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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New to Uber?
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.
Team Uber Maine
We are excited to surpass the 100th city mark by welcoming two Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, to the UberEATS family. From Atlanta to Warsaw, people have truly embraced this easy and reliable way to discover the food they love at the push of a button. Whether that’s an Indian inspired samosa, a good old-fashioned American burger or Vietnamese pho, people in 27 countries are using UberEATS to get a taste of the world’s flavors at the push of a button.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–