Getting taxi-hailing anxiety already for Southby? Uber is here to save the day. Enjoy $30 off your first ride to SXSW with promo THREADATX.*

Not familiar with Uber? Uber ( is an app that connects you with a driver at the tap of a button. Request a ride at any time using the Uber iPhone, Android, or Blackberry apps. You can track the arrival of your Uber on your smartphone, payment is cashless (no need to tip!), and you’ll even receive a text message when your driver arrives.

To use this promo, simply download the Uber app and enter promo THREADATX. You can also sign up at!

Plus, uberX is free for everyone!

*Promo is valid for new users in Austin only.