Flywheel goes after Uber with $10 rides on New Year’s Eve in four cities

New Year’s Eve is the biggest night of the year, with Uber alone saying it plans to complete 2 million rides. But it’s going to cost you — New Year’s Eve is notorious for high surge pricing, and lots of people are going to be looking for alternatives. Flywheel, an app for booking regular taxis using your smartphone, is offering one: $ 10 flat-rate rides in San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, and Sacramento. From 8 p.m. Wednesday until 3 a.m. Thursday, you can get you to your destination at a cost that is likely less than its rivals.

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