#POOLstories: The Tale of uberPOOL
You’ve shared some of your funny, surprising and interesting encounters you’ve had with your fellow POOL mates with us. Now, we’re delighted to bring these #POOLstories to everyone else. From networking to new friends, the connections made during the ride can indeed be day-making or even life-changing.
The next Singapore Idol?
“One fun fact about my POOL mate is that he loves to sing in the shower and he told me he pretends he is a singer while showering and he does it in front of his bathroom mirror!” – Sheldon
Walk Down Memory Lane
“I met my childhood friend in uberPOOL ride today, when we were young we use to play computer game together, now we all grow up and i still remember all the good time i have with him!” – Rui Qiang
The Pokemon Pro
“My pool mate had travel to about 12 cities recently with the sole aim to catch Pokemon and he’s here in Singapore to do the same. Really cool to meet a Pokemon maniac” – Praveen
“My uber pool mate loves to carry a red handbag when she goes to the casino because she believes it bring her luck!” – Crystal
A Multi-Cultural Society
“I met an Indian national of Chinese descent on one of my Uberpool rides. He was one of the few ethnic Chinese in India and he was also an award winning narrator of a documentary. A man who shared his experiences throughout the journey. Left the car, feeling utterly inspired.” – Adrian
That Familiar Stranger
“Bumped to a guy who lives about 5 meters away from me, and apparently works two floors down from my office!” – Zita
“I met my friend who I have not seen in 2 years (since I left Singapore to head overseas to study). It was so lovely meeting her and spending the uber ride from Yio Chu Kang to NUS catching up and reminiscing about our secondary school days. Didn’t expect this at all, just wanted to take advantage of the $5 offer but thanks for a trip down the memory lane Uber- it was fun! ;)” – Charlene
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.