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Uber has released a feature called ‘Scheduled Rides’ that lets you book rides 15 minutes to 30 days in advance. This gives you peace of mind, and one less thing to worry about.

In the not too distant past, you could hail rides only when you needed them. With this new feature, you can schedule ahead of time with the comfort of knowing your Uber will arrive when you’re ready to head out. Scheduled rides are available for just UberX vehicles and they come at no extra cost.

You can cancel at any time before your ride is on the way. Riders can also cancel the ride after it has begun, but a fee is applied after first 5 minutes of the ride.

To schedule a ride all you have to do is –

  • Select uberX and tap “Schedule a Ride.”
  • Set your pickup date, time, location, and destination.
  • Confirm the details of your upcoming trip and tap “Schedule uberX.”

You’ll be sent reminders both 24 hours and 30 minutes in advance of your pickup. You’ll also be notified after your ride is on the way, as well as whether surge pricing applies.

Finding people you can depend on in these days isn’t always easy. But Uber is stepping up to fill that role. With the new scheduled rides, Uber assures you that whenever you need them, they’ll be there. Such dedication. *sniffles*

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