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How to Schedule Early Morning Airport Rides with Uber or Lyft

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 days, 11 hours ago

Utilizing Uber or Lyft to get to the airport has become very commonplace, however, many travelers fear that these services are not reliable enough to get them to their flight on time. Luckily, ordering Uber or Lyft rides in advance for airport pickups is simple, just follow these steps.


  1. Open your Uber app and click on the “car and clock icon” to the right of the destination field.
  2. On the next screen select your desired pickup date and time then tap “continue”.
  3. Follow the prompt and enter in your destination address.
  4. Click “Schedule” to schedule your Uber ride!

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Top Travel Car Seats 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Ordering an Uber to get around is now a no brainer, but ordering an Uber with little kids in tow is another story. Too often we are asked if children need to be in a car seat when in an Uber or Lyft (our answer is ALWAYS YES!) as it is never a simple procedure to deal with installing and unstalling (let alone carrying) car seats. While Uber and Lyft both have services that now include car seats in the car and other rideshare companies have designed their entire fleet to be family friendly, you still may find yourself in ...

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How to order a Lyft for a friend

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Looking to order a Lyft ride for a family member or friend? It is surprisingly easy to do so and Lyft even states that they welcome their riders to use their own accounts to request rides for someone else!

Follow these guidelines when requesting a Lyft ride for a relative or friend.

1. Open your Lyft app and enter your friend's pickup address in the app or move the pin to their location. This can be in another city or state.

2. Tap "add destination" and enter in the drop off address of your rider.

3. Choose the type ...

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Are the Uber and Lyft IPOs Stalled by Government Shutdown?

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month ago

The United States government shut down has been the longest in history, and has led to a funding cut of a quarter of the federal budget, leaving 800,000 employees without pay. What does the shut down mean for us as citizens? This shut down is causing many problems, including loss of government security, food safety concerns, and more. 

The government shut down is also impacting the initial public offering process for rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, which were both expected to be filed in the next coming months. The SEC is not processing or providing feedback to the filings ...

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How to Cancel an Uber Reservation

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month ago

Riders love being able to schedule their Uber rides in advance but sometimes due to last minute conflicts, those same advanced schedulers are stuck searching for a way to cancel their Uber ride. Fortunately, Uber understands that life happens and has created an easy way to passengers to cancel their Uber ride when the need arises.

Follow the steps below to cancel your Uber reservation.

1. Open up the Uber app and tap the menu button in the upper left hand corner.

2. Tap "Your Trips" and select the "Upcoming" option.

3. Find the ride your wise to cancel or ...

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