How to use Uber for a holiday at home

July 18, 2019 / Uganda

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When it comes to holiday ideas, a staycation is often right up there as one of the best. Whether you’re exploring your home city outside the daily routine, or spending a day out at the park, or even just inviting your friends over to have a holiday at home, a staycation can be a great way to enjoy some time off.

However you’d like to spend it, using Uber is a great way to help you organise stress-free and convenient transport for all your staycation ideas. Here are just a few ways you can use the Uber app to have a fabulous holiday at home.

Use Uber for a holiday at home

Bask on the beach

A day at the beach with friends and family is a great way to make some awesome memories. Use Uber’s multiple destinations feature to pick up all your friends en route to Entebbe for a day at the beach. Some favorites include Entebbe’s Lido Beach, Spennah Beach and the Imperial Beaches. Or you can spend a laid-back day at Lutembe Beach. Here you can enjoy a meal with a scenic view of the Lutembe wetlands and its rich birdlife.

Picnic in the park

If you’re worried about the crowds on the beach, then what better way to spend a staycation than relaxing in nature? In Kampala, you can observe varied birdlife while walking around Kabaka’s lake or explore the gardens of the Baha’i Temple on Kikaaya Hill. Apart from its magnificent architecture and tranquil gardens, it also offers a great view of the surrounding area that makes for a fantastic picnic spot.

Exploring your own turf

If you’re having a holiday at home in Kampala, you can leave the car at home and use Uber to explore your surroundings. You can pretend you’re a tourist and use Uber to explore the most popular attractions or trek around the city to discover some hidden gems. Whatever you’re planning for your home holiday, Uber’s easy pickup and efficient travel feature can help you zip around the city on your staycation.

Use Uber for a holiday at home

Gathering friends for a barbeque

Arguably one of the best ways to spend a memorable staycation is with a cheerful get-together for a barbecue. Invite your relatives and friends over for a meal, or perhaps even host a block party – it’s up to you. And with Uber’s 24/7 availability, you can continue to make memories until the morning hours. However late the party goes, Uber will be available take anyone home afterward. It’s a simple matter of hitting the app, order a ride and off you go.  

Taking the kids out

Having a holiday at home means that the kids will sometimes be involved in activities of their own, like heading off to summer camps or their grandparents. Whether they’re accompanying you on your staycation or not, you can ferry them around with ease using the Uber Family Profile. You can enter up to five people on the Family Profile who can then travel using your account. If Grandpa wants to take the kids on a trip to the cinema, it’s the perfect way to go.

Use Uber for a holiday at home

Whether you’re spending at the beach or at home with friends, the goal of a staycation is the same as that of a vacation – to take a break from your everyday life, to relax, and to create memories with your friends and family. Make Uber your holiday partner, and you’re only a few rides away from an unforgettable staycation.