Introduces MeruFlexi and MeruGenie at just Rs 10 per km
NewZNew (Chandigarh) : With a fleet of over 10,000 cabs on road and an unbeatable experience of more than 35,000 trips a day and serving over 4 million passengers, Meru Cabs, India’s No. 1 cab service today announced the launch of its services ‘MeruFlexi’ and ‘MeruGenie’ in Chandigarh. Backed by Meru’s superior technology and professional service orientation, MeruFlexi and MeruGenie with its brand new air conditioned fleet of sedans and hatchback cars, will offer customers point-to-point service, the flexibility to retain the cab for a full day multi-stop Intercity or Intra-city journey, and pay only for the period of use.
[blockquote author=”Announcing the launch, Mr. Siddhartha Pahwa, CEO, Meru Cabs said” pull=”pullright”]“After successful operations across 11 major cities in India, we are extremely delighted to come to Chandigarh. We aim to provide our customers with world class transportation backed by best-in-class service, high end technology and transparency in billing. We at Meru Cabs are confident of offering commuters in Chandigarh, an unparalleled, flexible and affordable travel experience.”[/blockquote]
Meru, recently introduced an all new mobile app, which has cool features like one touch booking, tracking your cab, confirmed booking up to 7 days in advance and India’s first Cab-Wallet. The Cab-Wallet feature in the Meru Cabs app, in partnership with Citrus Pay, can be used for payment of the trip. Customers register and load money into the app via credit card, debit card or through net banking. This amount can be used at a click of a button from the app to make payments for their journey.
MeruGenie and MeruFlexi will provide point-to-point service to commuters at an astounding rate of Rs 10 per km. Customers can download the mobile app and book a MeruFlexi through the app, using the promo code MERU150 and get Rs. 150 off on their first trip. This offer is currently available only for MeruFlexi and will soon be extended to MeruGenie as well. In addition to this, customers using android phones can avail of a 5% cash back on every trip paid with the cab wallet.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Rathin Lahiri, CMO Meru Cabs said, “The Meru mobile app has been made keeping the consumers convenience in mind. To encourage consumers to use the app we are also giving Rs. 150 off on the first trip that they book using the mobile app. MeruFlexi and MeruGenie cab services are available at an affordable cost of Rs. 10 per km, which will revolutionize city travel.”
With a promise to offer safe, comfortable and hassle-free journey, MeruFlexi and MeruGenie from Meru Cabs will be equipped to offer cutting edge facilities like convenience of booking the service through a dedicated 24×7 call center 4422 442, website www.merucabs.com and Meru Mobile App (Android, iOS, Windows & BlackBerry). Meru will also offer credit card payment facility via Meru Mobile App, automated e-bill at the end of the trip, and a unique ‘Trip Tracker’ and ‘ICE’ (In Case of Emergency) features, a first from Meru to ensure safety for women.
Making it more convenient for its customers, Meru’s state of the art Mobile App will enable its customers make a booking, track the progress of their cabs via live mapping. The App that was recently awarded the “Best Taxi App” by TripAdvisor, can be downloaded from all the mobile app stores – Android, iOS, Windows and BlackBerry. Meru Mobile App is currently India’s top rated and leading cab app in the travel segment of almost every app platform. Meru also follows a stringent driver selection and training process at Meru Training Academy thereby ensuring well groomed, courteous and knowledgeable drivers.
Meru Cabs, a world class cab service was launched in Mumbai (April 2007) in association with India Value Fund, a premier India centric private equity fund. Meru Cab has pioneered the concept of GPS/GPRS enabled cab service in India. Since its launch, Meru has continued to receive an exceptional response from the customers and is consistently distinguishing itself as a provider of superior quality transport. In December 2013, MERU launched its Genie service in Hyderabad, followed by Bengaluru, Pune & Delhi. Now, Meru offers its world-class cab service across 11 cities in India under consumer proposition of Reliability, Safety & Transparency. Recognized by ‘The Limca Book of Records’ as the largest fleet taxi operator in the country, Meru has completed more than 35 million trips across India. Meru has been voted as India’s Most Favourite Cab Service by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice for 2 consecutive years 2013 & 2014; and also won various other esteemed awards like, Times Travel Award 2011, IT User Award 2008, 2009 & 2010.
- Media Consultant – Perfect Relations