What is Uber?
Uber is an international company that has revolutionized the way we travel through cities, they have created an application that puts people in touch with contacts and individuals.
It is already present in more than 300 cities around the world and has different services within the same application, in order to adapt to the customer needs in the best possible way.
This company has diversified its business and created new lines of business:
- UberAir: It is the most ambitious project of this company, in order to create shared air travel within the same city, with an estimated arrival in 2023.
- UberEats: A service that offers Uber take-away food similar to other companies like Justeat.
- UberBoat: It aims to bring the initial idea of Uber to the sea, this service allows reserving a seat in a small or medium-sized boat with a capacity of 6 people.
The idea of Uber came to Kalanick and Garret Camp, after dinner they could not find a taxi and they thought of the idea of this great application.
How to sign up Uber
- The first thing you should do is to download the application that is available in both IOS and Android:
- Once you open the application for the first time, a sign-up process is required
Here you must enter your phone number so that they send you the verification code
- In the next step, you will have to fill in the 4-digit code that you have previously sent to your SMS.
- Indicate your an email address and move to the next step
- Now you need to create a password of at least 8 characters
- When asked if you give access to the location click yes because to pick you up the app should inform the driver where you are and what is your place of destination.
- In the next step, you will be asked to select your payment method, which can be either Pay Pay or credit or debit card. This step can be skipped but it is not recommended because an activated payment method is required to access the service.
- Once you have done all the previous steps, this menu will appear
Where will you put your location and where you want to go.
- Now you just have to select what type of Uber you want to pick you up
- UberX: It’s like a taxi, a private trip with up to 4 passengers.
- UberPool: This option is characterized by offering to share the journey with passengers that they go to the same address in order to save money.
- UberExecutive: It is the most premium option and offers you a service in a luxurious car.
- UberXL: The perfect Uber when you carry a lot of luggage or travel in a group, the car that offers this service can be SUVs and Vans. With space for up to 6 people.
- UberAssist: It is designed to offer service to the disabled and retired people.
Once you decide which service is best suited to you, just need to reserve and wait for the driver to pick you up.