How do you use Apple pay with Uber Eats? (+5 Pros of digital wallets)

This article will discuss how you can use Apple pay with Uber Eats. In addition to this, we will describe some of the reasons why digital wallets like Apple pay are becoming increasingly popular today. Furthermore, we will mention some ways through which you can save money while ordering from Uber Eats.

How do you use Apple pay with Uber Eats?

In order to use Apple pay to pay for your food order in Uber Eats, you can use the steps given below.

  • You will need to first sign-in to your Uber Eats account
  • Click on the ‘Account’ option and then click on ‘Wallet’
  • Uber Eats will show you a variety of payment options, from which you can click on the Apple pay logo
  • You can now use Apple pay to pay for your orders in Uber Eats

The Apple pay will only work if your Apple pay account has been set up properly with a compatible card. To add a card for Apple Pay on your iPhone, you can use the steps as follows.

  • You will need to go the ‘Wallet’ app on your iPhone
  • Click on the Add+ button and then choose between a Credit card and a Debit card and then tap on ‘Continue’
  • The device will automatically prompt you in the further steps. You will also need to choose your bank from the list which has been provided. If you cannot find it, you can easily search for them in the search bar
  • You will then be asked to verify your information with your bank after which your account and Apple Pay will be connected

Why are digital wallets so popular today?

Gone are the days when credit cards were a thing of popularity. Today, more and more folks are switching to digital wallets to pay for anything from a food delivery to a haircut. The reasons why digital wallets like Apple Pay are so popular today are multifold and some of them have been discussed as follows.

Digital wallets bring plenty of convenience

Digital wallets like Apple Pay, Google Pay and Amazon Pay are very popular due to the high levels of convenience and comfort that users can experience while using these. People who have their bank accounts linked to digital wallets do not have to walk around carrying enormous wallets and purses which are bound to be lost or misplaced.

 

They are extremely secure

Some people who stick to the old-school way of paying through cash or card may be wary of the security of digital wallets. However, these are known to be extremely safe and very secure through multiple steps in the payment process. These wallets require strong passwords, OTPs and even multi-step authentications through which the safety of payments is increased.

They offer amazing rewards

Digital wallets can not only help in making payments easier but can also help users save money. Frequent usage of these digital wallets entitles the user to various rewards and offers which can be used on various shopping platforms and even food delivery apps like Uber Eats. These rewards can however vary depending on the type of digital wallet that is being used.

 

They can be great for those who have multiple accounts

Those who have multiple bank accounts and cards can consolidate all of this information in a single place using a digital wallet. These wallets not only serve as payment gateways through multiple bank accounts, but can be a safe way to store ID cards, coupon cards, gift cards and many more, thus performing the role of a secretary for any person.

 

The payment process is faster and safer

Digital wallets became even more popular in the heights of the COVID-19 pandemic in which people were hesitant to pass out their cash and their cards for fear of infections. Through digital wallets, all the payments can be made with no contact between the buyer and the vendor, thus making it safe and secure for both the parties.

 

How to save money on Uber Eats?

Uber Eats may be a superb option for anyone who is looking for great menu options and cuisines in one place. However, it can prove to be quite expensive if the person uses the app on a frequent basis. To save money on Uber Eats, anyone can use the tips mentioned below.

  • Browse the app for promo codes and offers. These are rolled out by Uber Eats on a regular basis to promote certain restaurants and to also encourage customers to use the app to order food.
  • Getting an Uber One subscription can also be great news for your wallet, especially if you plan on ordering food through Uber Eats on a regular basis. This Uber One was formerly called Eats Pass. The advantages of Uber One are not only limited to Uber Eats but can be extended to Uber as well.
  • Order in larger portions in order to avoid the small order fee, which may be an unnecessary waste of money. You can always save the leftovers in your mom’s Tupperware for later.

Conclusion

This article has discussed how you can use Apple pay with Uber Eats. In addition to this, we have described some of the reasons why digital wallets like Apple pay are becoming increasingly popular today. Furthermore, we have mentioned some ways through which you can save money while ordering from Uber Eats.

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Citations

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uber_Eats

https://craft.co/ubereats

https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/uber-eats

https://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-uber-eats

https://www.pnc.com/en/about-pnc/topics/pnc-pov/economy/mobile-wallet.html

https://plumpos.com/digital-wallet.html

https://scand.com/company/blog/digital-wallet-benefits-and-disadvantages/

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/learn-to-embrace-your-digital-wallethere-are-8-benefits-to-love-11631890543

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