With none of the hassle and stress of planning a trip or being restricted by a pre-planned itinerary, Ownrides is an online platform for tourists to customize their private tours through booking drivers directly and affordably. Prices are quoted instantly, there is flexible pickup time and a driver with tour experience is provided. No more squeezing on crowded trains or waiting around for buses to arrive. Its safe, affordable and it's super easy!
Ownrides offer not only destination information, but also gives you local perspective through their online support. On their site, you can talk to someone who will help you establish the best itinerary for your needs, and you can build your plan step by step online with the estimated times and dates and locations on a map. Furthermore, Ownrides not only make sure your trip is as smooth and comfortable as possible, they also promise you professional and quality private drivers; only professional drivers who are licensed and have more than 5 years of driving experience are selected.
How does it work?
- Simply go to their site and opt to either take a look through their most popular itineraries which can be customized to your preference or simply build your own itinerary from scratch. It is really easy and clear to use.
- Ownrides will find a suitable driver for you and you can choose a vehicle from the list of car options.
- Select your preferred language, Chinese or English ( an extra NT$ 300 for English).
- You will see all your charges on the right-hand side of the screen. Each itinerary has its own fair price, calculated to include the fuel cost, highway toll and parking fee required for the itinerary. There are no hidden fees and you don’t get charged for anything you don’t need.
- Save your trip for later or proceed to payment and input time and date.
- You will be required to pay a small deposit and the remainder will be due to the driver in cash at the end of your trip. (in New Taiwan Dollar)
- Once you have paid the deposit you will be sent the drivers details and communication is very easy, either through your profile on the site or via Viber, Whatsapp, Messenger or LINE.
Private driver’s service fee
Car’s fuel cost, highway toll, parking fee
Transportation for entire tour
Pick up and drop off at city
- Overtime fee of 250 TWD per half hour is required if trip exceeds duration set for this tour
- Gratuity/tip is optional but we recommend 10% if the driver’s service is good
- Modification to tour should be discussed with the driver directly and is possible.