MobileLime Partner with Watertown Taxi

Saturday 17 July 2004 16:22 CET | News

MobileLime and Watertown Taxi partner to offer Boston cabs the ability to accept credit cards with no set-up costs and lower rates.

All local cabs can now enjoy the benefit of taking credit cards, with absolutely no equipment or start-up costs. MobileLimes easy, new payment solution makes it easy for cabs to now accept credit cards without the expense and hassle of existing implementation. Additionally, passengers can now pay for cab fares with their favorite credit card using a new mobile commerce solution, which is more convenient, faster and a safer transaction in any cab that accepts MobileLime payments. Any taxi driver can simply sign up with Watertown Taxi for this new service. The simple and no-cost registration process, combined with the low rate per transaction, make it easy for Boston cabs to accept credit cards, as the demand for this service increases. Watertown Taxi, with over 30 years combined experience, provides the community with clean, dependable and quality cab service. All Watertown taxis are currently accepting credit cards with the help of MobileLime. Due to expensive equipment fees and complicated set-up processes, few cab companies and drivers are currently equipped to process credit cards. Because MobileLimes payment solution requires only a cell- phone, and has no set-up fees, offering credit card capability to passengers is now easy, affordable and hassle-free. For travelers, security of card transactions has always been a concern. Now, with the help of MobileLimes, Watertown Taxi and other drivers can now provide passengers with safer and more secure card transactions. Additionally, MobileLimes payment solution assists in the speed and reliability of transport. This easy and rapid payment procedure allows customers to pay for the cab, including the tip, before arriving at their destination. Travelers simply call 1-866-LIME (5463), enter location ID 37# and approve a tip percentage by typing in their personalized PIN number. At the end of the cab ride the passenger tells the driver their unique membership number. The passenger receives a paper receipt, a text message receipt on their phone and can log onto the member website to review the transaction. The cab fare is charged to their registered credit card. Now all 160 million US cell phone users visiting or living in Boston can register for this free service by calling 866-360-LIME (5463), going on-line to or visiting one of the many MobileLime merchants in the greater Boston area. All of their charges will appear on the credit card they selected, not their cell phone bill. Watertown Taxis alliance with MobileLime and their unique payment solutions offer tremendous value to both taxi drivers and passengers. Drivers benefit by having the ability to accept credit cards with no set-up or equipment costs at a reduced rate while, passengers enjoy the ease of the payment process, faster travel and secure credit card payments.

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