Skip Nav
Printables
16 Printable Goal Sheets to Help You Stay on Track
How to Earn Emirates Skywards Miles at Dubai Mall With Emaar
The Dubai Mall
Now, Everything You Buy at The Dubai Mall Gets Turned Into Air Miles
World Cup 2018: Make Your Bitmoji Wear Your Country's Kit
World Cup
Saudi or Egypt? Use Your Bitmoji to Show Who You're Supporting This World Cup
Emirates Employee Requirements
Emirates
No Visible Tattoos and at Least 160cm Tall: What It Takes to Work For Emirates

Uber UAE Introduces Cash Payments August 2016

Paying For Uber Ride in the UAE Just Got Even Easier

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Qatar have all rolled out the cash payment option, and now those in the UAE will finally be able to expand their options. Uber is testing out what riding without necessarily having a credit card linked to an account would be like.

It comes after people in Dubai and Abu Dhabi requested the option of handing over dirhams directly and means they are some of the few places in 475+ cities where you can pay non-electronically.

While it may not appear on your app straight away (it's being rolled out slowly), if you do have access already, all you have to do is set a pickup location and switch to cash from credit card before requesting your ride. If you know you're the indecisive type, it's worth bearing in mind that there are some rules to the new and improved Uber. Cash or credit card must be selected prior to the ride and you can't pay partially in each method.

"Our goal is to ensure Uber is as accessible as running water to anyone that needs a ride; and introducing more payment options for users less comfortable using credit card is part of that," they said on their website. Uber needs you to provide feedback to determine whether to keep it, so don't be shy.

Although Uber already has a "split fare" option with credit cards, it's certainly makes life a lot easier for people traveling with friends who don't use the app!

Image Source: Uber UAE
Uber Abu Dhabi
Uber Dubai Increases Fares April 2018
Uber and Careem Egypt
Most Forgotten Items in Middle East Ubers
Uber and Careem Prices in the UAE
Uber Available at These Middle Eastern Airports
Careem Prices UAE
UberChopper to Get Guests to Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2017
Careem Challenges Uber to a Dance-Off in Beirut
How to Get Snapchat's New Uber Filters
Uber is Giving All of Its Dubai Drivers $500
Uber Hacks
Latest Career & Money
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds