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The Zoomcar Self Drive Carnival is set to rouse all the city dwellers and send them on trips this November! Bringing a flat 50% off sale, the biggest discount in the self-drive industry is here. Get ready to book your drive and gift yourself a much deserved post-Dussehra break. Everyone admits, the post-holiday season comes with its own unique hangover. After gorging on the Diwali sweets and Durga Puja feast, fitting into work clothes and…

The festive season just flew by over the last few weeks – a period of time composed of relaxing long weekends, vacations and celebrations with friends and family. But just because Diwali is over doesn’t mean that you should feel forced to settle for the mundane routine of everyday life. This is why we’re bringing you a 2-day sale starting on October 31st – avail of the biggest self-drive carnival to add spice to the…

The festive season is right around the corner – we are mere days away from Diwali, the festival of lights! The festival commemorates the return of Lord Ram, his wife Sita, brother Lakshman, and Lord Hanuman after 14 years of exile. The return was on a new moon day in the month of the Kartik season, so the entire kingdom of Ayodhya was lit up to celebrate their return and welcome them. Their return characterized…

The festive season of Diwali is upon us. The festival brings with it a plethora of events and activities that get people bursting with excitement – enjoying delicious food and sweets, lighting up the house, and of course, the puja ceremonies. Diwali motivates people to decorate their houses with artistic patterns of rangoli. It is common to see intricately designed patterns of rangoli on your neighbors’ front door during the festival. In addition to rangoli,…

Today, most of us are caught up in stressful activities and long days at work. In spite of busy days at the office or spending time getting over the stress with friends and colleagues, the most valuable time is the time we get to spend with our families. Festive occasions, specifically, are good times to dedicate time to your loved ones so that the entire family can  cherish the spirit of the season. Below is…

India is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Right from the northern tip of Kashmir to the southern tip of Kanyakumari – the different cultures add their own touch to celebrations for special occasions, and this is apparent during most major festivals. Diwali – the festival of lights – is no different. Certain aspects of Diwali are common throughout the country. Diwali is a festival that brings together different communities to…

By Greg Moran, CEO and CoFounder, Zoomcar Till a couple of decades ago, a bicycle was the official mode of transport for a majority of Indians. During the 1980s, the humble bicycle visibly dominated the roadways across many cities. While I didn’t grow up in India, nearly all friends of my age recall a time as a child when they rented a cycle by the hour for just a few measly rupees. At that time, it was highly…