app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 gets a limited time offer for tickets

red-bus-windows is one of India’s most popular bus ticket booking and reservation service, which incidentally released apps for the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 platforms earlier, with a great Metro UI based experience. But now, they have not only released updates to these apps, but also added a bit of an exclusive offer to them. With the app on Windows 8, you get Rs. 75/- off on a ticket, if it costs more than Rs. 500/-, till December 31st, 2013. Considering this is the holiday season when a lot of bookings are done, this seems like a perfect match for Windows 8 users wanting to book tickets for most destinations in India.


As mentioned earlier, the app features a neat metro UI for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 and works with all devices, including the Lumia 520. With the official IRCTC and apps, Windows looks increasingly like the go-to app experience for ticketing in India. The official description for the Windows 8 app goes like –

Official app from! India’s largest bus ticketing company. (also known as redBus), now available as Windows Store App. With this app, you can search and book for more than 10,000 routes that are available on website. This app provides 100% secure (SSL based) payment for credit cards, debit cards and net banking. You can also book cash on delivery tickets. So go ahead and book your bus tickets with ease of mobile and power of

And here’s what’s new in the Windows Phone app –

Whats new (v
– Use offer codes from you windows phone
– Simpler home page
– Bugs and crash fixes

Whats new (v
– Support for 2+3 seat layout buses
– Bug fixes

You can download the apps for Windows 8 here and Windows Phone 8 here. So, are you already using this app? What do you think of the experience? Let us know in the comments section below.

Author: Bharadwaj Chandramouli

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