Uber introduces UberMini for cheaper rides in Islamabad and Rawalpindi
The online cab-hailing service Uber has introduced more affordable services for its residents of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpnewlyi.
The new introduced service is named as #UberMINI, which will provide competitively cheaper to customers who wish to travel through Mehran cars.
For now, the UberMini service has been made available only in Rawalpindi and Islamabad which should be extended to the other cities very soon.
Following its competitor Careem, Uber also divided its cars now into two categories, UberGo and UberMini. The Suzuki Mehran cars which was previously under the UberGo cars, now falls automatically in the UberMini service.
The cab rides as offered in UberMini are even economical if compared to the UberGo, the mainstream economy option for people who don’t want to opt for UberX etc.
Uber Pakistan made this thrilling announcement via their official Twitter account:
Twin Cities, your #uberMINI is Arriving Now! Your commute just got cheaper than a cup of coffee.
— Uber Pakistan (@Uber_PKR) September 11, 2017
The fare breakdown for a UberMini ride goes as following:
- Base Fare PKR 50
- Per KM charge PKR 4
- Per Minute charge PKR 2.5
- Minimum Fare PKR 75
The method to calculate the fare for ride remains the same. The base fare is added to the charges of commute, the travel charges, and the time charges.
Here are some popular routes in Islamabad along with their fare estimations:
- F-11 to Blue Area in Rs. 100
- I-8 to Centaurus Mall in Rs. 105
- Saddar to Commercial Market in Rs. 110
- Satellite Town to Faizabad in Rs. 120