Hike and Ola have teamed up to offer a seamless experience to users where they can now book Ola cab directly from Hike app. Users can now book Ola cabs and autos across 110 cities in India from within Hike app and can pay directly through the Hike Wallet or in cash.
Users will have access to Ola’s multi-modal commuting offerings such as Ola Auto, Micro, and Mini to premium categories such as Ola Prime, Ola Prime Play, Ola Prime SUV, and Ola Lux. To book a cab, users need to have the Hike app installed and in the ‘Me’ tab to access services, tap on Ola, and start booking. Features like setting pick up and drop locations, track the ride, and view the driver partner details, etc are available. No more multiple accounts and multiple passwords to remember.
Users can also pay directly from their Hike Wallet and can also enjoy cashback offers. All of this is done on Hike which occupies less than 1 MB of space on your phone. In addition to cabs, users will also be able to book bus tickets with more than 3000 operators and pay their bills for electricity, gas, DTH, and landline across 60 operators through the Hike app.
Commenting on the partnership, Kavin Bharti Mittal, Founder, and CEO, Hike, said:
We are delighted to partner with Ola to bring taxi and auto bookings to our users on Hike, a first in a messaging app in India. We’ve made the experience incredibly simple with no need for a login and payments available through the Hike Wallet. We’re really excited by the potential of this.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder & CEO, Ola, said:
"Now you can book Ola cab directly from Hike messenger",
Customers feel the need to be in control of services which make their lives simpler and convenient. Innovations including strategic partnerships play a very crucial role in this process. Our partnership with Hike has been specially designed to ensure that the best and the most relevant experience is delivered to our users. We are confident that Hike users will love and enjoy the in-app Ola booking experience.