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 […]

Uber and AARP: Creating a Culture of Connectivity

  For many Americans, the decision to give up driving is often a difficult one. For some, this seemingly simple act may be equivalent to surrendering a piece of their independence. Seniors who are unable to drive or have limited mobility choices often experience a loss of self-esteem and feelings of helplessness. Over the next […]

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 […]

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 […]

UberSELECT is arriving now

Sometimes just getting from here to there isn’t enough. For those times when you want a step above the every day, we’re launching a brand new product called UberSELECT in Sarasota. UberSELECT is a collection of the nicest cars and top drivers in your area. Whether you’re headed to the airport, a mid-day meeting, or date night, you deserve […]

Uber On, Sarasota!

On Tuesday, September 8th, the The Sarasota City Commission unanimously supported competitive transportation options for residents and visitors in Sarasota. The commissioners expressed their support for the Uber platform, as they spoke to the economic opportunity available for driver-partners as well as the great service that our driver-partners are providing the community. Uber is committed to maintaining a […]

Sarasota, Make Room For UberXL!

Something BIG just rolled into Sarasota. 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 in with your favorite people to beach […]


We are thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport to make your trips to and from the airport safe, reliable, and affordable. In addition to using the Uber platform to get dropped off at the terminal—you can also request to be seamlessly picked up* at a conveniently designated lot. HOW DOES IT […]