Uber to cut down fares across India

The cab aggregator, Uber plans to make cab rides affordable for its consumers in India as well as Middle Eastern cities. Regarding this, the ridesharing company has been in conversation with its rival, Careem to make the ride consumer-oriented and affordable.

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Ridesharing company Uber has recently lowered its fares and has made the cab trip more affordable. In India, the cab aggregator has decided to bring down its prices for short as well as long rides across the country The company stated, 


Whether it’s a short trip to the local store or a long ride across town, an Uber ride is now even more economical – regardless of where you’re headed – because we’ve dropped our fares across the country. These price-cuts were designed with you in mind."


The company came up with a message for those who like going on long drives or short business trips which said, “On longer trips, you’ll end up saving more money per ride. And on shorter, more frequent trips, the savings add up through the week to make your money go further.”

Time of day

Avg Weekly savings

DELHI

Peak hours (7am-11am and 5pm-9pm)

₹130 – ₹150

Afternoon hours (11am-5pm)

₹180 – ₹220

Late night (9pm-7am)

₹130 – ₹150

Long distance (20+ kms)

₹525 – ₹560

BENGALURU

Long distance (20+ kms)

₹140 – ₹210

HYDERABAD

Late night (9pm-7am)

₹70 – ₹140

Long distance (16+ kms)

₹210 – ₹280

KOLKATA

Long distance (15+ kms)

₹210 – ₹280

MUMBAI

Afternoon hours (11am-5pm)

₹175 – ₹245

Late night (9pm-7am)

₹175 – ₹245

CHENNAI

Long distance (15+ kms)

₹140 – ₹210

PUNE

Long distance (14+ kms)

₹140 – ₹210

AHMEDABAD

All day long

₹70 – ₹140

CHANDIGARH

All day long

₹70 – ₹140

Long distance (20+ kms)

₹210 – ₹280


Uber also pointed out that the travellers could save money on cab rides every week, with their #EverydayLowFares,

Weekly savings are projected at an average of 7 rides each week. Final fares will be visible up front in the app before booking a ride. Fares at the time of booking may vary, based on demand in your area.”

Along with India, Uber has also been planning to make rides affordable in the Middle East cities and has been in conversation with its rival, Careem in order to make the travelling more pocket-friendly for its consumers. 

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