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Can Uber set a round trip fare?

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3436 Rider Driver Driver
 Posted 2 years, 8 months ago

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     1 year ago

    Why would anyone think you can do roundtrips on an Uber?  That doesn't even make sense.  Just book twice.

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      101 Rider
       1 year ago

      Maybe for discounts?

      Maybe for fastfood takeouts?

      i mean, there definitely are times when you think about roundtrips.  

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       1 year ago

      It does make sense if someone is just picking up something or someone. Ex: Person picking up a young child whom can not ride by their self, or person just needing to run in and pick up an already signed document from a doctor,  office, you forgot your ID needed to enter an event but have a close-by,  safe & free parking spot, etc.  So there are in fact many reasons why a round trip from Uber can be deemed necessary and useful.

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        1201 Driver Rider Guru
         1 year ago

        Great point!   I should probably clarify that in my response.  In cases like those, the passenger could ask for the driver to wait, so such a round trip would technically be considered as a "single ride" in the eyes of Uber.  This way, it would be much cheaper as he or she wouldn't be stuck with two flags too (initial) fees. 

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      1134 Rider
       1 year ago

      Going out of a supported region and worried about getting home?

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     1 year ago

    Dont' they kind of do this now?  Multiple destination thing.

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       1 year ago

      well, sorta depends on how you define roundtrip.  if you are going somewhere and immediatley turning back, sure you can do that.

      but when do you ever do that?  picking up chinese?

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     2 years ago

    You can message or call your assigned driver en route and advise them that it will be an xx minute wait with round trip, and why.

    I have never had an issue, and it has always worked out.