There is good news for those who use Uber and WhatsApp. Now you will be able to book your Uber ride from WhatsApp. Uber and WhatsApp on Thursday announced a partnership to allow people in the country to book travel through WhatsApp. In this regard, Uber said, “Starting this week, we are launching a new service that will give people the option to book an Uber cab through an official Uber WhatsApp chatbot. Riders can now download or download the Uber app. will not need to be used.
Uber APAC Senior Director (Business Development) Nandini Maheshwari said, “We want to make it as easy as possible for all Indians to travel with Uber, and to do that, we need to connect with them on the platforms they connect with. They are comfortable. Our partnership with WhatsApp is for just this purpose, which will provide a new way for commuters to ride through a simple, seamless and reliable channel.”
Will this facility be available everywhere in India?
At present, it is being started in Lucknow on a pilot project basis. The company said that it will soon be launched in other Indian cities.
Will the Uber app no longer be required to book a cab?
To this, the company has said that with this integration with WhatsApp, riders will no longer need to download or use the Uber app. “Everything from user registration, booking of rides and receiving travel receipts to WhatsApp chat interface will be closed,” it added.
How will this work?
If you use WhatsApp, you can book an Uber cab through the app in one of three ways – by sending a message to Uber’s business account number, scanning the QR code, and opening an Uber WhatsApp chat by clicking on a link directly. By doing Doing so will ask you to indicate pick-up and drop-off. Uber said you’ll get fare information in advance of the driver’s arrival time.