Pinoy Tech Startup
If you want to travel by bus from Metro Manila to the provinces, here’s a good news – you can now book your ticket using an Android app named Pinoy Travel. You can also book online on their website.
Pinoy Travel is a Filipino tech startup co-founded by CEO Au Soriano and Maui Millan. They received funding from Ideaspace and coordinated with the biggest bus companies in the Philippines to bring this technology into a reality.
|Pinoy Travel Android App. Photo credit: phone – Flickr State Farm, screenshot – Google Play|
Book Your Tickets Now!
Pinoy Travel is still in beta but you can already book tickets from Metro Manila to Baguio and Cagayan via Victory Liner. More routes and round trip booking will follow.
For other destinations, you can use Pinoy Travel to check for schedules. You can go to their website or download the Pinoy Travel Android app from Google Play.
How to Book and Payment Options
Ready to try Pinoy Travel? You have to search for your route first and then decide which schedule suits you. For now, the schedule needs to be at least 3 business days away. This allows them to process your reservation properly.
You need to provide your name, email address for validation and your cellphone number so that Pinoy Travel can inform you with the status of your trip.
For now, Pinoy Travel only allows credit and debit card payment using PayPal. They said that they will add other payment modes.
What do you think? Are you going to try Pinoy Travel for your next bus trip?