Uber will now take San Diegans into Mexico

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SAN DIEGO – Starting Friday, travelers can take an Uber from San Diego into Mexico.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the new UberPASSPORT option that allows customers to arrange one seamless trip into Tijuana for business or leisure travel.

"While there are many places we could have launched this product, we recognize the importance of the largest border crossing in the world and the unique relationship between San Diego and Tijuana – sister cities whose family, culture and economies are closely linked," Uber released in a statement.

Faulconer took the first UberPASSPORT ride across the San Diego border Thursday.

"UberPASSPORT is a new way to foster cross-border business opportunities by facilitating accessible and reliable transportation from San Diego to Tijuana with the convenience that San Diegans have come to expect from the Uber app," Faulconer said.

Fares range from $90 to $160 depending on where the traveler choose to go in Mexico.

How it works:

  1. Open the Uber app and select PASSPORT option in the vehicle menu
  2. Request a ride - remember to bring all of the required documentation
  3. Get in the UberPASSPORT and cross into Mexico