Uber is arriving now in Sioux City, Waterloo and Dubuque

Uber is officially launching uberX and uberXL in Sioux City, Waterloo and Dubuque! Starting today, you can request a reliable and affordable ride whenever and wherever you are! Whether it’s date night or time to run some errands, you can sit back, relax and quickly get where you need to go at the touch of a button. […]

Something BIG just happened in Ames

We’re excited to announce the arrival of uberXL in Ames. With room for up to six riders, uberXL is spacious, convenient and low cost. You can expect cars such as Honda Odysseys, Ford Explorers and Toyota Highlanders. Whether you’re heading out to a game with friends, or want to hit the town with a larger crew, […]

Using Uber at Des Moines International Airport

The 2.3 million passengers that used Des Moines International Airport (DSM) in 2015 tell us that Iowa isn’t just mere flyover country anymore; Des Moines is an up-and-coming city in the midwest. Here’s the biggest tip for your next flight out of DSM: Take it easy on yourself and let Uber do the heavy lifting […]

Ride to win an Iowa City Brewfest prize

The  Iowa City Brewfest 2016 is this Saturday, September 24th. Nothing kicks off the festivities better than a chance to make it date night with gift cards to downtown Iowa City and a safe ride home. This week, each ride you take will enter you to win a Iowa City prize package.  Prizes include a […]

Your Cy-Hawk Rivalry Game Day Guide

It’s rivalry weekend in Iowa City and everyone wants to know who will take home the Cy-Hawk trophy! This rivalry weekend we’re upping the stakes with a little competition. Forward your school’s code to a friend who hasn’t used Uber before and they will receive two free rides up to a total of $20. Each […]

A million thank-you’s to Iowa partners

Two years ago, Uber launched in Des Moines. Since then, we’ve expanded to five different cities in Iowa, and our driver partners have complete over 1-million trips. To celebrate this milestone, we met with many of our top-partners in Des Moines. Thanks a million to all the driver partners that helped us get to a […]


After a successful State Fair, all of the vendors have packed up your favorite fried food on a stick until next year and that post-state fair slump has started to sink in. Feeling like you are ready for a quick detox? We sure are! There’s no better way to work off your State Fair food […]

Thanks a million, Iowa!

We are proud to be celebrating our 1 millionth trip in Iowa, a milestone achieved in just two years since our launch.   To say thank you, this Tuesday, August 9th, rides in Iowa and the Quad Cities will be 50% off* with code: IOWAMILLION Since launching in Des Moines, Iowa in September, 2014, riders […]


This weekend, Iowa-native race car driver Joey Gase returns to the Iowa Speedway for the last race of the season.  To celebrate his return and our first year servicing Newton for the race  weekends, we want to give you a chance to ride like the race car drivers. This Wednesday from 12pm-2pm in Des Moines, […]

#UberIceCream is taking over Des Moines!

Helado. Aisukurīmu. Crème glacée. Sorvete. No matter how you say it, ice cream is delicious in every language. There’s a shared love for this frozen treat — one that transcends seasons, borders, and cultures. That’s why one day every year Uber brings the ice cream to you — no matter where you are. It’s that […]