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.
MEET AUSTIN AND BUZZ, THE FIRST BELLINGHAM RIDER AND DRIVER-PARTNER
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
“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
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
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.
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
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.