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Reserve a Rental Car through Uber Rent

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 3 weeks, 1 day 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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The Rise of the Fake Commute

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Travel/Wanderlust 2 months, 2 weeks ago

The Fake Commute

Commuting. A word that used to evoke negative feelings is now strangely conjuring nostalgia in much of the workforce. People are missing their commutes and as we encroach on almost a year of working from home, Fake Commuting is becoming more popular.

What is a “Fake Commute”? Fake Commuting is an evolving trend where people are replacing their pre-Covid commuting routine with other daily activities such as walking, biking, or, meditating. Workers are missing the general routine of a commute – the opportunity to prepare for the day ahead and transition from work back to their home life at the …

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Car Travel during Covid-19

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Travel/Wanderlust 5 months ago

Car Travel during Covid-19

With the holidays quickly approaching many are wondering if they should undergo their normal pilgrimages home to loved ones. Simple tasks a year ago, such as hoping on a flight, booking a hotel, or stopping at a rest stop for lunch have now become much trickier as we battle through this pandemic. With Covid ramping up once again, many travelers are opting out of flying and choosing to drive long hours to their holiday destinations instead. While driving is certainly safer than flying these days, it does not come without risks. To help your holiday travel go as smoothly as …

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Travel Safely During Coronavirus Epidemic

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 1 year, 2 months ago

How to travel safely during covid-19

With international confirmed cases of Coronavirus surpassing 100,000, it’s important to practice good hygiene and health safety daily and especially while traveling. Hopefully, you are able to self distance and simply stay home but if you are in the position where you have to travel home or to a loved one, follow these very important guidelines.

Wash Your Hands Wash your hands as frequently as you can with warm water and soap for twenty seconds. This is the best and most important thing you can do to protect yourself from illness and infection. 

Avoid Touching Eyes, Ears, Mouth These are …

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NYC Staycation: Coronavirus Cancel Your Vacation? Explore Your Backyard!

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Travel/Wanderlust 1 year, 2 months ago

NYC Staycation 2020

The Coronavirus has been messing with a lot of people’s vacation plans. If you’re a native New Yorker and are looking to change your vacation plans to a staycation, try some of the following tips!

Flower District Explore the historic and century old flower district in Chelsea on 28th Street. It’s the perfect place to grab a posey and a selfie! You can drop by The Moxy Chelsea and see the Putnam & Putnam retail shop in the lobby - they did Gwenyth Paltrow’s wedding. 

Ladurée Enjoy a chocolat chaud and a fresh croissant at this iconic Parisian café in …

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