What you see –
Translines car rental service has been started by Simran Rajpal in 2003 who was earlier into transportation business (since 1982) with over 100 trucks. The company now deals in luxury cars for rentals.
The office of Translines is situated in a pretty bungalow in the uptown area of Bund Garden Road in Pune. It’s a visual delight for car lovers as you see a glamorous fleet of cars parked outside.
What you get –
Translines offers cars for airport transfers, full day local usage trips and outstation trips. The USP of the company is that it only has high-end cars like the Mercedes E and C class, Honda Accord, Honda City, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Innova, Ford Ikon and more.
Translines offers two packages. For 8 hours / 80 kilometers if you wish to rent a Mercedes E class it will cost about Rs. 7,500 and for 4 hours / 40 kilometers it will cost about Rs. 4,000. A Honda Accord will cost Rs. 3,500 for 8 hours / 80 kilometers and Rs. 2,000 for 4 hours / 40 kilometers. The rates vary for different cars and additional charges will be levied for service tax, extra kilometers and extra hours as well.
The cars provided by Translines are serviced at regular intervals and well maintained. Chauffeurs are experienced, groomed, trained and police verified. Plus, they are dressed in smart uniforms and equipped with mobile phones for easy accessibility.
Our verdict –
Translines is a well known company for car rentals in Pune. Besides, it has a variety of high-end cars for you to pick from. Also, it has a tie-up with other car vendors. So if the need arises additional cars can also be arranged. Before renting out the car, a form is required to be filled. Prior bookings are important.
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By Trupti Shetty