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Jiffry Zulfer, Chief Executive Officer of PickMe (Left) and Indika Elvitigala, Vice President, Corporate Sales of PickMe

14 August, 2017: Sri Lanka’s fastest growing, homegrown taxi hailing service PickMe recently debuted its newest feature ‘PickMe VIP’ which is a fleet chauffeur-driven, luxury cars that cater to premium clients and corporates.

Ideal for anybody who wishes to make a grand appearance, be it at an international conference as an important delegate or a luxury wedding as a beautiful couple, PickMe VIP will be at your fingertips offering you a high-end prestigious ride for an affordable rate.
This service aims to reduce the cost of high tariffs on car rentals in the existing market and offer customers the convenience of hailing a luxury Audi A6 or a Mercedes C180 via the app the same way they hail a three-wheeler or a car sans complicated processes or procedures. PickMe launched the service in Colombo initially on 03 August and plans to extend its luxury fleet of vehicles into other cities of the country very soon.

Expressing his views of the company’s newest offering. PickMe Chairman Ajit Gunawardena said, “We see a great demand for these types of vehicles, especially from the business fraternity.  With this new feature customers get the opportunity of facilitating a comfortable and a luxury commute for their guests and dignitaries without the hassle of pre-booking, paying in advance etc which is normally the practice in relation to luxury vehicles.”

The new VIP icon is now available on the PickMe app. Features like free Wi-Fi, SOS button, driver details being displayed upfront will be especially available for patrons who will be using PickMe’s luxury VIP vehicles.

“With PickMe VIP available in Colombo now, we expect to address the unmet needs of users who demand unmatched style and comfort, at the touch of a button. PickMe VIP brings a stylish luxury ride within minutes at a customer’s doorstep anytime of the day. We are confident that the offering gets a positive response from Sri Lankans,” Jiffry Zulfer, Chief Executive Officer of PickMe commented.

PickMe will be present at the upcoming Colombo Motor Show 2017 this month and will introduce the numerous features and benefits of the newly-introduced VIP fleet for participants.

As the largest organized taxi platform in Sri Lanka, PickMe currently service Colombo and Kandy regions’ complete transportation needs and maintains a base of over half a million registered users of the PickMe app and a taxi fleet of over ten thousand, including three wheelers, mini cars, cars and vans.