Allianz Insurance Lanka
Colombo, February 15, 2019: Uber Eats, today announced a comprehensive insurance programme for delivery partners in Colombo. Launched in partnership with Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd., one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in Sri Lanka, this insurance program aims to make delivering with Uber Eats a rewarding experience for delivery partners in Colombo. 

This unique insurance program insures Uber Eats delivery partners for up to Rs. 500,000 against accidental death and partial or permanent disability, when they are on the road providing delivery services through the Uber Eats App. The policy also provides cover of Rs.  200,000 against medical hospitalisation expenses and outpatient cover. Delivery partners are covered right from their first order on the Uber Eats App. This unique insurance cover will be offered free of cost to delivery partners, giving them peace of mind, while enjoying the flexibility of independ ent earning opportunity as Uber Eats delivery partners.

Commenting on the launch, Bhavna Dadlani, Lead - Uber Eats Colombo said, “Since we launched Uber Eats in Colombo in September last year, we’ve seen a great response from all three sides of the marketplace - consumers, restaurant partners and most importantly delivery partners. Our delivery partners are at the heart of our business and we’re excited to be launching this insurance program within the 5 months of launching our operations in Colombo. We are confident that this unique offering, developed in partnership with Allianz Insurance will be beneficial for our growing community of delivery partners in Colombo. We will remain focused on ensuring that delivery partners see value in partnering with us.”

Mrs. Surekha Alles, Managing Director of Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited stated, “We are pleased to note that the partnership which we put in place with Uber in December last year has been extended to the delivery partners of Uber Eats as well. Allianz is an insurer known for providing insurance solutions to the communities exposed to high risks, as such we are confident that our expertise will help us provide an optimum protection to the growing community of Uber Eats delivery partners in Colombo. We look forward to working closely with Uber to develop more innovative protection solutions for Uber’s delivery partners.”


The insurance cover under this program went live from February 11, 2019.