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The best, fastest and cheapest way of getting around town

Editor's review Page 2 of 3

Published 1 May 2014

[cont'd] of the five types of vehicle available (depending on the city you are in.) The original high-end black sedan for 4 people, a normal taxi, the budget UberX regular car, SUV for 6 people or the very high-end luxury car option. Mark your location, accept the low, low quoted price and wait for your ride - they'll tell you how long it will be as well as your driver's phone number. Average pickup times vary by city, time and the amount of business. Uber charges are based on a combination of time and distance. If the car is travelling under 11 mph, you will be charged by the minute, and if you are travelling over 11 mph, you will be charged by the mile. You will also have to pay a base rate, that varies by location. Fares are different in every city, so be sure to check the Uber website for fares in your area. All cities have a minimum fare but you wont have to scrabble around for spare change as all payments and tips are handled automatically by the Uber service who have your credit card on file. Uber drivers are not tipped.
 
Uber was founded originally back in 2009 and, to date, the app has been launched in over 70 cities worldwide. It changes the way we think about cab rides by seamlessly connecting passengers with private drivers directly from the app. Our cities immediately become more accessible, passengers are better catered...