Meru Cabs App offers cashless travel and GPS enabled pickup
With the increasing use of smartphones, Meru Cabs has extended innovative services for customer’s conveniences. Exciting features such as one touch booking, tracking your cab, confirmation of booking upto 7 days in advance and India’s first Cab Wallet has been introduced.
Cab Wallet is a feature in Meru Cabs 3.0 which can be used for making payments of the trip in advance. For availing this service, customers will need to register and load money in the wallet through a debit card or credit card or even via net banking. The required amount will be deducted each time the person avails of the services of Meru Cabs and will not entail any transaction fee.
A new app also involves tracking of customers and sending alerts of any calamities. The app also enables the user to track location of nearest available Meru Cab. Trip Tracker Service is also an app adopted by Meru Cabs which ensures safety of all, but especially women commuters.
Meru Genie Cab App features an instant booking feature which does not require the caller to give entire details of address or pick up location. This is automatically tracked through GPS.
Meru Cabs app has been awarded Best Cab App Award in 2014 by Trip Advisor taking customer services to a new level by providing the most convenient and technologically advanced services to customers.
Meru Cabs launches India’s Best Cab App with Cab Wallet
Mumbai, 30th September: Meru, India’s largest radio taxi service has just revolutionized traveling experience in radio cabs by introducing an all new mobile app. It has cool features like the one touch booking, tracking your cab, confirmed booking up to 7 days in advance and India’s first Cab Wallet.
The mobile wallet feature in the Meru Cabs app in partnership with Citrus Pay can be used for payment of the trip and also used at select outlets of third party retailers. Customers register and load money into the app via credit card, debit card or through netbanking. This amount can be used at a click of a button from the app to make payments for their journey.
As the leader, Meru is focused on building the ecosystem involving customers, drivers and technology. Speaking about the app Mr. Siddhartha Pahwa, CEO Meru Cabs said, “Over the years, we have been committed to offering world class services that delivers value to our consumers. We see increased adoption of smart phones and we understand how a good Cab App makes the travel experience enjoyable. The Meru Cabs App gives control and convenience in the hand of the customer.”
Mr. Amrish Rau, Managing Director, Citrus Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd added, “Time is of utmost importance in today’s fast paced world and we understand consumer’s need and preference for faster ways to make payments in a secure manner. Citrus Cash fills this requirement effectively with its zero-click checkout process and has been designed to provide maximum convenience to users. It is fresh, intelligent, simple and trustworthy in line with Citrus’ focus on providing innovative payment solutions. We are proud to partner with Meru Cabs.”
The Meru Cabs app has won the Best Cab App award in 2014 by Trip advisor and the new mobile App has taken innovation to the next level by offering a number of novel features including tracking the customer’s location and sending an alert in case of distress. The Meru mobile app provides the smoothest and most convenient mode to find, select and track your nearest Meru. Backed by Meru’s superior technology and professional service orientation, customers can be assured of an accurate automated travel service. The app also has a unique ‘Trip Tracker’ service, a first from Meru to ensure safety of customers, especially women.
The super convenient features of the Meru application let’s you book a cab instantly. The user need not even enter the pickup location, if they are booking from the location, as it is automatically picked up by GPS. Live positioning of cabs can be tracked on the map in real time even before booking. Customers can also track their cab’s estimated time of arrival based on its GPS.
Meru has taken care of minute specifications to keep its customers updated on their journey details. Features such as providing the details of the cab as soon as the booking is done along with the option of calling the driver with a call button, truly simplifies travelling in a Meru.
Don’t pay with cash for your cab rides – Citrus brings ZERO-CLICK checkout for seamless payments
• Initial roll out of Citrus Cash with the Meru Cabs App- Categories like cinema tickets, bus travel, Metro rides etc to follow soon.
• Citrus Cash makes the consumer’s life easier with a Zero-click checkout; creating a Hop-in-Hop-out experience without worrying about payments.
• RBI compliant solution has been developed in line with company’s vision of developing consumer centric solutions.
Mumbai, 1st October, 2014: Citrus Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Citrus Pay) is ringing in the festive season by launching, a one of a kind cashless e-payment solution, dubbed ‘Citrus Cash’ across categories for consumers. The first phase of this path breaking, cash free, pre-paid solution will happen in the Radio Taxi category. Meru Cabs being the first to partner with Citrus Cash.
By means of this prepaid innovation, Citrus plans to make cashless payments a breeze. This first step, makes the e-payment for your taxi ride as easy as posting a status or a tweet. The cost of the ride automatically gets deducted from the users Citrus Cash Wallet at the end of the ride. Giving the customer the ease of making a Zero-Click Cashless Payment. In the future the app will allow users to pay for Movie Tickets, Travel, Public Transit and even Food At Restaurants without using any real (physical) cash.
Amrish Rau, Managing Director, Citrus Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd. said, “Time is of utmost importance in today’s fast paced world and we understand the consumer’s need for a fast and secure payment process. Citrus Cash does this with a frictionless checkout process designed to provide maximum convenience to users. It is fresh, intelligent, simple and trustworthy in line with Citrus’s focus on providing innovative payment solutions.”
How It Works: The Citrus Cash solution is fully compliant as per RBI guidelines. Radio cab users can pre-load the amount in their Citrus wallet from within the Meru app or from the Citrus Cash app. This allows users to simply walk out at the end of their ride. Citrus authenticates the user’s in real time making sure the transaction is 100% safe and secure. Essentially customers can take cab rides without worrying about cash or exact change.
“Citrus Cash marks yet another consumer-centric solution from Citrus Pay. We will be shortly rolling out the App across various categories where the consumers are looking out for faster and easier ways to make payments in a secure manner”, added Amrish Rau.