Uber announces launch of T&T service

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Machel Montano, Uber’s Rider Zero for T&T takes the first ride with a driver for the service. Photo courtesy Uber.

Today January 16th at 11:00 am, Uber arrives to Port of Spain & San Fernando. We are proud to serve a community that prides itself on its Carnival, white sandy beaches, and a buzzing nightlife. Today we begin offering safe, reliable and affordable rides to Trinidadians. With the touch of a button, your Uber driver is ready to take you to your destination.

Fares in San Fernando and Port of Spain:

UberX
Minimum fare: $32.50 TTD

Breakdown:

Base fare: $20.00 TTD
Per minute: $1.20 TTD
Per kilometer: $1.40 TTD
Booking fee: $2.50 TTD

 What is Uber?

Uber’s ridesharing option, is revolutionizing transportation choice around the world. At the touch of a button, uberX connects residents and visitors looking for a ride with local transportation providers at reasonable prices.

Our uberX ridesharing driver partners use their personal cars, choose their own hours and supplement their income by utilizing Uber’s lead-generation technology platform.

The Uber app connects you to a driver wherever you are and whenever you need it. Our technology makes it possible to focus on safety for riders and drivers before, during, and after every trip in ways that other alternatives can’t.

Uber drivers go through a screening process before being activated on the app, and the two-way rating helps us maintain the best experiences onboard for both driver and riders, they also direct us to  take action when there is an issue with your ride. Learn more about  Uber’s safety here. If you’ve got questions about insurance click here.

To request a car, you just need to download the Uber app on your smartphone. After signing up, you can simply determine your pickup location and ask for an Uber car to pick you up.

  1. Download the app through itunes or Play Store
  2. Sign up and insert promo code RIDETT to get up to TT$ 70 off your first ride!
  3. Request a ride & you’re on your way!

ProTip: estimate the cost of your trip before starting the ride, by entering the address of your destination.