How Parachuute works & why you need it in your life!

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  As recently featured on The Today Show (click on icon to launch video)

As recently featured on The Today Show
(click on icon to launch video)

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Why is Parachuute better?

 Safe  You choose who to add into your trusted network. These are people you know & trust whose kids will also be going to the same location - not strangers!

Safe

You choose who to add into your trusted network. These are people you know & trust whose kids will also be going to the same location - not strangers!

 
 Easy  It takes just 20 seconds to request a lift. Once it's accepted the app takes care of the rest including reminders, location info & navigation.

Easy

It takes just 20 seconds to request a lift. Once it's accepted the app takes care of the rest including reminders, location info & navigation.

 
 Guilt-free  Share the load: parents exchange points for favours. Points have a value & you can purchase additional points if you need to top-up.

Guilt-free

Share the load: parents exchange points for favours. Points have a value & you can purchase additional points if you need to top-up.

 

Who benefits?

  Kids   Get to do the things they want to do and travel to & fro with their friends.

Kids

Get to do the things they want to do and travel to & fro with their friends.

  Parents   Destress the family schedule & get some much needed time back.

Parents

Destress the family schedule & get some much needed time back.

  Communities   Greater parent connections & less congestion at events.

Communities

Greater parent connections & less congestion at events.

  Charities   Members with excess points can make a tax deductible donation to our affiliated charities. 

Charities

Members with excess points can make a tax deductible donation to our affiliated charities. 

  Sports Groups   Greater participation & retention of kids.

Sports Groups

Greater participation & retention of kids.

  Environment   Reduced traffic, emmissions & improved safety from less cars on the road.

Environment

Reduced traffic, emmissions & improved safety from less cars on the road.

How Parachuute works

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Easy to ask for help

  • Enter your trip requests or spare seat offers
  • Send to people you select in your trusted network (e.g. parents from your kid's basketball team)
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Help when it suits you

  • Accept the requests that are convenient for you
  • Let the Parachuute app take care of the rest (notifications, reminders, navigation)
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Be rewarded for helping

  • Receive credits for helping
  • Use credits for your own trip requests or donate to our affiliated charities

What users are saying ...

“I wish this had come sooner. I love that my son is doing rowing but I don’t love the early training drop off. Sharing that pain is a great idea!”
— Dad of 2, St Kilda
“I love the Parachuute idea. I always feel guilty asking for people to drive my kids around and worry that I won’t be able to reciprocate fairly. The model works really well for me because it helps me fill up my 7-seater easily when I am able to drive”
— Mum of 4, Caulfield
“Can we do that thing again mum with the team? It was so much fun doing car karaoke when you took everyone to badminton”
— 12yo badminton enthusiast, Elwood
“We liked that Mum stayed for all of NetSetGo instead of going to the start of our brothers’ basketball game”
— 7yo & 9yo Netballers, Hawthorn
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