Consumers in Russia can now hail and pay for their taxi using the updated mobile app from Yandex.Taxi, reported the Moscow News. The mobile app allows users to call a taxi using their mobile phone, and have introduced a new option that now lets customers pay for services with a credit card.
Before using the app to pay for taxi rides, users must first link their credit card accounts to Yandex.dengi, an application hosted by the Russian search engine.
Yandex.Taxi was first introduced to several Russian cities in 2011, and helped customers find and call the closest taxis through the mobile application or through a web browser.
Russian consumers with Androids or iPhones are both able to use Yandex.Taxi. However, currently only Android users are able to use the credit card option.
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