Portland, Your Uber is arriving now
We’ve got exciting news for our friends in Portland, ME — uberX is rolling into your city today at noon! Between the awesome dining experiences, endless outdoor activities, and local microbreweries, we just couldn’t stay away. Now, with the push of a button, Portlanders can request a convenient, safe, and affordable ride.
Whether you’re shopping in the Old Port, or soaking up some culture in the arts district, let Uber be your ride. The best part? To celebrate our arrival, your first five uberX rides are free!
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If you’ve got questions about uberX, we’ve got the answers here! In Portland, ME our ridesharing service, uberX, offers Uber reliability with prices 17% cheaper than a taxi. Our uberX driver partners have mid-range or hybrid vehicles in a variety of colors and styles, with seating for up to four passengers. To maintain the Uber standard you expect, all driver partners must undergo Uber’s rigorous screening process. In order to be an uberX partner in Maine, drivers must pass:
- A stringent background check
- A driving history check
- Ongoing quality controls
As always, your safety remains our highest priority. All Uber rides are backed by our insurance policy, and you will always have the option to rate every driver to help ensure the highest quality experience. Sounds great, right? Sign up now and see for yourself!
If you don’t see uberX at first, don’t worry! Since Uber just arrived on the scene, there may be times when availability is limited. Just refresh your Uber app after a few minutes to request a ride and you’ll be on your way. Uber’s most reliable coverage in your area can be found here, but will be rapidly expanding around The Forest City.
Start enjoying your free uberX rides today! Questions? Shoot us an email here. Portland, Maine. Yes. Uber’s good here.
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