Uber’s time-based on-demand service, UberHIRE service has launched in nine Indian cities including New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Vizag, and Nagpur. UberHIRE service will be expanded to more cities in coming weeks.
For using this UberHIRE service, users need to open the Uber app on their mobile and slide over to the UberHIRE option. Then, they are required to set their pickup location and request the ride.
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The total fare is calculated based on the distance and duration of the trip. The minimum fare for UberHIRE ranges between Rs. 449 – Rs. 649 for 2 hours and up to 30 KM. Further, users can hold their Uber ride up to a maximum duration of 12 hours.
Riders will be charged Rs. 2 per minute and Rs. 12 per kilometer – pricing and cancellation charges will vary from city to city. Uber cleared that dynamic pricing will not apply to its UberHIRE service.
UberHire is perfect for travellers exploring a new city, senior citizens who need to make trips punctuated with multiple stop overs, or for business travelers who have multiple meetings. According to company, it provides a convenient option while ensuring it is economical for everyone.