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Orlando Airport to Walt Disney World Transportation Options

Posted by RideGuru on December 1, 2021

If you are an avid Disney fan you will know that starting in 2022, Disney is discontinuing their Magical Express Bus service to and from Orlando Airport. The Magical Express was always a great free perk of staying at an onsite Disney Resort. Unfortunately, now guests of the Magic Kingdom, will have… Read more

Uber’s Shared Rides are Back!

Posted by RideGuru on November 23, 2021

Uber is finally bringing back their shared ride option after stopping the service in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Branded under a new name, UberX Share, the revamped UberPool service will first be available in Miami. As we all know, Uber’s prices have skyrocketed recently, so bringing b… Read more

How to Apply for a TLC License in NYC

Posted by RideGuru on November 17, 2021

If you are looking to become an Uber or Lyft driver in New York City, or anywhere in New York State, then you need to first obtain your TLC license. If you do not legally obtain your TLC license before picking up passengers for a for-fire company you could face some serious charges and hefty fines.… Read more

Uber’s Annual “Uber Eats Cravings Report” is here!

Posted by RideGuru on November 10, 2021

Every year we love when Uber publishes their Uber Eats Cravings Report, an annual snapshot of the most popular, most unusual, and most unique delivery order requests on the Uber Eats platform. Keep reading to learn the newest trends, funniest requests, and most popular items.Top Uber Eats Trends 20… Read more

Uber Launches a "Baby Essentials" Delivery Service

Posted by RideGuru on November 3, 2021

On Monday, November 1st, Uber launched a new “Baby and Kids hub” within their Uber Eats app. As a result, parents will be able to quickly order and receive baby and young children essentials such as diapers and wipes!To access the newest Uber hub, simply open your Uber Eats app and tap “Baby” under… Read more

How to Sign up and Drive for Postmates

Posted by RideGuru on October 27, 2021

What is Postmates?Postmates is an on-demand delivery app, and unlike Uber Eats or DoorDash, Postmates delivers an array of items. Postmates users can have drivers pick up their dry cleaning, go on an alcohol run, grab household goods such as cleaning supplies, and pick up their favorite restaurant … Read more

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Do riders not like the newer prius???

Posted by RadarRider on December 5, 2021

HI,

Do riders have an eversion to the newer (gen 4) Toyota Prius?

I am about to replace my 2010 (gen 3) with a 2017 (gen 4).  It is so awesome inside, but the rear is a little harder to get in.  
I am concerned riders may not like that. …

Newer Prius... aversions?

Posted by RadarRider on December 5, 2021

HI,

Do riders have an eversion to the newer (gen 4) Toyota Prius?

I am about to replace my 2010 (gen 3) with a 2017 (gen 4).  It is so awesome inside, but the rear is a little harder to get in.  
I am concerned riders may not like that. …

Should Uber drivers have to get physicals?

Posted by MikeMill on November 30, 2021

How come no one ever talks about the physical side of Uber drivers. Everyone focuses on the background checks but shouldn't drivers have to be cleared from any pre-existing conditions that would make them dangerous drivers?? All taxi, public transportation drivers have to pass physicals and I think Uber drivers …

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

Is now a good time to drive for Uber?

Posted by richleham on November 23, 2021

Drivers (that are left out there! lol)!! Is now a good time to sign up an drive? Are you making good money with all the surges? Curious if I should give it a go a make some extra holiday cash, thanks! 

If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

Uber driver turns tables on armed robbers, shoots both of them instead!

Posted by AlbertK on November 23, 2021

This is why we have a right to arms!!!! One robber is dead, another critically wounded, and apparently a third escaped. The Uber driver emerged unscathed - HERO!


 https://nypost.com/2021/11/21/uber-driver-turns-tables-on-armed-robbers-shooting-two/

This is what 4-star ride looks like

Posted by AngieKM169 on November 28, 2021

$40 Tip!!

Posted by drivingal on November 30, 2021

Anyone else get some nice tips driving on Thanksgiving??

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