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4 Bike Taxi Services That Will Make Your Life Easy

4 Bike Taxi Services That Will Make Your Life Easy

Bike Taxi Services

Forget having to rent a bike, take the hassles of picking it up, ride it, and drop it. Instead, opt for bike taxis, sit back and ride pillion! It’s the best option for solo commuters. It’s simpler than a bike rental and cheaper than a cab.

Here, we have listed the top 4 bike taxi services that will make your life easy. These are:

  1. Rapido
  2. Uber Moto
  3. Ola Bike
  4. Dunzo Bike Taxi

Keep reading to know about the unique features offered by each app and why you should go for it.

#1. Rapido

Google Play Store rating – 4.2

Downloads – 10M+

Founded in 2015, Rapido is among India’s first standalone bike-taxi apps. Available in 90+ cities in India, the app has already accumulated more than 10 million happy customers, having completed over 50 million rides in the first 5 since its commencement.

Rapido bikes are easy to book. Just download the app, select your pick-up location, select your drop location, and voila! Your ride will be here shortly! You do not have to download the app. A Rapido can be booked from your existing apps like Facebook Messenger, or Paytm. How cool is that?

Rapido offers some fantastic features that bring it to the top of our list, such as

Multi-lingual: The app is available in multiple languages for a more convenient and comfortable experience. Currently, you can access the app in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada.

One-Click Login: You don’t have to wait for an OTP every time you book a bike. Rapido’s users can log in using a single click. This allows for a seamless experience.

Favorites: Your frequently visited locations saved in the app as ‘Favorites’. So, next time if you want to book a ride to that place, you don’t have to type out the address. You can select from the drop-down menu, and get going.

Live-tracking: The app lets you track your Rapido Captain’s location in real-time. It gives you an idea of the wait time and the reach time so you can plan accordingly.

Coupons & Discounts: The company associates with coupon partners to offer coupons for Rapido rides. These help you save some bucks every once in a while.

#2. Uber Moto

Google Play Store ranking – 4.5

Downloads – 500M+

Uber Moto is one of the many services offered by the cab-booking app Uber. The bike option is its most affordable offering, followed by Uber Auto. The fares are as low as Rs.25 for the first 3 kilometres, and Rs.5 for each subsequent kilometre. The app calculates the charges based on the distance covered and not time taken, which is an added advantage if you want to make a pit stop on the way.

In India, the service can be availed across major cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, and Visakhapatnam. You can book an Uber Moto anytime between 8 am to 10 pm. Some of the abundant features offered by the app include:

Price comparison: The app lets you check the prices for bikes, autos, cabs, and carpooling services on the same page. This was, you can compare prices and choose the option that suits you best.

Safety features: The app offers safety features such as insurance coverage, GPS tracking, and the ability to share the ride with family and friends.

2-way feedback: Uber follows a 2-way feedback system where both the riders can leave reviews for each other after the ride. This way, you can check the ratings and reviews of the rider before the ride.

Extra helmet: The Moto driver will have his helmet on. At the same time, he will also have a spare helmet for you, ensuring maximum safety for both the riders.

Wallet set-up: You can pay for your Uber trip by cash, credit cards, and debit cards. But the most convenient mode is paying through a wallet. You have to do a one-time set-up of your wallet (Paytm, PhonePe, GooglePe, etc.) and the amount will deduct automatically once the ride is completed. This way, you don’t have to go through the hassles of linking your wallet every time.

#3. Ola Bike

Google Play Store ranking – 4.1

Downloads – 100M+

In the year 2011, Ola founded by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, and soon it went on to provide mobility to millions across India. It offered cab and auto services to its customers. But it was in 2016 that the company introduced Ola Bikes and its popularity touched new heights.

Ola Bike has a more extensive network across the country when compared to its competitors. It expands across 150 cities- from large metropolitan cities like Hyderabad and Kolkata to small towns such as Gaya, Bikaner, and Mughalsarai. It is the 2 million driver-partners that make this possible.

Some fantastic features offered by the app include:

Live-tracking: The app lets you track the rider’s location in real-time. It gives you an idea of the wait time and the reach time so you can plan accordingly.

5 layers of safety: Your ride will come with 5 layers of safety measures, including protective screens, frequent cleaning, etc.

Schedule a ride: You can book a ride in advance by choosing the ‘ride later’ option on the app.

Multiple payment options: Apart from paying with cash, you can also opt for various cashless possibilities while making your payment. These include Ola money, UPI, debit card, credit card, and wallets such as Paytm, PhonePe, etc.

#4. Dunzo Bike Taxi

Google Play Store ranking – 4.1

Downloads – 5M+

An app that got popular for its unique services like delivery of medicines, groceries, food, and more, Dunzo recently introduced its Bike Taxi, and people are going gaga. Currently, Dunzo Bike Taxi is available in Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai, and Jaipur.

Dunzo Bike Taxi doesn’t have any time-based pricing or surge pricing and starts at as low as Rs.3/km. Here’s a breakdown of your Dunzo bill: Base Fare (Rs.10), Up to 5km (Rs.3/km), After 5km (Rs.6/km). Some of the noteworthy features include:

Multiple payment options: You can make online payments and enjoy cashbacks from Paytm, Amazon Pay, Simpl, LazyPay and more.

Live-tracking: The app lets you track the rider’s location in real-time. It gives you an idea of the wait time and the reach time so you can plan accordingly.

Extra helmet: The Dunzo driver will have his helmet on. At the same time, he will also have a spare helmet for you, ensuring maximum safety for both the riders.

Author Bio: Jagruti Jaiswal is a content writer who loves to research, read, write, repeat.

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