Save $5 on Food With This Uber Eats Promo Code for Existing Users
There once was a time when no restaurant delivered for free, but since the advent of online delivery apps, free delivery and convenience frequently come in one delicious package. With an Uber Eats promo code for existing users or new users, this frequency can be every time you log in to order a meal.
Uber Eats is one of the leading online food ordering and delivery services around. Because of this, you can receive $5 off your order at just about any time, even if you’ve ordered from the platform before.
Start saving your gas, time, and food budget without spending extra on delivery. In this article, we’ll tell you where you can find promo codes and apply them to your account. And for any first-time users out there, we’ll explain what Uber Eats is and how to sign up.
What Is Uber Eats?
Uber Eats is a food delivery platform that allows you to order meals from your favorite restaurants, straight from an app. Created by Uber Technologies Inc. in 2014, the Uber Eats app allowed the company to expand beyond the rideshare industry. Uber provided a brand new opportunity for everyday drivers to earn even more by picking up food from local restaurants and delivering it to your door.
The company is now one of the most successful among a rapidly growing list of online food delivery services. Today, Uber Eats has the third greatest market share in the industry and boasts partnerships with two of the top three American chains: McDonald’s and Starbucks. But the company still needs to keep up with the tight competition if they want to keep their bronze medal, or take the silver from Grubhub. This is where promotion codes come in.
Uber Eats Promo Code for New Users
Uber Eats primarily offers promo codes as a tactic to recruit new customers. This may cost Uber money, but it will only help you save — $5 to be exact. You can use our discount code, eats-REEAv, to help you get started, or you can use one of two additional methods that we’ll describe here.
First and most conveniently, you can simply ask a friend or family member. Every current Uber Eats user has a personal Uber Eats code that they can share with you. When you use the code, the person who provided it will also get $5 off their next order. This is a great way to create a win-win situation for you and a loved one, as this $5 will likely provide a full discount on your delivery fee — plus your small cart fee and service fee — if you’re ordering from a restaurant with cheaper delivery.
The second way you can receive $5 off your first order is by scouring the internet for codes. Websites like RetailMeNot and Slickdeals often have users who upload promo codes. Even Uber Eats itself may promote special first-time user codes for special events. Using the coupon code website method may take a few tries before you find a working code, but this can help you find better discounts.
Applying Your Uber Eats Promo Code
If you haven’t signed up for an account already, applying your Uber Eats coupon code is extremely easy. You’ll be prompted to do so during your sign-up process, so you won’t need to take any extra steps beyond entering the code.
But you won’t be able to input your promo code during sign-up if you already have an Uber rider or driver account. This is because your single Uber account (linked to your phone number) can be used across all three of the company’s platforms — Uber, Uber Driver, and Uber Eats — which takes away the need for signing up.
The best way to input your Uber Eats promo code if you already have an account is to add it on the Uber Eats app before your first order. Make sure to download the app on your smartphone via the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Then You can follow these easy directions:
- Tap on the profile icon in the lower right hand corner of the app.
- Select “Promotions.”
- Tap “Add promo” in the upper right hand corner.
- Type in your promo code.
- Tap “Add promo” once again on the bottom of your screen to submit the promo code.
If you forget to input your promo code and are already starting an order, you can still claim $5 off Uber Eats on the checkout screen. Since this is your final chance to submit a code as a new user, make sure you don’t finalize your checkout until your total shows that your discount has been applied.
Uber Eats Promo Code for Existing Users
Just because you’ve used your new customer code doesn’t mean you’re out of luck for future discounts. As we mentioned earlier, existing users always have the opportunity to gain $5 at any time. Sometimes, limited time promotions will boost this number up to $10 or even $20. All you need to do is refer friends with your personal promo code, located within the “Get $5 off your order” tab on your Uber Eats app menu. Every time a new user uses your code to purchase a meal, you’ll receive credits in your account.
If you remain subscribed to Uber Eats emails, you can also count on receiving promo codes every once in a while, as long as you’re at least somewhat active on the platform. These emailed promotion codes are typically offered during big events or holidays. For example, when it’s Super Bowl time, there’s a good chance you may be able to get a discount on pizza delivered to your door.
FAQs About the Uber Eats Promo Code for Existing Users
Now that you understand where to seek out your promo codes, here are our answers to a few additional questions that may be on your mind:
1. Will my Uber promo codes work for Uber Eats?
No, Uber codes will not work for Uber Eats. While you have a single account for all Uber Technologies platforms, promotional codes are typically designated to a single platform. This means Uber promo codes can only be used on Uber rides, while Uber Eats promo codes can only be used for Uber Eats orders, as designated in the offer’s terms.
However, your Uber Cash and Uber Rewards earnings can be used to fund purchases on both platforms.
2. Does Uber Eats ever offer free meals?
It’s pretty rare for Uber Eats to outright offer a free meal, but it’s not impossible. When promoting its new Pickup feature, the company did offer completely free food — even some worth $13 — to select users. Plus, some novelty holidays, like National Ice Cream Day, and new large-scale partnerships can inspire the company to provide a free treat.
If you don’t want to wait, you can also rack up points on Uber Rewards by consistently using Uber or Uber Eats. This allows you to keep earning $5 in Uber Cash (which doesn’t expire) until you receive enough for a meal. If you have a Visa card, you can also join Uber’s Visa Local Offers program to receive Uber Cash back on purchases from select stores and restaurants.
3. Can I cancel my Uber Eats order after submitting it?
As long as your order is still live, you can cancel at any time. However, be aware that a cancellation fee will apply. To cancel your order, all you need to do is jump on the order screen on your Uber Eats app, tap “Cancel Order,” review any fees, and tap “Cancel Order” again. The app will also prompt you to provide a reason for your cancellation.
Your cancellation fee depends on your location, as well as where in the delivery process your order was upon cancellation. For example, you’ll have the lowest fee for orders that haven’t been made, a bit more if your driver is on their way to pick up the order, and the most if your driver is already on their way to you.
Make Convenient Meals More Affordable
Food from your favorite local restaurants is more accessible than ever. Now, you don’t have to wait until you’re off the clock or even leave your house to get a tasty bite. And with Uber Eats promo codes, you don’t have to eat the cost of convenience either. There’s no limit to how much you can earn in Uber credits. So you can continue saving on delivery and meals as much as you want when you want.
Want to learn about Uber Technology’s other service? Read our guide to Uber, the original rideshare service.
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