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 […]

Using Uber at Jacksonville International Airport

Jacksonville is not only Florida’s most populous city, it’s also the largest city by land area in the contiguous United States. That means this sprawling and bustling city needs an airport that can keep up, and Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is very much up to the task. With just over 92,000 takeoffs in landings last […]

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 […]

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 […]

This Memorial Day, remember to buckle up in the back

With Memorial Day weekend finally here, summer is right around the corner. With so many folks hitting the road this holiday weekend, Uber is excited to partner with the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) as part of the national Memorial Day ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign to raise awareness of the importance of wearing your seatbelt while sitting in the back seat.

UberMENTOR: Ride and Learn from Jacksonville’s Best and Brightest

This week, Uber is offering entrepreneurs, students, and aspiring executives the chance to meet and learn from Jacksonville business leaders. On April 21, riders can request UberMENTOR for the opportunity to ride with top leaders from Jacksonville. Get career advice, pitch an idea, or just glean as much wisdom as you can. Pro Tip: Get […]

Buy Jaguars Tickets In-App and On-Demand

There’s something magical about Uber—tap a button, take a ride. No need to schedule your trip ahead of time or scramble to scrap together enough cash to pay for your trip—just tap a button, take a ride. Now, Uber is bringing that same magic to fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars—tap a button, get in the game. Starting […]