Meru Cabs launches new app with Wallet service

India's leading radio taxi cab service just made booking their service - and paying for it - a lot easier than ever before.

Published Date
01 - Oct - 2014
| Last Updated
16 - Oct - 2014
Meru Cabs launches new app with Wallet service

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.        
About Meru:
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 Dec 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. With a fleet of over 10,000 cabs on road, an unbeatable experience of more than 35,000 trips a day and serving over 4 million passengers, Meru has been 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 Cabs, India’s No. 1 Radio cab aggregators are the front runners in servicing its patrons consistently.  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.

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