Yes, the rumors are true! uberPOOL Bangalore, India has finally arrived for Uber customers in India. From the time Uber launched in Bangalore over two years ago, Uber India has been committed to changing people’s lives by transforming urban mobility and moving cities. Today, Uber India excited to announce that uberPOOL Bangalore is live. uberPOOL Bangalore is now officially the cheapest way to Uber across all of your destinations! uberPOOL matches you real-time with another rider heading in the same direction, adds only a few minutes to your trip, and you both save big. Trips are up to 35% cheaper than uberGO and no matter where you’re headed – uberPOOL Bangalore gets you there for way, way less! Taking uberPOOL actually eliminates congestion by reducing the number of cars on the road – making Bangalore a whole lot greener, cleaner, and more efficient with more shared rides. We’re encouraging you to share your rides by carpooling. By sharing rides, you help take away an extra car on the road and reduce congestion in the city we all call home – Bangalore. There’s never been a smarter or more affordable way to ride, Bangalore! Start sharing your rides and save money today! Note that you can request an uberPOOL trip from Koramangala, Inner ring road and Indira Nagar currently. The upfront fare you’re shown at request is guaranteed whether you’re matched or not – no surprises!
In order to ride uberPOOL Bangalore, follow these steps:
1. Slide over to the uberGO option on your app
2. Set your pickup location and drop-off locations and request
3. You’ll see 2 options – “Share your car” and “Get your own car”
4. “Share your car” is uberPOOL with a guaranteed fare upfront, so you know exactly what you’re going to pay
5. Request! You might get matched with another rider going the same way
6. Regardless of whether you’re matched or not, the fare will always be less than uberGO
7. Currently uberPOOL is available only between 7AM – 9PM, 7 days a week. You can choose to use PayTM, Airtel Money, Credit or even Debit card. Cash will be coming soon.
For more information about uberPOOL Bangalore, read the Uber India promo blog here.