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Add a Video Message to Your Uber Eats Delivery (and other fun new features)

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 3 months, 4 weeks ago

In Uber’s recent update, they added many new safety and convenience related features, but they also couldn’t resist adding a little more fun to the Uber app. From group grocery orders to video messaging, here are the entertaining updates that Uber has added to their app.


Group Grocery Orders

Struggling to split food costs with roommates, vacation buddies or family members? Uber Eats not lets you “group build” your perfect grocery cart and split the bill. Through Group Grocery Orders, Uber Eats allows users to invite participants to a shared grocery cart. Each participant can add items to a shared …

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Uber’s Family Profiles and Teen Accounts

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 4 months ago

It really does take a village to raise a family, especially when your kids reach the teen years and think you are their own personal driver. Uber understands how hectic getting teens to and from school, sports practices, the mall, etc can be and has introduced family profiles to help parents get their kids where they need to go. 

Setting up a family profile allows you to link multiple Uber accounts together, so you can pay for rides and/or deliveries from a centralized account, plus receive real-time location and order updates for all your family members.

More specifically, within Uber’s …

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Lyft Makes Airport Pickups Even Easier!

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rideshare Knowledge 4 months, 1 week ago

Image Credit: Lyft.com


Lyft is making ordering a car from the airport even easier! With Lyft’s newest update, you can now preorder a Lyft car as soon as you land and Lyft will handle the timing to ensure a perfectly timed pickup.

Many travelers are unsure of when exactly they should order their rideshare ride; is it upon landing, after retrieving baggage, or once you are outside on the curb? Lyft wants to get rid of the “should I order my ride now?” stress by handling the timing for you. 

Simply, preorder a ride right upon landing and Lyft will …

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9 Tips for Taking Public Transportation

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Does taking public transportation feel overwhelming to you? If you are new to subways, buses, or trains, the thought of figuring out how to get your ticket and navigate the seemingly complex rail system can be daunting. It may even seem as if there are some unspoken rules that everyone seems to know but you. We are here to walk you through the unspoken rules of etiquette for taking public transportation so the next time you choose to travel with the masses you can feel more comfortable.

When the doors open, wait. Do not rush into the newly accessible space. …

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Plant Trees by Choosing Lyft Scooter or Bike

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Photo Credit: Lyft.com


Want to be “extra green” this spring? With Lyft, you can turn your bike and scooter rides into new forests! Lyft has teamed up with Aspiration, a tree planting program, to plant trees in honor of every bike and scooter ride taken in the Chicago, Denver, and Bay Areas.

This wonderful green initiative will be going from now until June 5th, World Environment Day. If you live in the Chicago, Denver, or Bay Area all you need to do is choose Scooter or Bike rides over ordering a car and Lyft will take care of …

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