Let the Games Begin #TO!

Few things are more exciting than the city being host to world renowned athletes for three weeks of nonstop action. Our team at Uber Toronto has been planning to help support riders, and worldwide visitors for months. Drivers are equipped with city knowledge and they’re ready to provide you with a safe, affordable and reliable ride – whenever you need it.


Here are some helpful tips and tricks to ensure you have the best experience with Uber the next few weeks:


SAY YOUR NAME, SAY YOUR NAME

Confirming that you’re in the right Uber is especially important during busy times. Choose a pickup spot that’s a few blocks away from the masses, text your driver your exact location and use the app to double-check the driver’s license plate number before getting in.

AVEREAGE uberX PRICES TO KEY VENUE AREAS

Route Average Price
Downtown Core to YYZ $33
Downtown core to Scarborough $32
Downtown core to Mississauga $28
Downtown core to Durham Region $58
Downtown core to Hamilton $62

TRY uberPOOL

Everyone’s heading to the same venues, so help clear up the roads and go together! Allow others to join your ride and take advantage of the HOV lanes, not to mention cheaper fares!

SPLIT YOUR FARE

Rolling deep is rolling cheap. We’ll have more larger vehicles on the system than ever — so grab five friends and share an uberXL or UberSUV. And, the even better news? Loading family and friends into an Uber will let you whip down the highway in an HOV lane. #UberOn, even faster.

SPREAD THE WORD

Send the promo code TOGAMES to your friends and family who are new to Uber and they’ll receive $20 off their first ride. They’ll thank you for it!

PERFECT THE PERFECT PICKUP

After the athletes have given it their all, and the event wraps up, head towards the exit and walk a block or two away from the venue to help separate from the crowd. Uber partners will have a much easier time locating you if you can get yourself somewhere less busy.

STAY CONNECTED

Show us all the fun you’re having and stay up to date with us on Twitter: @Uber_Canada

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