Taxify now available in Mexico through Google Maps

Google Maps announced that now all its users in Mexico will be able to get a taxi through Taxify
Taxify now available in Mexico through Google Maps
The trip service will be next to the transport options of the application - Photo: Patrick Sison/AP
07/07/2018
13:35
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Mexico City
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Google Maps announced that now all its users will be able to get a taxi through Taxify, together with the estimated cost and the calculation of time in which it will arrive at the destination.

The server reported in a statement that it is possible to see this new function after searching for a destination on the platform.

 

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It explained that users will need to select “Directions” and open the trip service in the tab next to “Automobile,” “Public transport,” “Walk or bike route,” later, the tab will show information about the proximity of a Taxify, as well as the estimated rate.

Once the trip is selected users may click "Open in app,” which will lead them to the Taxify application to complete the trip reservation.

Users without the application of Taxify on their device, will be invited to download it first.

"Having Taxify as part of the transit options on Google Maps will make it easier for users to decide the best way to get around the city, as they will have quick comparisons between estimated arrival times and available fares, which will help people save time and money, "said Taxify Product Manager, Dmitri Pivovarov.

The option to book Taxify is available on Google Maps in more than 20 countries, including Mexico, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Georgia, Hungary, Iraq, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, and Nigeria, among others.

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