Uber is experimenting with cheaper fares for those willing to wait
An account executive at Uber may have prematurely let the cat out of the bag about a new feature that rewards patient passengers. Uber employee Gregory Jacobs first revealed the new feature, perhaps accidentally, yesterday. The image showed an option that allowed Jacobs to wait a little longer for a ride in exchange for a cheaper fare. He could get the ride now (4:46pm local time) for $10.18, or wait four minutes and pay $8.15 — a savings of about 25 percent. “If you’re OK with leaving later, we’ll request your ride for 17:00 for a lower price,” the app… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Uber
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