March 2018


Canberra, Australia – March 2018

Harry Malhi, founder of RideBoom, announced that individuals in the city of Canberra now have a new option with affordable prices for finding transportation. The company has expanded the reach of its app to encompass the state ACT.

“Whenever and wherever you need a car, just tap on the app,” said Malhi.

Available for iOS and Android operating systems, the multi-task rideshare app was originally launched in Melbourne and was so successful, RideBoom is now expanding to other regions. The company partners with safe and reliable drivers for affordable transportation and offers multiple types of vehicles to accommodate a variety of needs and requirements.

With the user-friendly RideBoom mobile app, individuals choose where they want to be picked up and their destination with the built-in online map. Locations are entered manually to avoid any confusion. The app will display the closest driver to the customer’s location with the desired type of vehicle, along with an estimated pick-up time.

Riders tap the “Ride Now” tab to complete the booking process through secure authentication. Individuals can connect in real-time with the driver, but all riders’ mobile numbers remain hidden. The app then allows individuals to track their ride, its progress toward their location, and receive SMS alerts and notifications.

One of the major advantages to RideBoom is that there is no surge pricing during peak hours. Riders able to pay by cab charge and the included auto fare feature enables riders to estimate their cost prior to scheduling the ride. Transportation can be scheduled for the present or prescheduled for a later time.

RideBoom caters to those with special needs and working animals for the vision or hearing impaired are welcome. Riders can rate each experience and choose their preferred drivers. For complete convenience, a single account can be utilized by all members of a family, business or corporation. Riders can select from multiple vehicle types and services that include:

  • RB Eco - a reliable, comfortable, affordable and stylish ride for quick trips on a budget

  • RB Best - features a fixed, flat rate fare in a premium luxury car
  • RB Lux - preferred luxury option for corporate clients, business, or a special occasion
  • RB SUV – with space for seven people and extra luggage
  • Silver Cabs - a convenient, economical and luxury alternative to a traditional taxi
  • RB Mini Bus – for groups shuttling to airports, parties or special events
  • RideBoom Delivery - acts as a personal courier service, home delivery service, and is available 24/7 to businesses for parts, parcel and document deliveries

The expansion in Australia of the RideBoom app provides affordable transportation for any need or budget. The company offers employment opportunities for individuals to become a partner driver and 1 percent of all fares go to support The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation, UNICEF and Guide Dogs.

About RideBoom

RideBoom grew out of the founder’s 19 years in the industry and his experiences working as a part time taxi and hire-car driver while pursuing his education. He listened to customers and created RideBoom that caters to those with disabilities, offers affordable transportation to accommodate multiple needs and budgets, and provides individuals and businesses with a wide variety of reliable services they require.

Media Contact