Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 10 July 2020

Pets, diamonds and skateboards: common - and not-so-common - items left in the UAE's Ubers

The ride-hailing company reveals what forgetful passengers leave in their vehicles

Uber has revealed the items most commonly left behind in its taxis. EPA
Uber has revealed the items most commonly left behind in its taxis. EPA

Alongside phones, wallets, glasses and headphones, Uber customers in the UAE have managed to leave behind items of furniture, diamond jewellery and even their pets.

There have also been plenty of passports, backpacks and travel bags left behind by tourists, with Uber revealing that UAE passengers are the most forgetful on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

If you are one of the unlucky passengers to leave an item behind in your Uber, you can easily report it using the mobile app, connecting you directly with your driver, as soon as you realise it's missing.

Below is Uber’s full 2020 lost and found index...

10 most commonly forgotten items in the UAE:

  1. Phone / camera
  2. Purse / wallet
  3. Backpack / bags
  4. Glasses
  5. Headphones / speaker
  6. Clothes
  7. Keys
  8. Vaping device
  9. Jewellery / watches / make-Up
  10. Laptop

10 most unusual lost items in the UAE:

  1. Pet
  2. Diamond bracelet
  3. Gold ring
  4. Baby stroller
  5. Kids' rocking chair
  6. Scooter and helmet
  7. Skateboard
  8. A table
  9. Cake and gifts
  10. Groceries

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Updated: March 11, 2020 04:51 PM

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