Snapdeal Partners With Uber In A First Of Its Kind API Integration

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Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, has launched a
first-of-its kind frictionless in-app integration with Uber, the world’s
largest on-demand smart mobility app. Through this integration, Uber will make
travel even quicker and easier for millions of Snapdeal customers who will now
be able to request an Uber directly through the Snapdeal app.

Snapdeal has been a market leader and the first in its
category to provide services of value to its customers that go beyond the
traditional offerings of an e-commerce company. Snapdeal recently announced the
launch of a range of services on its platform, allowing customers to book
flights, order food and even pay bills directly through its app.
Today, by
integrating the Uber API, Snapdeal is giving its customers a holistic
experience. When a user books a flight or a hotel from within the Snapdeal app,
they can now travel to the airport or the hotel using Uber, booked from right
within the Snapdeal app* without having the Uber app installed on their
devices.
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President Partnerships and Strategic
Initiatives, Snapdeal said
, “We are committed to building the country’s most reliable and frictionless
digital ecosystem, that caters to the entire range of India’s consumption
needs. Our unique partnership with Uber, a global leader in smart mobility, is
an important step in that direction. We are confident that this integration
will further provide an exemplary experience to our customers.”
Mahesh Bhalla, Head of Business, Uber India, said “By opening our API to developers
globally, we’ve seen the creative ideas that app developers have come up with
in order to make it easier for people to move around in cities. This
partnership with Snapdeal is the first completely native Uber API integration
in India and we are excited about this, as we share the same sentiment of
building an ecosystem where we work together with other technology companies in
order to give customers a hassle-free, end-to-end experience.”
*This service is currently available on Android version 4.0
(and higher).
Customers are requested to update their Snapdeal app.
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