Uber launches one-time payment service UberPASS
About 10 percent riders in cities selected for the pilot will receive an email from Uber that will unlock the UberPASS vehicle view for them.
Ride-hailing firm Uber on Monday announced the launch of UberPASS, a one-time payment service that will offer travelers reduced costs for services offered by the company for a specific period.
The pass, formerly known as a flat fare package, offers consumers discounts on UberPool and UberX rides for an upfront fee and has been available in select cities in the US, according to the company's website.
UberPASS would be applicable across UberGo rides. All such riders (that receive the email) will be eligible for various offers (which could include flat fares, etc.) on their UberGO rides, company said in a statement.
Ola's Share pass starts around Rs 99 and is applicable across most of its segments.
The UberPASS is being run as a pilot in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata.
The cost of the pass would vary from one city to another.
A rider with an UberPASS gets exclusive access to product features and experience, which include highly rated drivers, discounted fares, waiver on cancellation charges, etc, the company said in a statement.An update from Uber: Select riders (no specific eligibility criteria, about 10 percent riders in cities selected for the pilot) will receive an email from Uber that will unlock the UberPASS vehicle view for them.