Uber launches its operation in Hyderabad city

Uber launches its operation in Hyderabad city

Hyderabad becomes the newest city to join Uber’s growing global network

Hyderabad has become the newest city to join Uber’s growing global network in Pakistan.

Hyderabad is the second city in the province of Sindh to get Uber, and the fifth city in Pakistan. Currently, Uber is available in Pakistan’s 4 key cities; Karachi, Lahore and the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Uber’s innovative technology connects riders with drivers at the touch of a button. Whether you’re heading out with friends, traveling on business, or exploring the city, Uber provides an affordable, safe and reliable way to get across Hyderabad.

Pakistan’s most popular TV Host and seasoned actress Juggun Kazim, was chosen to be Rider Zero for the launch in Hyderabad. Juggun has been a part of the Pakistani media industry for many years and has won several awards for her work as an actress.

Speaking about the launch, General Manager Uber Pakistan Mr. Safee Shah said, “We are proud to launch in Hyderabad which we feel is a market with great potential.  We have set the standard for connecting people to world-class transport at the touch of a button, and moving millions around the world every day. This launch is very exciting for us, and is aligned with our expansion plans in the country and goal to continue to provide people with safe, reliable and affordable transportation.

“By offering a friendly and reliable complement to existing transport options, we can help improve urban mobility in Pakistan while creating new, fruitful opportunities for driver-partners. Ultimately, we hope to reduce the strain on the city’s roads, and minimise the environmental impact of traffic congestion that is part of a growing economy” he added.

Uber is celebrating the launch in Hyderabad by offering free rides to all residents, which they can enjoy by downloading the app from, entering the promo code UBERLOVESHYDPK  and enjoying 5 free rides up to Rs. 300 each.  Free rides can be accessed on the Uber app between 12 noon 4th May 2017 until midnight 7th May, 2017.

How to use Free Rides in Hyderabad?

  • You must download the Uber application and enter the promo code UBERLOVESHYDPK in order to receive the free rides.
  • Free rides are available from 12pm Thursday 4th May until Sunday, 7th May 2017 at midnight.
  • Users are limited to a total of 5 free rides and each trip is limited to a maximum of Rs. 300 each.
  • Note that free rides are only valid for trips that start & end in the Hyderabad in the coverage area.

About Saqlain Naqvi

Saqlain Naqvi is an Islamabad-based journalist who has also worked in PR sector previously.
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