A car rental company has launched a virtual car hire service, offering a host of off-ramps, off-roads and adventure vehicles from Ferrari, Mercedes, Land Rover and Volvo.
Off-road vehicle rentals, also known as off-trail rentals, are a growing segment in India.
With a growing population, demand for off-the-shelf, offroad vehicles is expected to double in the next five years, said Anjali Raghav, founder and CEO of offroad rental platform, Off-Trail Rentals.
A recent study by the Indian Tourism Corporation said that the number of off road rentals in India is expected at 100 million in the first five years of the sector.
Off road rental vehicles have a range of applications including off-tourism, adventure and adventure tourism, which has been popular in India for a long time, Raghvaj said.
Off-road rental vehicle rental company, Off Trail Rental, on Thursday launched a service where people can rent off-track vehicles, from luxury cars to sport utility vehicles.
Off Trailing Rentals said the off-Road Rentals platform has the largest number of licensed off-wheel and off-hull vehicles in India, with a range ranging from luxury sports cars to luxury vehicles.
Raghavan said that Off Trails rental platform will soon offer several other types of off wheels and vehicles including SUV, minivan, van, jeep and sport utility vehicle.
Off Road Vehicle Rentals has been in operation in India since 2013, with the company adding another two cities to its fleet.
The company has a team of over 100 employees, including more than 50 engineers, engineers, technicians and technicians, according to the company website.
Offroad Vehicle Rental said it has over 1,200 vehicles available for rental, including around 1,000 luxury off-board vehicles, including the Mercedes-Benz GLC, Land Cruiser and Jeep Wrangler, which are all certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Raghav said that off-driving and adventure car rental services can be a great way to enjoy a vacation.
Off the highway, off the track and adventure cars can offer a more enjoyable experience, she said.
Offtrails rentals can be arranged on a sliding scale, ranging from rental of luxury cars, sport utility and off road vehicles, as well as premium, luxury and adventure travel, said Raghava.
The online platform is also offering the rental of vehicles from a variety of different manufacturers and models.
OffTrails has also been in the business of offering off-car rental for some time, said the company.
Offroads, Offroad Vehicles, Off Road Rentals and OffTrail are among the companies that have launched online vehicle rental services in India in the last one year.
Rakhav added that the company has received over 30,000 requests for the service from customers in the country.
The Indian Tourism Commission has also given the nod to the online vehicle booking service, OffTrailer, to facilitate the business, she added.