Uber Is Offering Rs 5 Lakh Seamless Insurance For Every Rider Without Charging Single Penny

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Uber now offering free insurance of Rs. 5 lakhs for riders in Indian cities through Bharti AXA General Insurance and Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited. Safety is one of the crucial problems in recent times and not just in normal routine life but in each and every industry. Uber is making all the necessary efforts to fulfill every aspect of this field. Just some days back we had intimated to all our readers that Uber has decided to come up with a new security feature, among others, where it will send a 4-digit OTP verification code to the cab riders.

New trend in travel insurance? Complimentary insurance as a value-add, instead of charging small amounts (Indian Railways, Ola..). Companies like Uber and OYO have started offering free insurance for their transportation and hospitality customers.

Uber, which operates in over 40 Indian cities, has partnered with Bharti AXA General Insurance to provide insurance for car rides and with Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited for auto and moto rides. What do you think about that?

Ride-hailing giant Uber said it will offer free insurance to its riders in case of accidents while on a trip across categories such as cars, autos and motorcycles.

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“We engage closely with our riders and our focus is on ensuring a smooth and safe experience for them. We already offer insurance for our driver-partners, and we are confident that this development will give riders a greater sense of security and assurance when they take an Uber ride,” Uber Head of Central Operations for India and South Asia Pavan Vaish said.

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The company, however, did not comment on the average number of rides taken on its platform in a day. In August last year, Uber had announced that it had completed one billion rides in India and South Asia in five years.

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This initiative is likely introduced to help reduce riders’ one of the biggest safety issues, when Uber drivers start a ride without the passenger boarding. This latest feature comes in shortly after the company introduced a few safety features in India.

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