2. You don’t have to pay domain registration fees or web hosting fees, which you would have to do annually if you’re running your own website.

I do not have the technical know-how to run an e-commerce site. Will it be difficult for me to sell my packages over Matta.Travel?

There are no complex procedures to learn and no software or hardware to be installed. As you’ll be operating on a cloud-based ecommerce platform, there’ll be no software updates to fuss over.

The technical side will be set up for you at no extra cost.

In short, if you could send an email, you could sell your packages online at Matta.Travel

If I sign up for Matta.Travel, will I be getting a complete, self-contained, e-commerce package?

Yes, you will be enjoying a complete ecommerce package, whereby you could host your packages online and receive enquiries for them and when the customer is ready to pay, you will receive your payment,  online directly into your bank account.

Will receiving payment online be safe?

Yes because customers will not be banking into your account directly. You will receive your payment through iPay88, a secure and trusted payment gateway in Malaysia used by at least 70,% of Malaysians e-commerce entities.

Will I have to pay for this payment gateway facility?

Ordinarily, you’ll have to pay RM1888 to have the iPay88 payment gateway integrated into your website. If you sign up for Matta.Travel, this fee is waived and you pay only RM0.00. This offer is exclusive for MATTA members only.

What can I expect from TOURS, the versatile 24/7 Travel Package Booking System?

Within a few clicks of the mouse, MATTA.Travel, through the TOURS system, enables travel agents to operate their travel businesses online, round-the-clock, 24/7, even during weekends and public holidays, by providing the following facilities:

  1. uploading their packages to the web
  2. receiving enquiries from potential customers all over the world,
  3. Creating  e-invoices as per customer request
  4. receiving payment securely in Malaysian ringgit,  directly into their bank accounts via credit card or online banking.

Tell me more about the agents who have signed up for Matta.Travel.

They are forward thinking modern travel agents looking to future-proof their businesses against an emerging travel consumer trend of buying online, have already signed up for MATTA.Travel to profit from technology and take their businesses to the next level.

They are extending their market reach by tapping into a local and international customer base normally not accessible  through their offline marketing channels.

Are Agents with their own websites signing up with Matta.Travel?

Yes, even those agents with their own websites have signed up, not wanting to miss out on the exposure provided by a site endorsed by MATTA, a trusted brand among travel consumers in Malaysia and beyond.

How does the credit system work in Matta.Travel?

Each credit in your account is worth RM1 (1 Credit = RM1)

There’s no expiry date for the credits your purchase. You may use them at any time you wish. They will remain in your account until you use them.

For what services can I use my credits for?

Package Hosting:

  • You pay only 10 credits worth RM 10 per month  for every package you host on Matta.Travel
  • The minimum hosting period for a package is 3 months.
  • But if  you are uploading a new package, you’ll enjoy a free month. You will be charged only  RM20 for three months. So only a total of 20 SOTA Credits will be deducted from your account for new package hosting.
  • When you renew your package on the expiry of the first three months, you’ll be charged RM30 (30 SOTA Credits) though.

E-marketplace Subscription

In order for you to upload and host your packages on Matta.Travel, you’ll need to pay an e-marketplace subscription fee of RM100 per month.

100 SOTA credits will be deducted on the activation of your emarketplace subscription.  

How can I get more information on signing up for Matta.Travel?

Should you have any questions on any aspect of your participation in Matta.Travel, please do not hesitate to contact us at matta@sota.travel or call Casey at  012-3050904 or Faizal Aziz at 012-2270190.