How Do I Use My Uber Gift Card for My Purchase?

To add a gift card to your Uber account and use it to pay for rides, open the Uber app on your phone. Verify your account by entering your email and password. Tap Add Payment Method. Enter your gift card code and tap Add Gift Card. You'll see a message saying you've added a gift card successfully. Now you can use that gift card to pay for rides.

Christian Allen is the editor / author responsible for this content.
Jul 13, 2023

Uber has a gift card program for users. The Uber gift card is available in physical format and digital formats. You can use it to pay for rides. Here are the steps to use your Uber gift card for your purchase.

1. Download and Register for Uber App

Download the Uber app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Open the Uber app and log in using the phone number associated with your gift card. You'll need a valid email address and phone number to register for Uber and add your gift card. You can get started by visiting the website and clicking Register.

If you already have an account with Uber, log in with your username and password to access the app or website.

2. Add Your Payment Method

Enter your credit card information. Include your credit card number, expiration date and security code (CVV) if Uber needs it.

3. Enter the PIN in the Payment

Enter your PIN in the "Payment" section of the app or tap on the gift card link. If you have an existing credit balance, you will see the amount displayed on your payment page before you request a ride. You can use your balance and a credit card as payment methods.

When using Uber gift cards:

  • You'll receive a prompt to enter the code on the back of the card when you get a prompt during checkout.
  • Uber will automatically add the gift card value to any new rides.

4. Choose the Add Gift Card Tab

Once you arrive at your destination, select Add Gift Card in the payment section of the app. If you need to add a new Uber Gift Card, open up your Uber app and select Manage at the bottom of your profile page. From there, choose the Add a Gift Card tab. It will take you to a screen so that you can enter all the information Uber needs.

5. Enter the Gift Card Number and PIN and Request Payment

You can use both your balance and a credit card as payment methods. For example, if you have an existing credit balance, you will see the amount displayed on your payment page before you request payment. Enter the gift card number and PIN. Tap on the gift card link to automatically apply your credit to complete the purchase using your Uber Gift Card balance.

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