Want to score your first Uber ride for free? Well, below I’m going to provide you with the Uber Coupon Code that you can plug into your newly downloaded app and you’ll be good to go.


Last updated: January 8, 2018


Uber Coupon Code: First Ride Free


Ever wonder how all you friends and family are getting their first Uber ride free? Well, today I’m not only going to show you how to get your first ride free but I’m also going to show you how you can get FREE Uber rides over and over using your own personal Uber coupon code.

Uber is currently offering new users (1) FREE Ride or a complimentary ride of up to $20 USD or whatever amount Uber your country is assigned by Uber. Generally speaking, most rides are far less than $20 in Uber credit so in other words, be sure to use your first ride wisely.

Uber Coupon Code:  UBERPTM


Yeah, that’s it. It’s really that simple. 

All you need to do to get your Uber first ride free is enter the Uber Promo Code: UBERPTM into your Uber app. 


Frequently Asked Questions


What if I already have an Uber account?

If you’ve already signed up for and used Uber in the past, then this deal will not work for you. You could potentially sign up for a new account with new email address but it’s against Uber’s Terms of Service. That being said, if you are traveling with a friend or family member who has yet to sign up for Uber, just have them sign up for a new account so that you can still take advantage of the Uber new user promo discount.

Where do I enter the Uber Coupon Code?

  1. Open your Uber app and click on the menu in the top left hand corner.
  2. Click on Promotions.
  3. Click Add Promo Code
  4. Enter UBERPTM and click Apply

See screenshot(s) below

UBER Coupon Code


How do I apply my Free Ride Credit to my first Uber Ride?

No worries. It’s all automated. Your Free Uber Ride (up to $20 or other value depending on the country you choose when creating your account) will automatically apply to your first Uber ride.

What if I’m signing up for an account from a country outside of the United States?

No problem. When you sign up using the code: UBERPTM you’ll receive a free ride of up to a specific value that Uber has chosen for your country.

In other words, Uber gives free rides up to $20 USD to new users based in the United States but the value of the free ride depends on the country which you assign to your profile when you sign up for a new Uber account.

Here are some examples of what new users in countries outside of the U.S. receive when signing up for Uber:

  • Colombia: COP 20,000 off your first ride
  • India: 150 Rupee off your first ride
  • Italy: €10 off your first ride
  • Hungary: 2500 HUF off your first ride
  • Mexico: $150 MXN off your first ride
  • Thailand: $200 THB off your first ride

For more information on earning and using Uber credits internationally, click here.

What is a Qualifying Uber Ride?

All rides qualify EXCEPT for UberTaxi rides.

Do Uber Coupon Codes have an expiration date? 

No. Uber Coupon Codes are valid unless Uber changes its terms of service.

Can I earn more than $20 in Uber Credits?

Yes, although you need to keep an eye out for special Uber free ride promotions in order to find the latest deals.

How can I earn more free Uber rides?

If you’re traveling with a friend or better yet, a group of friends who have never previously signed up for Uber, you’re in luck. All you need to do to get free uber rides is to have one of your friends (for example sake lets call him Friend #1) in the group signup and use your Uber invite code.

  • Your first ride with Friend #1 is free thanks to you.
  • Now have Friend #2 signup for an account using Friend #1’s code or your code. Again, another free ride.
  • And the list goes on. Realistically if you plan it right, you can continue to get free ride after free ride with Uber.
  • Tip: Don’t forget to share your Uber invite code with all your friends and family via Facebook, email, etc.

Note: Remember that you will not receive your free Uber ride until the person you referred completes their first ride.

Do free Uber rides expire?

Yes. All free Uber ride credits expire 3 months from the date of issue.

How do I Check Uber Credit?

  1. Login to the Uber app and click on the menu at the top left hand corner.
  2. Select Payment.
  3. There, you’ll find your current credit card payment method
  4. Below the credit card you’ll see where it tells you how many free rides that you’ve earned.

How much is an Uber Ride?

The best way to estimate how much your Uber ride will cost is to use this site.

How can I earn Free UberEats Credits?

Have you heard of UberEats yet? If you haven’t let me tell you about it (briefly).

Uber now has it’s own food delivery service called UberEats. All you have to do is download the app and you can order food direct to your door after just a few simple clicks on the clean and easy to use interface of the UberEats app.

Learn more about how you can get your first meal FREE with this UberEats promo code.


Did you use my Uber free ride promo to get your first ride free? If so, leave a comment below. 

Note: I receive free ride for referring new users to Uber (like yourself) but only after you complete your first ride. At the end of the day, you get up to $20 off your first Uber and I get a free ride for referring you — it’s a win-win for everyone!


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