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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 1 month, 3 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 2 months, 1 week 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 3 months, 1 week 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 5 months 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 7 months, 2 weeks 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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