Uber gift cards: A new offering across SA

2017-05-04 15:56 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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Cape Town - Next time you're browsing through gift card selections at your local store, you may see a new option alongside dozens of other offerings as global transportation network company, Uber will begin selling gift cards in stores across SA, starting immediately.

"Whether it’s a ride across the city or your favourite UberEATS meal delivered at Uber speed, we’re making it even easier to get what you want, when you want it and the gift cards will also make things much easier for those who wish not to use card or cash," says Uber.

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According to the transport network, Uber gift cards are available in R100 and R200 amounts and if the ride fee or UberEATS fee is less than the value on the card, the remaining amount can be used on the next ride or EATS purchase.

“Uber is committed to convenience, whether it’s getting a meal that’s quick and easy, or requesting a ride at the tap of a button. We’re delighted to make Uber more accessible with the introduction of Uber gift cards,”  says General Manager Uber South Africa, Jonathan Ayache.

Loading the gift card on your app is easy and uncomplicated.  - Check out these few quick steps to loading gift cards that are directly redeemable through the app.

Steps to redeem an Uber Gift Card:

Purchase your Uber gift card at your nearest stores
Open the Uber app
Navigate to ‘Payment’ on the App Menu
Under ‘Promotions’, select ‘Add Promo/Gift Code’
Select ‘Add Promo/Gift Code’
Enter the card’s Gift Code
The promotion will be added to your Uber account

NOTE: Important restrictions apply to Uber gift cards. Please view the Uber Gift Card terms and conditions here for more information.

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