Extended weekends turning profitable for self –driven car rental companies
Travel companies are buzzing over the long weekend starting March (6-8) and we’re not just talking flights. Road trips are the flavour, with cab and car rental services reporting an upward swing of bookings and enquiries. Zoomcar – a self drive car rental services seeing a rise in the no. of inquiries in the car booking. Commenting on the trend- Greg Moran co-founder, Zoomcar.com, says we are getting pre-booking enquiries for this extended weekend and seen a surge in it by 50% as March is a perfect timing for family outings, picnics etc. We are receiving bookings for short road-travel breaks with the Bangalore-Mysore-Ooty, Mumbai-Pune-Lonavala-Khandala and Delhi-Agra or Delhi-Chandigarh-Shimla circuits are the most preferred choice among vacationers.
Self driven car rental service is gearing trend as usually crowd below 30 do not own a car and would like to experience one themselves. Zoomcar has car fleet of 700 cars includes Ford Figo and Ecosport, Honda City and Amaze, Mahindra Scorpio and XUV, Tata Safari and Nano, BMW 3 Series, and the Mercedes A class and GLA.