A Luxurious Way to Get Around Downtown Jacksonville

Posted by Round Table Realty on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 at 11:11am.

Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carlos-pacheco/8749899141/Uber, a luxury taxi service, recently debut in Jacksonville as an alternative way to get around the city. This service provides more than just a regular taxi. Not only can you use the Uber app to ensure you get picked up and dropped off when you want, but they provide luxuries you may desire.

Some of the highlights of this luxury service include:

  • Uber holds all vehicles and drivers to a higher standard throughout the approval process
  • No more taxi-hailing! It's all done with the Uber app, which allows you to see where available taxies are on a map, in real-time.
  • After you choose the car you want, you will receive information about the driver, the car and other information not visible to anybody else.
  • No need to wait outside for the cab because your driver will call when they get close.
  • You don't have to worry about paying the driver because it's all done through your phone.
  • You don't have to worry about paying more if you get caught in a traffic jam because rates are based on distance.

Uber brings many benefits to the downtown area including:

  • Arrive quickly and in style to any business meeting without worrying about the weather.
  • Quickly catch a ride home when it's not safe for you to drive.
  • Free rides are provided during the Florida/Georgia weekend and other bit events.
  • An alternative to walking or other types of public transportation.

Uber will be serving the entire Jacksonville area and will include many vehicles very soon. Currently, they have launched in the city with a limited fleet, but plan to add many more vehicles very soon.

Along with the regular rate luxury taxis, they provide flat rates for the following two routes:

  • Central Jacksonville to JAX Airport - $60
  • JAX Airport to Beach Cities - $80

Many other flat rate trips will also be added with the new vehicles. For more information, visit their website here, https://www.uber.com/cities/jacksonville.

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