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GoKids school carpool organizer lets you streamline your kids' carpools with trusted parents. Over 800,000 school carpools scheduled.
**Go Kid school carpool planner features**
-Single Family account
-Shared family calendars
- family & parental control for the child's account
- Parent app and child app view
- Daily schedule planner
- Optimized carpool routes
- GPS Directions for the Driver
- Driving Reminders and notifications
- Location tracking
- Changing child location supports co-parenting
**How It Works**
GoKids digital planner streamlines parent carpooling in 3 easy steps:
1) Set up a family account
2) Plan your school carpool schedule
3) Invite trusted carpool families
4) Carpool parents volunteer to drive on the days that fit their calendars.
Lean back and watch GoKid become your essential family manager: We plan the schedule and allow shared access to the family calendar!
A great carpool app for moms as you will see who is driving, and where the car is, get alerts for pickups and dropoffs, and get driving route suggestions.
**Where We’re Available**
Available in the US and Canada, the GoKid carpool app is not a Uber or ZUM service for kids. Rather, parents take turns driving their own kids and their friends' kids.
Use this family scheduling app to make your life easier when there are no school transport services or you need rides for kids to school or after-school activities. GoKids! Don’t do all the driving yourself!
GoKid Pro unlocks exciting additional features to make carpooling even better like a location tracker, custom notifications, history of the carpools, and in-app chat.
• All subscriptions are auto-renewing at a monthly price of $4.99/mo or yearly at $49.99/yr
• Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period
• Current subscription may not be canceled during the active subscription period
We Improved our support page with how-videos that can be accessed via the Support link.
Ratings and Reviews
Pretty Good... still some kinks
I’ve been using this app for 4 months now. It works pretty well and I’d recommend it to others. I’m giving it a 4 for a few reasons... it logs you out of the app and then you don’t get reminder notifications. The organizer of a carpool cannot remove one child who no longer participates; you have to either talk the uninterested/non-participating parent to take the time to log in and do it, or you have to delete the entire carpool and start all over because of that one child. It just shouldn’t be that way. Set up is also a bit cumbersome adding to the headache. Would be great if we could see where our drivers are, but I believe that functionality is forthcoming. All in all, it does its job. I just think there’s quite a bit of room for improvement. Considering there aren’t many carpool apps for children, GoKid has the opportunity to seriously corner the market and get way ahead if they will just make improvements like the ones I listed above.
Developer Response ,
Thanks so much for this review. Since our relaunch in August 2020 we've included some of your suggestions: 1) you are no longer automatically logged out of the app and so you will receive notifications! 2) live tracking of vehicles is now available as a premium feature. 3) changing a child's participation needs to be done by the participating family. But we will discuss your suggested changes with other families. Hope you will give Gokid another try! :) thanks so much and happy carpooling!
Great start - needs more options
Just started using this app which I thing is a great organization tool however it would be helpful to add an option in the profile for how many kids can fit in our car. We have some people only able to take three kids while others can fit more. I’d also like to see the option of choosing the carpools myself instead of automatically being added. Just some feedback! Great start!
Developer Response ,
Thanks for that great feedback! Good news: We are planning to add the available seat numbers in the future. Regarding joining carpools - you should only be added to a carpool if you accept the invitation, it should never automatically add you. Do kindly get in touch with us at email@example.com if somehow this is not functioning correctly for you.
Has potential but not there now
Another mom suggested we use this to help with our 5 kid carpool. I’m not a fan this app, 4 months into use. It’s cumbersome. It provides the basic function of organizing a carpool for all to see. But even with the paid subscription (don’t pay for it! Adds nothing) - the format is a never ending scroll of days. You can’t just search for you or your child in the schedule. The buttons to select or skip a ride are easy to confuse. There’s no way to lay this out as a calendar, can only scroll. The physical appearance of the app doesn’t help with easy reference for your child’s name or patents (as the user, or the passenger, my name should be a different color).
The other 4 moms feel it’s functional enough. I suspect they don’t dislike it quite as much as I do ( I have 4 kids, and can’t quickly pull up info at work without possibly misreading it; I’m looking for easier!). I feed a google spreadsheet is much easier & dynamic enough for our purposes. I’ll keep looking for a better alternative to introduce to the carpool. For now, I’m stuck with this!
Developer Response ,
Hi there. Thanks for your feedback on what you'd like to see improved in the app. I have a few tips that might help with regards to your frustrations. Please try using the filters at the top of the screen to quickly see the carpools you're driving or that specific children of yours are in. To help distinguish yourself and your kids from others, we really recommend adding pictures of yourself and your children in your profile (just go to the profile and tap your image or your kids image), then you'll easily be able to distinguish who is who in the carpool. If you prefer a monthly calendar view, I'd like to kindly suggest you check out our desktop version (my.gokid.mobi), it might meet your particular needs better.
I hope that those tips help make the app work better for your needs - if they've helped please consider updating your review.
Don't hesitate to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org with any other questions or feedback on our app. We're a small team but always working to make GoKid better for parents and kids.
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- GoKid Corp.
- 110.2 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Age Rating
- This app may use your location even when it isn’t open, which can decrease battery life.
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