Uber tests a new feature for cheaper trips

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Uber tests a new feature for cheaper trips

In the eye of the controversy since its inception, the concept of Uber is that of an international company that provides its customers with a private transport network, through services that we hire through an application, which connects passengers with drivers. registered vehicles in your service. This private transport has managed to decentralize the issue of urban passenger transport on the one hand, but on the other hand it is accused of unfair competition by unions such as taxi drivers, who see Uber – and Cabify or Lyft – as an intrusion direct

Uber X

With different services and hiring options, the Uer X trip is the most common and economical option of Uber, it includes model vehicles 2006 onwards “although this depends on the Uber policies for each city”, it accepts a maximum of four passengers and optionally allows divide the fare among the passengers. Speed ​​and immediacy without having to wait is one of the keys to the Uber service, but wouldyou wait a few minutes longer than usual in exchange for a cheaper route?

In a message from an Uber employee on Twitter that found the Quartz website, reference was made to a new function of the app and service, which would offer cheaper trips to customers who did not mind waiting a few minutes . This function has been confirmed by a representative of Uber , who points out that this function is being tested among the employees and employees of the company, internally, and therefore it is almost a reality.

Uber App

Uber trips cheaper

According to the statement, ” Affordability is a compelling reason for travelers to choose carpooling, and we are internally experimenting with a way to save money in exchange for a later pick-up .” In fact, something similar is the Uber Express Pool service, whereby users are not picked up at the same place requesting the service, but walk to a meeting point and share an Uber car, which translates into a fee cheaper.

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The cheap rates are always a trending between the users, especially after the rise of Uber prices in specific times such as Christmas or New Year’s Eve. If this function is finally implemented, it will surely be in high demand. Although at the moment Uber does not say more than “it is in tests”.

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