Uber Technologies launched its speedboat service in Croatia coast

Crew members from UberBOAT stand on a boat at the Adriatic sea on the island of Solta, Croatia, June 30, 2017. Antonio Bronic/REUTERS

Vastavam web:  Uber Technologies Inc launched its speedboat service in Croatia on Friday, connecting major tourist spots along the country’s Adriatic coast. UberBOAT, which offers speedboats for up to 12 people, has already been tested in Istanbul and Miami among other locations, and will operate in Croatia during the summer tourist season.

The service will be available, via the Uber app, from the cities of Split and Dubrovnik in the southern Adriatic as well as from the island of Hvar. The price of hiring a speed boat for up to eight people to travel from Split to Hvar, for example, will cost 2,600 kuna ($400).”UberBOAT offers two different services – transfer between the mainland and the island or speed boat rent for half-day or whole-day trips … There is no possibility to stay overnight on the boat nor to hire the boat without captain and sailors,” Uber said in a statement.

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