Uber is set to launch a new way for passengers to get around the world by paying a ride fee.
Called the “black box” ride, the company says passengers can pay for their ride from the app, but will then be given the option to pay cash to be sent to the destination.
Uber has a new payment option available, with riders now able to “pay for a trip from anywhere in the world,” the company said in a statement.
“We’ve never had to charge anyone money before, and the new option will make Uber more accessible to anyone.
It will help us keep people safe and make Uber safer to ride with.
We are also excited to make this the default way to pay for a global ride.”
Uber previously announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of a man in France who was accused of taking over a car and driving it around Paris and Paris-Roubaix before getting into a fight with an Uber driver.
This new ride option will cost customers $15, the Uber spokesperson said.
In April, Uber announced it was launching a new service to allow people to pay to travel from the United States to a destination in another country.
A new feature will allow passengers to pay via cash, with the option of a cashier, a driver, or both.
The app will offer the option as an option when passengers first connect with the app.
Uber says its new payment feature will be available to riders “as soon as the Uber app is available in all regions, including Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Australia.”
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