Uber Launches At Palm Springs to Coincide With Coachella.
Uber has plans to be out at full power in Palm Springs with a large mass of vehicle during the up coming weekends for both Choachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, announced the company on Thursday.
The ever growing ridesharing service commented that it would provide vehicles for festival-foes from all of its available sources. Uber said the festival, which is supposed to begin during the fest weekend of April 11, will be its grand debut into the company official launching into the Coachella Valley.
UberX drivers had become available in Palms Springs since the past year, but its official launching this month will mark it down as the true entrance for UberBlack and UberSUV. Furthermore, Uber went on to say that it would be dropping the price of its Uberx service within the area, making it more cheaper then taxi rides, by 25%.
April 11 to April 28 will also have the Uberstretch made available as well. A special version of Uber that allows users to hail limousine riders through the use of their mobile devices.
Users will be able to request a ride to the festival by simply using the Uber application throughout the Palm Spring location. Uber drivers will take them towards the festival designated drop-off area in Lot 1C near the corner of Avenue 49 and Monroe Street. Leaving the festival, users will have to head towards the company’s lounge before being able to request for a ride to pick them up. The Uber Lounge will also be located at Lot 1C
Beside providing rides throughout the Palm Springs area, Uber commented that users can also request flat-rate rides toward Coachella Valley from as far as Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. UberX rides will cost up to $149 from Los Angeles, $129 for a ride from Orange County and lastly $199 from San Diego. Rides will also be made available through UberBlack and Uber SUV
User can also use the code UberALLACCESS for a one in a life time chance to unlock some specials that will be made available during the festival weekends of April 11 to 13 as well as April 18 to 20. Some of these specials will also include rides and meet and greet with some of the hottest festival artist around.