If you're sick and tired of taking the metro's "laughable" and "dilapidated" public transpo or you're an Uber user who's looking to spend less but still avail of its services, you might want to consider using UberHop. It's Uber's new service that allows commuters traveling to the same area to just carpool! It's also Uber's step to achieving its goal of making transportation easier by getting more people into fewer cars.
To use UberHop, you need to upgrade to the app's newest version. Only then can you choose from a number of pick-up and drop-off points and be paired with a driver and five other commuters. Afterwards it'll direct you to a pick-up spot, which is walking distance from where you are. You'll also need to walk a few blocks from the drop-off point to your final destination. All that for the introductory price of $1.58 (P75).
It's possible that your route isn't available yet on UberHop, but it will be eventually. Right now there's a trial route in Makati and Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, and the service runs from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 4 to 9 p.m.
Note though that UberHop is only for solo commuters, meaning you can't book an UberHop for you and your friends. If you're a group, you might as well do the usual and book a ride for all of you to be together. Anyway, you'll be splitting the fare too.
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