How To Develop Taxi Booking Apps Like Grab?
The online taxi booking app is considered as one of the best mobile app development. Today many online taxi booking app available in the current market.
Uber and Lyft are one of the best taxi booking apps in the world. They gave customer ease to travel anywhere and anytime without worrying about anything.
Recently, Grab is the best taxi booking app in Southeast Asian countries. It Uber’s biggest rival and took Kudo to boost its mobile payments platform.
What is Grab App?
Grab is the most popular taxi booking app, like Uber. It operates in the SEA countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia.
There are many ride-sharing apps available, like Uber, Lyft, Gett. But Grab includes some essential attribute which makes Grab app stand out.
It provides many services, such as GrabTaxi, GrabShare, GrabHitch, GrabBike, GrabFamily, etc. It allows users to choose from best options according to price and requirement.
Grab also offers GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabShuttle Plus, JustGrab, GrabRentals, GrabWheels, GrabFood, GrabExpress Beta, and GrabPets services to the users.
History Of Grab:
2012 – Launched in Malaysia as GrabTaxi
2013 – Entered Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines.
2014 – Expanded to Vietnam and Indonesia, launched GrabCar in Southeast Asian and launched GrabBike in Vietnam.
2015 – It begins GrabBike to compete with GoJek in Indonesia, and enters logistic delivery services with GrabExpress.
2016 – GrabPay started as a mobile payment service, and grab food introduced to compete with UberEats.
2017 – Grab entered Myanmar and Cambodia, and acquired Kudo to push GrabPay harder in Indonesia.
2018 – Merged with Uber’s Southeast Asian operations.
Facts And Revenue Model Of Grab Application:
Daily Rides:3.5 million
Driver on Grab: 2 million
Grab availability: 168 cities, 8 countries
Average Bookings a second: 7 bookings
Grab downloads: 125 million downloads
Funding raised: $6.5 billion
Monthly bookings via Grab: 5.1 million bookings
Grab employees: 5,000 employees
Grab reported value: $11 billion
Annual revenue run rate: $1 billion
Work Flow of Grab Application:
Book In Just 2 Taps: Key In Your Pick-Up And Drop-Off Locations To Get Your Estimated Fare.
Get A Driver: After the booking confirm Grab find the nearest available driver for the rider.
Track Your Driver: Driver accepts the ride, the user can see the driver profile, real-time driver location, and arrival time of the driver.
Arrive Safely: Rider can share ride location to their family member For Added Safety or even just to let them know that you are on your way.
How Much Does it Cost to Develop app Like Grab?
Now, once you decided to develop a taxi booking app; One of the most critical questions is, how much does it cost to develop an app like grab?
The essential cost is not fixed; it depends on which type of services you include and which kind of platform you use to develop the taxi booking app.
From all the factors to making the single platform app like Lyft would cost around $30,000 – $35,000. While an essential app for both Android and iOS platform would cost approximately $65,000 and can go higher.
Here are Features To Develop Ride-Sharing App:
Rider app Features:
-Review & Rating
-Set Home/Work Location
-In-App live Chat
-Share ride details
Driver App Features:
-Manage Trip Request
-Manage BAnk Details
Admin Panel Features :
-Manage Promo Code
If you are looking to start up and build your taxi booking app like grab, contact us. White Label Fox will help you to develop your taxi booking app as per your requirement. If you have any query regarding taxi booking app development, any time contact us.