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Trying to get a Uber or Lyft let no man take cash do you

Posted by cynthiaadams761 on July 23, 2021

Do you take cash? I need to go go to St Mary's Hospital ER from 1010 Kevin Roberts Way Greensboro Georgia 30642 do you take cash?

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Can I drive someone else's car for Uber? (or Can my friend drive my car for Uber?)

Polite way to ask drivers not to talk to me on trips after chemo when I'm exhausted?

Posted by xSeagull215 on July 22, 2021

So I take Lyft or Uber to the hospital. I get chemo I'll need for the rest of my life (I can't drive and it's way too long a day and way too regular to get a lift from friends). 

I'm always polite, am always waiting for the driver at …

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.

Cheltenham, St Marks to Tuffley, Gloucester

Posted by magdacain on July 21, 2021

Hi, Is anyone able to offer me a lift tomorrow from Cheltenham, St Marks to Tuffley in Gloucester at 10:15? Thank you

$32 for a 6 minute ride?

Posted by dd on July 10, 2021

Really, Uber?

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. …

No Surge or PPZ’s For Being The Only Driver Out After 9pm?

Posted by FeeNominal on July 11, 2021

I’ve driven for both Lyft & Uber since 2018, lots of WTH? moments with price increases for passengers and drivers never seeing any of it, and split in fee’s going from 80/20 to 40/60 - so acceptance is key here.  I have to say though, this latest “normal procedure” is …

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