Update: Contest Ended
I’m a pretty regular Uber user. For those who don’t know, Uber is a pretty cool service that lets you request a ride around your city via mobile app. The service offers premium Towncar and SUV rides for a
bougie swanky night out on the town, all the way down to an economical quick-trip in a Toyota. You use the mobile app to pinpoint your current location, request a ride, and pay for the trip without ever pulling out your wallet or purse.
I can’t speak for other cities, but here in Atlanta, finding an Uber ride is pretty easy in the Metro Atlanta area…what the locals call “ITP” (Inside The Perimeter). The ITP boundary is generally anything within the Interstate 285 loop surrounding the city.
Personally, Uber works great for me. When I go to a networking or any other meet-up or event, I just use the MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) train lines from my house to get as close to the event as possible, then use Uber the rest of the way…’cause Atlanta traffic is a BEAST.
I’m assuming @Uber_ATL has been doing well ITP since it launched in the city over a year ago, because it has just expanded OTP (you guessed it, Outside The Perimeter) to include areas like Marietta and Sandy Springs (click here for an expanded Atlanta coverage area map).
…Sounds like Uber_ATL heard the news of Atlanta Braves moving to Cobb County, and decided to get in on that early.
To celebrate the expansion, Uber_ATL is offering riders up to $30 off their next trips to/from these areas for the month of November for all Atlanta riders. I live within the new boundaries, so if don’t feel like messing with MARTA to get where I’m going for the next couple of weeks, I can use Uber AND get the hookup. Peep the Uber Atlanta Blog for more details.
As an extra “BrothaUber” bonus (I just made that up), I’m offering an additional $20 Uber gift card for one of my readers.
- Click here to sign up for a free Uber Account (New accounts only)
- Drop a line in the comments and let me know how you would use Uber in your city
Terms: You don’t have to be an Atlanta resident to enter/win. New Uber accounts will only be accepted. Contest ends midnight, November 23rd. One winner will be selected at random and notified via email provided they meet contest guidelines (No cheating, yo). Winner will have 48 hours to respond.
Disclaimer: We both get a $10 credit when you create a new Uber account #AffiliateFlowread more