Posted by William Charles on November 17, 2017

Published on November 17th, 2017 | by William Charles


[Expired] Uber: $4 In SYWR Points Per Ride

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The Offer

Direct link to offer

  • SYWR is offering $4 cash back in SYWR points for every Uber ride you take. You’re also entered into a sweepstakes for $5,000 in points for every ride as well. This will be valid through January 2nd, 2018.

The Fine Print

  • All linked members can earn $4 CASHBACK in points per Uber ride anywhere in the US, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Guam.
  • Shop Your Way points earned for rides in qualifying market Areas expire 30 days after issuance.
  • Please note split fare rides do not count as a ride for purposes of this offer.
  • By accepting Shop Your Way® member benefits and offers, you agree to the Shop Your Way terms and conditions, available at
  • Offer Valid 11/17/17-1/2/18

Our Verdict

SYWR points are good for Sears/Kmart. Previously they were offering $2 in points, so they are just doubling that for the duration of this promotion. You might also be able to get an additional $1 cash back per ride with Ibotta. Both should work when using your American Express Platinum credits as well. I’m not sure if using Uber Plus passes will trigger the $4 in points or not (update: does work). This should help people to discount their Uber rides.

Hat tip to No Mas Coach

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Does Uberpool count as a ride or only solo Uber rides?

Uberpool counts as a ride

They typically do count, but according to their support (when they don’t post) they will say Uber Pools do not count. This is a great combo with the Ibotta that gives $1 back each ride and the Uber ride pass. Then further stack when you buy Uber gift cards for 10% off when they have the sale via eBay. At some point each ride I was taking I was making a profit in rewards.

double dip with SPG?

Ride pass has worked for me. Earned $100 in points last month.

This used to be my favorite rewards system. Sears had free shipping and I ubered enough to get something for free every month. But when they added the 30 dollar minimum for free shipping, and I stopped ubering at least weekly, it became more of a pain in the butt. Now it’s sort of like store rewards, nice if I can strategise, but I’ve let points expire rather than pay to redeem them.

What’s a good way to burn SYW points? I see it excludes food unfortunately, and I don’t really need any cheap K-mart crap.

Use them at Lands End.

You can use them on food at Kmart and sears

I bought $30 in starbucks k-cups through shopyourway website. Shipped via Kmart and I went ahead and paid the $8ish for shipping to save a trip to the crappy store in town.

Is anyone else seeing the referral offer?
Earn $2 CASHBACK in points for every rider who connects Uber and Shop Your Way accounts using your referral code or unique URL.
Your unique referral link:
[link removed, please do not just share your referral links.]

So if you’re 2 player mode you can get $6 per ride?

It’s just a one time $2 for every successful referral and not for the rides they take.

Is anybody actually seeing the $4 per ride? My points from my rides yesterday posted, but it was still just $2 per ride.

Same here. If it doesn’t get fixed I’ll be on the horn with customer service tomorrow.

I used Lisa’s link. If this is working as a referral conga, here’s mine: [link removed. I’m not sure why you thought it was acceptable to share your link here. Read the rules.]

Just realized this post was attributed to Jon and Ben, and I’m currently in their workshop. Love that.

My husband commutes by Uber and this has been a freaking bonanza, especially this summer with the shortlived SYWEverywhere portal. This summer we did a kitchen renovation and the microwave and dishwasher were FREE (FYI SYWR are redeemable at Sears Outlets) and the range and fridge were heavily discounted. Other non-crap stuff we’ve “bought” for those looking to burn points.

-Lands’ end accepts SYWR as payment and their clothes are very sturdy, albeit cut large
-Keekaroo height right high chair
-Pyrex glass containers
-Evenflo glass baby bottles
-Knitter’s Pride knitting needles
-Melissa and Doug toys
-Carter’s brand baby/toddler clothing
-Children’s board books
-Crayola products
-Learning Resources toys
-Board games

From what I can tell, they’ve been losing vendors. Everything by Dorel (kids’ furniture manufacturer) vanished for a while. I got a really nice organic crib mattress, but they don’t carry that line any more, etc. I don’t know how long the bonanza will last, but I’ve got half a closet of toys stashed for my children for the coming winter and holidays.

How long should it take to post?

Rides paid with GC don’t seem to trigger the credit.

Ugh. That makes this totally useless for most of us. Thanks for adding the DP.

Any data point on whether paying by giftcard will trigger the shopyourway $4 points?

I got an email from them saying that linking wasn’t working with an invitation to try again, so my previous DP about rides paid with gc might not be valid.

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