Bengaluru: Uber, on Wednesday launched an on demand 24*7 Auto rental service in India amid Covid-19 pandemic with all safety measures like a plastic partition between driver and passengers.
Now with the service riders are allowed to book an auto and its driver for several hours with the liberty to make multiple stops along a journey. as part of the package Riders can also choose to book an auto for at least one hour or 10km.
The service now only available in major cities of India. The service in now live in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Pune.
“As our cities reopen, we understand that our riders will have different needs. One of which is to book a ride by the hour to help get all their errands done in one go.
Autos are one of the most popular modes of transport for Indians and we want to provide riders the ultimate convenience and flexibility on their favourite mode, all at affordable prices.
“All rides will conform to health guidelines, along with providing the highest possible safety standards.” Nitish Bhushan, Head, Marketplace and Categories, Uber India and South Asia, commented on this.
The prices start at Rs 149 for a one-hour/ ten km package with the option of selecting from multiple hourly packages that can be booked up to a maximum of eight hours, it is said in a statement.