Let’s Get Pooling: uberPOOL launched in Hyderabad


uberPOOL Hyderabad – Whenever we hail the services of a cab, there must have been a time when we wished we did not ride solo and could share the cab and expenses with fellow passengers, right? Here’s a chance for Hyderabadis to do just that!

Uber has extended its journey further in Hyderabad by launching uberPOOL enabling users to avail carpooling at the tap of a button. Uber says that after the successful launch of uberPOOL in Delhi and Bengaluru, 25% of Uber trips in these two cities is through uberPOOL.

The best advantage of uberPOOL is that it helps reduce congestion and also pollution. Besides, its proves cheaper for customers as well. A boon for any Indian city! Uber’s local rival, Ola also has a similar product – Ola Share – that allows users to carpool to get cheaper rides.

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Courtesy: Uber

Here’s how UberPOOL Hyderabad works:

  • uberPOOL allows you to share your ride with passengers with similar pickup and destination points.
  • Just choose the UberPOOL option and set your pickup location and destination. You can choose between two options ‘Get Your Own Car’ or “Share Your Car’.
  • Choose the latter and see the fixed rate you will pay for your ride. You might get matched with other passengers heading in the same direction.
  • Even if no other passengers take the ride, this will be your cost.
  • Uber also guarantees that the UberPOOL option takes just a few minutes more than the UberGO option – their solo cab.
  • For sure, your ride will be cheaper than a Uber solo cab.
  • You can choose to use Cash, PayTM, Airtel Money, Credit or Debit card.

You can book up to 2 seats for uberPOOL. The service is available from 6AM – 10PM.

Sample fares during commuting hours in Hyderabad are given below:

  • Secunderabad to Hitech City on uberGO is ₹250 and uberPOOL is ₹125.
  • Banjara Hills to Inorbit Mall price on uberGO is ₹100 and uberPOOL, ₹60.
  • Airport rides from hi-tech city cost just Rs.315.

This allows you save money up to 50% on your rides compared to uberGo. To save further on your rides, you can use the latest Uber promo codes from the Shoppirate site.

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