Uber and Emirates announce reduced Uber fares on flights to Dubai from South Africa.

Uber and Emirates have announced an exclusive partnership that will provide Emirates passengers visiting Dubai from select international countries with discounted airport rides. The collaborative offer will offer visitors to Dubai from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa special fares from Uber on bookings made between September 25 to 10 December 2018.

Travellers will need to book an Emirates Economy Flex or Economy Flex Plus fare on flights from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa to Dubai via the Emirates website during the promotional period. Economy Flex Plus travellers will get one free ride from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of AED 120, while Economy Flex passengers will get 50% off one ride from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to anywhere in Dubai up to the value of AED 60.

Brooks Entwistle, Uber's Chief International Business Officer said they were delighted to partner with Emirates to offer a seamless fly-and-ride experience for passengers from five participating countries at the push of a button. "Emirates and Uber share a truly global footprint, serving millions of customers in hundreds of cities around the world. We also share a commitment to creating opportunities for people to experience more of the world around them with the help of world class customer service and cutting-edge technology," said Entwistle. 

 Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Emirates, said Emirates continued to look at evolving customer trends. 

* The offer is valid for both existing and new Uber users.