Uber released a mobile app, Uber Russia, reported the press service of the company.

“Russia has launched a new app, Uber Russia, tailored to users’ needs and market characteristics. From today you can download it from the App Store and Google Play. Investments in Uber Russia, including discounts for users of motivational program for drivers and advertising, next year will exceed 2 billion rubles. All new features, rates and services will be available in Russia Uber and the Uber app over time will be available only abroad. In honor of the release of the new app, users can receive personalized discounts of up to 80%. For this when ordering the Uber trip to Russia, you need to specify the end point of the route. Discounts will not affect the earnings of drivers service compensates for the full cost of the trip at their own expense,” said the company.

The press service explained that the new app uses vector maps instead of raster, so it works best in conditions of slow mobile Internet and the device takes three times less space.

“There were features not in the previous version. Now you can write a comment to the order; add the intermediate addresses when on the road need somewhere to call; to pay with Apple Pay and Google Pay; leave the driver a tip, which will be deducted directly from the card. In addition, Uber Russia is able to recommend alternative landing point, which is a two minute walk to go faster and cheaper. In the coming months will be available and other functions. The transition to the Uber Russia will be easy and transparent. When registering, simply enter the phone number that was tied to Uber and the new Uber app will automatically be added Russia travel history, favorite address associated payment card and e-mail the reports for orders,” — said in the company.

The press service noted that Russia Uber operates in 50 cities across the country, including Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Voronezh, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod (including Dzerzhinsk, Kstovo and Bor), Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-na-Donu, Samara (Togliatti), Sochi, Ufa and Chelyabinsk.

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