Uber provides the hassle-free transport services to the Uber app users. Now, there is no need for cash or card to pay the Uber for your ride. You can get gift cards from your friends and family to avail the cashless and cardless rides to your preferred destination.
The gift card is a voucher which you can use for getting Uber credits for travel. With the facility, you can also pay back the amount to your friends or family.
If you have added a gift card, it cannot be transferred to another account. In this article, I am going to throw some light on the concept of Uber gift cards.
Uber Gift Card
Uber has also released physical gift card that you can send it to anyone you want to. The digital form of the card was also released. You can send the gift card directly to any person’s email id in the case of e-card. In the past October Amazon was selling the gift card for Uber at cheaper rates.
It was limited to one card per one member of the amazon prime. Also, the Walmart stores sold Uber gift cards before the digital gift card was introduced. The amount of gift cards ranges from $10 to a maximum of $500, which differs from country to country.
How to use Uber gift cards?
To use the gift cards, you have to be living the same country where the gift card was purchased.
1. Run the latest version of Uber: First, make sure you run the latest version of the Uber app. You can check this in the Play store In the Play store type the name of the app in the search box. If you are not shown update option, then you can confirm that you are running the latest version of the app.
2. Launch the Uber app: by tapping on the Uber icon in the main menu.
3. Open the main menu: Tap on the upper left corner of the app, where three-line menu symbol is there.
4. Open Payment option: Tap on this option at the top of a number of options shown to you.
5. Open Add Promo/Gift code: Tap on this option shown below the other options.
6. Apply the Code: Type the gift code you received from the gift issuing person and tap on the add option.
How to purchase gift cards?
To purchase a gift code, open the menu and select the option send gift codes. This option is not available with the latest version of the Uber app. If you are still using the old app, you can purchase the gift card using your credit card and send it by email to the beneficiary once you find the buy gift card option in the app or desktop site of Uber. While buying the gift card, you can customize the design of the digital cards.
The expiry date is not applicable for the gift cards, but they cannot be refunded. The credits are non-transferable from one person to another person. They can also be used for other services of Ubers other services like UberEATs if the facility is available in the living area.
This is the URL is suggested by Google to buy gift card: But it doesn’t work sometimes as there is some problem with the loading of the site. Instead, you can use Amazon to buy an Uber gift card using this link. The time of delivery of the e-card can be customized to your convenience.
Purchase codes of Uber
Purchase codes are the Uber Promo code and you can apply the promo code from different websites.
In conclusion, you will have the clear idea of the how to use the Uber gift card after reading the article. Don’t hesitate to send the gift cards for special occasions instead of any other form of gift.