f you’re signing for a Uber’s carpool service instead of the standard uberX, chances are you’re not in the biggest hurry. Still, it’s reasonable that even if you want to save some bucks, you don’t want to take too long to arrive at your destination, so now Uber is guaranteeing your arrival time with a $20 Uber POOL refund if your ride arrives late. In Los Angeles, California, and hopefully soon to be across the country, this Uber POOL refund will be a part of the promise that Uber makes you when you select uberPOOL. First, passengers must update to the latest version of the app and select uberPOOL in LA. Now you will see a price quote and a latest arrival time. Your Uber will likely arrive before the stated time – it’s supposed to be a maximum – but if for some reason it doesn’t, Uber will take off two bucks from your next uberPOOL trip. In essence, here are the details of this Uber POOL refund promise:
- Make sure you have the latest version of the Uber app.
- Select uberPOOL and enter your pick-up and drop-off locations.
- You’ll see a price and the latest time you’ll reach your destination –– even if another rider joins your trip.
- Look good? Hit “Request uberPOOL” and you’ll be on your way.
Because your app shows you the absolute latest time you’ll reach your destination, you will often arrive well before the estimate shown. Uber is offering the “Arrive By” feature first in LA, and look forward to rolling it out in additional markets soon. uberPOOL represents a new way to get around. It’s affordable, efficient, and can take some of the stress out of your daily travels. Since Uber launched nearly two years ago, over 100 million uberPOOL trips have been taken around the world. Over 100,000 people are taking pooled trips every week in 18 cities globally, including New York, Los Angeles, Beijing, and Shanghai. And in China, the number of uberPOOL trips has grown to over 30 million a month. Getting more people in fewer cars is also a proven way to cut pollution and congestion in our cities. In Los Angeles, for example, uberPOOL cut the number of miles driven by 7.9 million, and the amount of carbon dioxide by 1,400 metric tons in the first eight months of operation. Riders want to be able to use POOL whether they’re just running errands or have an appointment they can’t miss. “Arrive By” gives you the peace of mind of knowing you can arrive on time and still stay on budget.
For more information about this Uber POOL refund, read the Uber Los Angeles website.
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