Carpooling and bike pooling has emerged as a fitting solution for the rapidly worsening traffic congestion in major Indian cities. Ride-sharing not only helps to decongest the roads but also helps in reducing harmful carbon emissions. Quick Ride is India’s largest carpooling and bike pooling community. Just signed up on Quick Ride and ready to start your carpooling journey? Here are the top features of the Quick Ride app before you begin your first ride.
After you sign up, the next step on the Quick Ride app is to verify your profile. So, why should you verify your profile? Verifying your profile on Quick Ride is very easy. Just enter your work email ID, and the OTP will be sent to that email address. Enter the OTP on the app. The next step is to verify your Government ID (Aadhaar or DL). After completing both the verification, your profile is fully verified.
Verifying your profile on Quick Ride has many advantages. First of all, a ride giver/taker usually looks for verified users. Because a ride taker/giver will be looking forward to travelling with verified professionals. So, if your profile is verified, the chances of matching with a ride giver/taker are very high as compared to the unverified profile.
If you are a ride giver, then you should verify your profile. Because if your profile is verified the minimum earned points required to redeem is just 100 as compared to the minimum 500 points to redeem if the profile is unverified. So, verifying your profile on Quick Ride is very important. To know how to verify your profile, just click here.
Now, once you verify your profile, you are all set to take and offer rides. Once you create your ride from home to office and vice-versa, the two rides will be added to your recurring rides. Recurring rides are nothing but your daily rides to work and home. Quick Ride app detects your daily commute and automatically posts the rides without the need to manually search for rides. You can also modify the recurring ride s as per your requirement. You can change the number of days in a week and time for each day.
Filtering car and bike ride givers
When you are searching for a ride, by default, the app displays both car and bike ride givers as per the best route match. You can find a bike icon on the profile picture of the ride giver if the vehicle is a two-wheeler. Further you can also filter by bike or car if you are looking specifically for a four/two-wheeler. Apart from that, you can also filter by gender, route match percentage and verified users.
Booking multiple seats
Usually, carpooling is used by an individual for commuting. But did you know? On Quick Ride, you can also book multiple seats! Yes, if you and your friend are travelling together, you can book two seats if the space is available. But the pickup and drop points of both the riders should be the same. So, the next time if you are travelling with a friend, you can easily carpool!
One of the smart features of the Quick Ride app is the Auto confirm/Auto Match. Whenever you post a ride, you will look for ride takers or ride givers. You select riders based on your route and time and other parameters and send the invites. Now, you have to wait for them to confirm and join the ride. You keep staring at your screen in the hope of riders accepting your invite. But with the Auto confirm/Auto Match feature, you need not wait! Yes, you read it right. Auto confirm/Auto Match instantly confirms the ride with the ride taker or ride giver. To know how to use this feature, click here.
Did you know that before/after posting the ride, you can also customise the route? Yes, you can customise the route as per your requirement even after posting the ride. To know how to customise the route, you can click here.
Quick Ride app comes with a host of safety features which ensures you will have a safe and secure ride. Some of the prominent safety features of the Quick Ride app are mobile number masking. panic/Emergency button and Automatic Route Deviation Alert. For more details of the security features of Quick Ride, click here.
On the Quick Ride app you pay in points, (1 point = 1 rupee) and you can load points through wallets. You can link multiple wallets but one wallet should be set to default. If you are a ride giver, you can link your PayTM wallet to redeem earned fuel points. Points can also be redeemed through petro cards and Amazon pay balance.
Now, you know all the smart features of the Quick Ride. What are you waiting for? Book your ride and enjoy your carpooling journey on Quick Ride!
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