Save your money & time with the new Ola Share Pass: Ola, your favourite mobile transportation app, is here with yet another attractive offer for you. To add to the unique feature of Ola Share is one of the most appreciated daily commute choices, Ola presents to you the new customary Share Pass to help you have a reliable and hassle-free experience. Share your ride with people travelling on the same route as you and enjoy a heavy discount with a fixed rate.What is Shared Mobility?
In India, Share Pass is a breakthrough for Shared Mobility. It aims at offering great flexibility to daily commuters. Much like monthly train or bus passes, the Ola Share Pass, a by-product of Ola Share allows you to enjoy your ride at a predetermined price. Here, you can share your ride with another passenger with the same commute route as yours. They are cheaper and at the same time much more convenient.
Anand Subramanian, Sr. Director, Marketing Communications of Ola states that the codes of this pass would dynamically adapt the main route following the details of the first commuter’s location of pick-up and drop-off point. The route would also be decided while doing the booking and matching the details accordingly, in real-time. They have a vital objective of this algorithm, which is to ensure that a customer who rides through Ola Share should not be suffering any delay or deviation except for just a few minutes.
This innovative approach by Ola is set to check several problems in India, like pollution, traffic jams, increasing congestion, etc. Due to such effective carpooling, Ola has already managed to save up to 5 million kgs of carbon issuance. The campaign #DoYourShare helped in saving up tons of carbon emissions from major pollution-prone cities like Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai alone.
How Does Share Pass Work?
You can avail the Share Pass in a few simple steps.
- After opening the Ola app, click on ‘My Profile under Menu.
- Select ‘Share Pass’ and click on ‘Buy A New Pass’.
- There are 3 options available: 10, 20 or 40 rides. Choose what’s best for you according to your convenience.
You can pay for it via OlaMoney or Net Banking. You can also opt for debit/credit cards.
What It Has To Offer?
Ola is offering another interesting offer of 5 trips at just Re.1. This is to be contributed to WWF-India Fund for environmental conversation causes. However, this is a limited period offer and is not valid on airport rides.
Ola is also offering a cashback of up to Rs.100 on Ola Money upon purchasing of the Share Pass. Apply the Ola Referral Code to avail this offer. You can also transfer the cashback amount to your bank account directly.
You also get another Rs.100 if you refer a friend.
In addition to this, at the time of booking, you have the option of creating your group. Upon doing so, you will only be matched with a member of own group for sharing a ride. If, however, you do belong to a group, you can be matched with anyone at random. This is a great opportunity for youngsters to enjoy a pleasant ride together.
Terms and Conditions
The Share Pass comes with a few terms and conditions, which are as follows:
- The standard Rs. 40 rate is applicable only up to 8 km. After that, the extra distance will be charged at Micro rates.
- The Share Pass comes with a validity of 30 days from the activation date.
- The Ola Share Pass is not available to the prepaid account holders of ‘Ola Corporate’.
- An additional fare may be added to the Share Pass fare if at the time of booking two or more seats are selected.
Ola Share Pass has seen popularity in short time. It has increased the uptake capacity of both the driver and the customer as well. The inmates of prime cities of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Kolkata are the biggest customers of Ola Share. The momentum is increasing every day and the company is selling Share Pass at the lowest flat Re. 1. Vishal Kaul, chief operating officer of Ola is pretty happy and hopeful about this change.
Through Share Pass, more than 20 million rides of carpool have been pre-sold up till now. Ola offers carpool in a total of 26 cities in India.