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Uber is experimenting with cheaper fares for those willing to wait

8 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

An account executive at Uber may have prematurely let the cat out of the bag about a new feature that rewards patient passengers. Uber employee Gregory Jacobs first revealed the new feature, perhaps accidentally, yesterday. The image showed an option that allowed Jacobs to wait a little longer for a ride in exchange for a cheaper fare. He could get the ride now for $10.18, or wait four minutes and pay $8.15 - a savings of about 25 percent. “If you're OK with leaving later, we'll request your ride for 17:00 for a lower price,” the app...
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Uber tests out new feature letting people wait for cheaper rides - Roadshow

Uber tests out new feature letting people wait for cheaper rides - Roadshow

8 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The feature is currently being tested on Uber employees in San Francisco and Los Angeles, but may be rolling out to consumers soon.
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