22 November 2019
AbhiBus.com, India’s fastest growing online marketplace for bus ticketing continued to expand its service offerings with the Bihar State Road Corporation collaboration. Effectively customers now have reliable, convenient, anytime & anywhere access to seek information or book their tickets on BSRTC routes both within Bihar as well those routes that connect Bihar & UP to Delhi NCR region. The UP+ Bihar route is estimated to cover 300 million commuters every year.
BSRTC and AbhiBus have signed an agreement to roll out the ticketing services to its customers across 108 plus routes that include the most frequented business, work, tourism, pilgrimage and academic destinations. The routes will cover, Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Bodh Gaya, Aurangabad (Bihar), Varanasi, Nawada, Bihar Shariff, Purnia amongst other destinations. Customers can book Sleeper/Non-sleeper, Ac/NonAC, buses as per their requirement.
Commenting on the tie-up, Mr. Rohit Sharma, Chief Operating Office at AbhiBus said, “AbhiBus has made significant investments in technology and processes to ensure reliable delivery of online bus services. Millions of customers continue to repose a very high degree of confidence on the AbhiBus platform for their bus ticketing. Primarily because of the reliability it offers by way of transparency in information and pricing, ease and convenience of booking, expanse of routes and most importantly access to a large customer support team that is available when required to make their travel experience smooth and hassle free. While our tie-up with BSRTC gives us strategic access to these routes, customers using these routes for first time get to access the myriad benefits of choosing AbhiBus and can take advantage of the experience we provide.”
Further enhancing their travel experience, AbhiBus has tie-ups with wallet partners like Amazon Pay, OLA, Paypal to provide customers with the most cost-effective ticketing options. During the offer periods most times customer end up paying only 50-90% of the original ticket cost. AbhiBus customers for these routes will now be introduced to these offer based advantages also for the first time.
AbhiBus continuously focuses on innovation and enhancing customer experience at the same time keeps a very tight vigil on its profitability resulting in not only providing the most reliable services to its customers but at the same time achieving the distinction of being one of the very few companies in e-commerce space that are making profits.
The company is on track to clock Rs. 700 crore GMV this year with a Net Revenue of Rs. 75 crore and a profit of Rs. 10 crores for year ending March 2020. AbhiBus has crossed the milestone of 6 million downloads and has over 4 million active users per month.
Currently with its tie-ups across various state transport corporations including BSRTC, AbhiBus offers its customers access to more than 100,000 routes and has consistently clocked 1 million transactions over the last five months enjoying a significantly high repeat ratio of 70%.