The automotive rental program, referred to as Uber Rent, will supply in-app bookings from manufacturers like Avis and Hertz, in accordance with Uber.
Prices will probably be set by the rental firms, Uber mentioned, and it’ll take a minimize of the bookings, just like how touring reserving websites function.
Uber believes it could entice prospects to order leases cars with it by streamlining the expertise with a decluttered look following suggestions from person testing. It additionally mentioned it is going to initially supply a ten% rebate on all bookings with Uber Cash, cash that may be spent on Uber’s app for different purchases. The firm did not say how lengthy the 10% low cost will final for.
Uber’s valet service will launch in DC subsequent month, and Uber mentioned it plans to develop driving cars to prospects nationwide later this yr. The worth for valet service will probably be just like the price of an on-demand trip, in accordance with a spokesman who declined to supply extra specifics.
Uber made the automotive rental announcement throughout an occasion Wednesday that unveiled new merchandise, together with a method to e-book rides to vaccines in its app.