uberXL: More Room for What Matters

Whether it’s spending a weekend with the whole family in the mall, heading out for a night you won’t forget with your friends, or to the airport for that once-in-a-lifetime trip, there are moments when there just may not be enough room in an uberX. That’s why we’re excited to announce that starting Friday, May […]

Safety and Security through Selfies

Technology has become a significant part of our daily lives, ultimately influencing and improving everything we do. From the way we learn, to the way we work, it’s undeniable how much tech we’ve incorporated in order to accomplish various tasks in our daily lives. It’s also a powerful tool that can improve safety and security […]

Happy 1st birthday, uberHOP!

It’s been one full year since we launched uberHOP, and in that time, we’ve given thousands of commuters easy, affordable, and reliable rush-hour transportation, with fares up to 70% more affordable than uberX. By choosing to share their ride on uberHOP, they were able to enjoy cost savings while helping #SolveTraffic with more people in […]

Applicable Surcharges in Manila

At Uber, we’re always working to become as accessible as possible to Filipinos who need safe, convenient, and reliable rides around their cities. We have made our services available to riders in the South and East of Metro Manila. In order to ensure reliable service for riders in the area, we implement surcharges for trips […]

Uber’s Response to Memo Issued by LTFRB on uberCOMMUTE

To clarify the misperception that Uber failed to coordinate with the LTFRB prior to the launch of uberCOMMUTE, prompting said agency to issue a cease and desist memo on social media, Uber advised the LTFRB of uberCOMMUTE on two separate occasions. On November 14, 2016 a letter was sent to the LTFRB, DOTr, and MMDA […]

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Uber Ang Pao

At Uber, we’re all about ridesharing. That’s why this Chinese New Year, we’re giving you the chance to share rides with your family and friends with the Uber Ang Pao. Starting today in the Philippines and across eight other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Uber riders will be able to send the gift of Uber […]

Be Part of the Uber Team!

Every day at Uber, the world seems like a smaller place because of the connections we make with people from the 500+ cities we’re present in globally. We work together, learn from each other, and make a difference together. You take ownership of your responsibilities and are empowered to turn ideas into solutions that help make lives […]

Balancing reliability and affordability

Manila, Tuesday, 27 December – On the day before Christmas, the Land Transportation and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) called on Uber and the other Transport Network Company (TNC) operating in the country to explain their pricing structure in light of what the LTFRB claims to be numerous complaints on higher fares particularly during the weeks leading […]

Reliability Whenever, Wherever

Uber shares the LTFRB’s mission of providing safe, reliable and affordable transport solutions for the benefit of the riding public. We support policies that require rides to be clear and upfront with consumers about the trip fare. We also continue to invest in technological solutions like uberPOOL and uberHOP, to help reduce traffic congestion by […]

Authorization Holds on your Uber Trips

What is an Authorization Hold? Similar to how hotels charge their guests, Uber now authorizes your non-cash payment method for every trip requested, to the amount of the Upfront Fare. At the start of a trip, Uber may place a temporary authorization hold for the upfront fare of the trip on your payment method. This will […]