Mumbai: ZoomCar, the leading marketplace for car sharing in emerging markets, announced a new product category on its platform called Thrift Store. This new product category is a strong move by recently Nasdaq listed company, Zoomcar, offering up to 50% off price for same day bookings and 30-45% off for next day bookings, Which paves the way for new affordability and accessibility for visitors. Zoomcar is available in 45+ cities in India with a wide portfolio of cars across different categories – hatchbacks, sedans, MUVs, SUVs, EVs and luxury cars to ferry guests to transit points such as airports and railway stations.
“We want to take the thrift store to full speed, where guests can experience the freedom of a seamless self-drive journey,” said Greg Moran, CEO and co-founder of Zoomcar. It’s also a game-changer for our local hosts, who can instantly make their cars available for booking while increasing their earnings and building a more sustainable and efficient car-sharing ecosystem. This is not a one-time marketing campaign, but an ongoing product offering as Zoomcar is fully committed to making the self-drive experience not only convenient but also completely affordable for everyday consumers.
Compared to rental cabs, which often have inflated pricing to meet immediate demand, this innovative pricing offering is set to change the landscape of self-drive car sharing with its approach that puts the customer first, making it more Be affordable and enjoyable. Local hosts on the Zoomcar platform can opt for this feature to increase the usage of their vehicles during weekdays hoping to increase their overall earnings.
Designed to reinforce Self-Drive’s relative value and competitive pricing, Thrift Store’s transparent and predictable new affordable pricing structure aims to build trust and foster long-term relationships with its valued customers. Adarsh Menon, President, Zoomcar, said, “Zoomcar’s Thrift Store is our solution to offering one of the most convenient and affordable travel options, especially keeping in mind the freedom and privacy of self-drive. We want our customers to feel confident behind the wheel without the worry of unexpected expenses, unnecessary debt, or even having to pay the full cost of the car. For the hosts, it is our effort and promise to provide them with increased bookings and consistent earnings.
Zoomcar’s recent report also shares industry-leading NPS with an average trip rating of approximately 4.7. The launch of the Thrift Store product is a testament to ZoomCar’s commitment to customer-centric innovation and its broader focus towards building a strong self-drive car sharing ecosystem.