It is no surprise to anyone that the massive increase in the cost of fuel affects all areas of our society. From displacements of varied loads to transport applications used by people for short trips,
Following this premise, the 99, with the initiative 99 Zero Rate, will be available on Fridays of this month, February 11th, 18th and 25thand will work from 4pm to 10pm. All cities covered by the app’s services will benefit from this action in order to help drivers in a period when ethanol has increased 47.49% and the gasoline, 62.23%.
The great advantage is that, during these days and times, the fees will be completely zeroed.
Another attitude taken was to offer a readjustment of 8% on earnings that drivers get in the app. The new mileage value will be R$ 1.35, and BRL 6.50 will be the minimum value found in a short run.
Adjustment to drivers’ earnings will not affect the final price
After this definitely positive news for professionals who work daily on the platform, passengers were concerned, as they thought that 99 would pass on these new costs to customers. Yet, the company stated that these adjustments will not affect the final price charged to the user. .
The package “More Earnings 99“, which will have other benefits for drivers – such as the one entitled “Congestion Rate”which provides a bonus of BRL 0.10 per minute for those who are stopped for more than 5 minutes in heavy traffic, for up to 15 minutes in a row – very common in all Brazilian capitals, especially during the so-called “peak hours”.
This fee will be available for up to four times on the same day, and the values may be different in the following cities: Campinas (SP), Londrina (PR), Brasília (DF), São Paulo and Natal, RN).
The time this benefit will be active will be between 8 am and 10 am, or of 4pm to 6pm. The bonus will be available if a speed lower than 5 km/h is detected.
Last but not least, the so-called “Gain by Detachment“.
Additional money will be received if the driver has to pick up a passenger over a distance of two kilometers – counted from the starting point at which the driver accepted the ride.
This was not the first time that the company offered some advantages to its partners.
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