UBER Arrives in MalangUBER Arrives in Malang with Loads of Promo That You Can’t Miss!

Online based transportation network, UBER, finally has spread its wings to Malang since December 2016. Through a press conference held in Javanine Resto on Wednesday, January 25th 2017, Dian Safitri, Head of Communication from UBER Indonesia and Weylen Yanaprasetya, Senior Operations Manager UBER Indonesia who also supervises UBER in Surabaya and Malang explained the expansion in the city by the transportation corporate in this digital era. Malang is potential for UBER to offer their service, because the citizens are considered digitally adept with gadgets. Since it is an app-based transportation, digital literacy becomes one of defining factor of the expansion. For those who are new to this kind of transportation, you can download and order a car to get you to your desired destination within a mobile application called UBER. It is also available to be accessed using LINE@ by adding @UBER.ID and using the same method and procedure as the mobile app.

Since being relatively new to the city, the transportation network offers loads of promo to be used by its users. First up, if you input promo code keyword UBERNGALAM on the PROMOTION box, you’ll be eligible to get 50% off from your first 3 rides with the minimum transaction of IDR 30,000. Meanwhile, to celebrate the Chinese New Year, you can gift your dearest ones with 50% off from their first 3 rides with the minimum transaction of IDR 30,000 in several cities which are Jakarta, Surabaya, Bali, Bandung, Malang, and Yogyakarta. You just simply access uber.com/angpao and insert your friend’s name and email there. Your friends will get the link through their email inbox, and will be able to access the special Chinese New Year discount. The Chinese New Year promo is available until 31 January 2017, while the Malang promo will run until 14 April 2017.

UBER Arrives in Malang
UBER Chinese New Year Promo

The advancement of the online transportation in Malang will further add dynamics to the citizens’ mobility. It is time to use a comfortable, cheap and accessible mode of transportation in this growing city. For more details on how to use the application, you can go straight ahead to their website. Do not worry for not bringing cash upon riding it, because you could also use credit card as one of the payment method and enjoy UBER!

Reporter & Pic: Alfan Rahadi / Editor: Novita Widia