Bath, UK, Sep 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new Bath Taxi service has just launched, using an improved business model on Uber and Ola with a localized management team and services specific to Bath, Somerset and vicinity.
Taxis in Bath have long been scarce and unreliable, and although ride-hailing brands have attempted to expand into Bath, they have been widely seen as unsuccessful.
The new service, SWOOP Taxis, offers airport and train station transfers for travelers to and from Bath, as well as shorter journeys, with 24/7 availability. Download the SWOOP Bath taxi app here.
The new way to order a bath taxi
A completely dematerialized service, SWOOP accepts reservations via an application that can be downloaded free of charge on Android or iPhone smartphones. Users who choose to register can:
- Create an account to book a taxi in advance or on demand.
- Enter the start and end destination of their trip and select an appropriate vehicle if they are traveling in a group or need a larger car.
- Customers pay cash or card directly to the driver for ultimate control and ease.
The advantage of booking a taxi through an app is that a customer can track the vehicle, view live updates on the expected arrival time, and receive real-time information on potential delays.
SWOOP promises to offer competitive pricing, with the expected cost displayed in the app, including details of the maximum number of people and luggage the selected vehicle can carry.
Taxi availability 24 hours a day
Problems with a lack of public transport outside normal hours, the scarcity and unavailability of taxis have long been a problem for people in Bath who cannot drive or park near their place of work but have difficult to book a taxi with confidence.
The SWOOP taxi service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with instant visibility into the availability of nearby cars and how long they will take to arrive.
Since the app links directly to SWOOP drivers, customers won’t need to wait at a designated pick-up point or taxi stand. They can book a door-to-door car, with an interactive GPS map to drop a pin to where they want to be picked up.
This service upgrade will solve significant issues for travelers who need to be transported away from central hubs such as the city center and Bath Spa station, where taxis are more likely to be in the area. ‘waiting.
Apply to become a SWOOP pilot
All SWOOP pilots are vetted and hold records with local authorities with their credentials verified. Experienced Bath taxi drivers can apply to join the SWOOP fleet.
Applicants can be both Bath licensed private drivers or hackney drivers. They receive support from the management team, full access to the app to accept new bookings and no waiting for payment as they are paid by the customer at the point of travel.
Improved public transport standards in Bath
SWOOP will achieve what other conventional taxi services and ride-sharing apps do not – provide reliable and competitively priced taxis for locals, businesses and visitors who need to travel quickly to and from nowhere. any place in Bath.
Because the service is localized, it presents a job opportunity for experienced drivers who have not seen passenger numbers recover in the post-pandemic economy or who wish to earn higher commissions and access a flow regular customers.
“We are delighted to finally be able to share the SWOOP Taxis app with the people of Bath! Our talented team includes knowledgeable and experienced drivers and managers who have been operating or driving taxis locally and nationally for years. SWOOP has been carefully developed, because we knew we wanted a scalable app that would make every aspect of booking a car fun, quick and user-friendly.In the coming months, SWOOP plans to make a big difference to the Bath community, by providing Reliable and trustworthy taxis for trips near and far.”
SWOOP was launched on 01/09/22 and the app is now available for download on the App Store and Google Play.
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Bath Taxis – Swoop Taxis app in action