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Uber Offers Free Rides To SA Users This Week

South African Uber users are in for a treat this week as the transport app company announces a new promo with VW.




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Uber is already taking over the world, so it seems, so why not give a little something back to its faithful supporters? Uber has announced that it will be offering free Uber rides in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban from 2 – 8 March 2015. The reason is also to celebrate the launch of the new Volkswagen up!

Some may even be chauffeured by celebrities like Sureshnie Rider or Jonathan Boynton-Lee who will be making surprise appearances as Uber up! drivers during the campaign period.

How it works:

  1. Sign up for Uber and download the free application here.
  2. Enter the promo code: UBERUP to unlock the unique UberUp view.
  3. Toggle over to the VW icon, and request a ride as per normal.
  4. A Volkswagen up! will arrive at the user’s destination within minutes.

Terms and conditions:

  1. Available only in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban.
  2. The service is available for request between 13h00 – 21h00 on weekdays and from 15h00 – 23h00 on weekends from Monday 2 – Sunday 8 March.
  3. Trips can be maximum of 20 minutes in duration or 20km in distance.
  4. Users will be limited to two free Uber trips in the Volkswagen up! during the campaign period.
  5. Maximum three passengers in one vehicle.

By following Volkswagen South Africa and Uber on social media, clues can be found as to when the celebrities are likely to make surprise appearances as Uber drivers.

Twitter: @VolkswagenSA | @Uber_CT | @Uber_Joburg | @Uber_Durban

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