Liftango launches new on-demand service in New Zealand

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In partnership with Transdev’s Howick & Eastern Buses subsidiary, technology provider Liftango has offered Aucklanders the chance to travel for NZ$1 on New Zealand’s newest on-demand service, MyMobigo, ahead of its official service launch on 30 November 2020.

MyMobigo offers commuters in East Auckland an on-demand service to and from the Half Moon Bay Ferry Terminal. Greg Pollock, Transdev’s Managing Director for New Zealand, said the new app-based service would provide a quick, convenient and friendly option for people to connect to ferry services seven days per week: “We are excited to be bringing this new on-demand service to Auckland. MyMobigo combines state-of-the-art technology with a friendly and professional service, taking the hassle out of needing to find a parking space at the ferry terminal.

“The service is incredibly easy to use and puts the customer in control, with bookings, payments and real-time vehicle tracking available through the MyMobigo App.”

One dollar fares will be offered to customers who sign up first week of operation. Regular fares start at $4.50 for adults and $3.50 for concessions and children.
Sheryll Otway, General Manager for Howick and Eastern, said: “MyMobigo’s fleet of luxury vans provide a connection for customers to and from the Half Moon Bay Ferry Terminal. Our drivers have a comprehensive knowledge of the local area and will do whatever they can to provide customers with a seamless experience. Customers can expect a comfy and hassle-free ride, with MyMobigo’s fleet comprising of new, modern and luxurious vehicles, equipped with USB charging and complimentary WiFi.”

Kevin Orr, CEO of Liftango, said he was excited to be partnering with Transdev to bring new on-demand services to Auckland: “Demand responsive transport is helping to reshape how public transport services are delivered, providing customers with the control over their journey right in the palm of their hand.”

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