Cab aggregator Ola on Tuesday announced an inter-city mobility solution offering ‘one way trip fares on Ola Outstation to over 50 cities from Delhi-NCR. Using ‘one-way’ fares feature, inter-city commuters from Delhi can travel to cities like Jaipur, Chandigarh, Agra, Dehradun, Haridwar, starting at Rs. 11 per km.
“With Ola Outstation, we are aiming to make outstation travel as convenient and reliable as daily commute,” said Deep Singh, Business Head, North, Ola, in a statement.
The booking process for Ola Outstation remains the same as booking an Ola Micro or Ola Mini for travel within the city. The user needs to select ‘Outstation’ from the category list displayed at the base of the Ola app. Upon selecting the category and filling in the destination details, the user will have to fill in the date and time at which he/she would like to avail of the service. After that, the user needs to book from the packages and cab category of his/her choice, the company said.
Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, integrates city transportation for customers and driver partners onto a mobile technology platform. As one of India’s fastest growing companies we ensure convenient, transparent and quick service fulfilment using technology to make transportation hassle free for everyone.
Ola’s offerings on its platform ranges from affordable AC cabs on the Ola Micro range to the superior luxury offering from Ola Lux as well as localized offerings like the ubiquitous Auto-rickshaws to Shuttle buses for daily commute. Using the Ola mobile app, users across 102 cities can conveniently book from over 450,000 vehicles available to them.
Ola had empowered hundreds of thousands of driver-partners as entrepreneurs, by building an ecosystem encompassing financing institutions, car manufacturers, service providers etc. for drivers to grow professionally and personally as well as a consistent earning opportunity for them on the Ola platform.
The Ola app installed in your smartphone, tablet is connected to internet. These apps are connected to the centralized server of Ola Head Quarter. These apps work on autopilot mode, when the user open the app it triggers the application which further ask to allow GPS using which the Centralized server finds the nearest cab (Every Cab has a receiver device which is also connected to GPS and centralized server of OLA) and shows you the nearest cabs around you. Now you book the cab and start your ride. Every booking has a unique booking number using which they merchant has the track of all your rides. Below mentioned is a small infographic how Ola Cab Apps Work