How to redeem an Uber gift card and use it to pay for your rides

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You can use Uber gift cards to pay for your rides and more on the app. Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Uber is one of the most popular ride-hailing apps in the country.

While the typical forms of payment on Uber are credit or debit cards, Uber also offers users the option to pay with the company’s gift cards.

Note that these gift cards can also be used as a form of payment for orders on UberEats.

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How to redeem an Uber gift card

1. Unlock your iPhone or Android and launch the Uber app.

2. On the top left-hand corner of the screen, tap the menu icon, then select “Payment.”

3. Select “Add Payment Method” then click on “Gift Card.”

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Find the button that says ‘Gift Card,’ then you can enter the Gift Card code on your Uber account. Taylor Lyles/Business Insider

4. Enter the code on your Uber gift card into the space provided and make sure you do not put a space between the numbers.

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Make sure when entering your Uber gift card that you do not add spaces in between the numbers. Taylor Lyles/Business Insider

How to use an Uber gift card

1. Enter your destination and the desired pickup location.

2. Before you click “Confirm,” tap on the credit card info at the bottom of the screen.

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Make sure you do not confirm your ride before you change your payment method. Taylor Lyles/Business Insider

3. You can choose Uber Cash as the payment method if your Gift Card has been loaded onto your Uber Cash balance. Alternatively, you can select “Add payment method” and click “Gift Card” to key in your Gift Card information (see above).

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