Uber currency

Old Jul 28, 15, 8:52 pm
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Uber currency

Hello, afaik Uber deals in USD. However when I look at the fare estimator for example in HKG a 20km trek comes up as 156-206$.

Does the estimator quote in local currency?
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Old Jul 28, 15, 9:23 pm
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Originally Posted by hearna View Post
Hello, afaik Uber deals in USD. However when I look at the fare estimator for example in HKG a 20km trek comes up as 156-206$.

Does the estimator quote in local currency?
Yes, and you also pay in a local currency which then gets converted by your bank.
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Old Jul 29, 15, 7:00 am
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Originally Posted by hearna View Post
Hello, afaik Uber deals in USD. However when I look at the fare estimator for example in HKG a 20km trek comes up as 156-206$.

Does the estimator quote in local currency?
Uber's a US-based company, but their pricing and charges are in local currency. If you quoted a trip for London, it would be in UK Pounds.
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Old Jul 30, 15, 8:50 am
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Yes they charge in local currency.

So if you're using Uber overseas, be sure to use a credit card without a foreign transaction fee.
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