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Uber Eats is Becoming Uber's Most Successful Service

Posted by: RideGuru in Rideshare Knowledge 2 months ago

When Uber was first created 10 years ago, its main purpose was to provide a vehicle ride-sharing service to help people get from point A to point B. Since then, the company has expanded to become much more than that. Now, you can order a scooter, bike, and pretty soon – an airplane. 


Today in 2019 Uber stands for much more than just a company to help you get where you need to go. Ever had a craving for late night McDonald’s, but don’t have a car to pick it up? With UberEats, you can order food to be ...

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How much does an Uber cost? A 2019 price analysis around the world.

Posted by: RideGuru in Infographics , Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 2 months, 1 week ago

Over the past few years Uber has dominated the world market for on-demand transportation. As of 2019, Uber is available in more than 60 countries, making traveling across the globe a more comfortable experience for Uber adoptees. With riders using Uber more and more while traveling, we find that the most common question asked on our site is "How much is an Uber ride going to cost in X?". Travelers love to plan out their expenses, rightfully so, and we are happy to be able to help with our all-inclusive fare comparison calculator. For a bit of fun our team ...

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Uber Now Allows Riders to Compare Prices with Public Transportation

Posted by: RideGuru in Rideshare Knowledge 2 months, 1 week ago

Uber recently launched a new feature that may just change the way you use ridesharing. This feature will allow users to find the cheapest way to get to their destination – including public transportation. Yes, you heard us right. Uber is going to tell you how much cheaper taking the bus would be, and give you the option to choose public transportation instead of an Uber ride. 

This new feature, called “Uber Transit”, is the first time any ridesharing app has combined public transportation into their platform. Studies have found that the existence of companies like Uber and Lyft has led ...

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Top Travel Car Seats 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Ordering an Uber to get around is now a no brainer, but ordering an Uber with little kids in tow is another story. Too often we are asked if children need to be in a car seat when in an Uber or Lyft (our answer is ALWAYS YES!) as it is never a simple procedure to deal with installing and unstalling (let alone carrying) car seats. While Uber and Lyft both have services that now include car seats in the car and other rideshare companies have designed their entire fleet to be family friendly, you still may find yourself in ...

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How to order a Lyft for a friend

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

Looking to order a Lyft ride for a family member or friend? It is surprisingly easy to do so and Lyft even states that they welcome their riders to use their own accounts to request rides for someone else!

Follow these guidelines when requesting a Lyft ride for a relative or friend.

1. Open your Lyft app and enter your friend's pickup address in the app or move the pin to their location. This can be in another city or state.

2. Tap "add destination" and enter in the drop off address of your rider.

3. Choose the type ...

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