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The Trip

          For most of us Friday nights are going out with friends, clubbing or movies but for Raj and his friends it’s always been boys’ game night. They made sure to play new games every Friday and since Akhil owned the PS4 it was naturally his choice of games that were played most of the time. But today, none of them were fighting over the controller.

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4 Off Beat Road Trip Destinations around Mumbai!

While most people come Mumbai to fulfill their dreams, many want a break from this “City of Dreams” . Living in a city like Mumbai with distress, traffic and super busy lifestyle can take a toll on your health and mind. This is why Mumbaikars are always looking forward to holidays. And what else is better than a weekend on wheels? . Here are 4 awesome gateway destinations you can go on bikes from the Maximum City. Continue reading

5 Ways to Travel Light.

       “He who would travel happily must travel light.”

                                              -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

 

We all love travelling but who doesn’t hate packing? Travelling to different places can be so difficult with a hefty bag crushing your spine. Carrying an entire kitchen sink won’t make your trip more enjoyable. You can always be a smart and a light traveler with just the right essentials in your bag. We bring to you a 5 step guide to travel light.

1] One Bag Rule

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Next Stop: The capital of dreams – “Delhi”

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Yes, you may have heard about Delhi for all reasons- the good, the bad and the ugly, but let’s face it this city- you may love it, you may hate it but you just can’t ignore it! A city whose vibrant rustic ‘old world’ charm falls in perfect rhythm with its modern imperial better half characterized by wide-open lanes, spacious avenues and architecture that is so worth traveling for!

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Our journey from the center of the country (well almost!) has now gotten us to this grand capital City- DELHI! We’re here to help you capture and experience the beauty, the soul and the true essence of this magnanimous city of adventures!

Mapping and crossing off places- from Aamchi Mumbai to Dilwalon ki Dilli we’re set to take over one city after the other with our tiny but ever growing troop.

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So, dust off your travel gear now and pack your bags to join us on our journey as we spread our wings through India helping people have maximum experiences with minimum expenses!

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Get ready to say hello to the new age buying!

To know how we could help you amplify your travel experiences check us out on blog.rentsetgo.co or simply download the app here: RentSetGo and say #ByeBuy and #HelloRenting

Happy Experiencing!

El Ciclo Fiesta: An Ultimate Fitness and Wellness Cycling Ride

When was the last time you exerted yourself, really pushed yourself to a different limit?

Whether it is to boost your fitness levels, for health or just simply for fun cycling is a great way to get your heart rate up. With fresh air hitting your face as you cycle along Mumbai’s coastal belt of South Mumbai, cycling in the open air is a great way to start a Sunday, don’t you think?

On 20th December 2015, RentSetGo had organised a bicycle ride from Chowpatty to Nariman point, a total of 12 kms along with Kalyan cyclist who led the ride and Global Leading Holistic Health Guru, Mickey Mehta wellness experts who helped to gear us up for the ride (with a warm up and cool down session before the ride.)

Cycling is often an exercise, which we tend to ignore, associating with our childhood. After all, when we are adults the gym is always the best option that most of us opt for.

So what’s really in store for us if we cycle on the road; after all this type of cycling has got to be different from the stationary cycle that we have in the gym?

  • Cycling helps to build up our stamina levels: Stamina is basically our body’s ability to endure long periods of exercise. Cycling helps to build up our stamina levels, especially when ride sessions are long!
  • Cycling helps to strengthen and even increase muscle tone: Although many people underestimate cycling as an activity, holding beliefs that it only helps tone the lower body muscles, the truth is quite the opposite! In fact, cycling works on strengthening in a very holistic manner every part of the body (as they all are involved). Cycling in fact helps to improve the muscle in the legs, thighs, hips and even rear end!
  • Cycling eats up CALORIES: Did you know that cycling on a consistent basis could help you to burn FAT? Not only does it helps to boost your metabolic rate (long after you have finished your ride) but can help you on your weight loss mission!
  • Cycling improves our cardio-vascular fitness levels: When you cycle your heart rate is bound to shoot up and most of the time this ‘heart pound’ would be at a steady level. By making use of the largest muscle group in our body (the legs) cycling also raises our heart rates, which also benefits our stamina and fitness!
  • Cycling improves coordination and reduces stress: An activity, which is known to focus solely on, the legs, cycling actually helps in the coordination of other body parts as well.   These include arm-to-leg, body-to-eye and feet-to-hands.

Cycling is known to be a great stress-reliever as well where it’s easy to take one’s mind out of everyday life hurdles and rejuvenate our souls.

So what was it like to be apart of El Ciclo Fiesta?

While the meeting time was 7 AM sharp we met at Mickey Mehta’s 360 Wellness Temple (Studio) at Babulnath where we did our warm up exercises and selected our bicycles for the ride.

The tough part (this was REALLY TOUGH) was pushing myself and I’m sure for everyone else to get out of bed and show up on time! I made sure I had set my alarm and even asked some friends to call me and give me wake up calls! I had invited a few of my blogger friends as well Aziz Ampanwala, Monish Chandan and Apoorva Arya who also joined in. So I knew I wouldn’t exactly be a newbie there!

However, after waking up I was totally charged up for this cycling event, in fact very excited since I don’t exactly cycle outdoors and thought this would be an excellent form of exercise!

Equipped with helmets and cycles, we started our cycling ride with enthusiasm and happiness!

