UberLIONS to Provide Taxi Rides for Gujarat Lions Fans

by April 7, 2017 0 comments

Uber, the ridesharing app, announced its mobility partnership with the Gujarat Lions Team for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League. As a part of this partnership, Uber has launched an IPL special limited period product, uberLIONS that will give cricket lovers in Ahmedabad an easy, comfortable and affordable option to get to Rajkot and get a ride back to Ahmedabad.

“At Uber, we are always working on new and innovative hyper-local campaigns, designed to celebrate the cultural nuances​ of the cities that we serve. We are thrilled about stepping in as mobility partners for Gujarat Lions, and giving cricket lovers in Ahmedabad a hassle-free way to commute to see their favourite team play,” said Amit Jain, President, South Asia and India, Uber

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Keshav Bansal, Owner of Gujarat Lions Team, said, “We are delighted to associate with Uber for a one-of-a-kind partnership in our endeavor to provide an unmatched viewing experience for our fans. I am hoping the vast legion of Gujarat Lions fans will benefit from this winning partnership and experience seamless city travel experience and take an Uber to and from the Saurashtra Stadium to roar with the lions.”

This summer, while the players are sweating it out on the field, riders don’t have to stress about how to get to the stadium to watch them play. They can leave behind their parking woes or the last minute scramble for a ride, by requesting UberLIONS at the push of a button.

Steps to request uberLIONS to get a ride to Rajkot and get back to Ahmedabad

1.    Download Uber (if you don’t have it already installed on your mobile device)

2.    Slide to uberLIONS vehicle view

3.    Request a ride for a flat fare of Rs. 4499 for upto 500kms, post which you will be charged Rs. 9/km.

4.    Please note, you will have pay in cash for these round trips, Ahmedabad – Rajkot – Ahmedabad

“As Gujarat Lion’s official mobility partners, we want to make sure riders have a safe and reliable ride, so they can sit back and build up the excitement on the way to catch their favorite team in action. That’s why we launched UberLIONS, our IPL special product that will make it easy for cricket lovers in Ahmedabad to get to the stadium in Rajkot. So get ready Ahmedabad, “Game maari chhe, Uber ni savaari chhe!”, said Viral Jhaveri, General Manager, Gujarat, Uber India.

As a part of this partnership, Uber is also launching a #RequestRideRoar campaign, that will give lucky riders the opportunity to meet & greet the Gujarat Lions and win tickets to match, while enjoying an affordable ride.


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