With the arrival of technology, a lot of things have been made easier and faster. Before now, transportation has been a major problem in human daily activity. The problem of standing in a long queue or standing at designated bus terminals has made a lot of people frustrated. People make use of transportation every day. Besides, the cost of transporting one’s self and traffic congestion has made some people trek a long arduous journey. Especially in populated cities, traffic jam is inevitable. However, there is a solution to all transportation problems because technology has made it easy and convenient. So, if you have been looking for a better alternative, look no further because the Bolt app is here for all your transportation needs. What is Bolt then?

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Bolt is a newly introduced platform for transportation. It is a mobility company is headquartered in Estonia that provides vehicles for hire and also offers food delivery services in different countries of the world. With Bolt, you can order a ride for yourself without having to leave your comfort zone and go anywhere you want to go. One good thing about Bolt is that you can access it both on mobile devices and desktops. Just place a ride on the Bolt platform and get to see the nearest Bolt driver that can convey you to your destination. Thus, you see that you can travel from one place to the other conveniently.

Why Should I Use Bolt?

However, when Bolt was founded in 2013, it was first called Taxify. The name was changed to Bolt in 2018 and since then it has really been of great importance for individuals, and food delivery companies. Unlike other expensive, Bolt is affordable and it is a better way of traveling around cities. With Bolt, you can say goodbye to those expensive rides and slow public transport. Presently, it is available in 40 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America. You should use Bolt Taxify based on the below reasons;

  • Get a comfortable ride from your comfort zone. You don’t have to trek before you get a ride. Just place a ride from your device and get nearby drivers to pick you up.
  • It is affordable and less expensive to other rides. Apart from Taxify, there are other transport apps but Taxify is cheap compared to others.
  • You can request for ride anytime and any day. This mobility service operates 24/7 and it is available in all regions.
  • Say no to inconveniency as you can comfortably enjoy your ride without disturbance from other passengers.
  • You get to see the price before you order.
  • Payment made easy as you can pay using your debit or credit card.

Above all, you can avoid traffic congestion as it uses Google Maps to find out routes that are free from traffic. You can get to your respective destinations in few minutes by picking your destination, request a ride, and enjoy your journey.

Bolt App

As stated earlier, you can use Bolt Taxify on your mobile device and PC. But to enjoy Taxify better on your mobile device, you should download the app from your respective App Store. You can download the Taxify app for mobile on Android and iOS devices. To download the Bolt App;

  • Visit the Google Play Store for Android and App Store for iOS device.
  • Using the search bar, search for Bolt.
  • Once found, click Install or Get.

Once the App is downloaded on your device, launch it and get started by entering your phone number and click the ‘’Continue’’ button. An SMS will be sent to that number to confirm it belongs to you. Follow other prompts and get ready to order a ride.

How to Request for A Ride on Bolt

You can request a ride on Bolt either by visiting the Bolt website or by making use of the app. After you signed up with Bolt, you can place a ride from anywhere get an affordable price for your trip. However, payment with your credit or debit card is not available via the web. You can only make card payments via the app.

To Request for Ride Via the Web

  • Visit the Bolt website on your device browser.
  • Sign up if prompted.
  • Then the Map will be shown on your screen.
  • Set your Pickup location and enter your destination on the field above.
  • A small page will appear underneath. Click on ‘’Request Bolt’’.

You will see nearby drivers close to your pickup location. Select one and get ready for your ride.

To Request a Ride Via the App

  • Launch the Bolt Taxify app on your mobile device.
  • Drag the page up and enter your pick-up location on the first field and your destination in the second field.
  • Then you will see the price range of your trip.
  • Click on select Bolt and Confirm the order on the next page.

Wait for the Bolt driver at your pickup location and enjoy your ride as soon as the driver locates you. Moving with Taxify is convenient, easy, and fast.

Taxify Driver

In the meantime, Bolt provides a job opportunity for professional drivers. Probably you know how to drive or you are looking for a driving job. You can get one today with the help of Bolt. With Taxify, you can be your own boss and set your own schedule. Besides, you can earn extra money while driving. All you have to do Sign up to drive. You can sign up as a Bolt driver via the Bolt app or the Bolt website.

Signing up for a Bolt Driver on the Web

  • Visit the Bolt official website on your device browser.
  • Navigate down and tap ‘’Sign up to Drive’’
  • You will then be taken to the sign-up page.
  • Enter your email address, phone number, city, and tap Next.

In few more steps, you are set to become a Bolt driver. Meanwhile, you can also sign in via the Taxify app. In conclusion, Bolt is a must-use app for everyone that wants an affordable and easy ride.