What Is Uber One, and What Are Its Benefits?

Key Takeaways

  • Uber One is a premium membership program for frequent Uber and Uber Eats users.
  • Members can enjoy benefits like waived delivery fees, discounts on eligible orders, and $5 credits for late deliveries.
  • The subscription costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Uber offers a free one-month trial if you want to give it a spin first.

Are your Uber or Uber Eats expenses stacking up? If you spend hundreds of dollars per month on commuting or ordering takeout using these services, you should consider an Uber One subscription for exclusive benefits and lower fees.

What Is an Uber One Subscription?

Uber One is a paid membership program for frequent Uber riders and Uber Eats users. It isn’t cheap, costing $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year, but you can save $20 annually by opting for the yearly plan. And if you’re not sure whether you’d get enough use from the service, Uber offers a free one-month trial.

You can subscribe to Uber One and take advantage of its benefits wherever Uber and Uber Eats are available. However, Uber’s premium subscription is only available in a handful of countries besides the United States. So if you live elsewhere and are considering signing up for the service, we recommend checking whether it’s available in your region before proceeding!

What Are the Benefits of Uber One?

One of the primary advantages of subscribing to Uber One is that you don’t have to pay delivery fees if you meet a minimum purchase amount. For non-grocery orders, the delivery fee is waived for purchases of $15 or more—for grocery orders, the minimum purchase amount is $35.

Additionally, Uber One members can enjoy up to 5% off grocery orders and 10% off eligible non-grocery deliveries and pickup orders that meet the above purchase amount. The discount only applies to eligible vendors marked with an Uber One icon in the app.

Uber One subscribers also get a $5 credit each time an order arrives after the Latest Arrival estimate. While there isn’t a minimum time for how late your order must arrive after the Latest Arrival estimate to be eligible for the offer, the $5 credit only applies to restaurants with the Uber One icon.

Subscribers also get “member pricing” and top-rated drivers. If you often book rides in advance using Uber’s Reserve feature, discounts are available for certain Uber ride types booked 30 minutes or more in advance. Lastly, you’ll also get access to premium support and exclusive offers as an Uber One member.

How to Sign Up for Uber One

If you don’t already have an account on Uber or Uber Eats, you can sign up for an Uber One membership while creating your account. The steps you need to follow are identical on both iOS and Android.

Download: Uber for Android | iOS (Free, in-app purchases available)

Download: Uber Eats for Android | iOS (Free, in-app purchases available)

Here’s what you need to do if you don’t already have an Uber account:

  1. Open the Uber or Uber Eats app.
  2. Enter your phone number and hit Continue.
  3. On the next page, enter your email address and hit Next.
  4. Once you fill in your credentials, the next screen will display the benefits of Uber One. Simply tap Join Uber One, enter your payment details, and tap Try for free.
  5. Tap Start saving now, and you’re all set!

Follow these instructions if you’re an existing Uber customer:

  1. Once you enter your credentials and log in to the Uber app, select Account from the bottom-right corner of the screen and tap Uber One.
  2. Hit Join Uber One and choose whether you’d like to opt for the monthly or annual plan.
  3. Tap Add Payment Method to enter your payment details and then choose Try for free.

Your subscription will automatically renew when the trial period ends; at that point your selected payment method will be charged.

How to Cancel Your Uber One Subscription

If you don’t want to continue paying for the service, you need to cancel your Uber One subscription ahead of time. That’s because if your billing day is within 48 hours, your only option is to contact Uber support to cancel your subscription.

However, if you have more than 48 hours left before your billing day, you can cancel your subscription via the Uber or Uber Eats app. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open the Uber or Uber Eats app on your device and tap Account in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  2. Tap Uber One.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap Manage membership.
  4. On the next screen, tap End membership.
  5. Select any of the reasons listed and tap Continue.

Uber claims that Uber One members save an average of $27 per month. So it’s worth thinking twice before canceling your membership and maybe running a few calculations based on your usage.

Ultimately, if you’re a frequent Uber rider or Uber Eats user, an Uber One membership could be beneficial in the long run. We recommend taking advantage of the free one-month trial to determine whether the subscription’s benefits justify its cost for you.

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