Uber reveals Indonesians' traveling trends, insights in 2017

Ni Nyoman Wira

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta

Jakarta, posted: Wed, January 3, 2018 | 04:41 pm

An Uber driver on his way to drop off a customer in West Jakarta. An Uber driver in Bandung, West Java, broke the record for the highest number of trips --13 -- during rush hour on New Year’s Eve.(JP/Seto Wardhana.)

About 1,322 Indonesians welcomed 2018 by using Uber.

According to an official release, it outstripped the competition by a country mile in Jakarta. Meanwhile, a driver in Bandung, West Java, broke the record for the highest number of trips -- 13 -- during rush hour on New Year’s Eve.

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Uber also revealed Indonesians’ traveling trends and insights in 2017. It said that the most popular time to order an Uber trip in Indonesia is on Fridays at 5 p.m., right after working hours. Meanwhile in Jakarta, residents and visitors mostly use the service on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

The US-based ride-sharing app also listed five popular traveling destinations among their customers in Jakarta, namely Bandung in West Java, Surabaya in East Java, Bali, Singapore and Yogyakarta. (asw)

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Editor's note:

Paragraph three in this article as well as the title have been corrected.

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