Till date, downloading the Uber app was the only way to book a cab. But, Uber is trying hard to gain a significant market share in India to compete with its rival Ola and it has come up with an easy way to book a cab.
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Uber seems to be geared up to make it easy for the first time users by letting them book a cab even without an app and an Uber account. Well, it is possible to book an Uber cab using the webpage.
The registration process to book a cab from the web app is pretty simple. Take a look at the steps from the slider below to know how you can book a cab without the Uber app.
Use the Uber webpage to book a cab
To book an Uber cab without an app, you need to go to the webpage and hit the 'Start Riding' option. This will start the booking process. Then, it will ask your phone number to contact you regarding the booking.
Give the necessary permission
Once you give your contact details, the webpage will ask you to grant the permission to access information. Then, you will be redirected to the booking page.
Booking a ride is too simple
After giving your contact details, the webpage will show you the nearest cab with the 'Book a Ride' option at the bottom. Book a cab and get the details of the cab and the driver with the option to call the driver or cancel the ride.
You can cancel the ride for free
The cancellation charges of a booked cab is same as the Uber app. You can cancel the ride you have booked within five minutes without any cancellation fee.
There's no choice of cabs
Unlike the Uber app, the Dial page does not let you choose between the cab categories such as UberPool, Uber Go, and UberX. It just shows you the nearest cab. You need to download the app to get the estimated arrive time of the cab, the cab fare, minimum fare and estimated total fare.