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 […]

Uber returns to Panama City

The wait is over: Uber is returning to Panama City, just in time for spring break! Starting on Friday, March 10 at 12pm, riders will be able to request an uberX. Bringing Uber back to this beach town has been a priority for us, and we’re excited to be able to supply residents and tourists […]

Do your spring cleaning while donating to a good cause

UPDATE: On Wednesday, 15, Volunteer Florida and Uber launched #SuitsforSession, where people could donate professional clothes on-demand via the Uber app. Thanks to everyone who donated, we collected 3,282 donations of professional attire for job-seekers statewide. Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman said, “Volunteer Florida is thrilled by the volume and quality of the donations we received […]

Celebrating Pinellas County driver-partners

Uber has been in Florida for 3 years now, and some partners have been driving with Uber for almost as long. So we wanted to show our appreciation for the driver-partners who move Florida—specifically Pinellas County—and get riders where they’re going safely and affordably. Last Sunday, February 26, Uber hosted a driver-partner appreciation event at […]

How to win a Daytona Day UberEATS package

As excitement revs up for the Daytona 500, UberEATS and FOX Sports have teamed up to bring the race-day magic to life in 12 U.S. cities–it’ll look a little something like this: This Sunday, we’ll have DAYTONA DAY cars on the road in 12 cities. Order your Daytona Day food from one of the race-day restaurant […]

Get 20% off your ride

If you take trips in Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Longwood, Maitland, or Sanford, you’re in luck: Thanks to our pilot programs with these cities, qualifying trips* within each city’s limits are 20% off. Plus, all trips beginning or ending at a SunRail station are 25% off. Here’s how to get your discount: Open your Uber […]

Girl Scout Cookies on demand, brought to you by UberEATS

It’s not too good to be true—UberEATS is bringing you Girl Scout Cookies on demand! This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first known sale of cookies by the Girl Scouts, and to celebrate, UberEATS has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Citrus this month to bring you a timeless favorite on demand. Starting today, you […]

Expanding subsidized rides in Pinellas County

Since last February, Uber and the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) have offered Pinellas County riders cheaper transportation to and from bus stops in select areas with the Direct Connect program. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re expanding the Direct Connect program to 8 bus stops in Pinellas County. All trips taken to or from […]

How to ride at the College Football Championship weekend in Tampa

This weekend, thousands of fans will flock to Tampa Bay for the championship game on Monday at Raymond James Stadium. We hope you’re excited for what is sure to be an epic game—we know we are! We’ve partnered with Dr Pepper and Fanatics to bring you an awesome game day experience from start to finish. […]

Meet our first #UberAllStar, Myron

Last month, we announced our partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and to celebrate, we launched #UberAllStar, a program that recognizes and rewards our driver-partners. Riders nominate partners who go above and beyond by including the hashtag #UberAllStar in their rating comment. Last week, we sent our first #UberAllStar, Myron, to a Lightning game. Myron—who has […]