Uber for Less: Taipei Lowers Prices

Uber Taipei is taking a cue from the departed typhoon and blowing everyone away – we’re lowering prices by 40%! After the past few weeks being here in Taipei shuttling everyone around town, we’ve decided to lower our fares so that Uber can be even more accessible to everyone. In our new price structure, we are only ~1.5x the average price of a taxi fare! Not only that – we’re giving away free gifts again in our car! What other excuse do you have not to ride Uber?


Average fare will be 40% cheaper

pricing_new_1We know! Taipei has some serious rush hour and rainy weather traffic. That’s why we’ve decided to significantly lower our time charges so that all your short term fares will cost significantly less! You’re welcome! Some sample fares?


Fare split + New prices = more money in the bank

We noticed that many of our Taipei users still haven’t experimented with our fare split feature – what better time to use this than under our new pricing? Split the cost with a few friends and family and you’ll be travelling around town in style for a fraction of the price! For more info on how it works, see our fare splitting post.

Cut fares, give mugs

Lastly, we know how much everyone enjoyed our Chinese Valentine’s Day flower giveaway, so we’ve prepared some more freebies for you! For a limited time, riders will get one free Uber mug for every ride they take. Take a ride now and you’ll be the envy of all your office mates!


For those who have been slow to join us, catch up with the crowd! New members who sign up with the promo code TAIPEILOVE will get their first ride for free! It’s good for a ride up to NT$600, but the promo ends at the end of the month so hurry it up!


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