Guide To Trotte AppA guide on how to use the Trotte Rider App, requesting a ride, after a ride, etc.

Trotte is a technology platform. Trotte smartphone app connects riders with the driver-partners.

In cities where Trotte operates, use your rider app to request a ride. When a nearby driver-partner accepts your request, your app displays an estimated time of arrival for the driver-partner heading to your pickup location. Your app notifies you when the driver-partner has arrived.

Your app also provides info about the driver-partner with whom you will ride, including... Read More

Creating a Trotte account is so easy, you only require to enter a valid email address and phone number. You'll also need to create a password and agree to terms and conditions and our privacy statement.

Fill in your first and last name, phone number, and preferred language. Once you complete this part of the signup process, we send a text SMS with a verification code for you to verify your phone number.

Next, enter your payment information. Adding a credit card or debit card... Read More
We are here to help with questions about signing up to ride with Trotte.

If you are having trouble, first make sure that you have upgraded to the latest version of the app.

Let us know about any other issues you're having with signing up by contacting at We're glad to help.
If you are unable to sign up for a new account because your number is already registered, please let us know at

If it's possible you've already registered for the Trotte account. We recommend that users have only one Trotteaccount.
You can download and install the Trotte rider app on devices with iOS 9 or newer. Using your mobile device, tap the App Store icon and follow these steps:

 1. Select Search from the menu, type Trotte in the search bar, then tap Search.
2. Select the Trotte logo icon.
3. Tap GET. Your device may require you to enter your App Store password.
4. When downloading is complete, GET will change to INSTALL. Tap INSTALL.
5. When the installation is complete, INSTALL will change... Read More
You can download and install the Trotte rider app on Android devices with operating system 4.0.3 or newer. Head to the Google Play store and follow these steps:

1. Tap the Google Play icon.
2. Tap the search bar, type Trotte, then tap Search.
3. Select the Trotte logo icon and tap INSTALL.
4. After app installation is complete, tap OPEN.
5. In the Trotte app, tap SIGN IN if you have an account or tap SIGN UP to create one.

For Windows or Mac... Read More
The Trotte app is made for use on smartphones.

If you don't have a smartphone, you can still request a ride by logging in to your account by visiting our website,
Here's how to request a ride in the Trotte rider app:

1. Open your app and select your preferred vehicle option for a ride
2. Tap the "Book Now" button and enter your destination

3. Tap "Total Fare" to view the estimated fare for your ride
4. Select whether your ride is a personal or corporate ride
5. Select the number of seats to notify the driver

6. Tap "Confirm Booking"

7. You may be asked to confirm your pickup location. Tap "Confirm... Read More

Using your Trotte rider account, you may request more than one vehicle at a time.

Here is how;

1. Request the first ride

2. Once the driver accepts the ride and heading to your pick up location. Tap the back icon on the top left of your screen.

3. Request another vehicle for families and friends

In many cities, Trotte offers larger vehicle options like Trotte and Trotte LUX. These vehicle options accommodate 6 or more riders. If you're requesting... Read More

Whether it’s later on, on any given day, or a future date - You can schedule a pick up from the location you desire. Utilize this feature to keep up with meetings, appointments, airport rides, etc to ensure that you don’t miss important events.

How Scheduled Ride Works

The Scheduled Rides feature allows you to request a driver to come to pick you up on preferred time. When the scheduled time reaches, the app will send out a ride request on your behalf. You'll get... Read More

Once you request your ride, you've accepted the fare shown in the app.

If estimate pricing is available in your city, you'll see the price for a trip when you tap a vehicle option. Estimated prices account for:
- Base Fare
- The rate for time and distance to your destination
- Applicable fees, surcharges

The trip fare you're charged may change if:
- You make extra stops
- You change your destination
- The driver waits several minutes at your pickup location... Read More

The Trotte app can match you with a specific driver .whoyou have saved as a favorite driver.

When you request a ride, your app will ask you if you would like to drive with your favorite driver who is nearby and online or any nearby driver, if not the app will send the request to the eligible drivers to pick you up at your pickup location.

You can make a driver your favorite at the end of the trip so that the app can match you on your next requests when the driver is nearby and... Read More
Trotte doesn't limit the distance you can travel on a trip, trips can only be made on the countries that Trotte is operating on.

Please let drivers know if you're planning to travel a long distance. Many drivers need to make the return trip home after reaching your destination, and it's polite to give them a warning of a long trip.

If you'd like to continue after a trip automatically ends, please request a new ride. Since your previous driver is nearby, they may receive this new... Read More
You can see all vehicle options available in your area before confirming your ride. Trotte offers several choices to get you to your destination on time, safely and comfortably.

NOTE: Once you request a ride, you cannot change your vehicle choice without canceling and requesting the ride again.

To select a vehicle option for your ride:

1. Open your app and enter your destination address in the "Where to?" field

2. Select your vehicle option

3. Tap the vehicle... Read More
Before a trip starts, your app provides an ETA with the trip details.

Please note that ETA times are estimates and not guaranteed. A variety of external factors like heavy traffic or road construction can impact travel time.

