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Lyft’s Shared Rides are Back and Here is What to Expect (2021)

Posted by RideGuru on August 3, 2021

Lyft has reinstated their shared rides option after previously cancelling the service due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. In an effort to help communities to get moving again and to provide more opportunities for drivers to earn more, Lyft has revamped and launched a brand new shared ride experience in P… Read more

Uber Cancellation Fees: How to Avoid and Dispute a Cancellation Fee

Posted by RideGuru on July 15, 2021

The Uber platform lets both riders and drivers cancel rides for any reason, however, in some instances a “Cancellation Fee” may occur. Sometimes, the rider may even be charged a fee if the driver is the one who cancels! This can cause some confusion and frustration when riders feel they were treate… Read more

Lyft x ADT: How to Request Emergency Assistance During your Ride

Posted by RideGuru on June 22, 2021

If you need emergency assistance during your Lyft ride, you can now easily request help discreetly from the Lyft app. In partnership with ADT, Lyft has enabled a new safety feature that allows riders and drivers to quickly get help if they ever feel they are in an unsafe situation.Request Help as a… Read more

Lost an Item in an Uber? Try this!

Posted by RideGuru on June 17, 2021

Have you lost an item in your Uber? Here is the best way to ensure you get your lost item back!The first step (and best way) to retrieve a lost item in an Uber is to contact your driver. Uber has outlined the below process for contacting your driver.How To Contact Your Driver1. Open the Uber app an… Read more

Driver Supply is Down, Ridership is Up. Here's How it Impacts your Uber Fare (2021)

Posted by RideGuru on June 4, 2021

It is the perfect storm. A newly vaccinated population, emboldened to leave their homes again, meets a driver shortage, causing surge pricing to reach an all time high. Current demand for ridesharing is exceeding the number of drivers on the road in many cities around the United States and traveler… Read more

Italy Travel has Opened Back Up! (Here are the Travel Rules for Visiting Italy 2021)

Posted by RideGuru on May 18, 2021

On Sunday, Italy officially re-opened their borders to vaccinated travelers from several destinations, including The United States. This decision comes just weeks after the country first announced its intentions to begin welcoming travelers from outside the European Union again.Italy has slowly bee… Read more

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Posted by elottster on August 5, 2021

I live a few miles from Austin Bergstrom airport in Austin Texas.

Can I schedule a 4:00am PU or do they even PU at that time ??

Palma airport

Posted by ozturk on August 5, 2021

Hi, I will arrive to Palma airport at 00:30. My hotel is just 4 km away. How can i get there at this time? cheapest way? Thanks.

GoJek or Go-Jek?

Posted by Anonymous on January 23, 2017

What is Go-Jek or Gojek?

Go-Jek is an on-demand motorbike hailing service in Indonesia that allows users to request a ride through their Android or iPhone app.

Once you request your ride through the Go-Jek app, your driver and vehicle will start heading to your location to pick you up. …

Another hiccup for Uber: Some drivers were being charged for giving rides [CNN]

Posted by SmittenKitten on July 28, 2021

Whatever happened to driver shortage and outrageous prices?

(CNN Business)When a Chicago-area Uber driver checked his account balance after dropping off a customer at the airport on a Sunday morning in late May, he discovered something he'd never seen before: He was charged $2.20 for giving a 13.5 mile ride. …

Uber Driver Left to Die by 4 Teen Muggers

Posted by andsold on August 3, 2021

"An Uber driver who was allegedly beaten up by four teenage muggers before being thrown off a tall bridge into a river credits playing dead for the fact that she escaped with her life."

 https://au.news.yahoo.com/uber-driver-credits-trick-for-surviving-brutal-attack-063934678.html

Uber Privacy Notice?

Posted by wraiththe on August 2, 2021

Here we go again.  Honestly, I cannot stay awake to read the entire 20 page policies and links to other policies to find out WHAT has changed.

There should be a law that states they have to show the changes First, then proceed with the rest of it.

Can anyone …

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

Posted by SmittenKitten on December 20, 2016

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

Why does Lyft make it so hard to tip?

Posted by GreatBallOfFire169 on July 28, 2021

I took a Lyft ride to the airport.  I will admit, I don't use Lyft that often (especially during this pandemic). I got off at the airport, and continued to deal with the stress of travel.  Off to a family wedding.

Like many, I get behind on my emails while …

So that's the threshold: 4.7 Ratings Filter

Posted by KrillinIsTheBest on July 28, 2021

I noticed this filter pop up under settings. No idea how long it's been there but it makes sense.  I guess this settles the debate on what drivers want to have.

I also noticed that it's DEFAULTED to be on.  So I guess Uber is cutting off the 4.69> drivers …

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