SIXT expands its network of taxi partners to Italy: On-demand ride-hailing now available via SIXT ride in Rome
- SIXT is partnering with local taxi company itTaxi in Italy to offer on-demand taxi services in Rome via the SIXT app
- By expanding its network in Italy and enhancing its ride-hailing and transfer service offering SIXT ride, the company is driving forward the internationalisation of its mobility platform ONE
- Konrad Thoma, Senior Vice President Mobility Products at SIXT: “Residents of the capital as well as travellers to the city can now access the taxi service via the SIXT app, which provides them with an integrated offering for their mobility at the touch of a button – seamlessly and all via one app. SIXT is thus once again putting the wishes of its customers at the centre of its actions and consistently pursuing its digitalisation and internationalisation strategy.”
- New customers across the globe can benefit from a EUR 15 discount
Pullach, 20 January 2022 – SIXT is expanding its network of taxi and ride-hailing partners to Italy. As of now, on-demand ride-hailing via the SIXT app is available in Rome thanks to the cooperation with the local taxi provider itTaxi. By enlarging the availability of on-demand ride-hailing offers via the SIXT app, the international mobility provider is increasing the offering on its integrated mobility platform ONE and driving its internationalisation strategy.
SIXT ride gives customers worldwide access to a comprehensive network of taxi, limousine and chauffeur services. By collaborating with regional partners, SIXT ride provides one of the world’s largest offerings of its kind: Customers can order taxi rides on demand or book transfers in advance in over 250 major cities in 50 countries around the world, including USA and Europe. In Italy, SIXT ride has up until now included offerings for pre-booked transfer and limousine services. Thanks to the new collaboration with itTaxi, customers in Rome or travelling to Rome from abroad can now also hail on-demand taxis via SIXT ride without having to worry about paying cash in the local currency or downloading local ride-hailing apps.
The service is available via the SIXT app, which provides SIXT customers worldwide access to over 1 million drivers, available for ride-hailing on demand or booked in advance. In addition to ride-hailing and transfer services, SIXT’s integrated mobility platform ONE includes products for vehicle rental (SIXT rent), car sharing (SIXT share) and car subscriptions (SIXT+).
Start now and save EUR 15
Customers who are new to the services of SIXT ride can now benefit from a special offer. This applies not only to new customers of the recently extended SIXT ride offering in Rome, but internationally. With the code STARTNOW, new customers all over the world will receive a discount of up to EUR 15 when they sign up and order a pre-booked or on-demand ride via the SIXT app. All they have to do is download and open the app, register, and enter the code STARTNOW in the SIXT ride voucher & discount section of their account settings. With the average taxi ride costing around EUR 15-20 depending on the distance of the ride, the discount code will treat customers to up to one free trip with SIXT ride.
Sixt SE with its registered office in Pullach near Munich, is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services. With its products SIXT rent, SIXT share, SIXT ride and SIXT+ on the mobility platform ONE the company offers a uniquely integrated premium mobility service across the fields of vehicle and commercial vehicle rental, car sharing, ride hailing and car subscriptions. The products can be booked through the SIXT app, which also integrates the services of its renowned mobility partners. SIXT has a presence in more than 100 countries around the globe. The company stands for consistent customer orientation, a lived culture of innovation with strong technological competence, a high proportion of premium vehicles in the fleet and an attractive price-performance ratio. In 2022, according to preliminary figures, the Sixt Group achieved a record consolidated pre-tax earnings of EUR 550 million and a significant increase in consolidated revenues to EUR 3.07 billion. Sixt SE has been listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange since 1986 (ISIN ordinary share: DE0007231326, ISIN preference share: DE0007231334).