Ride. Watch. Vote. The Uber and 90 Seconds Short Film Festival.

It’s award season and Uber and 90 Seconds are getting in on the lights, cameras and all the action! We’ve given budding filmmakers the chance to bring the theme ‘A Shared Ride’ to life. Now, it’s your chance to ride, watch and vote for your favourite.

Upfront fares: no math and no surprises

Imagine buying an airline ticket without knowing the full fare until the end of your trip. Or booking a hotel room online and being told that the real price would be 1.3X. Yes, that sounds odd—but it’s what happens with many Uber trips today. We started piloting upfront, per trip fares—just like airlines and hotels—two […]

New Year’s Eve Ride Guide

The countdown to 2017 has begun! Whether you’re celebrating New Year’s Eve with a fireworks show or at a friend’s house, Uber is a safe, convenient way you can get there and home again.

uberASSIST: More Transport Options for Christchurch

Since 2010, Uber has made transport as reliable as running water for millions of people around the world, and today more than 150,000 Kiwis are choosing Uber as a safe, reliable and affordable way to move around their city. As part of our vision to make transport accessible for everyone, everywhere, we are proud to […]

Drivers Can Start Their Day on the Right Note with Ad-Free Pandora

Music has the power to turn a stressful morning commute into a peaceful journey or trip with friends into a dance party. We know from your feedback that easy access to high quality music makes a difference and that struck a chord with our team. So with the help of several drivers, we designed a new […]

Brought to You by Popular Demand: Family Profiles

As more people use Uber, feedback from riders and drivers has become an important source of inspiration for new app features. After all, no one knows better how to improve the Uber experience than the people who use it day in, day out. One feature passengers have frequently requested is an easy way to pay […]

Christchurch, ridesharing is arriving now.

Whether you’re heading to work in Hornby, going to the cinema in Sydenham or fancy a meal and a glass of wine or two in the CBD – getting around Christchurch just got a whole lot easier. From midday today Cantabrians will be able to download the Uber app to request a safe, reliable, affordable and […]

UberChristchurch: Helping to Provide Safe Rides from A to B

Every day, millions of people in 400 cities around the world use Uber to get from A to B; wherever they are going in a city, night and day, whether they’re travelling alone or with friends.  And while no means of transportation can ever be 100% safe, our technology makes it possible to focus on […]

Ride like a 5 Star Pro!

When it comes to ensuring a high-quality experience for both riders and drivers with Uber, we’re always shooting for the stars – 5 to be exact. We’ve put together some great rider tips so you can ride like a pro – with a 5 star rating to match!