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The World of Shared Rides [Infographic]

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics , Rideshare Knowledge 5 months, 3 weeks ago

What percentage of riders use Uber Pool or Lyft Line?

There is a lot of hype around shared rides such as Uber Pool and Lyft Line these days. Both Uber and Lyft love pushing their shared rides option and even go as far as to have their shared ride option automatically selected when a user first opens the app. Some critics state this is becuase the companies make more off of shared rides while drivers, unfortunately, take home less.

We wanted to learn how riders feel about shared rides and polled over 1,000 riders in a recent study to ...

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Calgary VIP Travel Company, Time Luxury, is now supported on RideGuru

Posted by: RideGuru in Announcements 5 months, 4 weeks ago

Welcome Time Luxury Services!

Time Luxury Services is Calgary’s on demand luxury black car service. They specialize in airport transfers, corporate rides, and special events needs. Time Luxury offers a fleet of luxury vehicles including the Mercedes-Benz S550 and the Lincoln Krystal Stretch.

Take a look below at their services and when you are ready to book use the code 'RIDEGURU' for 10% off your ride!


An on-demand luxury sedan ride with room for 4 passengers.


An on demand luxury SUV with room for 7 passengers.


An on demand luxury SUV with room for 7 passengers ...

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Taxi or Uber? Surprisingly, most travelers have no preference.

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics 5 months, 4 weeks ago

Should Uber drivers make more money?

This September we completed the largest rider rideshare survey ever compiled and we are sharing our findings with you throughout the fall! Today we want to share how rideshare users view driver's pay and the old "uber vs taxi" debate. Take a look below at the infographic to see our top two takeaways regarding driver's pay and taxis.

Check back weekly for more insight into our top survey takeaways!

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Is Uber the new Tinder?

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics , Rideshare Knowledge 6 months ago

According to our recent survey, riders are really connecting with their fellow pool riders. While the numbers are still slightly low for finding love in an Uber, 33% did make a useful connection of some sort and 14% have been offered work! Maybe one day Uber will announce "UberJOB", the Uber service for those looking to network.

Have you found love in a rideshare? Let us know on our forum!

Check back weekly for more insight into our top survey takeaways!

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Lyft's Subscription Plan, everything you need to know and how to sign up

Posted by: RideGuru in Rideshare Knowledge 6 months ago

“This is the first step toward delivering on our goal of making car ownership optional"
- Lyft

Lyft is making moves! The rideshare company revealed yesterday that they are rolling out their much-anticipated subscription plan nationwide. Over the past year, Lyft has been testing a subscription model in various markets across the US and they are now ready to offer their all-access plan to everyone.

The Offer: 30 rides for a flat $299 a month.

The Slight Catch: Each of the 30 rides is only worth $15 and if you take a longer route that's worth more, you'll pay ...

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