Uber Launches Hourly Rental At Rs 189/hr For 10 Kms With Multiple Stops; Live In These 17 Indian Cities
With users varying travel needs in mind, including a requirement to retain a ride for several hours as well as to make multiple stops on a trip, Uber launched Hourly Rentals.
As per the reports, Uber launched Hourly Rentals, on Monday, a 24×7 on-demand, intra-city service, which allows riders to retain a car with its driver for several hours, and make multiple stops on their journey.
How Would This Help?
Yesterday, Uber launched Hourly Rentals, a 24×7 on-demand, intra-city service in 17 metros across the country.
This new Hourly Rentals package will allow riders to retain a car with its driver for several hours, and make multiple stops on their journey.
In a statement, Uber aims to provide riders the convenience they would get with their own car starting at a price point of Rs 189 for a one-hour/ ten km package, through the new service.
Further, the riders will have the option to select from multiple hourly packages, up to a maximum of 12-hours.
So far, the service is available in 17 cities, Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Jaipur, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Kochi, Lucknow, Guwahati, Kanpur and Bhopal, the statement added.
Also, the service will also help office-goers in the city as public transport is yet to resume amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
How Does It Work?
Moreover, this is a 24×7 on-demand service to aid intracity transport, as the country emerges from an extended lockdown.
Basically, Hourly Rentals provide great value to those who need extra time to complete several chores on one trip, and you can add multiple stops without booking trips over and over again.
Further, the service costs Rs 189 for a one-hour/10 km package and can be booked for a maximum of 12 hours.
according to cities, here is the list of starting prices.
Also, the service is a win-win for riders as well as drivers, who can now lock in an upfront time frame for the service provided and add to their earnings with an additional mobility option.
In the statement, Uber also mentioned that the client’s safety remains on top of their list of services.
In past few weeks, they have launched a comprehensive set of safety measures, such as the Go Online Checklist, a mandatory mask policy for both riders and drivers, pre-trip mask verification selfies for drivers, mandatory driver education and an updated cancellation policy allowing both riders and driver to cancel trips if they don’t feel safe.
How To Book It?
Below are the simple steps to book these services.
- First of all, select ‘Hourly Rentals’ for your trip
- Then, select your hourly package – You can choose packages from 1 Hour to 12 Hours
- Now, tap ‘Confirm Hourly Rentals’ to request your ride
- Next, add or remove destinations during your ride as per your plan.