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How to use Uber Rent

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


Uber Rent is Uber’s rental car feature, allowing users to reserve a rental car directly through the Uber app. Through partnerships with Avis and Hertz, Uber app users can easily book rental cars in every city in the US and in some select UK cities.

In order to be able to reserve a car with Uber Rent you must have a valid driver’s license, use a payment method that matches your identity, and be of the minimum age set by the 3rd party rental car company (each rental car company has their own minimum age). Uber Rent also requires that …

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Traveling to Europe? Check out these new 2023 European Uber offerings!

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

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Summer is one of the busiest times for travel and Uber wants to help make your trip seamless. This summer Uber is expanding their services in 6 popular European countries to better help travelers get where they need to go. From Mallorca to Sicily, Uber has your back with these new options:

Uber in Greece

In Greece, Uber has added Uber Taxi in Athens and has expanded Comfort, Van, and Taxi options through the gorgeous Greek isles, including Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes and Corfu. These offerings will be bookable both on demand as well as in advance, so …

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Uber Adds New Features to Celebrate Pride

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 3 months, 1 week ago


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To show support and help celebrate Pride month, Uber has announced some new app changes to make everyone feel more comfortable when using their service. See below for their new and inclusive changes.


For Drivers and Couriers

In the past it was quite tricky, if not impossible to change your name within the driver app. Now, to better support transgender drivers and couriers, users will be able to quickly change their display name directly in the app. Uber claims it is now as simple to change your display name as it is to update your phone number …

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Our Top 4 Biggest Safety Tips for Rideshare Drivers

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community 3 months, 2 weeks ago


While Rideshare driving has come a long way, it can still be a dangerous job. The threat of robbery and violence is ever present when you are inviting strangers into your car for a living. This article aims to outline our top, most important, safety tips for Uber and Lyft drivers and our recommended strategies to reduce the likelihood of violence during a shift.

Vehicle Visibility

An easy and perhaps overlooked tip that greatly increases safety is to always keep your car in well-lit and visible areas when not moving. Keep your inside lights on and do not tint your …

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Using Lyft’s Location Filters to Earn More Money

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 3 months, 3 weeks ago


Lyft’s location filters allow drivers to better control the rides they receive. Through Lyft’s filters, drivers can filter incoming rides in one of three ways: ‘Arrive on time’, ‘Head to destination’, and ‘Stay within area.’ By filtering your Lyft requests to better fit your current circumstance you can tailor your rides earn more money per hour.

The Three Location Filters

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