Uber to give 300,000 free rides and Uber Eats meals to NHS staff to say thanks – The Sun
UBER is giving away 300,000 free rides and Uber Eats meals to NHS staff to say thanks during the coronavirus crisis.
Overall, the heroes of the frontline can claim 200,000 free trips worth up to £15 each and 100,000 meals worth £10 for free.
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NHS workers can use the £10 voucher to order a hot meal from a local restaurant, or essential items from a nearby shop to get it delivered to your home or even the hospital.
The freebies are available in more than 150 towns and cities across the UK.
NHS workers will be offered up to 10 free taxi rides to get them to and from work and five free takeaway meals a week from Uber.
The rides and meals can be claimed by anyone with an NHS email address.
How to claim the free rides and meals
TO claim the freebies, you'll need to to create an Uber or Uber Eats account linked to your NHS or HSC email address.
To get a free ride, you then tap "wallet" on the Uber app, add the relevant promo code and order your car.
The promo code will change each week, but it's currently "NHSAPRIL20".
Once you've registered with your NHS or HSC email address on Uber Eats, you'll be sent a promo code for the free meals in an email.
Once you receive the email, simply click the link to add the promotion to your account.
You can find the full terms and conditions as well as the latest promo codes on Uber's website.
Just keep in mind that if either a ride costs more than £15 or the Uber Eats order costs more than £10, you'll have to pay the remaining balance yourself.
There's no end-date to the offer, but it'll be withdrawn once all the 300,000 free rides and meals have been claimed.
Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's chief executive, said: "The incredible nurses, doctors and support staff of the NHS are doing heroic work at the forefront of this crisis, and everyone at Uber thanks them for their extraordinary efforts.
"We hope we can help in a small way with meals and transportation as they work tirelessly day and night.”
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Uber Eats' rival Deliveroo is also delivering 500,000 free meals to NHS workers on the coronavirus frontline.
While Just Eat is offering 25 per cent off to NHS staff as a way to say thanks.
We've rounded up the supermarkets that are opening just for NHS workers during the coronavirus crisis.
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