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Uber now locks in the fare for your scheduled ride

From Engadget - November 14, 2017

You have long had the option of scheduling Uber rides, but that did not necessarily guarantee your fare.It could cost you a pretty penny if there was a surprise surge at the time you hopped in the car.That wo not be an issue going forward -- Uber is now locking in fares when you book a ride at least an hour in advance.The price you see is what you will pay at the end, even if traffic snarls would have resulted in paying more.This could be more than a little helpful if you are booking a ride to the airport, or expect to travel downtown during rush hour and would rather not pay extra for the privilege.

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