Uber is available in Lima, Peru with increasing number of drivers. It is getting more and more famous as drivers can earn extra money by setting own schedule and allowing the app to lead the way.
It is very easy to get started to drive with Uber in Lima. All you need to do is to sign up with Uber via online, share some certain necessary documents, get the app and you are all set to go. There are a few vehicle options for Uber in Lima. The most common one is none other than UberX, the low cost Uber. This is the most demanded or favored service in Uber. If you wish to drive with Uber in this category, you must fulfill certain requirements. You car must not be older than ten years, must be a 4-door car, 4-seated passengers with functional seat belts and no caps or taxi marks. Many car models fall into this category such as Audi A6, Q3 and S5, Brilliance BS6, V5 and H530, Chang’an Honor and Supervan, Chevrolet Astra and Corsa, Citroen C3, Dodge Durango, Ford Escape, Fiesta and Focus, Honda Accord and Civic, Hyundai Accent, Crete, Elantra, Getz, Matrix and Sonata, Kia Carnival, Optima, Picanto and Pride, Mazda CX5 and Mazda2, Mini Cooper, Mitsubishi Colt, Lancer and Outlander, Nissan Almera and Frontier, Renault Laguna and Stepway, Subaru Legacy, Suzuki Swift and Forenza and Toyota Camry and Corolla.
The higher category in Uber is UberBLACK, which is Uber’s premium service. Driving in this category means that you will receive better payment for each trip. Therefore, the requirements will be higher as compared to the requirement to drive UberX. In order to be qualified for this category, your car must be a sedan or van that is not older than three years, equipped with air conditioner, electric windows and functional seat belts and no caps or taxi marks. In addition, there must be complimentary water provided on all trips. You, as the driver, must dress up with formal clothing. Some popular car models in this category include Alfa Romeo 159, Hyundai Sonata, Jeep Compass and Patriot, Kia Sorento and Sportage, Mazda6, Mercedes Benz C-class, Porsche Cayenne and Toyota Land Cruiser.
The new category, UberVAN was launched in April this year in Lima. All vehicles with 7 seats or more and meet the requirements to handle with uberX will now be able to receive orders from UberVAN. Some popular vehicle models include Honda Odyssey, Ford Explorer, Mazda Family, Nissan Patrol, Toyota Highlander and Land Cruiser, Great Wall Hover, Kia Carnival and Hyundai Terracan.
In Lima, there is also another category called UberPOOL. There are many benefits as you will have more passengers and more trips with a shorter waiting time. For riders, this type of service is very attractive because the cost is lower as it is a shared ride between several riders. Most importantly, it is environment friendly by sharing trips as there will be more people in lesser number of cars. Thus, the traffic in Lima can be reduced.