How to be a 5-star rider

We’ve officially entered the era where your Uber rating is a status symbol, where riders are increasingly trying to attain that lofty 5-star status. Not there yet? Not to fret. Every ride gives you a new opportunity to boost your rating. In case you missed it, riders and drivers rate each other on a scale […]

Go big and go home with uberXL in Ocala

Something big just rolled into Ocala. We’re excited to announce the arrival of uberXL, our most affordable high-capacity vehicle option. With room for up to 6 riders, uberXL is spacious, convenient, and low-cost. (Think Kia Sedonas, Toyota Siennas, and Ford Explorers.) It’s great for piling in your favorite people to hit the bars, head to […]

How to Be an Uber Pro

You’ve got requesting a ride down pat—it’s as easy as tapping a button. But Uber has features that many don’t know about, like the ability to split your fare and see your rating. Follow our how-to, and you’ll be an Uber pro before you know it. Share Your ETA: No matter where you are, it’s always a […]

Ridesharing 101: Staying Safe on Campus

Get into a car with a total stranger. The idea sounds like everything Mom warned you not to do as a child, right? But today, there are more than 8 million people worldwide using ridesharing services, so maybe Mom needs to tweak her advice.  Fighting drunk driving For many college students, ridesharing is an essential—whether […]

This Semester, Uber Is Better Than Ever

Last spring was a great semester for Uber. But this fall, we want to make every trip better. That’s why we’ve lowered our prices and added student-friendly features—oh, and we’re giving college students the chance to win a semester of free Uber. But we’ll get to that in a bit. Here’s what’s on the syllabus […]

Win a Free Semester of Uber

The best part of heading back to school this semester? It’s not the new schedule of classes, the reunion with old friends, or the parties. It’s the fact that college students across the country have the chance to win free Uber rides for the entire semester. Enter now for the chance to win a semester […]

Flavor of the Week: Free #UberIceCream

Helado. Aisukurīmu. Crème glacée. Sorvete. No matter how you say it, ice cream is delicious in every language. There’s a shared love for this frozen treat — one that transcends seasons, borders, and cultures. That’s why one day every year Uber brings the ice cream to you — no matter where you are. It’s that […]

Freedom In Motion: More Options For Senior Mobility

Last year, we announced an exciting program for senior citizens called Freedom In Motion. In collaboration with the City of Gainesville, ElderCare of Alachua County, and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Uber was able to provide on-demand transportation for residents of two Gainesville communities as part of a pilot program to help seniors maintain […]

UF Safe Rides: Gators Riding Late Save 50% on Uber This Fall

Uber is excited to once again offer University of Florida students safe and reliable transportation at a huge discount. Beginning this Wednesday, September 23, Uber rides that begin and end within the provided zone and specified times (see below) will be 50% off for all UF students who use the promotion code provided by UF’s Student Government. HOW […]

Go Big And Go Home With UberXL In Gainesville

Something BIG just rolled into Gainesville—and we don’t mean the entire student body. We’re super pumped to announce the arrival of uberXL, the most affordable high-capacity vehicle option in town. With room for up to 6 riders, uberXL is spacious, convenient, and low-cost. (Think Toyota Highlanders, Honda Odysseys, and Ford Explorers.) It’s great for piling […]