Apps to ease travel woes

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Mumbai | Published: March 28, 2016 4:08:29 PM

Technology comes to the rescue of those travellers who are keen to explore India in their own time and pace

Going from one place to another is not an easy job for most tourists in India who are not used to the ways of this country. Technology however comes to the rescue of those who are keen to explore the country in their own time and pace. Following are four apps that are being used by daily commuters in India, and can make the journey easier for tourists also.

Jugnoo: If you find cabs and taxi expensive you can book a Jugnoo auto from the auto ride application. It is an auto-rickshaw aggregator and the mobile commerce company with 15000 people transacting per day. It is a mobile app offering one of the largest networks of auto-rickshaws in India with more than 3300 autos empanelled under the brand at present. The company is targeting the students, working professionals and people that are dependent on public transport for their daily conveyance.

Revv: This is an app that gets you a car on rent that you can drive yourself. Revv also offers hourly rentals with unlimited kilometres.

Orahi: This is a dynamic ride sharing system that lets you share car rides to office and back. It is a community-based system that enables rides with friends, colleagues, and neighbours .The system is safe to use, highly convenient, and very cost-effective. Orahi goes beyond simple carpooling because it is an open and non-restrictive system that features flexible timings, choice of co-travellers, cashless payments, women-only groups for travel, mobile alerts, fully verified members, zero entry/exit fee, a compulsion-free service, and upto 100 per cent savings on fuel costs.

Redbus: This is India’s leading online bus ticketing platform both on mobile as well as desktop. The business owns three products – redBus , BOGDS, Seat Seller serving the fragmented bus industry in India. redBus is consumer facing travel brand enabling customers to buy tickets on the internet and mobile. BOGDS is a cloud solution built for bus operators. Thousands of bus operators in India use this platform. SeatSeller is GDS for bus inventory distribution. Over 10,000 retail agents and 100 plus corporates including the OTAs use SeatSeller to sell bus tickets to their customers.


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