In the field of ride-hailing apps across the globe, it’s no doubt that Uber is the most popular brand. For instance, letting the numbers speak, close to 3.5 million people are said to have used their services in London for the last 90 days. However, following the decision by London officials to suspend Uber license in the city, these riders will have to choose alternative ride-hailing apps to reach their destinations. New York also has a population of 3.5 million people who use the services of Uber. As for the New Yorkers, they may require alternatives in case of demands during peak hours which often results in surging prices. According to Citymapper head of communications Andrew MacDougall, he says that the demand depends on the part of the city you hail from. Citymapper is currently in operation in over 40 cities across the US and around the world. This article provides some alternatives for London and New York.
In London, there is a service known as the Kabbee. At the moment, this is a service that can connect Londoners to over 70 licensed minicab fleets that are located in the United Kingdom. This is a service that deals will all sorts of services ranging from sustainable cabs to luxury cars. Ordering the cab is quite simple as a user has to type in the details of the journey. This is followed by a quote from the service that includes all the options available. With this service, you can reserve a ride by 90 days in advance with the service accepting payments using three ways. You can pay for their services through the app, through a credit card or you can just opt to pay the driver cash. The average wait for a car from this service is approximately seven minutes. With this service, the prices never surge. The company’s spokeswoman said that their services are 50 percent cheaper compared their competitors.
This is a service that is available in over 100 cities in Europe. The service is also available in London and New York. The app works by connecting riders with black cabs. According to statistics, you’ll have to wait for less than five minutes for a ride. The spokeswoman for the company said that you should expect to pay less than $20 for a London trip. Other services that you can consider include Mytaxi, Lyft, Curb, and Via.