Uber Luxury is Uber’s high-end on-demand ride-share offering. It is Uber’s most upscale ride service with top-rated professional drivers behind the wheels of top-of-the-line luxurious vehicles.
About Uber Luxury
Uber Luxury, popularly referred to as Uber Lux, is as luxurious as on-demand private car rides can get. The company marketed the offering as one suitable for occasions when you want to splurge and enjoy ludicrously fancy blank cars. The availability of the service is limited to only a select few cities across Uber’s entire consumer market.
Where is the Uber Luxury offering available?
As mentioned above, this ride-share alternative is highly exclusive and is available in an extremely limited number of cities.
You can check its availability by looking at your Uber app or visiting your city’s webpage on Uber’s website. If your city is part of the markets offering this service, you will be able to see the option in the list of rides you can request.
How can I book an Uber Luxury ride?
If available in your city, requesting a Lux ride is the same as booking any standard Uber trip.
- Go to the mobile app
- Enter your drop-off location in the “Where to?” bar and your pick-up address as well
- From the available ride types, select “Uber Lux” and proceed by confirming your addresses
- Tap “Confirm Lux”
- Select or add a mode of payment as per your preference. By default, Uber Cash will be used as your payment method until you specify otherwise
- Upon confirmation, the app will reflect the information of your ride and driver. You can track your ride on the map of your app
Can I schedule this type of ride for a later date?
Yes, Uber’s exclusive “Schedule for later” riding option is available for Uber Luxury. With this feature, riders can book a Luxury ride up to 30 days prior to the actual date of the trip. This enables the rider to plan out their trip well in advance and has no additional charges.
To request a ride for later:
- Select “Schedule a trip”
- You need to enter a date and time for the trip and confirm by clicking “Set pick-up time”
- Now, enter the destination and pick-up locations in the provided bars
- From the available ride options, select Uber Lux and add your payment option
- Proceed by selecting “Schedule Uber Lux”
Which vehicles are part of the Uber Lux fleet?
When you put a request for an Uber Luxury trip, you can expect to ride in one of the following car models or vehicles in the same league as the ones mentioned below:
- Porsche Cayenne
- BMW 5-series
- Audi A8
- Cadillac Escalade
- Bentley four-door models
- Land Rover
- Jaguar XJ or XJR
- Porsche Panamera
- Rolls Royce Phantom
- Lexus LX or LS
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class
- Range Rover Evoque
- Maserati Ghibli
- Lincoln Navigator
- Maybach four-door models
- Mercedes-Benz G-Class
- Tesla Model S
- BMW 7-series
- Rolls Royce Ghost
Additionally, if the stars are in your favor, you may as well be able to ride in a legacy vehicle. These are vintage car models that are maintained in pristine working condition and still enjoy high demand.