Uber's worth cuts arrive for New York Metropolis passengers
Uber introduced worth cuts to encourage riders to make use of the service through the winter months a number of weeks in the past. Immediately, the worth drop is hitting New York Metropolis. Passengers within the Massive Apple can anticipate fares to drop by about 15 %. For instance, getting from Bay Ridge to Sundown park used to value $10.fifty four with UberX, and now it’s going to set you again $eight.ninety six. The minimal fare can also be lowered from $eight to $7 and different Uber choices, just like the SUVs on UberXL, are seeing a worth drop as properly.
Uber’s chief competitor Lyft introduced a worth discount of its personal earlier this month. It solely reduce costs in 33 cities, although, leaving NYC and DC with the common price. With in the present day’s pricing change, Uber is now the extra reasonably priced of the 2 in New York Metropolis. Because the pricing wars proceed, we anticipate Lyft to fireside again quickly sufficient.
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