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Free Uber Ride (Up to $30) for New Users

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I generally don’t rent cars anymore when I travel, because it’s more convenient and can even be cheaper to Uber everywhere I need to go. Plus, I can use my phone without having to worry about causing an accident and I save a ton of time not having to park or getting lost. Let’s just say I don’t miss my rental car days (and adding on an extra 30 minutes to airport trips to factor in returning the car).

Free Uber Ride
Free Uber Ride

Uber is now offering a free ride (up to $30) for new users (sign-up link). Note: I get a free ride if you sign-up with my link, so thanks in advance if you use my link!


  • Worth up to $30
  • Work anywhere in the USA
  • Good for all ride options, except uberTAXI
  • New users must sign up in the USA

Maximizing Points With Uber
This is in addition to their new Amex partnership (which I wouldn’t take advantage of unless I needed to boost my Membership Rewards balance). I’d rather use the Chase Sapphire Preferred to pay for my Uber rides because you earn 2.14x points per dollar spent because Uber is classified as a travel expense (2x) and then you get a 7% yearly dividend on all points earned. You can also use the Barclaycard Arrival Plus and Capital One Venture cards and earn 2x points and then use points at 1 cent each to erase the charge from your statement (minimum $25 with the Arrival Plus).

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

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  • Earn 50,000 bonus points when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 in travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named a 'Best Credit Card' for Travel Rewards by MONEY Magazine
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases
  • Sleek metal card design
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • $0 foreign transaction fees, plus chip-enabled for enhanced security and wider acceptance when used at a chip card reader
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading frequent travel programs at full value — that means 1,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points equal 1,000 partner miles/points
  • Travel confidently with premium Travel Protection Benefits, including Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption Insurance, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Trip Delay Reimbursement and more
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Balance Transfer Fee Credit Rating
N/A 16.24%-23.24% Variable Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95 See Terms Excellent Credit