Effective in meeting the changing travel needs of consumers in this era of new normal
Lucknow. Uber today announced that its rental services are now available in 39 cities, with a growing number of riders opting for multi-hour, multi-stop options for meeting friends and family, business meetings and office work.
Since the launch of this product in June 2020, users are using this service for their various tasks, shopping for ration, visiting places of worship, changing houses, finding flats etc.
As today’s consumers seek convenient, affordable and safe transportation solutions in their everyday lives, Uber Rentals makes it easy for them to make affordable transportation options in this age of the new normal. The company also said that the service is witnessing double-digit growth every month due to high demand, especially in metros like Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, where a trip averages 2 hours.
Keeping in mind the changing needs of people after the lockdown was extended last year, Uber launched the rental service, which has also increased earning opportunities for driver partners.
With this 24/7 on-demand service, riders can book cars and drivers for multiple hours, choosing from multiple stops at their convenience, thus giving them a car-like experience. Due to which many of their tasks are easily done, important work or business appointments, they do not have to book multiple rides one after the other.
Johnny, Head of South East Asia, Freshworks and Bangalore Resident, said, “Uber rentals are my preferred mode of transportation, especially on days when I have to travel to multiple places in a single day. We used it recently, when we went to get the vaccine. Ride up to 3-4 hours with a single driver becomes very easy and convenient, we can choose multiple stops, so that we don’t have to wait for a new cab every time. It is definitely the easiest and simplest mode of transport.
Commenting on the success of this service, Ratul Ghosh, Head, Rider Operations, Uber India & South Asia, said, “At Uber, we have always strived to bring easy and innovative transportation solutions that meet the changing needs of our communities. Can you Many of our riders now have new use cases and different needs which in this age of a new normal can make them go for multi-hour, multi-stop options for riding. The service reaching 39 cities and growing continuously every month, confirms how Uber Rental is catering to every need of riders. For our drivers also this platform has brought additional earning opportunities.”
With safety measures, easy pick-up, affordable rates and digital options for payments at the click of a button, Uber expects to provide a seamless user experience across the new car rental category like riders and drivers among other popular products. take advantage.
Uber rentals are now available in 39 cities across the country. These include- Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Patna, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Lucknow, Kochi, Jaipur, Guwahati, Bhopal, Nagpur, Indore, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Ludhiana, Ranchi, Coimbatore , Tirupati, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Varanasi, Agra, Amritsar, Thiruvananthapuram, Raipur, Dehradun, Surat, Ajmer, Vijayawada, Vadodara, Nashik, Prayagraj and Jabalpur.