Virgin America said it has teamed up with Uber to launch some Texas-sized deals for Dallas flyers, including a free Uber ride with the purchase of any flight departing from Dallas Love Field (DAL) and a ´Friday Night Flights´ series that allows local travelers to score the ultimate, on-demand weekend getaway through the Uber app in partnership with Rocketmiles and ScoreBigâ¢.
“With our stylish, low-fare flights departing daily from downtown Dallas to New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Austin, we´re excited to offer even more perks and great deals to Dallas flyers,” said Luanne Calvert, Chief Marketing Officer at Virgin America.
Through the partnership, Uber is offering free rides (up to USD20) to and from the airport to the airline´s new or existing Elevate frequent flyer members with the purchase of any flight originating from DAL booked through October 12, 2015, while supplies last. Further, travelers who are new Uber users will also score an additional USD20 ride for a future ride.
Starting this week, every Thursday afternoon through October 8, 2015, Uber users can request the ´Friday Night Flights´ option through the Uber app for a chance to a win a mood-lit flight from DAL to Washington D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Austin. The ´Friday Night Flights´ package for two includes a roundtrip Main Cabin flight on Virgin America, a round trip Uber ride, a two night stay at a four-star property provided by Rocketmiles, and concert tickets provided by ScoreBig to the hottest shows in each DAL destination city — from the Foo Fighters in Los Angeles, to Jason Aldean in Washington D.C. to an exclusive pass to Austin City Limits.