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Its been a long association with Zoomcar, having being involved directly or indirectly for around 30+ bookings now. I have never been let down. In this post I felt that instead of speaking regarding wonderful trips with Zoomcar which is quite obvious, let me take the opportunity to thank the people who tirelessly work to make this happen. Though my first booking was for a wonderful trip to Mekedatu, but slowly its now been associated…

I am from Kolkata where I have a friend circle, a bunch of driving enthusiasts and we used to have frequent long drives to distant places like Shantiniketan, Chandipur etc. Last year I got transferred to Bengaluru, I was definitely happy with the new role, location and assignment but was saddened by the thought that our weekly trips would be stopped now. I could not bring my car from Kolkata as my parents will use…

With the summer vacation setting in we had made bookings in Club Mahindra, Madikeri for a week long stay. This was a family trip with two kids in tow. Normally we drive by our car from Pune if we are visiting places in Karnataka. This time around we decided to do something different and fly down to Bangalore (Air India had a killer sale) and then drive to Madikeri. Booking through Zoomcar I suggested to my husband why…

In this new series of blog post, we will introduce each of our cars in detail, written by our long term customer and popular travel and auto blogger Shrinidhi Hande. These posts will help you know the car inside out and validate if it meets your needs and expectations. Feel free to share your experience/observations with these cars if any. Zoom Car’s Ford Figo ZXi Ford Figo is one of the first few cars to…

Our long time guest blogger and car enthusiast Shrinidhi Hande shares some tips on driving at night. The article below lists some quick and easy safety measures to make sure your drive is safe. Check out Shrinidhi’s blog at www.enidhi.net. —————————————————————————————- For most of us weekend travelers, night driving is often an unavoidable evil. With only Saturday and Sunday available, we can’t afford to lose half that time just traveling to and from the destination. This…

Shrinidhi Hande, one of our members and a travel enthusiast, lists his top 5 driving destinations around Bangalore. Check out his blog at www.enidhi.net. ————————————————————————————————– This post suggests driving destinations from Bengaluru for those of us who enjoy driving. If you ever feel stressed, hop on to a Zoomcar and zoom away to one of these places to rejuvenate yourself! These places have been picked because of the following reasons- curvy roads & hairpin bends, brilliant scenery, and…

Unlike other SUVs, Mahindra’s XUV500 has lots of unique features. It has many segment firsts and lots and lots of thought process that has gone behind designing this vehicle will be apparent if you spend a few days with it. Here’re a set of cool features in XUV500, which may not be obvious to external viewer 1 Angled corner lights-When you’re driving in the night and have to negotiate sharp turns, headlights point straight and…

It’s time for another guest post by long-time Zoomcar member Shrinidhi Hande.  Thanks once again to Shrinidhi for helping us build up this community! Check out his blog at www.enidhi.net ___________________________________________________________ When you rent out one of Zoomcar’s super luxury car like a BMW 320D or Mercedes A-Class, you will get extra attention on the road and you might also face some risks not applicable to ordinary cars. Here are some tips/precautions to take while driving…

It’s time for another guest post by long-time Zoomcar member Shrinidhi Hande.  Thanks once again to Shrinidhi for helping us build up this community! Check out his blog at www.enidhi.net ___________________________________________________________ Festive season is around the corner and long leaves and travel plans are being firmed up. Below are some reasons why you should try self-drive, instead of traditional travel modes. Insane bus fares: Bus operators create artificial scarcity and increase ticket fares many fold during…

A guest post by long-time member and travel/car blogger Shrinidhi Hande.  Check out his blog at www.enidhi.net _________________________________________________ Couple of years into our first job, it is very tempting to buy a brand new car. Many of our peers would have already done that, most of the friends are posting photos on facebook about roadtrips they had in their new cars, auto advertisements are very inviting with discounts and offers, guys at showroom almost convince you…