Ola Match Night: The Ultimate Cricket Fan Party is Here!

Emailer_BlogPost (1)Cricket fans, gear up for the EPIC finale, this Sunday May 24th. If you can’t be at the Eden Gardens, worry not because we’ve reserved the best seats for you.

Here’s your chance to win two passes to Ola Match Night: A night of EPIC FUN with a three-course buffet, unlimited drinks,  and an exclusive private screening  of the match on a giant screen –  all this in the scintillating ambience of Hard Rock Café.

If you’re in Gurgaon, Mumbai (Worli & Andheri), Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore or Pune on Sunday, here’s how you can win an exclusive invite to Ola Match Night.

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> Log on to the Ola App between May 22nd & 23rd

>  Click on the Ola Money Section

> Click on ‘USE RECHARGE CODE’ at the bottom of the screen as highlighted in the image

> Type in “MATCHNIGHT”

With this, you have entered a lucky draw contest to win two passes to Ola Match Night at Hard Rock Cafe in your city.

But read this first:

1.The offer is applicable at Hard Rock Cafe outlets in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon (CyberHub), Hyderabad, Mumbai (Worli & Andheri) and Pune.
2. Winners will be declared via a lucky draw and will  be informed via email by Sunday morning.
3. It is mandatory for everyone to enter the recharge code on the app to be considered eligible to win.
4. The offer includes: Free entry to Hard Rock Cafe for two people, a Three-course buffet, Unlimited drinks served between 7:30 pm and 10:30 pm. In Chennai, drinks will be non-alcoholic.
4. Olacabs reserves the right to change/modify/withdraw the offer at its own discretion.

So put on your dancing shows, don your team’s jersey and get ready to party like an Official fan!

Team Ola!_IPL_Blog_Strip-01


Earn Ola Money, just by referring!


So you think you are popular? Time to put it to test. Join the Ola referral programme, and earn Ola money for every new referral.

Want to know how?

Open the Ola app, visit the invite & earn section, and find out your referral code.  It’s an alpha-numeric code like: Z4XAZ1


Now, get everyone you know to sign up on Ola with your referral code- Your extended family, your neighbours, your classmates, your colleagues, that girl you have a crush on, that teacher you want to impress…the list goes on.

We have made it easy for you to refer right from the app:


Once someone signs up on Ola with your code, he/she gets Rs. 100 Ola money towards their first ride!

When they take their first ride, we will credit Rs.100 Ola money to your account as our rewards.

You can check your earning from the app too:



Friend joins, friend earns,
Friend rides, you earn

Moral of the story: the more your refer, the more you earn.

So #ChaloNiklo and get referring NOW!

Team Ola!
For T&Cs, visit: https://www.olacabs.com/info/faqs#ReferralScheme

Match Nights at Hard Rock Cafe! Grab a free drink

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This cricket season, the party don’t stop! Head over to the Hard Rock Café in your city in an Ola on Match Nights, and grab a free drink just by flashing your Ola invoice! The offer is applicable in Mumbai ( Worli & Andheri), Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune and Hyderabad.

Here’s how it works!

> Log on to the Ola App on May 19th, 20th or 22th.
> Book a ride to Hard Rock Cafe  (between 7:30 pm and  11 pm)
> Flash your Ola invoice (from app, email or sms)
> Get your first drink on the house!

So cricket fans, gear up for the most EPIC cricket nights with Ola and enjoy the perks of being the official fan!

Team Ola!

Terms & Conditions:

  1. The offer is applicable at the outlets of Hard Rock Cafe in Worli and Andheri in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune and Hyderabad only.
  2. Only one person in whose name the Ola invoice is generated can avail the free drink. This is not applicable for any other person traveling in the same cab.
  3. The type of drink is at the discretion of Hard Rock and may vary across outlets. A rider in Chennai will be offered a mocktail.
  4. The Ola receipt has to be for a ride from any location to Hard Rock Cafe that night within the timings of the offer (7:30 pm to 11:00 pm).
  5. Olacabs reserves the right to change/modify/withdraw the offer at its own discretion.
    You can also check out some of the other special events at Hard Rock Cafe this week:
    Karaoke  Night @ Hard Rock Cafe WORLI, Bangalore, & Hyderabad |Wed May 20th
    A Rock with International DJ frOm Miami–Hard Rock Cafe Delhi| Wed May 20th
    Rock to Retro –Hard Rock Cafe Hyderabad & HRC Bangalore | Fri May 22nd
    A Rock –Hard Rock Cafe Worli| Fri May 22nd



