Uber have relaunched their UberPOOL experience with smarter pick-up and drop-off points. The new enhanced UberPOOL rides tackles the most annoying part of the service, detours. Previously when using the service detours could be quite long, especially in cities with one-way streets. Now Uber will highlight a ‘smart pick-up point’, usually on a main road, to help cut down on dreaded detours.
To promote the service Uber have a promotion running until 31st October 2016. Users will receive their next 4 UberPOOL rides for £5 each, when riding in an UberPOOL service area between 6am and 9pm. The UberPOOL service area in London is highlighted on the map below. Any Uber member taking a ride in the London UberPOOL service area will receive the discounted fare.
If your an existing Uber user, open your Uber app and enter POOL4FIVE as the promo code.
If you’re new to Uber use the Uber signup code to get £10 free credit towards your first ride, then signup for the UberPOOL rides promotion.
UberPOOL promotion terms
Valid for your next 4 POOL trips between 6am and 9pm from 4th October to 31st October which start and end in the uberPOOL service area. Promotion code must be applied before the first ride is taken and will be valid for the duration of the promotion period, subject to availability of uberPOOL partners.