If you’ve yet to put up your deccies and the front room is looking a little bare, you’re in luck! This weekend, we’ve joined forces with Pines and Needles to deliver Christmas trees on-demand across the UK.* So, pick up a mince pie and stay inside: for just £10, we’ll bring a beautiful Nordmann Fir right […]

Luton, your Uber is arriving

Luton is the home of hat making, low-fare air travel and its very own Carnival. As of today, we’re very proud to be the latest kids on the block calling it home. From 4pm today, Lutonians will be able to request a car at the touch of a button. So, whether you’re splashing cash at […]

UberGIVING – Thank you, London

We were overwhelmed by the generosity of London and more than 40 other cities across Europe. Together, we collected five and a half tube carriages worth of items in the UK to donate to Save the Children to help fund their Child Refugee Crisis Appeal, which supports thousands affected by the crisis. Over the course of three […]

Helping to move Europe when Europe is moved: Uber’s response to the European refugee crisis

We’ve been inundated with donations, and unfortunately we couldn’t fulfil every request. To get to as many people as possible and collect all the donations we can, we have decided to extend UberGIVING. From 2pm tomorrow, 10th September, you will again be able to request an UberGIVING car to collect your donations.   The refugee crisis […]

Meet Hamsa, London’s Sixth Star Winner

Today we are pleased to introduce Hamsa, the latest Sixth Star award winner. Hamsa was nominated for a Sixth Star award by a very grateful rider, after he helped their visually impaired mother get home safely after her regular ride cancelled. We caught up with Hamsa to present him with his award and congratulate him on […]

Merseyside, your Uber is arriving

Liverpool is the cultural capital famous for its Three Graces, being the home of The National and of course the birthplace of The Beatles. Now we’re finally ready to start singing “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”, as we launch Uber in Merseyside today! This weekend, whether you’re planning to pick up some new clobber at Liverpool ONE, heading […]

Here’s the scoop: #UberIceCream is back

Consider this your chance to bring some childhood magic to your Friday afternoon. If your office is more water cooler than paddling pool and sunbathing by the window is generally frowned upon, don’t sweat it. This Friday, for one day only, we’ll be delivering a taste of summer (like they used to make it) with […]

Trip of the Week: A journey to be proud of

We were proud to be supporting London Pride only a few short weeks ago, so it seems only fitting that for this week’s Trip of the Week, we share this story of one rider’s perfect end to a perfect day at London Pride. Jason had flown over from New York to join the festivities of […]


It’s here, and we couldn’t be happier to be supporting our friends Pride London this weekend. We’re proud that one of the largest pride events in the world is happening right here in London on Saturday 27th June and we’re all set to hit the streets and celebrate with you. We’re very excited to be working […]

Trip of the Week: Park Rescue

This week’s Trip of the Week is a tale of blood, sweat, tears and a heroic rescue mission (fireman’s lift included!) carried out by one of our driver-partners in London. Kim was on a regular run around Hyde Park when she tripped and fell, falling on her ankle. She knew straight away at the very […]