The best way to Impress Mom, this Mother’s Day

impressmomYour Mom is a super woman- she didn’t just bring you into the world; she also cleaned after your mess, put up with your tantrums, pampered you when you were sick, and defended you against the world. She has always gone the distance for you.

This Mother’s day (Sunday May 10th), it’s your turn to pamper and impress her. And we’re making it a little bit easier for you.

Win your Mother an incredible surprise hamper that includes exclusive shopping vouchers from Lifestyle and delightful discounts at Luxury salon services such as L’Occitane & Warren Tricomi

Here’s How:

> Log on to the Ola App today, May 8th

> Click on Ola Money Section


> Type in ‘IMPRESSMOM”

With this, you have entered yourself into a lucky draw contest to win the Mother’s Day hamper.  What’s more, you also get Rs.400 Ola money to take your Mom and make her feel all the more special!

We’ll declare the winners on Saturday May 9th, so keep an eye on your inbox! Go ahead, type that code NOW!

Team Ola!

Terms &Conditions

1.The offer is applicable in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Jaipur and Hyderabad only.
2. Winners will be declared through a lucky draw and informed via email.
3. The Hamper consists of Rs.1000 worth shopping voucher from Lifestyle, and 30% off on Salon/Spa services at L’Occtaine & Warren Tricomi outlets.
4. Rs.400 Ola money will be credited to the account of the winner.
5. Olacabs reservers the right to change/modify/withdraw the offer at its own discretion.



Help rebuild Nepal, from your doorstep

Nepal_3It’s been over a week since Nepal’s worst earthquake in 80 years, devastated large parts of the country. The challenge, of re-building Nepal and rehabilitating the 100s of thousands of those displaced, is upon us.

We have joined forces with the FEVER 104 and Goonj, to help collect relief material, humanitarian aid and other essentials from across the country and aid the rebuilding efforts.

If you would like to donate, SMS NEPAL to 9986104104. Our partner, FEVER 104 will call you back, note your address and we will send an Ola cab to collect the items.

Here’s a list of what you can donate:

  • Dry ration (rice, pulses, spices, milk powder, tea leaves, sugar),
  • Good quality tarpaulins (12 X 18) or tents
  • Solar lamps
  • Medicines and sanitary pads
  • Blanket, bed-sheets and mats
  • Ropes, torch, batteries and Working mobile handsets
  • Cooking utensils
  • Toiletries (soaps, paste, tooth brush, detergent),
  • Wheel chairs & crutches

Please do not give

Clothes, water, perishable items, any dirty, expired or bad quality  material.

Contribute to PM’s fund 

If you are unable to donate in kind, you can also donate money. Find out how. 

We all have things that Nepal needs-let’s help them reach the right hands.

Team Ola.


Delhi, Ride More when the Sun Shines!

facebookDon’t let the heat keep you indoors. Plan those team lunches and mid-day meetings because we’re giving you 25% OFF on all sedan rides booked between 11am-4pm in Delhi-NCR.

So get the Ola app, if you don’t have it already, book a ride using RIDE NOW, type in the code FLAT25, and get ready to #ChaloNiklo!*

Team Ola!

P.s.: Join us on Facebook and Twitter to catch the latest buzz and offers.

*Terms & Conditions apply

  1. The code is applicable on RIDE NOW bookings made via the app only.
  2. Applicable on Sedan rides in Delhi-NCR only.
  3. Offer is valid only from Mondays to Thursdays.

Contribute to the PM’s relief fund to Nepal


This weekend, the world was shaken up by the news of a terrible earthquake that has devastated Nepal and also affected parts of India.  Fresh tremors, avalanches and landslides triggered by the earthquake continue to be reported, suggesting that things are far from over.
Tens of thousands of people all over the impacted areas are spending the night in the open, some under freezing temperatures, others in pouring rain, while desperately seeking food and water.

