MobiKwik users can now rent motorcycles on an hourly, daily and weekly basis in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kota, Mysuru and Udaipur. It has tied up with bike rental startup ONN Bikes to make this available. MobiKwik said that it will offer the service in other cities in the future, without mentioning a timeline or the cities.

The company said that it has launched this service after seeing a surge in the popularity of motorcycle rental services. In the MobiKwik app, users can select the “Bikes” option, followed by the city, and then pick the dates and times for pick up and drop off. Note that the pricing of the motorcycle rentals varies depending on what time the user selects to book them.

MobiKwik already allows users to book Ola cabs from its application.

ONN Bikes

The Bangalore based ONN Bikes allows users to rent bikes for intra-city, inter-city, short distance rides, and long duration leasing models. It claims to have a fleet of over 3500 bikes with on ground presence 10 cities in India. The cities not available on MobiKwik currently are: Mumbai, Delhi NCR , Ahmedabad and Pune.

It claims to follow the aggregation model by leasing the motorcycles. The company was launched in 2016 and has raised $692,000 in a Pre Series A, in addition to having raised seed money.

MobiKwik’s recent additions to the app:

  • Last month, MobiKwik launched a new service that will enable customers to make credit card bill payments on its application.
  • In July, it also launched of a new service that offers instant loans of Rs 5000 on its application.
  • In May, MobiKwik launched Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based payments on its platform.