Uber today officially launched its uberAUTO service in Lahore that will allow riders to opt for less-expensive rides with-in the city through rickshaws.
Uber has said that its offering Rickshaw drivers to get on-board after submitting valid government issued documents that are verified before being given access to Uber’s technology.
Furthermore, uberAUTO will launch in Lahore with a free week. Which means each Uber rider will get 5 free uberAUTO rides up to Rs. 80 (per ride) from Monday 17th October, 2016 to Sunday 23rd October, 2016.
uberAUTO service was inaugurated by Umar Saif, Head of the PTIB.
UberAuto Prices in Lahore
- UberAuto Base Fare: Rs 45 base fare
- Per KM Charges: Rs 4 per km
- Time Charges: Rs. 1 per minute
In order to use uberAUTO, a user will need to download the Uber App from any App store and request a ride from the app.
uberAUTO works exactly the same as like the other option, uberGO, on the app. Riders can request for an auto rickshaw ride by tapping the uberAUTO icon.
A typical trip from Samanabad to Anarkali will cost Rs 50, while a trip from Arfa Technology Park to Race Course Park will cost Rs 60 or around.
Users can pay for their trip via cash, or Debit/Credit card.