One of Africa’s largest bus booking service comes to Pakistan. Swvl launched in Pakistan with it’s services starting in August 2019. The startup has plans to launch in other cities, including Karachi and Islamabad.
For starters, swvl is similar to Uber. The key difference is that it let’s you book rides on a bus right from your smartphone. And of course, it’s cheaper. There are Android and iOS apps that you can use to available buses and book them for a time that you need.
Swvl is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. They are targeting developing markets to offer cheaper rides to different routes. The launch of service in Pakistan is very exciting news. The market has great potential with very few contenders. Especially after Uber’s acquisition of Careem, there’s been almost no competition.
Swvl Lahore Launch Video
The service will be launching in Lahore first. Here’s their launch video:
How to book a bus ride with Swvl
It is easy to book a bus ride using Swvl, very similar to Uber or Careem. Pick a location you want to go, select the available time and route. Then book your ride and track it as it arrives to its stop.
Swvl Coupon Code: FREE rides
Here is a launch gift for Swvl Pakistan customers. Till August 15th, get 50 free rides. So don’t miss this offer to test the service and see if it can fill in your daily commute needs. Use the promo code below:
Coupon code: AOJEE