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While some started off slow, there were others who went ahead with speed; but the fact of the matter was that it was a wonderful feeling to know that we were cycling along South Mumbai’s coastal belt, early in the morning on a Sunday when we would otherwise be sleeping at home!

Our journey towards NCPA apartments, which marked the midpoint of our cycling event, was also a place where we actually took a short break and played an Icebreaker game to get to know each other.

We were given a few minutes to talk to a person about a funny incident that happened in their childhood, which embarrassed them. After which, we had to introduce the other person to the group.

This was the only time when we all had a chance to interact with other people. With embarrassing and even shocking incidents to hear from one another, we all were in splits by the end of the event! Of course two winners were selected who were given a prize.

After this short game, we started our journey back to Babulnath and ended our event with some cool-down exercises. Of course there were some enthusiastic riders who challenged themselves to take a second round back to NCPA apartments and back!

Morning Cycling ride

So, do you have what it takes? If you do, join us at our next event On 24th January, to explore the coastal belt of Bandra. Read more at blog.rentsetgo.co/mickeymehta.

RentSetGo’s take on sharing economy exclusively with CNBC

The Sharing Economy is revolutionizing the way we work today! Coming right from a talk with CNBC, Shruti Ajmera Reddy our Founder at RentSetGo -the only Indian company to be a part of this interview- tells you how it all came about!

“RentSetGo came out of a personal pain point and evolved into something really massive  looking at the rate at which we are growing today! We wanted to head out for a biking trip, we didn’t know what bikes to buy and what kinds are available in the market and the price points were insanely high for us to do it ourselves.” This is what pushed her to set foot into a market that’s valued today at 15 Billion Dollars and expected  to grow to 335 Billion Dollars by 2025.

Talking about how the market in India would adapt to such a system she believes that renting has always been a latent need in a value conscious economy like India.

Having started its operations already in Mumbai and Pune, when asked if expansion is on the cards she says “Geographically we are looking to enter in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities, specially cities that are hub spots for tourism”

Sharing economy or sharing as a concept is not new, it has been around for ages Shruti explains. Trust in such a scenario works as a prime factor that drives companies such as AirBnb, Uber, etc. in the sharing economy space. So how do they do it? By leveraging technology to build a platform that identifies behavioral patterns among its users. She says “using data analytics, we map consumer behavior on our platform, we then assess and assign an internal credit score and based on that we carry out inspections and transactions.”

With already receiving more than 1000 app downloads in just a few weeks and a 300% month-on-month growth, RentSetGo is definitely out to prove a point “Sharing Economy is here to stay!”

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Catch the exclusive interview here: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000442048

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Yes, we have more updates swooping in for you! Next up our home on the web: Our Website

Built with so much love that wouldn’t be able to take your eyes off it! We believe in simplicity and want to simply share how to get RentSetGo to work for you.  If you’re interesting in lending or simply venting, use our “Chat Option” and our team will get back to you. If you just want to see us show off head over to the Media section at the bottom and become a fan 😉 Looking to work with us? Head over to the hiring section and drop us an email with your resume. IT’s THAT SIMPLE. Oh and if you want to download our New APP, the link is up top!

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Our new website.

#WavesOfChange

#Happy Experiencing

 

The Big Bang…

…and we are reborn! Our new and updated App is out now on Google PlayStore !!!

After all the blood, sweat and tears its finally here! And we invite you to try it out. Be generous with you tough love..we want to be the best we can be for you. Ask your friends, family, foes, neighbours and neighbours’ dog to try it out. We take your feedback very seriously! Write to us at hello@rentsetgo.co

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Our new Mobile App. Get it now on Google PlayStore!

 

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Experience the Change at RentSetGo

Change is the only constant, they say. And today,  RentSetGo is following that philosophy to offer the best experience to our amazing users!

So what’s changed you ask? For starters our Logo (well kinda).

Our focus here at RentSetGo has always been to follow our “true north” of creating beautiful experiences for our users. We do that by connecting people, sharing with one another and focusing on creating one memorable experience at a time. Our community is the centre of our universe and every action taken by every team member of RentSetGo stems from our deep gratitude towards the trust our users have placed on us. Today, we are taking our next step towards our true north and we hope you join us too.

We are all set to bring to you an amazing experience and it’s not just virtual. An experience which is hassle-free, user-friendly and most of all made with love by our team.  So heres to more experiences and less expenses. More updates coming to you soon on how we are making that happen.

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If you haven’t updated your RentSetGo app already, you can do it from here. Rent awesome gear and  use code RSGNEW to avail attractive discounts!

 

A tribute to all the wanderers out there!

The United Nations’ is observing the World Tourism Day today! This day aims to spread awareness among the international community the importance of tourism and its social, political, cultural and economic values.

Background: The first World Tourism Day was celebrated on 27th September 1980. This date is believed to be appropriate as it marks the end of high tourist season in the northern hemisphere and start of the tourist season in the southern hemisphere.

Every year this day is observed with a theme, this year the theme is “1 Billion tourists, 1 Billions opportunities”.

“Every time we travel we are part of a global movement that has the power to drive inclusive development, to create jobs and to build the sustainable societies we want for our future,” said UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai in his World Tourism Day message.

On this occasion, RentSetGo brings to you an opportunity to share your story of what inspired you the most to travel. Just click Here, comment on the pic stating what inspires you to travel and live the adventure out there.  The winners will get some pretty good deals on their next rental with us! #RentSetTravel #1billiontourists #WTD2015

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