Bellingham, Your Uber is Arriving Now

Bellingham, your Uber is arriving now!

Starting today at 4pm, the City of Subdued Excitement will have access to the convenience and reliability of Uber. Whether you’re headed downtown for a bite to eat or the thought of walking up Indian Street to campus just makes you sad, Uber has your back.

To celebrate, we’re offering you two free Uber rides (up to $25 each) from Thursday, November 12th at 4pm through Saturday, November 14th at 2am. 

All you have to do is download the Uber app, pinpoint your location, and request a ride when you’re ready to head out. Your free rides will automatically apply, so all you have to do is tap the app and you’re good to go. 

Once you request, your driver will arrive within minutes. No need to exchange cash or fumble with a credit card machine – it’s all taken care of through the app. 


If you live in Bellingham, you’re probably familiar with Austin, the talent buyer at the Wild Buffalo, who knows the local music scene like the back of his hand. Austin was excited to catch the first Uber ride in Bellingham with his driver Buzz, a retired chemical engineer. Austin needed a ride to get his morning coffee and Buzz was happy to get him where he needed to go.

“The Wild Buffalo has a lot of people here late at night, so we’re excited to have Uber as another option for people to get home safely. I personally use Uber in every city in the US, so it’s great to have it where I live.” -Austin, talent buyer at the Wild Buffalo

Bellingham Rider Zero

“Being an Uber driver-partner is a great opportunity for me. I can enjoy showing people what I know about the city and make money while doing it.” – Buzz, retired chemical engineer and Uber driver-partner


Whatever you’re up to this weekend, here’s some basic info on what to expect with uberX, our low-cost ridesharing option:

  • Convenience: Once you’ve pinpointed your location on the Uber app, a driver will be ready to pick you up within minutes–wherever you are. Don’t forget that you can split your fare with friends. 
  • Safety: You’ll receive important details about your ride, like contact info for the driver and the license plate of the car. You can track the exact location of the driver and even share details about your trip with anyone who is waiting for you at your destination or just wants to know you are getting home safe.  

Start enjoying your rides today! Availability may be limited at first, especially while we’re offering free rides. Just refresh your Uber app after a few minutes to request a ride, and you’ll be on your way.

Questions? Wanna give us a virtual high five? Don’t hold back your excitement- send us a tweet at @Uber_WA or shoot us a note here.

Uber on!

Team Uber Washington

The finest of print for your free rides:

  • Free rides will automatically apply within Bellingham service area
  • Two rides up to $25
  • Valid from Thursday, November 12th at 4pm to Saturday, November 14th at 2am
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