Request: Allow your phone's GPS to determine your pickup location or set it yourself by typing in an address. A map will show you the nearest Uber cars. Type in your destination and Uber will give you and estimated fare.
Wait: Upon dispatch you will receive a text with your driver's name, rating and arrival time. A second text is sent once your driver has arrived.
Ride: Uber's black sedans or SUVs seat four to six people and are available 24 hours a day.
Pay: The credit card you stored on file is automatically charged. So there's not need for cash, not even for tips.
Rate: Rate your driver on a 0 to 5 star scale.
Rides start with a $6.00 base fare and charge either $2.75 per mile for speeds over 11 mph or $0.65 per minute if you're stuck and traffic and forced to travel under 11 mph.
Uber offers transportation in 32 cities across four continents.