Uber have been charging their customers extra to get home in the ❄️ snow.

A London street map sits on a smartphone using the Uber Technologies Inc. ride-hailing service smartphone app in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Uber will be regulated in European Union countries as a transport company after the bloc’s top court rejected its claim to be a digital service provider, a decision that could increase legal risks for other gig-economy companies including Airbnb. Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Uber seems to be making the most of the terrible weather – its latest price hike has hit passengers with as much as five times the usual fare.

Train services across the country were cancelled tonight while traffic clogged up major routes throughout the UK.

And as a result, Uber’s surge pricing is kicking in with dramatic effect.

Disappointed Uber customers have taken to social media to express their disgust at the increase.

Richard Silcock tweeted that despite there being no snow where he lives he was still being charged an additional £8.31 for a journey that should have only cost him £4.89.

The hell is up with @Uber and today’s ridiculous surcharge. £13.20 for less then a 10 min drive… Don’t tell me it’s due to the snow.

 

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