One of the leading cab service providers, Uber has recently launched UberHire in 9 cities of India. UberHire was first tested in Kochi and after positive results, the company has now rolled out it in eight more cities. The cities include New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Vizag, and Nagpur. The company plans to expand this service in other cities as well.
Under this service, a user can take multiple stops like a local taxi in a time-based model within the city. The service is designed considering senior citizens, travelers, and business travelers who tend to have multiple stops within a city. All this, in an economical way. To let you know more about UberHire, here some frequently asked questions.
Everything You Need To Know About UberHire In India
Question: In which cities UberHire is available?
Answer: Currently, the UberHire is available in Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Vizag, Nagpur, Bangalore, Pune, and Kochi.
Question: How does it work?
Answer: The latest update of your Uber app will now have a UberHire button. Click on that, set up your pickup location and request your ride. Just like any other Uber service, you will get a confirmation with details of the ride and driver. The fare will be calculated at the end of the trip based on the duration and distance of the trip.
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Question: How do I pay for UberHire?
Answer: UberHire service is only available in cash for now. Digital payment is not applicable for now.
Question: Are the city limits different for UberHire?
Answer: No, the city limits are same for UberHire just like any other Uber service.
Question: Do I need to take care of fuel charge?
Question: Can I avail UberHire service any time of the day?
Answer: No, this service is not 24/7 available. You can only book this between 4 am and 8 pm.
Question: Can I use UberHire for an overnight stay?
Answer: No, you can only have UberHire service for a maximum of up to 12 hours.
Question: Do I need to pay for tolls?
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Question: How much does an UberHire cost?
Answer: UberHire costs for different cities are slightly different.
Ahmedabad: You can have UberHire for a minimum price of Rs. 540 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km thereafter.
Bangalore: The minimum price is Rs. 549 for 2 hours/first 40 kms and Rs. 13/km thereafter.
Chennai: The minimum price is Rs. 449 for 2 hours/first 20 kms and Rs. 12/km thereafter.
Mumbai: The minimum price is Rs. 600 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km thereafter.
Nagpur: The minimum price is Rs. 500 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km thereafter.
Kochi: The minimum price is Rs. 500 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km and Rs. 2/ hour thereafter.
Pune: The minimum price is Rs. 550 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km and Rs. 2/ hour thereafter.
Vizag: The minimum price is Rs. 500 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km and Rs. 2/ hour thereafter.
Delhi: The minimum price is Rs. 649 for 2 hours/first 30 kms and Rs. 12/km thereafter.
Question: What are the cancellation charges?
Answer: You can cancel your UberHire within 5 minutes of booking. After that, you will be charged Rs 100.
Question: What does my price include?
Answer: Your total bill includes the taxes, fuel, distance and time charges.
Question: Can I schedule UberHire?
Answer: Unfortunately, this feature is not available for now.
Question: Do I need to enter a destination?
Answer: You can have multiple stops and therefore, you don’t need to put the destination.
Question: Is Surge pricing applicable?
Question: What type of cars are available?
Answer: Uber will try to provide the best sedans with proficient drivers for UberHire.
So, if you are a person who needs to visit multiple places in a single day, UberHire is the new option to make your commutation hassle free.