A Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Dust off your green gear and that ‘Kiss Me I’m Irish’ t-shirt (we know you have one), St. Patrick’s Day has arrived. And since there’s no better time of the year to release your inner Irish, here are 4 tips to help you paint the town green:

Tip 1: A Festive Meal

Enjoy a delicious, Irish-themed breakfast to set the tone for the day. Whether you’re feasting with friends on a traditional dish (black pudding and all), adding a few drops of green colouring to your pancake batter, or enjoying a simple bowl of Lucky Charms—start the festivities early on!

Want to go full-Irish? Up your game with a ride to these restaurants/pubs across the city and taste their traditional Irish plates: Hurley’s, McKibbin’s, Burgundy Lion, Ye Olde Orchard or Fiddler’s Green.


Tip 2: Share Your Ride

Sharing a ride is the way to go on St. Paddy’s Day. Split the fare with your friends and keep those coins where they belong… in your pot of gold. 

Ride uberXL if your crew is more than 4. If you’re flying solo to your next stop (or with 1 other person), ride uberX. Or take uberSELECT if you want to arrive in-style at the pub!


Tip 3: Estimate Your Fare

Be in the know. You can check to see how much your trip will cost by doing a fare estimate before you request. 

If you do get a surge notification, keep in mind it’s a very popular time to ride and as more cars become available, the rates will adjust. Tap to get notified when surge has dropped, sometimes it only takes a few minutes.


Tip 4: Keep the Good Times Going

We’re still few days away from the actual St. Paddy’s Day, which means Monday is only the starting line. Whether you’re going full force on March 17, taking in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on the 20, or putting back a few Guinness at your favourite Irish pub during the week, you know how to reach us.

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Photo PC/Graham Hughes 

Since launching in Montreal, we’ve been committed to providing safe and reliable rides, especially during holidays like St. Patrick’s Day. So let us take you to-and-from the festivities and help make sure you have the luckiest of days.


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