Level Up with Uber in San Francisco
You may not be able to use Uber to summon Yoshi, but if you’re in San Francisco for the Game Developers Conference, you can potentially unlock something even more amazing — a surprise upgrade to a mint-condition 1960s Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud. We’ve got two of them cruising the streets this week, complete with retro 8-bit video game graphics.
A few lucky Uber users enjoyed these smooth rides last night, and the rest of you will have another shot tonight and Friday. If you want a chance to make the magic happen, request a regular Black Car anytime between 5 p.m and 1 a.m. (Fortunate enough to get a pickup from one of the Silver Clouds? Don’t forget to tweet or Instagram your pics @Uber_SF using the hashtag #GDC.)
We won’t lie — there’s a lot of luck involved — but when it comes to scoring a Rolls-Royce for the price of a standard Black Car, who can resist getting in the game?
… Your move, GDC.
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.