Before you request a ride, your app displays time. This time estimates how long the drivers should take to arrive at your pickup location.

At the bottom right of your screen, you can view the "Share ETA" for each vehicle option available in your... Read More

When you request a ride, the app uses GPS to suggest the best route to use on your drop location.

If you need a to change your drop location:
1. Tap on the location label of the map written"Change"
2. Enter a new address or building
3. Choose from one of the locations suggested by the app

You can also change your pickup location after you request a ride. To do this:
1. Tap "Change" on the location label of the map
2. Type a new address or drag your pin to... Read More

If you wish to contact your driver about a pickup location or talk about other details of the ride you requested, you can do that through the app.

To contact your driver:
1. Tap the call icon that is displayed after the driver accepts the request
2. You will be asked if you want to make the call, tap "Call"

Note that drivers may not answer their phones or reply to a text message while driving.

You can cancel a trip in the Trotte app before or after you're matched with a driver.


1. Tap "Cancel Booking?"
2. Tap "NO" to keep your ride, or "YES" to cancel


1. Tap the cancel icon "X Cancel"
2. Tap "NO" to keep the ride, or "YES" to cancel
3. Select your cancellation reasons

NOTE: A cancellation fee may apply if you cancel after... Read More
When you sign up with Trotte you get a personal profile, but you can still take rides with a corporate profile within your account. Each profile has a default email and payment method that you or the account admin will manage.

When you take a trip with a profile, the fare will automatically be charged to that profile's default payment method. The trip receipt will be sent to the profile's default email address.

To select a profile for a ride:

1. Open your Trotte app and... Read More

Additional charges may apply to your trip, including surge charges, or other fees. These charges are automatically added to your trip fare.

In most cities, surge charges reflect an estimate. This is due to fluctuations in the amount actually paid. You may also pay an additional charge to your driver for other costs or inconveniences, such as a parking fee to enter a venue or a long return trip after arrival at your final destination.

Once you've your pick up location for your trip, the app may recommend a nearby "Pickup spot" or multiple "Quick pickup" points. These suggested locations are meant to make pickups easier and faster for riders and drivers.

To use a suggested "Pickup spot" or "Quick pickup" point, tap "CONFIRM PICKUP" to be matched with a driver.

To choose a different pickup location, you have two options:

- Tap change and enter your preferred pickup location
- Move the pin on the map to... Read More
When you request a ride, your app sends your request to nearby drivers. After you're matched with a driver, your app shares info about the vehicle and driver headed to your pickup location.

At the bottom of your screen, you will see the driver and vehicle details which include the driver’s name, ratings, photo, and vehicle. This displays a photo of your driver along with the vehicle's make, model, and license plate number.

When you see your driver's vehicle at your pickup... Read More
In some locations, a per-minute wait time fee will begin in 5 minutes after your driver arrives at your location. When the charges have begun it will continue until your driver begins the trip.

Wait time fees and thresholds vary by location. Use the price estimator below to see if they exist in your city.
Ratings allow us to ensure a great experience for both riders and drivers, and we take ratings very seriously. Drivers with low ratings may lose access to the Trotte platform.

At the end of each trip, you'll be asked to rate your driver from 1 to 5 stars. You can provide specific feedback about the trip or your driver from a list of common issues.

Certain issues like trip price, app issues are not your driver's fault, so won't count toward your driver's overall rating.

A... Read More
If you received a text message saying you have a ride with Trotte on the way, someone may have scheduled a ride on your behalf. Follow the instructions in the text message and view your pickup details.
When a lot of people in the same area are requesting rides at the same time, trip prices might be higher than normal. This change in price helps to attract more drivers to an area so everyone can get a ride.

If you're requesting a ride during a busy time, you'll see a message in your app to let you know.

You can wait a few minutes while more drivers get on the road, or you can pay a little extra to get a ride when you need it.
Depending on the city where you ride with Trotte, trip fares may be calculated estimate or immediately after rides end. Here's how these two types of fares work.

Estimated Fares
With upfront pricing, you know the exact cost of your trip before requesting. This fare includes (but is not limited to):
-A base rate
-Rates for estimated time and distance of the route
-The current demand for rides in the area

A booking fee and any applicable surge charges, fees are also... Read More
The Trotte app does not include a tip when billing you for a trip fare.

In most cities, Trotte is a cashless experience. Tipping is voluntary. Tips are not included in the fare, nor are they expected or required.

As a rider, you are not obligated to offer your driver a gratuity in cash. If you decide you would like to tip, your driver is welcome to accept.
When a trip ends, we automatically send a receipt to the email address on your Trotte account. If you aren't receiving receipts, check the spam or junk folder of this email address. You can review your email address by selecting "profile" from your app menu. Tap your email address to update it.

Your Trotte account includes a trip history of every ride you've taken. To review:
1. Select "My Bookings" from the app menu.
2. Select a past trip.
3. You can review the trip's route,... Read More
There are no recurring charges or membership fees for using Trotte. You are only charged for the rides you take.