Google Map users can instantly locate Meru’s varied services and book in just a couple of clicks
National, 23 March, 2017: Meru, India’s favourite cab service, has announced an integration with Google that will enable commuters to book cabs via Google Maps. While using Google apps to find a direction to reach their destination, users now have an option to find a cab from the entire range of Meru’s services – Radio Taxi, Sedan, Hatchback & SUV, for their instant travel needs.
To make it further convenient, users can check and compare the fare estimate as well as the ETA of the cab on the Google Map itself. Users are then seamlessly navigated to the Meru App to confirm the ride and find the cab details. The new feature is seamlessly integrated with Google Map’s ride services option along with other commuting modes like driving, walking or using public transport like buses. The feature is available for both Android and iOS phones.
Speaking on the technology adoption, Mr. Nilesh Sangoi, CEO, Meru said, “We are delighted to have Meru integrated in Google Maps to provide a seamless travel solution to our customers. At Meru, we understand that choosing the best mode of transportation can be a chore. We recognise that today’s customers have high expectations for a hassle-free experience while looking for commuting options and Meru is committed to offer a variety of convenient, affordable quality services.”
Meru recently introduced three new categories of Hatchback, Sedan & SUV on its app, with fares starting around Rs.8~9 /km. These services are also available on Google Map, along with the Radio Taxi category.
As an introductory offer, users will get flat Rs.50 Off on all trips booked via Google map.
Meru, a world class cab service was launched in Mumbai (April 2007) in association with True North (formerly known as India Value Fund Advisors), a premier India centric Private Equity fund. Meru has pioneered the concept of technology enabled cab service in India. Since its launch, Meru has served over one crore customers in 24 cities and continues to receive an exceptional response from the customers. Meru Cabs service is available through its mobile app with 5 million downloads, website (www.merucabs.com) & dedicated customer service center at 44224422. Meru offers its world-class cab service across all major cities in India under consumer proposition of reliability, safety & transparency. It is the only government approved cab service which is an official partner of all private airports in the country. Meru has received numerous accolades from the industry including India’s Most Favourite Cab Service by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice for 2 consecutive years; Times Travel Award, IT User Award for 3 consecutive years and Economic Time’s Most Promising Brands award for 2015.