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Now pre-book Uber rides up to 90 days in advance

Uber has introduced a new feature allowing riders to sync their travel plans.

New Delhi:

Uber on Thursday announced a range of new features aimed at making getting around the airport easier for passengers and drivers ahead of the busy summer travel season, including an option to “book” rides for up to 90 days at the airport. advance.

The ride-sharing company has worked to create a seamless airport transit experience and has already reserved pickup and parking spots at all major airports nationwide, Uber said in a statement.

The Uber app now offers a step-by-step wayfinding guide, helping passengers get from the gate to Uber pick-up areas.

“The guide includes real airport images, guiding passengers to seamlessly get to their Uber. The feature is being rolled out to 13 of the nation’s busiest airports, responding to a large majority of flyers” , the statement said.

Additionally, passengers at certain airports will also see the approximate walking time from their gate to the pick-up area. This will help them plan their trip accurately.

Uber has introduced a new feature allowing riders to sync their travel plans with Uber through email integration.

“The new feature helps passengers pre-book their rides, while being assisted with pre-populated dates and times on their Uber app, matching their flight, saving them from having to book a trip at the latest. time,” he said.

The new feature is an opt-in and will require riders to sync their email credentials with their Uber app in order to gain access.

“Uber Reserve rides will be bookable up to 90 days in advance. This extension will allow for better planning of booking a ride, including to the airport. It also gives partner drivers the added benefit of being able to lock in their earning potential and plan their time better,” Uber said in a statement.

Uber Reserve rides, while available for airport drop-offs, can also be booked for scheduled and scheduled trips, and are available through a range of options including Uber Premier, Uber XL, Uber Intercity, and Uber Rentals. .

Uber has also introduced an update for drivers that will help them better plan their trips to the airport and provide information on when their next trip is due at the airport.

“The Uber app for drivers will now show the approximate wait time at the airport before drivers can expect to take a ride, the number of cars in line and the number of flight arrivals scheduled over the next hour,” Uber said.

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