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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 … Read more

How to Request a Driver on Uber

Posted by RideGuru on September 21, 2021

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 … Read more

New Donation Button in Uber App Supports Afghan Refugees

Posted by RideGuru on September 14, 2021

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 we… Read more

Free Lyft Rides for those Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Posted by RideGuru on September 1, 2021

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… Read more

How to Set Up an Uber Business Profile for your Company

Posted by RideGuru on August 25, 2021

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 on… Read more

Uber Partners with GetUpside to Bring Promotions to Drivers

Posted by RideGuru on August 18, 2021

On Tuesday, Uber announced that it had recently entered into an agreement with retail technology startup, GetUpside, in an effort to bring new promotions to their pool of drivers. Through this partnership, Uber drivers and delivery personnel will now be eligible for cashbacks and discounts at fuel … Read more

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Uber Driver Shortage is impacting the UK too

Posted by bett on September 28, 2021

Complaints of long wait times, high surge prices, and no cars available are prevalent in the UK now for both Uber and Bolt. When will this supply/demand issue resolve itself??

Toronto could soon force Uber/Lyft drivers to complete special training

Posted by actingfool on September 28, 2021

Toronto is once again planning to introduce mandatory in-person road training for rideshare app drivers before they can acquire or renew their vehicle-for-hire licenses.

Toronto folk - how do you feel about this? 

Uber driver from hell

Posted by gabre1 on September 24, 2021

Took an Uber from the hotel to MEM airport Sep 23 and the Uber was filthy, smelled of weed, and driver very unprofessional. Was 2 of us in a rush or I would have never taken that Uber. After dropping of at the airport the driver claimed I left my …

VIP Uber ?

Posted by Nehemiah43 on September 28, 2021

hello,So anyone know what this is about? Just got this email saying I’m an Uber VIP and will be matched with higher rated drivers. If this is true, then hopefully it’s a small step in the right direction. If it works right, it should give us something to care about …

Need a ride from Redondo Beach to USC Keck Hospital

Posted by sherryc2 on September 25, 2021

Need a ride on 9/30 probably at 4:30 am.  Won't know until the day before.  Want to go solo.  Is Lyft reliable?

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

Outstation cab service in Surat

Posted by thebookcab on September 28, 2021


Bookcab is one of the leading Car rental Services in the last two years. We are providing outstation taxi service in Surat to Ahmedabad, Surat to Mumbai Services. Our Cab rental will give you one-way as well as two-way cabs Services if you need them. We are here to give …

Uber VIP? Scam?

Posted by scantilysam on September 20, 2021

I keep getting calls from "Uber" saying I am eligible for UBER VIP and I will get a $200 bonus. Is this real or a scam?

If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

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