CarTrawler puts ride-hailing into airline mobile apps and you can even pay with loyalty miles

Travel technology provider CarTrawler has entered into partnership with Splyt, a London-based mobility services platform, to deliver ride-hailing opportunities to travellers before of after flights through airline app interfaces.


Highlights:

  • CarTrawler and Splyt partnership to deliver ride-hailing opportunities to travellers directly from airline apps;
  • The partnership “will revolutionise the ‘first and last mile’ for airlines and other online travel companies,” says CarTrawler;
  • CarTrawler says it can now offer customers “the best combination of price and ETA while looking for taxis” and even enable them to use their loyalty miles to pay for them.
  • Splyt works with some of the largest ride-hailing companies in the world including mytaxi, Careem and  Cabify in more than 360 cities across 29 countries worldwide.

Splyt’s extensive network of ride-hailing partners will be merchandised within CarTrawler’s dedicated ancillary revenue platform for airlines, expanding the range of mobility products it offers to its travel partners. The partnership “will revolutionise the ‘first and last mile’ for airlines and other online travel companies,” says CarTrawler by permitting their customers the option of booking an on-demand ride directly from the airline’s app.

Through its airline partnerships, CarTrawler says the arrangement means it can now offer customers “the best combination of price and ETA while looking for taxis” and even enable them to use their loyalty miles to pay for them. “Our ride hailing partners can now deliver their product and brands seamlessly to a distribution platform connecting to close on 1 billion customers annually,” says Bobby Healy, chief technology officer, CarTrawler.

Splyt currently works with some of the largest ride-hailing companies in the world including mytaxi, Careem, Cabify and others, and provides coverage to on-demand transportation in more than 360 cities across 29 countries worldwide. Through CarTrawler’s airline ancillary marketplace, customers will now be able to compare and book the transport option that best suits their needs directly from their airline app as soon as they land.