Uber Eats is eliminating its $4.99 flat price delivery price in favor of a various price based on distance, in accordance to CNET. Fees can be cheaper the nearer the client is to the restaurant, and costlier the farther away they’re. Uber’s “reserving” fees now vary from $2 to $8, and a sliding “Max Reserving Payment” filter lets clients determine how a lot they need to pay.
Beforehand with the $4.99 flat price, Uber Eats had been identified to be barely costlier in contrast to different food-delivery apps like Seamless or Grubhub, through which delivery fees range and are set by the restaurant. With this new transfer, Uber Eats is now ready to compete by providing eating places with decrease, or in some circumstances, no delivery fees. Though, with surge pricing that would drive up prices throughout high-volume hours, different companies may nonetheless be cheaper.
Uber Eats has been testing out the brand new fees in a number of US cities over the previous couple of months, and the corporate reviews that over half of all orders had reserving fees that price lower than $4.99. The characteristic is now rolling out to all US cities beginning at the moment.