Rideshare in New Zealand
New Zealand's biggest rideshare network. Share your trip with travelers backpackers and commuters. On coseats.co.nz you can offer a lift or find a lift on your next interstate trip. Ridesharing is the cheap, fun and social way to travel around New Zealand. So what are you waiting for? Hit the search button to find people going your way!
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coseats.co.nz is the easiest way to share your car trip in New Zealand. Travel cheap, fun and social with backpackers and travellers all around the country.
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coseats is like BlaBla car for travelers and backpacker in New Zealand. Connect with other people going your way, share the costs and reduce your carbon footprint. Car sharing makes perfect sense. People taking long journeys, travelling in the same direction can share a vehicle. The benefits are clear: lower fuel costs, a companion to travel with and a reduced impact on the environment. The aim of coseats.co.nz is to change the way people travel long distance. The rideshare service is challenging the perception of car sharing, using mobile technology to make it easier and more appealing to offer a ride or seek a lift with a fellow traveller. It’s easy to see why younger people are a key audience for coseats.co.nz . With limited budgets yet likely to want to travel long distances to visit friends, work or study, they are precisely the people likely to respond positively to a service like coseats.co.nz . People are used to connecting with others on social networks or using the internet to collaborate with strangers. They’re less nervous these days about sharing a journey with a stranger. As a result, people are more likely to trust the power of the internet to match them with drivers or passengers. coseats.co.nz mobile first design suits people on the move. It’s flexible and fast to arrange rides and people often jump on board last minute. The value of mobile becomes apparent on the day of the journey when the passenger is waiting at the meeting point and wants to check last-minute details. Using the coseats.co.nz app, members can easily look at the estimated arrival time, check details or message their fellow traveller. From researching potential rideshare journeys, comparing prices and managing trips to reading or writing reviews, everything can be managed on the coseats.co.nz mobile app. coseats.co.nz model, as with so many start-ups, is incredibly simple. People with spare seats in their car can use the app to advertise their journey and the cost per seat. Drivers are not allowed to make a profit but can charge passengers an amount to help cover their costs. People looking for a rideshare journey in New Zealand can then use the app to find drivers making the same journey. The passenger simply meets the driver at the pre-arranged spot and they share the journey. The benefits are simple – drivers offset some of the cost of their journey while passengers gain transport that they might not otherwise have been able to afford. As with any marketplace, creating a community of trust is important for coseats.co.nz . As people are naturally hesitant about sharing car space with a stranger, it was important for the brand to address and overcome these concerns head on. Each member creates a profile with photos, ratings and a description and coseats.co.nz regularly reviews profiles. After the trip, drivers and passengers can rate each other to further boost trust within the community and give future users more information about who they are travelling with. As the popularity of coseats.co.nz continues to grow, alongside our increasing willingness to cooperate with strangers for a common aim, car-sharing will become increasingly popular. Particularly as consumers are forced to find more economical and eco-friendly alternatives to making long journeys. And with our mobile phones an ever-present technology, they will be the gadget we instinctively reach for when making travel plans. coseats.co.nz has used mobile technology to disrupt a traditional industry by using mobile to offer customers a better, easier and more efficient option.
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