Why use Uber Cash?
Set a budget and stick to it. Uber Cash lets you select an amount to pre-pay for your upcoming rides and orders.
Pay now, relax later
Uber Cash helps you plan ahead and prepay for your upcoming Uber purchases. This way, you have an easy payments experience.
No expiration dates
Purchased funds never expire. Use them for food, airport rides, bikes, and more.
Get exact change every trip
If you’re paying for a trip with cash, ask your driver to use your change to top up Uber Cash. It will be reflected in your Uber app account.
How to change your payment method
After entering a destination, tap your current payment method above the Confirm button.
Select Uber Cash from the payment options. If you have Ride Profiles, tap Change and select Uber Cash on the Payment Options screen.
Return to the confirm screen and verify that Uber Cash is the selected payment method for your ride.
Add a pre-selected amount whenever your balance drops below a certain amount, so you always have Uber Cash when you need it.**
Top questions from riders
- What can I use Uber Cash to pay for?
At present Uber Cash can be used to pay for rides through the Uber app. In Egypt, Uber Cash can also be used to pay for Uber Eats orders.
- How can I top up Uber Cash?
You can choose from a wide selection of debit and credit cards and digital payment methods to add funds. You can also load Uber Cash using your change when you pay for a ride. Just ask your driver and the outstanding change will be reflected in your account.
- Besides adding funds myself, are there other ways to receive Uber Cash?
Yes, you can receive Uber Cash through the issue of promo credits, bonus credits, gift cards, and more. See your balance in the Payments menu of the Uber app, and when you select Uber Cash as your payment method.
- What’s the difference between using Uber Cash and paying for trips and other services with a credit card?
You can save up to 5% when you top up Uber Cash in advance.
- What happens when my trip costs more than my current Uber Cash balance?
Before you request your ride, we’ll give you the option to load Uber Cash to your Uber Cash balance or use up your existing Uber Cash and put the remaining cost on another payment method.
- Can I use my Uber Cash balance in other countries?
For now, you can only use your Uber Cash balance in the country where it was purchased.
- Can I pay for Uber with cash?
Yes, you can pay with cash. Before requesting a ride, go to the Payment section in the app and select Cash. At the end of your trip, pay cash directly to your driver.
*Visit the Payment menu in the Uber app to change your refill settings or turn off auto-refill anytime.