Taxi Service Review: Uber, Delhi NCR – 4/5 Stars

The newest smartphone app Uber is here to stay. I always welcome new technology with open arms and when I learnt about the new app I was only too glad to give it a try.

This cab hailing service is fantastic. I have been using Wyn Cabs, Meru, Meru+ and other such services and I always end up disappointed. There are either no cars available or the drivers do not make it to the pick up location on time.

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This service is different. You download the app and the very first time you get Rs. 300 off if you order using the coupon code provided by a friend. The friend gets a free ride too for getting you to join the service. 

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The app locates the nearest cab driver and once you confirm you are given the driver’s details along with a photo. The driver gives you a call once he has made it to the pickup location. 

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My first Uber Cab experience was fantastic. I was picked up in a black shiny Audi A8. The cab driver (or shall I say chauffeur) was dressed perfectly in a white uniform. He was courteous and polite. The car did have a tiny spider in it but the driver pointed it out promptly and we whacked it to death with the Times of India (Ouch!).

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This service is backed by big investors like private equity firm TPG and Google. It seems to be losing money now but it sure is making a big impact. With more than $300 million in funds and a valuation topping $3 billion, Uber’s IPO plans have been talked about widely. 

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Uber’s presence 100 cities and 35 countries across the world is evident in its flawless service. 

XOXO

Shivangi

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Reference: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/We-dont-want-to-be-a-niche-cab-service/articleshow/34218627.cms

2 thoughts on “Taxi Service Review: Uber, Delhi NCR – 4/5 Stars

  1. all good and fancy, but the ultimate test is the price tag. how much are they charging for this uber service???

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