BlaBlaCar is a carpooling site, the leader in carpooling in France and Europe. The independent SME was launched by Frédéric Mazzella.
Carpooling is the use of a car by several people who make the same trip. It is an ecological, friendly and economical means of transport.
The BlaBlaCar site makes it possible to connect carpoolers (people who provide seats in their vehicles) and passengers. Every day, find thousands of carpool ads.
BlaBlaCar in a few figures :
More than 40 million members
More than 12 million passengers per quarter
Present in more than 22 countries: France, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, Poland, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, India, Mexico, Serbia, Romania, Croatia, Hungary, Brazil, Slovakia, Czech Republic.
Average vehicle occupancy rate of 3 people per car
Launch of the BlaBlaCar Bus offer in April 2018. The company could also launch BlaBlaTrain as soon as the French rail market is liberalized.
In general, the driver is responsible for the passengers he carries and it is his insurance that takes care of the passengers.
Additional guarantees with the partner AXA
BlaBlaCar has developed a partnership with AXA, two additional guarantees are offered to carpoolers:
Guaranteed arrival at destination: In the event of immobilization of the vehicle, the towing and routing of the driver and passengers to their destination are covered if they are not covered (in cases where there are waypoints during the journey and the final destinations of the passengers and the driver are different).
The loan of the steering wheel to a passenger: If the driver lends the steering wheel to a passenger (who has had the licence for more than 3 years) he will be reimbursed up to 1500 € on his deductible "loan of steering wheel" in the event of a responsible loss.