Ice cream anyone?

Nothing quite encapsulates the memories of one’s childhood than enjoying ice cream with friends. This July 24th (Friday), the much loved transportation service Uber is taking you back to your childhood with ice cream on demand. Scheduled to run simultaneously in over 250 cities around the world, this will be Uber’s largest event of the year – and Uber Malaysia will be participating for the first time in this event.

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While global in nature, #UberIceCream in Malaysia will feature a distinctly local flavour – flavours that all Malaysians will recognise and love. In Kuala Lumpur, Uber has joined forces with The Inside Scoop to deliver 3 distinct flavours to riders in the Klang Valley. These flavours are Chocolate Valrhona, Teh Tarik and Mango Lassi.

Uber users in Kuala Lumpur will have 2 options to pick from in the app – “Ice Cream”, which is priced at RM20 per serving of 3 cups of ice cream, and the “Ice Cream + Swag” option, which will include ice cream and exclusive Uber merchandise, priced at RM25.

In Penang, Uber is partnering with Kochabi, a maker of traditional “ice-cream potong” to deliver that sense of nostalgia to rides with flavours such as durian, read bean and mango; while folks in Johor Bahru will get to indulge on ice cream from local favourite, Scoop Bar.

Users in Penang and JB will be charged RM25 for each ice cream delivery, and this will come together with the exclusive Uber merchandise

Sounds lovely doesn’t it? Now, if you have want to be part of #UberIceCream, here are some important details to keep in mind:

  1. Uber’s frosty ice cream mobiles will hit the roads of Kuala Lumpur from 1pm – 9pm, while users in Penang and Johor Bahru will be able to get their frozen treats between 11am – 5pm.
  2. As always, no cash is needed. Your order is charged straight to your payment card on your Uber account.
  3. Demand is expected to be very high and availability of ice cream will be limited, so be speedy with those fingers!

How To Order:

  1. Download the Uber app from the App Store or Play Store.
  2. Slide right to the ‘Ice Cream’ icon and tap ‘Set Pickup Location’,
  3. If an #UberIceCream vehicle is in the vicinity, you’ll receive your Ice Cream in minutes!

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To sweeten things up even more, Uber is also giving away free rides to users who have not experienced Uber before. New users in Kuala Lumpur will need to apply the promo code ‘ICECREAMKL’ to enjoy 1 Free Ride worth RM20, while new users in Penang and JB will need to apply the promo code ‘UBERICECREAMPG’ and ‘UBERICECREAMJB’ respectively to enjoy 1 Free Ride worth RM25.

New users will need to apply this code prior to making a request on the Uber system.

Celebrate your last working day of the week by taking part in #UberIceCream and don’t forget to share your cooling experience by tagging Uber on Twitter: Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru and Instagram: Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru with the hashtag #UberIceCream.

For more information, hit up Uber’s Facebook page.

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