Uber Offers Free Rides Today Until Wednesday

Uber has become a quick alternative to the over-priced-for-what-you-get, sometimes difficult to find taxis in Toronto as more and more young professionals are turning up at the city’s hottest restaurants and parties in the signature black Uber town car. In case you still haven’t heard, Uber, which launched in Canada earlier this year, partners with limousine companies to access sedans and luxury cars that are between calls. A private driver and town car may be summoned via a mobile application through your Smartphone

Now, beginning today at 6am and continuing through Wednesday, September 26 at 11:59pm, all Toronto Uber TAXI rides requested through the Uber app will be free! All you have to do is fire open your Uber app to enjoy three days of free Uber TAXIs in Toronto.  Users simply tap the TAXI button at the top of the screen, then watch their TAXI arrive in the app, forgo the change-scrambling and hop out free of charge at your destination.

A few important things to keep in mind:

FREE TAXI Week is for local Uber TAXI rides only, so the first $20 of your trip will be FREE (automatically – no code necessary). 

Be patient if your first request isn’t fulfilled. TAXIs will be opening up every few minutes, so keep checking the app.

Monday through Wednesday night, all Uber TAXI rides are FREE up to $20. All other days (including a ride home after midnight on Wednesday) the metered fare + 20% gratuity will be charged to your credit card on file.

FREE  Uber TAXI rides require an Uber account and use of Uber’s iPhone/Android app, or can be ordered through the mobile browser on your BlackBerry or other smart phones.

For more information on TAXI from Uber, click here. For more information on Uber in Toronto, click here.