Company further enhances customers’ experience & Announces strategic partnership with Paytm
India, 26th May, 2015: TaxiForSure, a brand whose mission is to make commute convenient, offer the most economical rides and provide a great experience to customers, continues to invest towards achieving these goals. Today, the company unveiled its new enhanced app that allows customers to book a cab in a single tap! Making it the first taxi aggregator in the industry to do so! Additionally, the company also announced its strategic partnership with Paytm, to enable 70 million of Paytm customers to use TaxiForSure and pay through its prepaid wallet.
Commenting on the enhanced app, Arvind Singhal, CEO, TaxiForSure, said, “Technology has always been our forte and we are continuously investing in it to ensure customers have a seamless experience with us. The enhanced app as well as our strategic partnership is towards providing our customers a good experience when they transact with us. TaxiForSure believes in setting higher benchmarks in the industry, and when we were revamping the app our goal was to do exactly that…do something that no one in the industry has. We are proud of ‘One Tap To Get A Cab’ and are confident that customers will enjoy this experience.”
‘Our mission is to make TaxiForSure the preferred brand for commute in India, and we believe that the journey towards this goal will be fuelled by strategic partnerships. Paytm, a name that echoes confidence and convenience fit the bill precisely for us. Now, over 70 million Paytm users can use TaxiForSure to commute, and we are happy to become the largest taxi aggregator in India to partner with them”, said Arvind on the partnership with Paytm.
Amit Lakhotia, VP – Payments, Paytm, said, “We are really happy to partner with Taxiforsure. Paytm wallet consumers now would be able to pay through the money they have kept in their wallets for taxi rides. This is in line with our mission of driving cash-less experience for payments during transactions. Taxiforsure has strong connect with taxi consumers and is an important partner to drive this experience.”
TaxiForSure’s Enhanced App: One Tap To Click A Cab!
To provide the quickest and most convenient booking experience, TaxiForSure’s App has been designed to make it swift. The App now reduces the time spent to make a booking from 15 seconds to 10 seconds, thereby offering customers their ride in a jiffy.
Here’s how the enhanced app works:
- Open the updated TaxiForSure app
- Select your ride option
- And your cab is booked
Driver and fare details along with all other additional inputs will reflect on the same screen.
Strategic Partnership with Paytm:
The TaxiForSure app will now have the added feature of the Paytm wallet as well. Starting today, customers can link their debit card or bank account via a Paytm wallet or recharge their Paytm wallet and use it to pay for their rides. TaxiForSure Wallet will now be used for credits, customers’ earn through company-led promotions.
Here’s how Paytm works:
- Existing Paytm wallet users can link their wallet to their TaxiForSure account
- New users can go to the payment section on the TaxiForSure app and activate payment through Paytm
- Paytm wallet can be recharged by using a credit card, debit card or net banking account through the Paytm site
- After the ride is completed, the fare is automatically deducted from the customer’s Paytm wallet (if customer has opted for cashless)
- Bill notification reaches through sms, bill is emailed
To avail of these new features download the free TaxiForSure app now and book your favourite taxis from anywhere, anytime!
TaxiForSure started its operations in Bangalore in June 2011 with the vision to make commute convenient in India. A technology-based platform brings together existing vehicles and customers who need a ride. This strategic approach along with cutting-edge technology ensures that TaxiForSure customers get an accessible, safe, and economical ride for sure!
TaxiForSure enables customers with a seamless booking experience across mobile apps, website, and call center. App users can book a ride using the app on Android, Firefox OS, iOS and Windows phones in under 10 seconds.