Uber Rolls Out More Affordable UberX

 

Uber Manila is now rolling out to more Uber users a more affordable variant of the Uber private limousine experience – uberX.

What is uberX

According to Uber Manila, the uberX experience gives you the same Uber reliability, convenience, and safety with one marked difference – Price. Vehicles on uberX are compact cars – Accent, City, and Wigo – in various colors.

How to Try it Out?

Simply launch the Uber app. At the bottom of your phone’s screen is a slider. Move the slider to the uberX icon and request a ride as normal.

uberX phone shot

What are the Rates?

Price uberX Rate UberBLACK Rate*
Base fare P40 P90
Per Minute P2.00 P2.10
Per KM P5.70 P12.92
Minimum Fare P40 P120

Download the Uber app now for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, and Windows to check out the affordable uberX experience.

First time with Uber?

To get P300.00 off on your first UberBlack ride, use this Uber Code:

7h16c

You can redeem it at uber.com/invite/7h16c

Author

Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.