Uber Just Slashed Prices in 100 American Cities

Tomorrow: Taxi drivers slash Uber tires in 100 American cities

By The Editors

Uber Just Slashed Prices in 100 American Cities
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13 January 2016

Between travel expenses, an upgraded gym membership and the small fortune you just spent on presents to remind your family you still love them, your coin purse might be cinched a little tighter than usual this month.

Good thing someone’s looking out for you.

That someone is Uber, who just chopped prices in more than 100 cities across North America in a bid to get customers to brave the cold and take some discounted rides.

The company has employed this tactic in the past and says the seasonal price cuts may change or even be eliminated entirely, depending on the effectiveness of the initiative. They’ll also guarantee January earnings for drivers to make sure no one gets left out in the cold.

Starting off 2016 in a cab probably won’t help the state of your Fitbit, but with the return of the polar vortex brewing, it’ll help your state of mind.

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