Online cab service provider Uber on Tuesday announced the expansion of ‘dial an Uber’ to all 29 cities where the service currently operates in India, making it possible for everyone to have access to low cost UberGO rides, even if they do not have the Uber app downloaded on their mobile devices.
“Dial an Uber offers a convenient choice to customers looking to book a ride and is testament to our focus on using our technological edge to make mobility reliable and accessible for everyone,” said Apurva Dalal, Head of Engineering, Uber India, in a statement.
To avail the service — navigate to dial.uber.com on mobile phone browser, enter your phone number to quickly login or sign-up, view pricing information, get a fare estimate, and request for your ride with a single tap.
After requesting, instantly get connected with driver over call to co-ordinate pickup and once the trip is completed, you can pay driver in cash.
Rides can be requested from mobile phone browsers, even in areas with low or poor network connectivity, the company said.
This feature was first rolled out in four cities — Nagpur, Kochi, Guwahati, and Jodhpur.