Rider Tales: On-Demand Romance
photo: Clara Smith
We at Uber certainly aren’t relationship counselors. However, we’ve been known from time to time to ease some domestic tensions with On-Demand romance! Uber’s a great way to show you care. Here’s a recent Uber relationship-saver straight from the rider:
My girlfriend and I had our six month anniversary. Now I’ve never celebrated anything but yearly anniversaries, but apparently she had a very different notion of the significance of “6 months.” Crazy, I know–and I didn’t get the memo. So, I ended up in some rather hot water having little/nothing planned for the occasion.
I quickly OpenTable’d a nice dinner rez and opened up the Uber app. Steve (our Uber driver) arrived in six minutes. He opened the door and was unbelievably professional. My girlfriend was pretty impressed. I mean the power shift was pretty spectacular. I went from [*expletive*] to Casanova in like five minutes. We had a nice dinner downtown and used Uber to get home for a “happy, happy ending.” You’ve got me for life.
Ha! Well congrats on pulling through at the last minute (*Ladies, Uber does not condone last minute romantic gestures, we’re simply glad we could help). [User that we cannot name] :) enjoy your free ride for sharing such a great, and happy, Uber experience. For the rest of you, keep in mind that Valentine’s day is just around the corner (wink, wink).
**Yes, we received permission to post this personal story.
If you’ve had an awesome Uber experience, let us know! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with details and you may get some credits dropped into your account.
As a data-driven company, we understand the power of information for communities. Since day one, our mission has been to connect people with reliable rides through the use of data and technology. As our footprint has grown throughout the years, so has our ability to use the Uber network in different ways. Starting today and […]
Today, we are excited to announce that Uber will give $5.5M to support a new robotics faculty chair as well as three fellowships at CMU. This gift is part of a partnership we announced earlier this year. In addition, we’re pumped to be part of a growing innovation ecosystem in Pittsburgh that includes world leading research institutions and companies, as well as an increasing number of start-ups.