About Ola Cabs
The best online
marketplace for car rentals and cab hiring, Olacabs has its headquarters at Mumbai
with branch offices in Bangalore and Delhi. After creating a great buzz and
spreading the word through its “First ride Free” promotional offer, Olacabs was
responsible for organizing a hackathon, calling engineers from across the
demography to design application I order to streamline city transport. This was
held on 7th & 8th Feb 2015 and involved a deep dive
into speed data, traffic estimates and route management.
operates in Bangalore, Delhi, Surat, Madurai, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Jaipur,
Hyderabad, Patna and Kolkata and is spreading wings to other cities quickly.
Patenrships with car companies and taxi contractors in India are abound since
they help the retail business too. Despite the organization and cost involved
in such a huge operation, Olacabs has
kept the cab hiring rates at a minimum and competes with the street hailed taxi
rates in almost cities it services.
Olacabs offers various categories
of vehicles for hire depending on the requirement and the status. Almost all
brands of cars like Toyota Innova, BMW sedans as well as SUV’s, Tata Indica,
Chevrolet Tavera, Tata Safari/ Sumo, Mercedes Benz and many more depending on the
local preferences and demand. Presently Olacabs is contracted with over 60,000
vehicles in India and this figure is rising by the day. With over 2 lakh
customers making use of the service every day, Olacabs, is expanding quickly
and dynamically. Through its contracts, Olacabs ensures that the cars provided
are clean and safe.
Although the cab hiring rates
vary drastically from city to city, Olacabs ensures that the customer gets the
best deal. While booking, a customer should select the city and the kind of
vehicle he is looking for (Mini / Sedan). Taking this information, a base rate
is levied on the order and then the final invoice is calculated based on the
distance travelled and the waiting time involved. The calculation is quite
similar to the traditional taxi meter and no night charges are levied.
The service is provided
24 X 7, 365 days a year and Olacabs also has a full day, half day and outstation
car rental option available for customers. All extra costs like parking and
toll taxes are added to the invoice and to be paid by the customer. Customers
can book in advance and cancellation would attract charges based on the time of
cancellation before the booking time.
Olacabs also has a
wallet system called the Ola Money which
can be recharged whenever needed. The balance in there can be used for paying
for cab hiring and booking. The customer needs to top-up Ola Money using
various payment options available. This ensures that a customer does not need
to give in card details every time he opts for a ride. This is a boon for
regular Olacabs customers. There is no expiry date to the balance and one can
check and tally balance on the website whenever required.
Olacabs comes up with
various offers from time to time for its promotional activities Instead of spending
on advertising, /Olacabs is giving away the promotional budget to its user,
which is a positive thing. Offers like 100% cash back are quite common in
festive seasons. All one needs to do is to charge the Ola Money wallet and the
credit is instantly visible and you will be qualified to use the offer.
Referral credit for recommendations
is quite common with Olacabs. In these case both parties get referral credit
which is a double bonus. Olacabs also has tie ups with various online shopping
stores and gives away free coupons as and when it promoted rides.
Olacabs app is designed
to work on all iOS, Android as well as the Windows phone. Booking form the app
is always recommended since Olacabs has a different and better promotion for
app based bookings. You can avail better and higher discounts. Also, you will
save a lot of time by booking on the app, the menu system is lean and crisp and
offers better efficiency.
Olacabs app also comes
with the “invite friends” option and your friends and you together can be a
part of the Ola club. Communication can be through email, SMS, Facebook, Twitter
or Whatsapp. This enables quicker bookings for past routes and ease of use.
Olacabs Customer Care
Telephone: (022) 3355
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