Here’s How to Avoid Uber’s Price Surge Tonight

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Anyone that’s gone out on New Year’s Eve knows how much trouble it can be to get a cab. Uber users also know that prices can surge up to seven times the normal rate during the busiest times.

To appease its more price-conscious users, the ridesharing company has shared tips on how to avoid price-surged fees so that they can continue enjoying the New Year without breaking the bank.

The company wrote:

“On New Year’s Eve, everyone is looking for rides at exactly the same times. We expect the highest demand—and fares—between 12:30 and 2:30 AM. For the most affordable rides, request right when the ball drops at midnight or wait until later for prices to return to normal.”

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