VIDEO: Uber to offer free rides to people seeking COVID-19 vaccination in UAE - GulfToday

VIDEO: Uber to offer free rides to people seeking COVID-19 vaccination in UAE

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Uber, the ride hailing company, in its bid to support UAE’s vaccination drive has come up with a unique offer for all those seeking to get vaccinated in Dubai or Abu Dhabi.

It has announced on Wednesday that from June 22 to July 31 riders will be able to avail two free Uber rides up to Dhs60 each to and from public vaccination centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The rides will be available for the people of all ages and nationalities.

People across Dubai and Abu Dhabi will easily be able to book trips to and from 97 centres using the Uber app.

This includes a number of DHA centres in Dubai, the SEHA Vaccination Centre and other select centres in Abu Dhabi.

Anyone seeking to avail the offer can follow the five simple steps to get a free ride to and from the vaccination centre.

Step 1: Click on URL link received through Uber Channel communication (SMS and Email)

Step 2: Tap on ‘Accept voucher’

Step 3: Voucher details will appear (expiration date, restricted geos list, etc)

Step 4: Voucher will appear on Wallet

Step 5: Navigate to the rides home screen and enter the pick-up/drop-off location for yourself or the person you are booking for. Remember, the trip must start or end at the vaccination centers listed.

The initiative is fully supported by the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai and the Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi as part of the national vaccination drive.


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