Uber is a premium taxi service provided to travellers. The Uber app helps to connect the commuter with a cab driver in minutes. As soon as a person books a taxi from Uber, one will have to pay online after booking it. Uber in India has expanded its reach in the Indian market with the immediate launch in seven new cities. The cities include Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Indore, Mysore, Nagpur, Surat and Visakhapatnam. With this launch Uber is now available in 18 cities in the sub-continent, making India the largest geographic market outside the US.
Neeraj Singhal, Head of Expansion for India & the Subcontinent, Uber said, “We’re thrilled to launch Uber in these 7 new cities (Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Indore, Mysore, Nagpur, Surat and Visakhapatnam); marking the start of the next chapter in our journey in India. The rapid 40% MoM growth we continue to see in India is unprecedented and it is not surprising that some of the fastest growing cities in the world are also here. Our data already shows that residents and visitors in each of these new cities have been eagerly waiting for Uber for some time now and we expect to see a similar response here. Our focus on continuously leading the way on safety and creating thousands of new entrepreneurs will drive our growth ahead!”
A special offer for new riders is ongoing with Uber. After downloading the app the users can sign up using the promo code “INDIA18” and they will get free rides worth Rs 200 each but this free riding scheme is only valid up till 15 July, 2015. The Uber app is available on Android or iOS operating system.