MasterCard strikes deal with Uber and Dubai First

Source: MasterCard

MasterCard, Uber and Dubai First have announced a collaboration to bring Dubai First MasterCard cardholders a host of exclusive deals and benefits, including a 10 per cent discount on Uber trips.

The announcement was made alongside World Retail Congress 2016, which was hosted in Dubai for the first time since its inception in 2007.

New and existing Uber customers using a Dubai First MasterCard Credit Card can also take advantage of four complimentary trips to or from airports in the UAE, with a cap of AED 50 per trip. In addition, new Uber users using their cards will receive a discount of AED 100 on their first ride.

“We are pleased to join hands with Uber and Dubai First to make travel more convenient for consumers in the UAE. Uber is already a popular choice for many UAE residents, and now Dubai First MasterCard cardholders will benefit every time they use the service. This is just another way electronic payments and the power of innovation make everyday tasks simpler, more efficient and more convenient,” said Raghu Malhotra, President, Middle East and Africa, MasterCard.

“We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do and are totally focused on efficiency and convenience. We are always looking for ways to bring more benefits to our riders when they need it the most and this partnership with MasterCard is a fantastic way to do this. We know that the airport is among the top pick-up and drop-off locations for Uber riders and now they can enjoy many rewards while using our services, thanks to MasterCard,” said Christopher Free, General Manager for UAE & Qatar, Uber.

“We at Dubai First strongly believe that it is critical to offer convenient and innovative payment solutions for our card members and are delighted to partner with MasterCard and Uber on this exclusive offer. Dubai First MasterCard card members can now take advantage of 4 complimentary airport transfers along with substantial savings by way of an incredible 10% discount on Uber rides every month. This partnership demonstrates Dubai First’s commitment to providing our card members best in class products, combining incredible savings with the very latest innovations in payments solutions,” said Amit Talgeri, CEO, Dubai First. 

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