Earn ‘Shop Your Way’ Points With Every Uber Ride

Uber recently teamed up with Shop Your Way, a free rewards and loyalty program from Sears that lets you earn points to use on future purchases. Starting this week, both drivers and riders can earn rewards on trips they take with the app and receive an extra bonus just for linking their Uber accounts to the shopping program….

Thursday Giveaway: Enter to Win a $500 Uber Gift Card

Just this week, Uber added the ability to purchase gift cards, which you can either use for yourself or gift to a friend. Your gift card is valid for rides in any Uber city in the US. To use your gift card, simply go to the payment section within the latest version of the Uber…

Uber Is Now Selling Gift Cards for Use Within the US

One of the challenging parts about riding with Uber has always been that there wasn’t a simple way to “gift” rides to someone. You could request a ride from your account to pick someone else up, but that’s hardly a seamless process. Fortunately, starting today, you can purchase Uber gift cards up to $500 in value…

Why Expats Will Love Sapphire Reserve, Presidential Plane Smackdown, Top Domestic Priority Pass Lounges and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Free Uber and Lyft Rides This Weekend (Including Existing Users)

We’ve seen a whole bunch of promos from Uber and Lyft recently — and it looks like the free ride train will continue. As of right now, you can sign up for free rides from both companies, with Uber offering two free Pool rides in Manhattan this weekend and Lyft offering $10 off one ride…

Uber Scheduled Rides Rolls out to More Cities

Earlier this summer, Lyft began testing a feature allowing riders to schedule rides up to 24 hours in advance. Not to be outdone, Uber quickly followed suit and took the feature a step further, allowing riders to schedule rides between 30 minutes and 30 days in advance. Scheduled Rides was originally only available to riders…

More Cheap Europe Flights, Top Cards for September, All About Priority Pass and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Android Pay Gets a Big Upgrade, Now Supports Chase Visa Cards

Attention Android fans: Google recently rolled out new improvements to its Android Pay mobile payment platform. Chase Visa cardholders will now be able to use Android Pay for purchases at retailers that accept mobile payments — set up your card (or cards) by opening the Android Pay app and taking a picture of it with your phone’s camera. Purchases…

UberPool’s Offering Flat $5 Rides in Brooklyn This Weekend

Uber’s offering riders a compelling promotion in Brooklyn for Labor Day weekend. All weekend — between Friday, September 2 at 8:00pm and Monday, September 5 at 11:59pm — riders can open their Uber app and select UberPool to get a flat $5 ride anywhere within the borough. Keep in mind that in order to be eligible, all rides…

Earn Free Uber Rides When You Shop and Dine Out

Uber riders in Los Angeles and San Francisco have the opportunity to earn free rides thanks to a new feature called Uber Local Offers, the product of a new partnership with Visa. When riders make everyday purchases at participating shops and restaurants with the Visa card connected to their Uber app, they’ll earn points within the app that count towards…