Faster Way Of Getting Cabs
- A rideshare service for India
- Referral code for free trip
- High-end vehicle rental
- Avoid commuting publicly
- Limited to major cities in India
- Unintuitive map
- Delay in booking vehicles
- Two accounts cannot be used on the same phone
Ola is a travel and navigation application by olacabs. The application helps passengers book for a private vehicle, taxi or cab wherever they are. It utilizes the full features of a mobile device’s maps and GPS features to find any available vehicle for hire.
Ridesharing As A Transportation Option
The first conception of ridesharing came from early 2010. Sidecar was the very first ridesharing service in the United States for commercial use. Ridesharing is also beneficial as an informal way for livelihood. Unfortunately, ridesharing businesses experience conflict against the laws of some local governments. Most ridesharing services are accessible via mobile devices.
Getting A Nearby Cab
Ola offers a more convenient method of booking a ride either on the go or from a single place. It is available for use in over 100 major cities in India. The application is majorly used by Indian users to get from one place to another conveniently without the hassle of commuting. Users have to register first through the Ola signup process. They can immediately get their first cab after the registration. They can also use the referral code given by their friends for a free trip. The application has a convenient process of booking vehicles. Users set their starting pickup location anywhere, find for available vehicles nearby through the map, select multiple payment options of their choice (cash, credit card, Ola Money, UPI, etc.), pick the vehicle and press “RIDE NOW”, receive instant confirmation about the rented vehicle’s status, track the vehicle in real time and ride the vehicle once they arrive. Users will receive invoices after the trip is done. Users can also tag along with their associates and turn that booking into a Corporate ride for their invoice. The invoice will be sent to the company email. The application is also available for business use where companies can track and sponsor booking services for their employees.
Available Vehicular Options
This application comes with several options for getting a vehicle. Auto provides immediate booking of cabs. Share allows booking of up to 2 seats with other passengers having the same route. This is available for AC cars with up to 50% discount compared to regular cab fares. Share Express is transportation in shared cabs on a fixed route similar to public utility vehicles. Micro is for short-distance travel at 6 km with any available AC taxi. Mini is for riding AC hatchbacks at lower fares. Prime Sedan is for hiring sedans that have Wi-Fi & professional drivers. Prime Play is for riding high-end Prime Sedans with a multimedia entertainment system. Prime SUV is for accommodating a lot of passengers with multiple seats, Wi-Fi & professional drivers. LUX gives luxury cars at a reasonable price. Outstation also includes one-way and roundtrip fares that also have a multimedia entertainment system. Rentals are utilized for city tours with available hourly packages, at the same time avail Ola’s partner services. Every vehicle available in Ola has a GPS feature so that drivers can find shorter and more optimal routes, at the same time avoid traffic jams.
Convenient Commuting Service
Ola helps passengers get cabs whenever they need to. They don’t have to compete with other rushing passengers, at the same time avoid traffic. They can experience comfortable and entertaining travel with high-end vehicles.