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

Posted by: lilly in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 1 week 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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GigWorker: Your All-in-One Guide to the Booming Gig Economy

Posted by: RideGuru in Announcements , Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 3 weeks ago

GigWorker: Your All-in-One Guide to the Booming Gig Economy

Looking to make some extra cash? Curious which side hustle best fits your skills and schedule? 

According to a study by Intuit, 40-percent of American workers will be working as independent contractors within the gig economy by 2020. In this ever-evolving digital age, our societies workforce is becoming increasingly more mobile, and as a result, workers are eager to find flexible jobs that fit within their schedule.GigWorker: Your All-in-One Guide to the Booming Gig Economy

GigWorker is your one stop resource for all things gig-related. With an easy to view web format, GigWorker provides tons of ways to make money on a flexible schedule. You can choose to ...

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Uber Eats in San Francisco

Posted by: RideGuru in Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Uber Eats in San Francisco

Hungry for your favorite restaurant in San Francisco? Good news, it might be on the Uber Eats menu! And, you are far from alone. Nearly 40% of people who eat out use a food delivery service. What you might be wondering, however, is what type of food you can order from Uber Eats in San Francisco. Here’s a quick list.

Get your food as easily as your Uber. Try Uber Eats.


Coffee!

Uber Eats Coffee

That’s right, you can get coffee delivered to wherever you are in San Francisco. For example, if you need a Starbucks delivery near me, you can ...

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Uber Now Charges Drivers More for Using Destination Mode

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community 3 months ago

uber destination mode


If you are an Uber driver, there is a good chance you are familiar with a feature called “Destination Mode” that allows you to set a destination and pick up trips along the way. This can come in handy when you are planning to end your driving shift at the end of the night, and want to accept your final ride that’s on the way to where you are already headed.

Uber just introduced another restriction to drivers using destination mode. Now, drivers who enable this feature are subject to a 30% deduction in pay. Yes, you heard that ...

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Uber and Lyft at Walt Disney World and Universal; A Complete Guide 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 3 months ago

Uber and Lyft at Walt Disney World and Universal; A Complete Guide 2019

Walt Disney World may be full of magic but as any experienced mouseketeer can tell you, planning a Walt Disney World vacation takes a lot of time and patience. One important aspect of a Disney World vacation is transportation. As the Disney parks are significantly spread out from one another you will need easy transportation between the parks and your hotel if you choose not to use the Walt Disney World bus system.

Taking an Uber or Lyft around Walt Disney World is actually quite convenient and believe it or not, relatively inexpensive! Take a look below at our top ...

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