Google Search now lets people book a cab with Ola and Uber in India

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Next time you wish to reserve a taxi in India with Uber and Ola as well as compare their fares simply make a Google search.

Google revealed today that it is making it much easier for Indians to reserve a taxi on the 2 ride-hailing services. Users can get a taxi to any location by simply making a Google search about it with their phone.

Searching for “Taxi to Noida” on Google, for example, now consists of an alternative to schedule a taxi with Ola and Uber. The page likewise consists of the approximated fare in addition to approximated choice up time with range and traffic information. One can likewise look for “Ola to Noida”, or “Uber to Gurgaon”, in case one chooses one brand name over the other.

However, a user has to have Uber or Ola app on their phone to make usage of this function as thats where they are directed to from Google search. In case one does not have the worried app set up, Google search page rather directs them to the Play Store noting for that app. The function was likewise offered in Google Maps previously this year.

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Google states it has actually dealt with Ola and Uber to make this choice readily available. The function shows how both the business are significantly aiming to make it much easier for individuals to obtain a taxi.

Earlier this month, Ola revealed that users on its platform can schedule a taxi even when they do not have a working information connection. Through this, when a user is on a spotty network, the app asks if they wish to utilize SMSs to reserve the taxi.

Uber has actually likewise made efforts to made it much easier for individuals in India to schedule a taxi. In August, the business revealed that individuals can schedule a taxi on its platform through the mobile site without downloading the app . It likewise revealed a function that lets individuals book a taxi for their buddies.

Choosing the very best transit choice can be a job sometimes, our objective is to assist users streamline their daily travel. With this, users will have the ability to buy, check out and make fast contrasts about the very best approximated taxi fare straight from Google Search outcomes on their mobile, stated Sanket Gupta, Program Manager, Google.