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What is Uber Crew?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Uber Crew

Recently Uber has rolled out a new program designed to give drivers more empowerment and greater representation. The program is called Uber Crew, an innovative initiative that gives Uber drivers the chance to choose a fellow driver or deliverer as a representative to collaborate with Uber on their behalf. Through Uber Crew, Uber wants to change the way they listen to their drivers and delivery people, improving transparency and expanding their feedback options.

Crew Members are chosen Uber drivers who agree to volunteer their time. They are selected by you (the drivers) to represent your state. They are not …

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Tornado Relief: Free Lyft Rides in Kentucky and Tennessee

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Announcements 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Lyft Up Disaster Response

In light of the recent severe tornadoes in Kentucky and Tennessee, Lyft has activated their LyftUp Disaster Response program. LyftUp is a Disaster Response program that Lyft first introduced in 2017. LyftUp provides access to free and discounted rides for those who need it most. 

Through LyftUp, Lyft partners with leading nonprofits to help provide free and discounted rides to riders who lack affordable, reliable transportation. Some of LyftUp’s main initiatives include helping voters get to the polls, helping low-income households get access to nutritious foods, getting people to work, and helping after natural disasters.

Currently, Lyft users in Kentucky …

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What is the Holiday Hub on Uber Eats?

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rideshare Knowledge 8 months ago

Holiday Hub on Uber Eats

'Tis the season for Carols, lights, and on demand holiday cheer delivered right to your door, right?! This year, Uber has announced a new feature within their Uber Eats app, the Uber Holiday Hub. The Holiday Hub is a specialized service that makes is easy for customers to find Holiday must-haves such as holiday décor, stocking stuffers, or even a Christmas tree all in one place. Of course, any items listed within the holiday hub are available for immediate on-demand delivery!

To shop on the Uber Eats Holiday Hub, open your Uber Eats app and tap on the “Holiday” …

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Orlando Airport to Walt Disney World Transportation Options

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 8 months, 1 week ago

Orlando Airport to Disney World

If you are an avid Disney fan you will know that starting in 2022, Disney is discontinuing their Magical Express Bus service to and from Orlando Airport. The Magical Express was always a great free perk of staying at an onsite Disney Resort. Unfortunately, now guests of the Magic Kingdom, will have to find their own means of transport to the most magical place on earth. 

Below we are outlining the various ways to travel between Walt Disney World and the Orlando Airport. Depending on your budget, party size, and time constraints one option may be better than another.

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Uber’s Shared Rides are Back!

Posted by: RideGuru Team in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Uber Shared Rides

Uber is finally bringing back their shared ride option after stopping the service in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Branded under a new name, UberX Share, the revamped UberPool service will first be available in Miami. As we all know, Uber’s prices have skyrocketed recently, so bringing back a cheaper carpooling option may make taking an Uber a more popular transportation option again.

“We are launching an Uber shared pool product,” Khosrowshahi said. “We have been investing for years in a high-capacity product, which is looking more and more attractive as it relates to a unit economic …

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