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Uber and Emirates partnership to benefit Aussies


Ride-sharing app Uber and Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, have announced an exclusive partnership that will provide Emirates passengers visiting Dubai from select international countries with discounted airport rides. The collaborative offer will see visitors to Dubai from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa avail special offers from Uber on bookings made between 26 September to 10 December 2018.

 

 

To avail the special offers*, travellers will need to book an Emirates Economy Flex or Economy Flex Plus fare on flights from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa to Dubai via the Emirates website, www.emirates.com.au during the promotional period. Economy Flex Plus travellers will get one free ride from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of AED 120 (or AUD $45), while Economy Flex passengers will get 50% off one ride from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of AED 60 (or AUD $22.50).

 

Brooks Entwistle, Uber's Chief International Business Officer commented: "We are delighted to partner with Emirates, one of the world's leading airlines and most respected companies in the travel industry, to offer a seamless fly-and-ride experience for passengers from five participating countries at the push of a button. Emirates and Uber share a truly global footprint, serving millions of customers in hundreds of cities around the world. We also share a commitment to creating opportunities for people to experience more of the world around them with the help of world class customer service and cutting-edge technology.”

 

Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Emirates, said: “We are pleased to announce our partnership with Uber, which will now offer our passengers travelling to Dubai a seamless travel experience and smooth arrival in Dubai, one of the most exciting cities in the world.  Emirates continues to look at evolving customer trends and we will continue to look at innovative ways to provide exceptional services with partners that offer an outstanding customer journey from end-to-end.”

 

Travellers from Australia have even more reason to look forward to their next trip to Dubai with this partnership. The ease and convenience with having an Uber ride from the airport already secured upon purchase of an Emirates flight ticket, means seamless travel is possible, and lasting memories can be made. Visitors travelling to and through Dubai can explore the vibrant city and its many offerings, including year-round sunshine, world-class shopping and exceptional restaurants.   

 

*The offer is valid for both existing and new Uber users.

 


Published: 28 September 2018


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