Get around Brooklyn for $8 or less with a special holiday discount for uberPOOL rides through the end of 2016, and the first ride is FREE. Rides must be eight miles or less for the $8 or less price deal.
So, while you can’t go from Brooklyn Heights to Coney Island for $8, you can carpool between Bushwick and Park Slope, Williamsburg and Red Hook, or Crown Heights and Greenpoint all day, every day, any day, including weekends, with no surge pricing, for $8 or less, to shop, see friends or a concert.
If you’ve never tried uberPOOL before, the good news is first-timers get a FREE first ride. Just download or open the Uber app, go to the Promotions tab, and apply the promo code BBPOOL Your first uberPOOL ride will be free. Restrictions apply: valid on uberPOOL only, up to $20, valid in NYC only, expires 12/31/16.
- In Manhattan, get FREE carpool rides from Gett through December 5th, after which they’ll be $3. Details here about the new Gett Together rideshare program. .
Sharing, as they say in an uberPOOL, is saving. Here’s how it works:
- Open your app and select uberPOOL.
- Enter your destination—you’ll see your low upfront fare in the app.
- Request! You’ll be matched with others headed your way.
Thanks to BrooklynBased for alerting NYCONTHECHEAP to this great way to enjoy Brooklyn on the Cheap.
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