It is indeed a difficult time. But it calls for us to join hands and extend the maximum support we can to those affected by this tragedy.

We at Ola are leveraging our network of customers across the country to help people get involved in the relief efforts. We invite you to contribute to the PM’s relief fund in Nepal. Screenshot_2015-04-28-15-43-05

Step 1: Open the Ola app, and click on Ola money

Step 2: Enter the recharge/donation amount.

Step 3: Check the box for Promo code and apply code “NEPAL”

Step 4: Once your account is recharged, we will divert the amount to the PM’s relief fund.

Step 5: You will receive an Acknowledgement/receipt via SMS within 24 hrs. 

Our thought and prayers are with those affected. Here’s hoping as a nation we can unite and galvanize all the support required to help the victims recover and rebuild afresh.

Rs.50 OFF for 1st time users of the Ola app! Try today

New to the Ola app? Apply code : APP50, and get Rs.50 off on your first cab ride booked via the Ola mobile app. Swithc to the ola mobile app- is the smartest way to travel!

  • Look for cabs nearest to you, and book in seconds!
  • Track your cab as it comes to your doorstep
  • Travel cash-free, pay with Ola Money
  • Share your location with loved ones!

Get the app TODAY www.ola.bz/b and #ChaloNiklo! Limited period offer

Terms and conditions:

Rs 50 Off on 1st cab ride booked on the APP.
Apply coupon code APP50 while booking on the app to avail offer.
Not Applicable for customers with OLA Money.
Not applicable on Kaali peeli and auto rides.
Cabs will be provided subject to availability.
Olacabs reserves the right to change the offer terms and conditions any time at its sole discretion.

Howzzat! 20% OFF on App-rides

This cricket season, we’re the official cab partners for five of the best T20 teams; Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab. So cricket fans in Chennai, Mumbai and Ahmedabad rejoice-  we’re giving you 20% off on two rides when you get on to the Ola app platform. Check it out!

Mumbai | Chennai | Ahmedabad
Get 20% OFF on your first two cab rides booked via the Ola mobile app.

Apply code : CSK2020 in Chennai
                          MI2020 in Mumbai
                          AHD2020 in Ahmedabad

Terms and conditions:

Offer is applicable for cab rides booked in Chennai, Mumbai and Ahmedabad only.
Please ensure you apply the correct code for the city.
20% Off on first two rides for new customers
Applicable on app only.
Customers should not have any referral OLA money in their account.
Apply coupon on the first ride. On the second ride, the Coupon will be Auto-applied
Offer is not applicable on Kaali peeli or auto rides.
Cabs will be provided subject to availability.
Olacabs reserves the right to change the offer terms and conditions any time at its sole discretion.

*Also win a chance to watch cricket matches in Chennai and Mumbai from the best seats! Tweet your CRN when you apply the code to @olacabs and you may be among the lucky few to win hospitality tickets!  Use #CSK2020, or #MI2020  wherever applicable.

Twitter/Facebook Contest Rules 

1. You must follow @olacabs on Twitter, and/or like us on Facebook. 
2. You must RT our Tweets, and share the contest post on Facebook.
3.Please use #CSK2020 or #MI2020 in your tweet/comments with the CRN.
4. The ride whose CRN has been shared must be completed by 12pm on Match Day.
5. Cancelled CRN will not qualify.
6. Winners will be chosen by a lucky draw.
7. The CRN of ride shared must be the one on which the code has been applied.





Ride like a superhero to Comic-Con Bangalore

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Going to Comic Con Bangalore this weekend? Hit the Comic Con icon on your Ola app and get a free ride to Bangalore Comic Con.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Offer is available only in Bangalore from 3rd April 2015 to 5th April 2015
  • Rides will be free only when the destination is White Orchid Convention Center, Hebbal, Bangalore and booked through ‘Comic Con’ icon on Ola app
  • Comic Con rides will be available from 10am to 9pm only
  • Cabs will be provided subject to availability
  • Olacabs reserves the right to change the offer terms and conditions any time at its sole discretion