Uber has caused plenty of controversy in the taxi sector due to its polemic and dismal business model. The latter remains outside any sort of regulation, rule or tax, therefore, its knockers accuse it of sparking up unfair competition, professional encroachment and encouraging black economy. But does the taxi world really offer any alternatives? Yes, it does, with applications like Hailo for instance.
A technological boost to taxis within the legal framework.
With Hailo you only need two taps on your screen to have a taxi on your doorstep. It makes use of your geolocation, and gives priority to the closeness of vehicles and passengers, so that you won't have to wait long at all. Whatever the time is, and being able to view information about the taxi driver and read ratings by other users.
- Tap your screen twice for a taxi to come and pick you up.
- Pay by cash, credit card or from your phone.
- Your safety is assured, as Hailo always works with authorized taxi drivers.
- Professional profiles of taxi drivers.
- Ratings by other users.
- Over 50,000 associated taxi drivers.
And if you're a taxi driver...
Hailo has been founded by three London cabbies that intend to modernize the taxi service. With a simple registration, this free application, and without fees during your holidays or days off, will send you services based on your proximity to the user, helping you to find more customers and avoiding traffic jams.
Download Hailo for iPhone and make the most of the comfort of travelling by taxi, with all the guarantees offered by the law.