Uber to offer discounted rides to people seeking COVID-19 vaccination in four Saudi cities
The initiative is part of Uber’s global commitment to Move What Matters, and will provide residents in Saudi Arabia with discounted trips to select vaccination centers in Jeddah, Riyadh and the Eastern Province
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Apr 14, 2021: This Ramadan, Uber has announced that it will offer discounted rides to people looking to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination dose in Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah AlMukarrama and the Eastern Province in Saudi Arabia, in an effort to contain the spread of the virus. The initiative is part of Uber’s global initiative to help communities Move What Matters, supporting public authorities in the Kingdom as they work to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Riders will be able to avail 25% off two Uber rides, up to SAR 20 each to and from public vaccination centers around the Kingdom. The applicable centres are listed in the Sehatty app, developed by the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia to advance healthcare in the Kingdom. The offer will come into effect on today, April 12, for one month, until May 2021.
Mohammad Gazzaz, General Manager, Saudi Arabia at Uber, said: “We want to support the government’s efforts to vaccinate more of the population and ultimately contain the spread of the virus. Since the onset of the pandemic, we’ve worked to enhance health and safety for both riders and drivers, and the vaccination drive is another step in the process to help people prioritise their health and safety & facilitate mobility around the city.”
How to claim your ride:
- Tap on the top left of the uber app and chose “Wallet”.
- Select ‘Add Voucher Code’ at the bottom.
- Click on the voucher link KSAVACCINE and get 25% off 2 Uber rides to/from vaccination centers up to SAR 20 each, valid until 11th of May, 2021.
- Navigate to the rides home screen and enter the pick-up/drop-off location for yourself or the person you are booking for. Remember, the trip must start or end at the vaccination centers listed below.
- Confirm your trip.