Up to $45 Back With Freebird for Taking Uber and Lyft Rides – New Promo Code

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In time for Friday eve, I just got word of a new promo code you can stack with others for up to $45 cash back on Uber and Lyft rides booked through Freebird.

Here’s how to do it:

  • Download Freebird
  • Enter promo codes:
  • S897C” – $10 cashback ($5 for each of your first 2 rides)
  • 5FOR5” – $5 cashback on your first 5 rides (up to $25) through June 1, 2019 – works for existing users
  • OR
  • 3TENBACK” – $10 cashback on your first 3 rides (up to $30) for a limited time – new users only
  • URBDAY1” – $5 cashback on any ride – works for existing users

That’s a total of up to $45 cashback!

Freebird lets you book Uber and Lyft rides through their app – and you’ll earn points on each ride. Once you earn 5,000 points, you can cash it out for $10. So you can potentially do even better with these codes when you add points to the mix.

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This new promo code gets you $25 more bucks – and works for existing users

Plus, as I’ve found over the past few weeks, your Uber and Lyft credits should still work!

Freebird powers up your Uber and Lyft apps

If you ride Uber or Lyft with any regularity, I’ve found Freebird to be a nice “power up” for those bookings. The prices are the same – as it pulls the quote from those apps directly – and I’ve also had my Uber credits applied even when booking through Freebird.

With Freebird, you earn points + cashback for ordering rides through the app. Here’s my full writeup on Freebird with more information.

I took Lyft rides all around San Antonio recently, including to the River Walk

And now, you can get an extra $25 or $30 cashback on top of existing promo codes (all listed above).

I am all over this as it’s literally free cashback for doing something you’re already planning to do.

I have no idea how Freebird is making money (presumably through sponsorships from local businesses and liquor companies), but take it while the getting is good – especially if you have trips coming up soon.

Another new Freebird promotion code

It will stack with any Uber/Lyft credits or promotions already attached to your accounts – and trigger any travel statement credits from cards like Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige, or US Bank Altitude Reserve. So there’s a potential triple/quadruple stack in here (you know I love a good stack):

  • Uber/Lyft rewards + credits
  • Statement credits
  • Freebird cashback
  • Miles/points (not with CSR and travel credit, though)

Bottom line

What’s also cool is you can toggle between Uber and Lyft within the Freebird app if you want to check prices with both services. That way, you can pick the cheaper option and still earn the Freebird points and cashback credits.

I’ve been using Freebird for the past few weeks and haven’t had any issues. Receipts and charges still come directly from Uber or Lyft – just note they pull your default payment method from the respective service, so be sure to change it directly within the correct app if you so desire.

And again, I dunno how Freebird will be profitable with all these promotions going on but… get it while you can. I’ve already initiated a few transfers to my bank account and gotten cash money directly in hand – so I can personally confirm it works.

Happy riding!

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  1. Thanks for the Freebird suggestion! I already have $22+ coming back to my debit card after only two rides.

    P.S. It correctly used my Uber Cash that I got from my Amex Platinum.

  2. The free credits are great, and I did get credit with RIDESHAREGUY (2x $5). One downside I see is freebird can’t seem to use GooglePay in Lyft, so I can’t still earn 3x on the Altitude Reserve for Lyft rides. I found this out because I don’t have any other cc’s in my Lyft account, so Freebird can’t link to the account until I “add a payment method.” Not sure if this is also true for Uber (since I have cards loaded there), but assume it is true there.
    With this, I’ll use Freebird for the free ride promos, but probably not much else. But still a good deal as often as I use Uber! Thanks Harlen.

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