If you are not yet familiar with Uber Philippines, it is an app that connects riders to drivers, the latter providing a comfortable ride for the former. Let’s say you’re in Mactan-Cebu International Airport and you wanna go to SM Seaside City. You just open your Uber app and book a ride. That’s it! The process is pretty simple, right?
Well, let’s get to the great news that Uber Philippines announced yesterday. What do you think it is? Are you excited to know?
Uber Philippines Celebrates Cebu
For being the world’s leading ridesharing app, Uber Philippines wants to celebrate and what better way to celebrate it is to launch a campaign for Cebuano riders. They call it #CelebratingCebu.
Starting today, Uber will be giving away the first 5 rides with 50% off for Cebuanos. This promo will run from July 8, 2016 to July 17, 2016. All you need to do is enter the CELEBRATECEBU promo code. That’s awesome!
“We’re bringing Uber’s global thrust to celebrate cities to Cebu, and we couldn’t be more excited about it,” Laurence Cua, Uber Philippines general manager shared. “Cebu is such a dynamic city that pulsates life. It’s culture and heritage are very unique, and that is what we want to highlight through this campaign. We invite every Cebuano rider to book an Uber and explore everything that Cebu has to offer. We’re sure that they’ll fall in love with Cebu all over again.”
Uber Philippines Now Offers Cash Payments For Cebu Riders
Aside from the 50% off on your first 5 rides, you’ll be glad to know that cash payments are now possible with Uber! Cebu is also the first city in the Philippines to have this offer.
“We know that more and more riders in Cebu are choosing Uber because of its safe, affordable, and convenient rides,” enthused Uber Philippines General Manager Laurence Cua. “We hope the introduction of new payment options, like cash, will give riders more choices to enjoy and pay for their Uber rides.”
Just in case you didn’t know, Uber was launched in Cebu last December 2015.
“Uber is here because Cebu is one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the country. We believe that we can provide Cebuanos with an alternative transportation option that is convenient, comfortable and safe through UberX,” Chua shared.
How to pay cash through Uber Philippines app (UberX)
- First of all, you need to download the app on Google Play or the App Store. Register by entering your email address, cell phone number, or Facebook account. After registration, you’ll be prompted to the app itself (the menu looks like this).
- Choose the cash payment option. If you prefer credit card, that would be fine as well.
- You can now start using UberX! Just key in your destination and book a ride. The app will also show you the name of the driver, his/her photo, and car details. All UberX drivers have professional driving licenses and have undergone a thorough screening process.
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