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Why ride with Uber
Rides on demand
Get a reliable ride in minutes, at the tap of a button.
Compare prices on every kind of ride, from daily commutes to special evenings out.
An easy way to get around
Relax and let your driver take you where you want to go.
Your safety matters
Peace of mind is designed into your experience.
Tell your loved ones where you are. Keep your contact details confidential. Get help at the tap of a button.
An inclusive community
We are millions of riders and drivers who share Community Guidelines and depend on one another to do the right thing.
Help if you need it
Get 24/7 support in the app for any questions or safety concerns you might have.
Ways to ride in the area
Affordable rides, all to yourself
Newer cars with extra legroom
Affordable rides for groups up to 5
Send packages to friends & family
Request a ride by the hour to get around in a dedicated car
Pool - Unavailable
Everywhere that you travel
Top questions from riders
- How do I create an account?
Download the Uber app from the App Store or Google Play, then create an account with your email address and mobile phone number. A payment method is also needed before you can request a ride.
- What’s the screening process for drivers?
Yes. Every driver-partner passes criminal background screening and driving history checks before they can drive using the Uber app.
- Are cars checked for safety?
All vehicles are required to meet safety and insurance requirements. Driver-partners in New Zealand must provide proof of least third party property damage insurance, pass an annual vehicle inspection and meet local regulatory requirements for ridesharing vehicles. Some cities also have additional safety and insurance requirements.
- Can I use Uber without a smartphone?
- What forms of payment are accepted?
Every Uber trip in New Zealand is cashless - payment options include credit or debit card, PayPal, Uber Gift Card, and Google Pay. Once your trip ends, your securely-stored payment method is automatically charged and your receipt is sent to your inbox immediately.
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region and city.