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Tips for Using Uber Internationally

Posted by: lilly in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 5 days, 2 hours ago

Using Uber Internationally

Traveling internationally is an amazing opportunity, but getting around in a new and foreign destination can be a headache. Cabs used to be the go to for travelers nationally and internationally, but Uber has changed the game around the world. Instead of shelling out your hard earned money on cabs, save by spending a fraction of the price on Ubers, so you can keep your cash for the fun stuff on your travels. To keep the stress to a minimum, there are a few things you can do to ensure Uber runs smoothly while you’re having the time of ...

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Can I Drive for Uber If I Have Had a DUI?

Posted by: lilly in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 week, 5 days ago

Uber Driver DUI

Being an Uber driver is a great way to earn some extra money or even make it your full time job. There are so many benefits, and it is incredibly easy to sign up and get started. Fill out an application online, go through a background check, and start driving. Unfortunately, for some, the background check might not go as smoothly as could be hoped. DUIs are a pain when you get them, and they can follow you. A DUI makes being an Uber driver difficult but not impossible.

If you have a DUI on your record within the last ...

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Privacy and Ridesharing: How to Know if Your Info is Safe

Posted by: lilly in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Privacy and Ridesharing: How to Know if Your Info is Safe

When you sign-up with Uber or Lyft, you’re prompted to put in your name, your phone number, your device data, your location information, your credit card information, and more. You’re asked to verify who you are and where you are, and people have started to question…is that safe? Is it okay to have all of my data stored on this type of ridesharing app? After all, the security of apps can be breached. 


What are the privacy features associated with each app? 

The information and privacy policies for both Lyft and Uber are extensive and can be ...

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Should I Let My College Student Ride in an Uber or Lyft?

Posted by: lilly in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Should I Let My College Student Ride in an Uber or Lyft?

Every so often, the world wakes up to horrible news. Sometimes it’s a terrorist attack, sometimes it’s a natural disaster, and most recently it was the tragic death of University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson. She did something that almost every college student has done.  

She was out with friends in a popular nightlife area when she got separated from her roommates and decided to head home instead of stick around alone in a bar. Josephson called an Uber and climbed into the car that she thought belonged to her driver. Instead, he ended up being her ...

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RideGuru supports 100+ new Lyft cities

Posted by: lilly in Announcements 2 years, 2 months ago

As Uber is battling bad press from the #deleteuber campaign and sexist workplace claims by multiple top level women engineers, Lyft is taking advantage of this opportunity to expand their coverage to over 100 new cities! This has kept the RideGuru team busy over the last few weeks but we have successfully added all new Lyft cities to our fare comparison calculator

According to Lyft, this is just the first wave of its expansion, and by the end of 2017, Lyft will have added a total of 300 cities, which will cover a total of 231 million people. Lyft is ...

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