Dubai COVID-19 vaccine: Free taxi rides announced

The free ride can be hailed from 10 vaccination centres

  
A medical worker prepares a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates December 23, 2020. Government of Dubai Media Office/Handout via REUTERS

A medical worker prepares a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates December 23, 2020. Government of Dubai Media Office/Handout via REUTERS

UAE - The Dubai Taxi (Hala) is offering residents across the Emirate a free ride home from select vaccination centres. This is part of its drive to support the city and those who wish to participate in the vaccination programme.

The free ride can be hailed from 10 vaccination centres by using the promo code ‘HALAVAC’ when booking a taxi on the Careem app.

“At Hala, we want to make sure we are doing all we can to show our commitment to supporting our city at crucial times by giving back to our riders and community. We hope that for those who wish to take the vaccine, this initiative makes doing so that little bit easier, with our safe and simple service provided for free on the way home,” Clemence Dutertre, CEO of Hala, said.

As per the terms of the offer, it gives 100 per cent credit back (max Dh30) for two rides. The credit back is only valid for amount paid through cash or card and not on amount paid through wallet. The offer is valid until February 18.

List of locations

>> Alittihad Health Center

>> Hor Al Anz Health Centre

>> Al Qusais Health Centre

>> Zabeel Primary Health Care Centre

>> Al Mizhar Primary Health Care Centre

>> Nad Al Hamr Primary Health Care Centre

>> Al Barsha Primary Health Care Centre

>> Al Safa Primary Health Care Centre

>> One Central

>> Dubai Parks and Resorts

How to avail of the offer

>> Open the Careem app and click Hala Taxi.

>> Select your pick-up and drop off location at any of the listed centres.

>> Select your suitable ride: Hala (Dubai Taxi) or Hala Van (Dubai Taxi).

>> At the bottom of the screen, click on discount and add the promo code HALAVAC

 

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