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Lost an Item in an Uber? Try this!

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 22 hours, 54 minutes ago

Have you lost an item in your Uber? Here is the best way to ensure you get your lost item back!

The first step (and best way) to retrieve a lost item in an Uber is to contact your driver. Uber has outlined the below process for contacting your driver.

How To Contact Your Driver

1. Open the Uber app and tap the menu icon, then "Help"
2. Tap "Trips and Fare Review" and select the trip you took
3. Tap "I lost an item," then "Contact my driver about a lost item"
4. Enter your phone number and tap …

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Driver Supply is Down, Ridership is Up. Here's How it Impacts your Uber Fare (2021)

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 2 weeks ago

Uber and Lyft Prices in 2021

It is the perfect storm. A newly vaccinated population, emboldened to leave their homes again, meets a driver shortage, causing surge pricing to reach an all time high. Current demand for ridesharing is exceeding the number of drivers on the road in many cities around the United States and travelers are sharing their horror stories.

A little over a year ago, many drivers quit utilizing ridesharing platforms as a means of income due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. With various forms of financial aid such as pandemic unemployment assistance and multiple rounds of PPP loans, drivers have been able to make …

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Italy Travel has Opened Back Up! (Here are the Travel Rules for Visiting Italy 2021)

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Travel/Wanderlust 1 month ago

Travel to Italy Resumes

On Sunday, Italy officially re-opened their borders to vaccinated travelers from several destinations, including The United States. This decision comes just weeks after the country first announced its intentions to begin welcoming travelers from outside the European Union again.

Italy has slowly been easing their lockdown restrictions that have been set in place due to Covid-19. Over the past month restaurants and popular tourist destinations like the Colosseum have begun to open back up across the country, though there is still a 10 p.m. curfew in place.

Travelers wishing to visit Italy must travel on a “COVID-free” flight, a flight …

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Reserve a Rental Car through Uber Rent

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Uber Rent

Vaccines are rolling out, borders are opening up, and rental cars are nowhere in sight. Families hoping to take their first vacation since lock down are finding themselves in a dilemma when it comes to transportation options. Due to Covid-19, there is a currently a major rental car shortage and while some people are turning to rideshares to bridge the gap, on-demand transportation isn’t always the answer. Uber is hoping to help fill this need with Uber Rent.

What is Uber Rent?

Uber Rent is an Uber feature that allows you to reserve a rental vehicle directly through the Uber …

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Help Fund a Covid Vaccine Ride with Lyft and Earn Rewards

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community 2 months ago

Getting Rides to and from Covid Vaccine

The Covid vaccine roll-out is in full swing in many states, however, getting access to the vaccine is still a struggle for many. While most people now fit the vaccine eligibility requirements not everyone can easily get a ride to a vaccination location. To help, Lyft is mobilizing partners and riders to help provide access to 60M rides to and from vaccine appointments.

The new program works like this: A contributor can choose to fund a ride for someone in need. These rides will be facilitated through local and national non-profit partners such as United Way Worldwide, National Asian Pacific …

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