Meru Cabs ties up with Google Maps for taxi booking service integration
Meru on Thursday 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 and SUV, said the company.
Users can check and compare the fare estimate as well as the Expected Time of Arrival (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 integrated with Google Map’s to 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.
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 and SUV on its app, with fares starting around Rs8-9 per km. These services are also available on Google Map, along with the Radio Taxi category.
The company also offered an introductory offer, users will get flat Rs 50 off on all trips booked via Google map.