Uber and GetUpside Partner to Offer Fuel and C-Store Promotions

Drivers using the Uber app can get cash back and enjoy specials at 30,000 outlets. 

August 18, 2021

Uber Driver Using Map Phone App

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber and GetUpside, a retail technology company, have teamed up to make GetUpside’s fuel and convenience store promotions available to both drivers and delivery people on the Uber platform nationwide, the companies have announced.

The partnership launched earlier this month with an exclusive GetUpside promotion. Drivers on the Uber platform received an extra 35 cents per gallon cash back on the first two fill-ups for first-time users on the GetUpside app, and up to 25 cents per gallon back at every fill-up thereafter (discount application varies by location). Drivers also can earn up to 22% cash back on their total in-store check. Drivers can download the GetUpside app for free to access these promotions.

Prior to the partnership, Uber surveyed drivers and delivery people across the U.S. to understand their needs.

"We are constantly asking those who drive and deliver with Uber for their feedback on ways to improve the experience on the platform," said Carrol Chang, head of driver operations, U.S. and Canada, Uber. "Fuel and convenience store discounts were among the most requested, and we're thrilled to be able to incorporate driver feedback into this partnership, which will give them the access to save at the pump, as well as in-store purchases they have told us they want."

Washington, D.C.-based GetUpside connects customers with local businesses nationwide by arranging personalized cash-back offers through the GetUpside mobile app. Read more about GetUpside in “The Personalization Factor,”  featured in the June 2021 issue of NACS Magazine.

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