With the advancement of technologies, each and every domain has been influenced, so has the taxi booking and dispatch system. The taxi services in the country have come of age. The advancements are visible in the taxi booking and dispatch systems, and the development of in car devices. Further, the ease of use has been augmented by the presence of Applications on the phone, i.e. iPhone and android apps.
According to government statistics, 69% of all licensed vehicles in the country came under the category of private hire vehicles. In such a scenario, taxi booking and dispatch systems along with iPhone & Android Apps are striving to improve the services they provide and are trying to attract more consumers. Let’s have a look at the reasons why booking a cab online is actually a better idea-
• Taxi rentals facilitated by the taxi booking and dispatch systems are meant to provide a sense of comfort and convenience to the passengers. The users can easily use iPhone & Android Apps to connect with the in car devices available. Further, with taxi rentals, they are free from parking hassles and the fact that taxi is made available at timings throughout the day adds to their charm.
• One can save money when they travel by a cab availed through a cab booking and dispatch system. Online cab services offer a certain percentage of discounts if booked in advance. Also, a lot of discounts and special offers are made available to the users, especially if the user accesses the system using iPhone & Android apps.
• Another important factor is the amount of time that a person saves when they book a cab online. The user does not have to stand and wait in line to get a cab. Instead, they use navigation services through the iPhone & Android apps to connect to the in car devices in the cabs, which help locate and connect the user to the nearest available taxi service.
• The online services ensure that the service providers as well as the users are in loop about all the information necessary, through the in car devices and this further, improves the level of safety and security of the people using the taxi. These in car devices also keep the Taxi booking and dispatch services updated about the location of the taxi and can keep a check on the same. These factors ensure safety as well as the security of the driver as well as the passengers.
• Further, as the terms and conditions of travel are mentioned clearly and distinctly on the iPhone and Android app system and the details are entered into the In Car device there remains little or no ambiguity.