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UberEats Now Allows "Pickup"

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

Uber Eats Pickup

Tired of waiting for your UberEats delivery? In an effort to expand out the UberEats platform, Uber has added a new pickup feature to the UberEats app. Now users can search for restaurants that are nearby and open for pick up. According to TechCrunch, “the new feature was inspired by feedback from as many as 8 out of 10 users who have switched to other map apps to search for nearby food. The map is rolling out globally and should be available now to most users”.

When you open the UberEats app, you will see the option to choose …

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How to Request a Driver on Uber

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 4 weeks ago

Uber Favorite Driver

Have you had an Uber driver who you really enjoyed? Do you wish you could be paired with a certain driver whenever they are online? Luckily, Uber has heard our feedback and, in part due to Covid, they have released a “Favorite Driver” feature!

Uber’s Favorite Driver feature allows riders to select specific drivers whom they would like to be matched with when scheduling Uber rides for the future. Currently, Favorite Driver is only available for scheduled rides that are scheduled at least 30 minutes in advance.

To add drivers to your Favorite Driver list you can simply tap the …

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New Donation Button in Uber App Supports Afghan Refugees

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month ago

Uber App Donation Button

The next time you open your Uber app to request a car you may notice a new donation button front and center. In an effort to drive funds and support to resettlement programs of the International Rescue Committee, Uber launched a new in-app donation button for all Uber app users.

Over the last few weeks around 100,000 refugees were evacuated from Afghanistan and Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, is determined to help. In a recent blog post penned by Dara, he shared his own refugee story, remembering when his family fled their home in Tehran when he was only 9 …

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Free Lyft Rides for those Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Free Lyft Rides

In response to Hurricane Ida, Lyft has activated their LyftUp initiative in Louisiana and Mississippi. LyftUp is a Disaster Response program that Lyft has now activated over 25 times since 2017. LyftUp provides access to free and discounted rides for those who need it most. 

Currently, LyftUp can be used in Louisiana and Mississippi for riders looking to get a ride to designated shelters and/or critical resources. Rides can be accessed in Baton Rouge, Gulfport, Biloxi, and Jackson using the code IDARELIEF21. Through this code, riders will receive 2 free rides up to $20 in value each. This LyftUp response …

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How to Set Up an Uber Business Profile for your Company

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Uber for Business

Are you looking to streamline the time your company spends on expensing? With an Uber Business Profile, you can cut down on receipts and logging for individual trips taken and expensed by your employees. When you set up an Uber Business account, all your employees will be able to take rides from one “team account” where you have the authority to set the ride parameters. Further, you can coordinate, arrange, and pay for everyone’s rides easily from the web, even if your employees don’t have a smartphone! Curious to try out an Uber Business Account for your team? Follow the …

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