Telegram has become not only a service for sending messages and files. It is now possible to use a whole range of social services, including ordering a cab at reduced rates through Telegram. This can be done with the help of special free chatbots. It is enough to enter the necessary command in the form of a message, and get information about all the carriers available in the region.
How to order a cab through Telegram
In order to order a car in the messenger, it is necessary to use the services of special free bots. Such programs can determine the location of the owner of the phone and pick up a free driver. The function of forming an approximate price for the trip is also available. Service is still not working fully in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as in Kazan. In total, there are two proven bots.
List of taxi-related resources
Most often clients use the “Maxim” service. This is a functional bot that recognizes 4 commands. In the search bot is signed as @TaxiMaximBot. A few more proven services:
- @TaxiTaxiBot. – Uber.
- @libretaxi_bot – picks up a ride at a given fare.
- @taxi_kazan – cabs in Kazan.
To use it, just click on the button “Start” and enter the command “order”. Then you will need to specify a contact phone number. To verify the smartphone will receive an SMS with a confirmation code, which must be entered in the appropriate field. Then you specify the address to which the car will arrive.
For convenience, you can use the GPS data. The service remembers frequent addresses, so there is no need to specify them each time again. Confirm the order and wait for the car at the specified location. There is no operator involved in the ordering process, so the cost of a trip without intermediaries can be lower than usual.
How not to fall for scammers
Unfortunately, as with any other order via the Internet, the customer runs the risk of being cheated by fraudsters and unscrupulous carriers. To avoid getting into an unpleasant situation, it is better to use the services of bots, which are included in the list above. Other untested services, even with a lot of positive reviews in the social networks, are not supported by the developers of Telegram and are unofficial.
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