Ola offers free rides on trials in Aussie city
Bengaluru Feb 14 (IANS) Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Wednesday said it began offering two free rides in Australia s Perth city as a soft launch of its service with local partners.
"Customers in Perth can download our app register for our account and book their rides. The first two rides up to $10 value are free as part of our trial service " the city-based online cab aggregator said in a statement here.
The company on January 30 announced driving into Australia to foray into the international market to rival its US-based Uber.
It also started hiring private vehicles and drivers in Sydney Melbourne and Perth over a fortnight.
The company has sought feedback from customers and driver-partners on their experience and tips to improve the service.
"We are offering affordable fares to customers and higher commission to drivers so as to provide quality travel experience " added the statement.
Private-hire vehicle owners in Sydney Melbourne and Perth can register with the company at drive.olacabs.com.