Taxi dispatch when searching for a route  Navitime Japan|電経新聞

Taxi dispatch when searching for a route  Navitime Japan

NAVITIME Japan has started collaboration with the taxi dispatch service ”Uber” on its navigation app ”Japan Travel by NAVITIME” for foreign tourists visiting Japan.
When searching for a route, if the departure point is within the Uber target area, an Uber icon will be displayed on the car route, and by tapping the icon you will be redirected to the Uber app, where you can dispatch a ride. The route results (starting point/destination/departing time) and location information searched with “Japan Travel by NAVITIME” are linked to Uber, so you can dispatch a taxi without having to re-enter the boarding point or destination. becomes possible. You can also check the approximate taxi fare to your destination in advance. Foreign tourists visiting Japan will be able to easily hail a taxi using the app they are already familiar with.