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After Bike, Uber announces UberWALK : Assistant holds your hand & walks till your destination!

06, Mar 2016 By Akash Jain

Bengaluru: UberWalk will enable users to tap a button and get uber assistant who will help users walk to their destination by holding their hand. It’s a great way to save time and users will be able to browse Facebook & text on WhatsApp freely during the walk.

UberWalk

UberWalk is another big step to help cut the traffic in big cities due to large number of cars and two wheelers. Also with the new Helmet rules around the corner, UberWalk will be very useful for those who doesn’t own helmet or who hate wearing helmet. This also will be helpful for the lazy people who miss their jogging and walk session in the early morning.

The drivers will have their own Wifi hotspots which can be used by the users for free. The app will also show the total distance walked with the amount of calories burnt.

How it Works

  • Choose the UberWalk option in your uber app. Enter the pickup location and request for your ride.
  • Uber will show you the driver’s details straight away with name and photo of the driver.
  • You will be able to share the tracking details with your family and friends through the app.
  • At the end of the trip, you can choose various mode of payments including cash.

International Women’s Day Offer :

With a view of International Women’s Day on 8th March, Uber has announced an offer that using a coupon code ‘WOMEN’ will let them select a Women driver who will hold their hand and drive them till their destination.

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Not limited to just cities :

The UberWalk service will be provided not only in cities but all areas like Water, Desert, Mountains as well. Here are some of the glimpses of the drive in all the areas.

UberWalk in Water :

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UberWalk in Desert :

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UberWalk on Mountain :

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(the author can be followed here on Facebook, Twitter & Allrounder to stay updated with upcoming Uber projects like UberFly & UberMars. The pictures used in the article above, except the UberWALK logo, are taken by photographer Murad Osmann, who travelled the world with unique campaign. You can browse the pictures here : www.instagram.com/muradosmann)