9 unusual facts about Uber that will make your ride convenient


Founded by Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp back in 2009, the app based cab aggregator today offers service across 450+ cities in 73 countries. In India, where you were tired of being refused by black and yellow taxis and autos every morning, Uber has brought relief to most of us. No more do we have to fight with auto and taxi drivers, and coax them to take us even if they demand extra bucks.

While you are taking your weekend ride in autumn, did you know that there are several unknown facts about Uber. And yes, you need to know these for these would make your ride better.

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Fare splitting is easy

Fare splitting is easy
When you travel with friends, there are times when you argue over who would pay for the trip. Why not share! Take advantage of the “fare splitting” functionality. Just start with an easy “hey guys, have you seen this?” and with a simple tap you will be able to split the bill with the other people travelling with you.

Make new friends

 Make new friends
Carpooling products for drivers which will help tackle congestion by getting more people into fewer cars. UberCOMMUTE drivers are working professionals who are contributing to the environment by driving other app users going the same direction as them. You can now drive to work regularly not being heavy on pocket all the time and make friends on your way! Let’s sign up for commute.

​ Advance booking

​ Advance booking
It lets you schedule a ride from 30 minutes to 30 days in advance. This comes as a big relief for people who might have to catch a flight or attend a We get it. Sometimes you want to schedule a pickup in advance so you can rest assured an Uber will be available when you need it, especially if it’s for a 4am ride to the airport. With Scheduled Rides you can request your Uber 30 days to 15 minutes ahead of time and have the comfort of knowing your Uber will be there when it's time to head out.

​ Request ride for others

​  Request ride for others
Often people who need reliable rides the most, such as the elderly, don’t have smartphones or have never downloaded an app.‘Request a Ride for Others’ empowers Uber lovers across all cities in India to book a ride on behalf of their family and friends, so more people can get access to reliable transportation. Convenient, like never before!

You are rated by the cabbie

You are rated by the cabbie
Did you know that at the end of each ride with Uber you get a rating from the driver? Good behavior never goes unrewarded, you see! This works same way as you are asked to rate your driver on a scale of one to five at the end of each ride. The rating from the driver actually is crucial for a rider, as a low rating can affect the chances of you getting a cab. Riders can only see the average rating that Uber drivers give, instead of individual rating for every ride.

Share your ride with love

 Share your ride with love
Hours left outside the door because he said: “honey, I’m on my way”? Well, do yourself a big favour and ask him to tap the “share your ride” on the Uber App. This functionality is useful to follow the ride of your beloved and if he doesn’t want to share it with you, well, you know you still have time to put on the nude lipstick and the eye makeup.

Uber rides are safer

 Uber rides are safer
Uber sends speed display alerts to the drivers every time they cross the speed limit, making sure you have a 'break free' ride!

Wish her with promocode

 Wish her with promocode
Flowers, letters, music are such a passé. Wish her on birthday with a promocode.). To personalize your Uber promocode and send her a message following these steps:

Access your account ---> Profile ---> Personalize promocode

Low internet connectivity? No problem

Low internet connectivity? No problem
Your smartphone is acting up? Connectivity is a problem? Now you can ‘Dial an Uber’. Conceptualized keeping situations like this, makes it possible for everyone to have access to reliable low cost uberGO rides. Simple yet empowering!
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