Uber Visa Card

The Uber Visa Card is one of the newest offerings by Barclays, providing 4% cash back on dining (including UberEATS), 3% back on airfare and at hotels, and 2% back on online purchases (including Uber itself).

It comes with some rewarding benefits, like a $50 annual credit for streaming services if you spend $5,000 per year, and up to $600 in mobile phone insurance if you pay your phone bill with the card.

Overall it’s a very rewarding card given that it has no annual fee. The 4% back category is a better reward for dining than most cards offer, the 3% category includes not just airfare and hotels but also travel agencies like Airbnb, and the 2% category covers a very wide variety of purchases, including most online subscription services (excluding utilities and similar services).

You’ll be able to redeem your rewards for Uber credits through the Uber app, statement credits, or gift cards.

There’s no foreign transaction fee on this card, so it’s a good choice to bring with you when traveling outside the country unlike most cards, which charge a 3% fee.

You don’t need to be an Uber driver to apply for this card. But if you are an Uber driver, check out the Uber Visa Debit Card, which provides cash back at a variety of different merchants (including gas stations).

Apply for the Uber Visa by following these instructions, or hitting the Apply Now button on the right. You’ll be taken to Barclays’ webpage, which includes instructions on how to apply.

The current application instructions are:

  1. Open the Uber App (available for iPhone and Android)
  2. Tap MENU in the upper left
  3. Tap PAYMENT
  4. Tap VIEW ALL OFFERS in the Payment Offers section
  5. Tap DETAILS under Apply for the Uber Visa Card

We’ve heard from a reader that these application instructions won’t work. You may need to call Barclays at 1-866-928-8598 to apply for the Uber Visa.

Where can I use my Uber Visa Card?

You can use this card anywhere Visa is accepted.

If you apply for this card through the Uber app and are approved, you’ll be able to use it immediately through the app for Uber purchases without needing to wait for the physical card to be mailed to you.

Card Quick Facts

Card Quick Facts

  • Earn $100 cash back for spending $500 in the first 90 days
  • Earn 4% back on dining, like restaurants, take-out, bars, and UberEATS
  • Earn 3% back on airfare, at hotels, and with travel agencies
  • Earn 2% back on online purchases, including Uber (excludes third-party payments like PayPal, utilities, and more)
  • Rewards don’t expire as long as your account is open, active and in good standing
  • No foreign transaction fees on purchases made while traveling abroad
  • $50 annual credit for streaming services if you spend $5,000 per year
  • Up to $600 mobile phone insurance if you pay your phone bill with your card
  • Purchase and balance transfer rates of 17.99%, 23.99% or 28.74% Variable

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Card Details



  • 4% cash back on dining, including UberEATS
  • 3% cash back at:
    • Airlines
    • Hotels
    • Travel agencies
  • 2% cash back on online purchases, including Uber (excludes third-party payments like PayPal, utilities, and more)
  • 1% cash back on all other purchases

Introductory Bonus

  • $100 cash back for spending $500 in the first 90 days
Card Stats

Card Stats

Annual Fee $0
Additional Cards Annual Fee -
Regular Purchase APR 17.99%, 23.99% or 28.74% Variable
Intro Purchase APR -
Foreign Transaction Fee None
Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature & Chip-and-PIN
Minimum Credit Limit -
Maximum Credit Limit -
Free Credit Score Yes
Penalty APR None
Late Fee Up to $39
Returned Payment Fee Up to $39
Balance Transfers

Balance Transfers

Intro Balance Transfer APR -
Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.99%, 23.99% or 28.74% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 3%, $10 minimum
Cash Advances

Cash Advances

Cash Advance APR 28.99% Variable
Cash Advance Fee 3%, $10 minimum

Card Benefits

Check your card’s Guide to Benefits to learn the specific benefits your card offers and how to access them.

  • Redeem Points Directly Through the Uber App

    Add your card information to your Uber app to redeem your points directly for Uber credits. Usually takes place in a few seconds, but in some cases it can take up to 24 hours.

  • $50 Annual Streaming Credit for Spending $5,000

    Spend $5,000 with the card in a given year to earn a $50 credit that will be applied to the cost of streaming services like Netflix, Spotify, HBO NOW, Audible, and the Amazon Prime membership fee, among others.

  • Exclusive Access to Events

    Cardholders will occasionally be invited to exclusive events or to take advantage of special offers in big cities around the U.S.

  • Free FICO 8® Credit Score from TransUnion

    Access your FICO Score 8 credit score online at any time, for free, based on your TransUnion credit report.

  • Zero Liability Fraud Protection

    You will not be held responsible for unauthorized use of your card.

  • Account Alerts

    Sign up for various alerts, like when purchases exceed a certain amount, when you approach the credit limit, or when a payment is due.

  • Cell Phone Insurance

    Pay for your mobile phone bill with your card to receive up to $600 per claim in mobile phone insurance covering damage and theft. Your phone will be automatically covered starting the month after your phone bill is first charged to your card.

  • Price Protection

    If you make a purchase and find that item being advertised for a lesser price, you may be eligible for reimbursement.

  • Extended Warranty Protection

    Extends a manufacturer’s warranty by 1 year, for warranties of 3 years or less.

  • Global Assistance Services

    24-hour assistance with Lost and Stolen Card Reporting, Emergency Card Replacement, and Emergency Cash Advances.

  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver

    Provides coverage against theft and collision for eligible rental cars, as long as the car rental company’s own insurance is declined.

  • ID Theft Protection

    If you believe that you’ve become a victim of identity theft, you’ll have access to a variety of ID theft resolution services to help.

Visitor Reviews

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Average rating:  
 12 reviews
by P Scott Conner
Horrible customer servixe

Called and filled out travel section on card website prior to traveling. Took my card with me to Switzerland and after several purchases (normal travel stuff) they shut the card off for suspicious activity.Called and emailed for them to unblocked, only to reblock on the next purchase. Happened 3x's.They could care less about their customers. Gave me the run around while i was in traveling.Thankfully i had my American Express.Will not use again...

by Grant
Good card

Use it all the time overseas. Have not had ANY of the problems others discussed here. Good deal.

by JB
Worst Customer Service Ever!

Good cashback benefits, but not worth the horrible, horrible customer service and security team. I've never had a worse experience with a credit card company in my life. They will lie to you repeatedly, put you on hold for hours, say you'll get a refund from a fraudulent charge multiple times, and say you'll receive a callback, only to fall short on every claim. They do not protect their customers in the least. I have had several cards through both Chase and American Express for decades without a single issue, and already have more complaints about my experience with Barclays than I can count - after only 3 months! Please avoid Barclays at all costs.

by SC
Worst customer service ever

Good cash back rate for a no fee card. However, Barclay’s customer service is the worst I’ve ever dealt with among various credit card issuers. The advertised $50 credit on digital subscription after spending $5,000 purchase is a joke. I had to call three times, put on hold for more than an hour, speak to more than three representatives to get the credit. They first explain I didn’t reach the $5,000 purchase requirement because the purchase has to be all online digital subscription spend (seriously!?). Then they gave me an exemption for the credit at the end, probably got tired of me. This should have been automatically credited in the first place!

by Card User
Ridiculous security

Decent benefits for the card with no annual fee. However, their security system is ridiculous. My card gets blocked after any significantly large transaction (over $300). I have to call customer services to unblock the card. Then it happens again and again. Customer service says they can't do anything about it. This really kills all the benefits of the card.

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