The Diário Notícias tried yesterday the new service of Uber in Madeira. Between 1 pm and 2 pm we made two trips, one in each direction, between the Piornais and Praça do Mar. In both cases, they were the first trips for both the two drivers, both were Venezuelan and both with new vehicles rented to the operator, received yesterday morning in Porto do Caniçal.
In the Piornais-Praça do Mar direction the amount debited was 5.73 euros. In the opposite way, the price charged was 7.74 euros. The distance covered was about 5 km each way, and in both cases the trip took about 10 minutes.