|Book your ride for inter city travel starting between Mumbai Pune|
Here is what Uber blog says..
HOW DOES IT WORK?
- Open the Uber app anywhere in the Pune pick-up coverage areas
- Toggle to the uberINTERCITY option
- Select uberX for an economical ride
- Request a ride, and be on your way to Mumbai in no time!
- Send Status and SOS Button are also featured in uberINTERCITY in keeping with Uber’s commitment to safety
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
uberINTERCITY on uberX is at a flat rate of just ₹ 2,799 inclusive of tolls and service tax.
Get picked up from your doorstep and get dropped in style! Enjoy the Uber comfort and comvenience that you are used to, now across cities. And if you are a group of friends, use our fare split feature to easily share the cost.
WHEN DOES IT START?
Well, today sounds about right! uberX on uberINTERCITY is already live, and you can book one right away.
So sit back, relax, and let your driver take you across the state, on-demand and on-budget.
A minimum balance of ₹ 2,799 is required in the PayTM wallet to request uberINTERCITY with uberX.
Cost analysis for UberINTERCITY(Using Google map as reference for calculation)
Distance between Mumbai and Pune : 150 KM (Lets take it as 175 KM)
Distance Cost for UberX : 175*9 = Rs 1575/-
Time taken : 240 Mins (4 Hours)
Time Cost for UberX : Rs 240/-
Toll Charge One way : Rs 195/-
UberX Base Charge : Rs 40/-
Total : Rs 2050/-
UberINTERCITY Flat Cost : Rs 2799/-
Diff in cost : Rs 749/-
ZoomCar Cost Analysis for Mumbai-Pune ride for Self drive
Book a Ford Figo for 6 hour : Rs 80*6 = 480/-
Toll Cahrges : Rs 195/-
Distance: 175/- (60 km free in 6 hours, rest have to pay Rs 12 per km)
Total Charges : 480+ 195+ 1380=Rs 2055/-
Please do your calculation before booking your ride. Some factor may wary depending upon traffic, road condition , pick up-drop point. But still its higher then expected cost.
Note: Uber tried this concept earlier as well with UberSUV vehicles costing Rs 3999/- per booking, probably dropped the idea due to cost. Now its UberX , sedan segment cars, lets hopw it becomes successfull so Uber will bring down its cost a bit more. Its still costly.
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