Qantas Wallabies to ride with Ola in new partnership

· The Rugby Championship

Global rideshare giant Ola is driving in behind the Qantas Wallabies ahead of their 2019 Bledisloe Cup decider, after signing on as the team’s official rideshare partner.

Australia’s fastest growing rideshare company, Ola offers a better deal to both riders and drivers and operates in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Canberra and now the Sunshine Coast, as well as Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in New Zealand.

Wallabies fans will be treated by Ola to discounts on rides and special promotions throughout the international Rugby season, including an introductory offer* of $10 off the first two rides for new sign-ups.

Rugby Australia Chief Commercial Officer, Cameron Murray said: “Ola is providing new competition in rideshare across Australia and with services operating in most major centres across the country, the platform is a fantastic promotional vehicle for the team and a great value, convenient way for fans to get to and from games.

“The partnership is a great fit and we look forward to working with Ola to help drive the Qantas Wallabies in a huge year for Rugby,” said Murray.

Simon Smith, Managing Director of Ola Australia and New Zealand said: “We are thrilled to be the official rideshare partner of Australia’s favourite rugby union team, the Wallabies.

This partnership gives Ola the opportunity to bring people together by providing convenient, reliable transport so they can enjoy key moments of national sporting significance.”

To celebrate the new partnership, Ola is offering* new customers who download the app a $10 discount off their first two rides, with the promo code: WALLABY. Full T’s and C’s on the Ola website here.

About Ola Australia:

Ola is one of the world’s largest ridesharing platforms, operating in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and India. In Australia, Ola is available to riders in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Adelaide, Canberra and Perth. Ola is also in New Zealand’s major centres, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, creating a seamless transportation experience across the Tasman. Founded by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati in India in 2011, Ola helps move hundreds of millions of users via its network of over 1.5 million drivers hosted across 250+ cities, through its rider and driver apps. Ola is in a period of growth and expansion across ANZ and with a unique focus on drivers, is providing a new option to increase earnings in these markets. Globally, Ola is committed to its mission of building mobility for a billion people and beyond. For more details, visit here

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