Ola, Uber offer free services to Mumbaikars, type promo code 'MUMBAIRAINS' on your phone

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 30, 2017, 07:03 AM(IST)

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Uber has introduced free UberPool rides for the people of Mumbai. Mumbai riders can avail the free pool rides by typing in the promo code "MUMBAIRAINS" in the Promo Section option. || ||Ola, on the other hand, has introduced free shuttle services for every Mumbai citizen eliminating the need of booking.

Amid heavy downpour in Mumbai which has disrupted life in India's financial capital, Ola and Uber have announced free rides and other concessions to the riders. 

Uber has introduced free UberPool rides for the people of Mumbai. Mumbai riders can avail the free pool rides by typing in the promo code "MUMBAIRAINS" in the Promo Section option. Promo Section option can be accessed by opening the Uber app and selecting the Payments option. 

Ola, on the other hand, has introduced free shuttle services for every Mumbai citizen. The riders do not even need to book cabs for availing the Ola service.

The company will connect people to Powai Hiranandani - Bhayander via Western Express Highway, Bandra Kurla Complex - Bhayandar via Western Express Highway, Domestic Airport - Thane side via JVLR & then Eastern Express, Lower Parel, Currey Road - Thane via Lalbaugh Parel Central Route, Goregaon Hub Mall: Vasai via Western Express Highway.

Also, both the service providers have suspended surge prices. 

The highest recorded rainfall since 2005 has paralysed the transportation system in and around the city. 

Incessant downpour lashed Mumbai city police on Tuesday with citizens abandoning their cars as water submerged several vehicles. (WION)

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