Avis India Launches its Mobile Application for Self & Chauffeur Drive Rentals

Available on iOS‘App Store’ and Google ‘Play Store’

Avis India, India’s leading mobility solutions provider has launched its Mobile Application (App) to enable Chauffeur Drive & Self Drive rentals in India.

 

The Mobile App available for Android and Apple users is a free interactive tool that allows travelers to make a reservation. The new application, available online through the iOS ‘App Store’ and Google ‘Play Store’ features multi-touch booking so customers can easily point and click on a vehicle for rent. Along with a simplified booking process the App has multiple features such as managing bookings, 24*7 Customer support, exploring latest offers, sharing with friends and family, etc.

 

Mr. Sunil Gupta, Managing Director & CEO of Avis India said “We’re always looking for ways to save our customers time and enhance the rental experience – and that starts with the reservation process. Soon the Avis India App will also power our international self-drive bookings to Avis worldwide network of 168 countries. The App will also enable chauffeur drive bookings to its large network of corporate customers.”

 

Avis India has also remodeled its current website www.avis.co.in and made it more user friendly.

 

“We use sophisticated telematics solutions to enable all cars to be available on a single web and mobile platform. The Mobile application becomes the navigation and key to your car once it has been booked.”, further added Mr Gupta.

 

About Avis

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with more than 5,200 locations in more than 168 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information visit www.avis.com.


About Avis India

India’s leading car rental, leasing and fleet management provider, Avis India, is a joint venture between Avis Budget Group, Inc. and The Oberoi Group. Avis India has a fleet of more than 5500 premium cars across the country, with a network extending across 50 conveniently-located rental stations in 20 cities. Avis India has more than 3000 vehicles in operations under its car leasing business. For further information, please visit www.avis.co.in. The Oberoi Group operates 28 hotels and three cruisers in five countries under the luxury ‘Oberoi’ and five-star ‘Trident’ brands. For more information on The Oberoi Group, please visit www.oberoihotels.com

Avis in India is present at Agra, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, NOIDA, Pune, Rishikesh, Shimla, Trivandrum, Udaipur, and Vadodara.

Gaana and Uber partner to bring music to your ride

 

Musical experience to be offered to

Uber riders via Gaana

Gaana, India’s largest and most popular music broadcasting service and Uber, the smartphone app that’s transformed the way people move around in cities, have announced a partnership to enhance the rider’s Uber experience.

Uber riders will be able to listen to songs of their choice while riding the cab. The pilot project will begin in Mumbai, across Uber Brands – Uber Black, Uber Go, Uber WiFi, and Uber SUV. Riders will be offered 2 months Gaana+ subscription as part of this activation pilot.

Prashan Agarwal, COO, at Gaana said, “Music lovers want to experience uninterrupted music of their choice & with this partnership we aim to give the rider this experience on Gaana. In-car entertainment is an important segment in our audience and we have once again demonstrated Gaana’s brand message of music everywhere – jo bhi situation Bas bajna Chaiye Gaana with this partnership.”

Said Shailesh Sawlani, General Manager, Uber Mumbai, “At Uber we look at the rider’s experience from end-to-end, which begins with a push of a button and getting your ride and ends at rider’s destination. The time in between which is spent in the car, plays a crucial role in enhancing the rider’s Uber experience. We look at different ways to engage with riders to ensure they have a great holistic Uber experience.”

Gaana has 42 million downloads on the mobile, and it offers unlimited access to over 1 crore songs in 22 languages. Gaana is India’s most popular and fastest growing music service.About Uber

Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our app, we make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in hundreds of cities today, Uber’s rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. Today Uber is available in almost 400 cities in 68 countries. The service is available in 26 Indian cities — more than any other country outside the United States. www.uber.com