Uber (originally UberCab) was founded by Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp in 2009 and the summer of the same year application of the same name was released. Initially, drivers, participating in the Uber system, are able to enjoy a luxury car Lincoln Town Car, Cadillac Escalade, BMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz S550, in 2012, a list of available cars expanded in the direction of an economy class (the new service was named UberX) and It started the international expansion of the company.
In 2012, Uber has announced plans to expand functionality of the application, after which will be possible to search for travel for drivers, not providing taxi services (Eng. Ridesharing).
In June 2015 Uber launched a new service in Istanbul UberBOAT, which will cope with smuggled through the Bosphorus. Will be transported via boats. Price from $ 17, and the boats capacity of 7 to 10 people.
In June 2016 announced that Uber in Brazil is preparing to launch a service of transportation of passengers by helicopter. This service can be ordered on a daily basis in the nine districts of Sao Paulo, who have helipads. Also announced that when you call a taxi Uber will show the final cost of the trip and not the rate corresponding to the level of traffic density along the route to the destination.
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What is Uber? Uber (Uber) - is a service of personal drivers, which allows you to order through the app on your smartphone. When ordering, you can choose the car class, the start and end point of the route. The system will find your nearest driver and report it. At the end of each trip you assess the level of service
How do you pay? When you register you are linking to your account the bank card, the money for the trip are deducted from it. No need to worry about the cash and surrender.
In which cities work Uber? Uber Taxi operates in 53 countries, more in all the cities you can find on the official website.
Why is it convenient? There is no need to make any phone calls - just use the app. No need to search for cash and zaparivatsya turn. Only new and nice cars. Cheaper than normal taxi!
How to start using Uber?
1. Download Uber app; and when registering please use promo code: zub557e2ue (if you like to travel, and to fill a job).
2. Sign up to claim your free gift ($15 off first ride)*.when you using the app or throu this link;
3. Enter promo code ( zub557e2ue ) for a free trip to assess the quality of Uber;
If you want to start work as a driver, please click here
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What are the requirements to become an Uber driver-partner?
Uber driver-partners must:
- be at least 21 years old
- have at least one year of driving experience in the U.S.
- have at least 3 years of driving experience if under 23
- use an eligible 4-door vehicle (must be 2005* or later)
- vehicle must seat 4 passenger seats (not including the driver)
- consent to and pass a background screening
- use an iPhone 5 or newer, or an Android device running 4.0 or newer
In order to complete the signup process and start taking trips, please upload:
- your valid driver’s license
- proof of valid vehicle registration
- proof of insurance for the vehicle listed on your account (your name must be on the insurance document)
- your banking information
Note that the requirements vary by city, and you may be required to complete additional onboarding steps.