Just out today – 13Cabs in Melbourne have released onto the WP Marketplace their great new WP7 App; funnily enough called 13Cabs! This great new app has an absolute bevy of features all wrapped up in a clean and effective Metro UI. All the things you need in your hand to book, hail, track or estimate your cab journey when in Melbourne.
Here’s a news release from them – along with some screenshots of the App:
“What is 13CABS TAXI ?
Free mobile cab booking app for use in Melbourne
We are proud to deliver the official 13CABS mobile booking App. We
hope you enjoy it as much as you will no doubt find it useful.
Simply by-pass call queues with this brilliant App, especially useful
during peak periods such as Friday and Saturday nights.
13CABS commitment to customer service is evident in the user-friendly
and intuitive interface. Boasting superior functionality to any
existing cab booking App in Australia, users can book cabs direct to
their location with ease via the phones built-in GPS.
13CABS App gives its users the power to make multiple bookings for
future dates and times, use a list of previous locations for rapid
bookings and even maintain a library of favourites to expedite future
The slick Where’s My Cab? function conveniently allows users to check
the real-time status of their cab on active bookings by geographically
depicting the last known location of the assigned cab, dispensing with
costly call backs in the process.
Fare Estimator as it name suggests provides a good indication of how
much users can expect to pay for their trip, virtually eliminating
fare disputes in bookings using 13CABS App.
Find A Rank is a failsafe during peak times when bookings are heavy
and available cabs can be scarce. It displays a map representing the
user’s location in relation to cab ranks in their proximity.
By being able to ‘Sync’ with their my13CABS account, a free web
service through 13CABS.com.au, users can import their entire web
booking history and favourites directly into their phone if they
Please note that this is a cab booking App that ultimately requires
driver acceptance of the booking prior to your cab being assigned
For feedback and enquiries, please email to [email protected]“
and their website by comparison:
So for a great looking new WP7 App – grab it now from the Marketplace! Click on their website pic above to open their site, and the App is in the marketplace right now.
And of course – 13Cabs now feature in WPDownUnder’s own WPDevHub for Aussie Developers and Apps HERE.
*** Update 21/07/11 – ***
Check out the exclusive interview with the Lead Developer from the in-house IT team at 13CABS right HERE: INTERVIEW