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Uber to offer free rides to people seeking COVID-19 vaccination in the UAE

June 23, 2021
Uber, the US-based ride-sharing company, announced on Wednesday that it is offering free rides to people looking to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as part of its support for the vaccination drive aimed at containing the spread of the virus in the United Arab Emirates.
Uber, the US-based ride-sharing company, announced on Wednesday that it is offering free rides to people looking to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as part of its support for the vaccination drive aimed at containing the spread of the virus in the United Arab Emirates.

DUBAI — Uber, the US-based ride-sharing company, announced on Wednesday that it is offering free rides to people looking to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, as part of its support for the vaccination drive aimed at containing the spread of the virus in the United Arab Emirates.

Riders will be able to get two free Uber rides, up to 60 dirhams each to and from public vaccination centers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The rides will be offered from June 22 to July 31 for people of all ages and nationalities.

The commitment comes as part of Uber’s global initiative to help communities move what matters, supporting public authorities and cities as they work to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative is fully supported by the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai and the Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi as part of the national vaccination drive.

People across Dubai and Abu Dhabi will easily be able to book trips to and from 97 centers using the Uber app. This includes a number of DHA centers in Dubai, the SEHA Vaccination Centre, and other select centers in Abu Dhabi. — SG


June 23, 2021
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