Read While You Ride With Uber & The Sharjah Book Fair

When you don’t have to be in the driver’s seat, the time you spend getting around town truly becomes your own. As part of our partnership with the Sharjah International Book Fair, we are turning your Uber ride into a reading nook. #UberBOOKS

From November 4 – 14th riders in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are encouraged to participate in the UberBOOK exchange by leaving your gently used books in their Uber, reading while you ride, and taking a book with you if you like.

Uber is available in Sharjah during the Book Fair, so be sure to grab an Uber and head to the Sharjah Expo Center to check out the Sharjah International Book Fair.



  1. Open or download the Uber app for iOS or Android
  2. Set your location and request a ride
  3. Bring your used books along on your next Uber ride and take one if you like
  4. Be sure to share what you are reading with us @Uber_UAE


Heading to the Sharjah Book Fair? As official partner, you can grab an Uber to or from the event. New users can enter promo code ‘SIBF15’ to get AED80 off your first ride to of from the venue

Happy reading!

Team Uber UAE

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