When you look up the fare estimates for Uber in Malacca, Melaka Tengah, Malaysia - it looks fairly familiar.
There is a base fare, a charge per mile and a charge per minute.
It looks like the pricing structure you know well from all the miles you have logged in Malacca cabs.
But Uber Fare Estimator actually uses a bit different pricing model.
Uber taxis in Malacca charge riders per mile when moving, and per minute when idling.
Even so, Uber rates do beat cab fares in Malacca.
It's also important to note that you don't have to tip your Uber taxi driver. And most people do tip their Malacca taxi driver.
If you add a tip of 20% to the Malacca cab fares, Uber looks like an even better deal and beats out other Malacca taxis' prices.