uberPOOL How-to-Ride Guide

While you’ve been busy taking $5 uberPOOL rides all over the city, we’ve put together your uberPOOL how-to-ride guide. By following these tips, you and your co-rider will be set for one perfect POOL party.



Two Minutes Til Take-Off!

After arriving at your location, your uberPOOL driver will wait two minutes for you to hop in. Being on time helps you and your co-rider avoid major delays, so everybody wins.

Give Yourself Some Time

If you’re the second rider, uberPOOL ETAs may be longer than you’re used to. By giving yourself a few extra minutes, you can help guarantee everyone has a pleasant, stress-free trip.

Meet Your Match

uberPOOL always pairs you with the most efficient match. If you cancel and re-request, you will likely be matched with the same car. Don’t leave your co-rider hanging!

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