A reliable ride for your deliveries

With UberRUSH, your packages travel like a VIP. You get fast messenger pickups and immediate deliveries of the things you need to send.

Do you work at a business that relies on delivery? Visit rush.uber.com to learn more about how UberRUSH can make your business delivery process seamless and affordable.

How UberRUSH works:

  1. Choose UberRUSH in the Uber app.
  2. Request by placing the pin at the pickup address. Your messenger will arrive in minutes to pick up your Permitted Item and delivery instructions.
  3. Track delivery progress in the Uber app, and easily share your item’s location with the recipient.

Pricing:

$3 base fare + $4 per mile ($7 minimum). Messengers will pick up and deliver anywhere within Manhattan and some parts of Brooklyn and Queens. Messengers will deliver between Manhattan and Brooklyn or Queens for a flat rate of $25.

Details:

  • You’ll find the best UberRUSH reliability from 8am – 10pm, Monday through Friday
  • Our coverage area includes all of Manhattan, plus neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens
  • Messengers will not purchase items for delivery
  • Your messenger will be on bike or on foot, and will not be able to deliver some oversized items
  • ETAs may be inaccurate and tracking may pause if a messenger hops on the subway
  • See the UberRUSH Terms here

UberRUSH Quality:

To maintain the Uber standard you’re used to, all messengers pass Uber’s rigorous screening process. In order to be an UberRUSH partner, individuals must pass:

  • A stringent background check
  • An in-person interview and screening
  • Ongoing quality controls

Have more questions? We’ve got answers:

Permitted Items:

  • Messengers will pick up and deliver any item that a normal human can carry weighing no more than 30 pounds
  • RESTRICTED ITEMS: You may NOT send for delivery:
    • People or animals of any size
    • Alcohol
    • Illegal items
    • Fragile items
    • Very expensive or rare items
    • Dangerous items (weapons, explosives, flammable, etc.)
    • Stolen goods Any items for which you do not have permission to send
  • Your messenger will be on bike or on foot, and will not be able to deliver some oversized items
  • If your messenger refuses to accept an item due to size or weight or because it is a RESTRICTED ITEM or because the messenger is asked to purchase an item, a cancellation fee will apply
  • Messengers reserve the right to refuse to accept any item in their sole discretion
  • Messengers will not purchase items for delivery

Delivery Guarantee:

  • Uber will guarantee lost or damaged items up to $250 except for RESTRICTED ITEMS for which no guarantee applies
  • EXCEPT FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE DUE TO A MESSENGER’S GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT (FOR WHICH THE GUARANTEE SET FORTH ABOVE SHALL APPLY), REQUESTOR [YOU] IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE AND LIABLE FOR THE ITEMS SENT FOR DELIVERY BY MESSENGER HEREUNDER. OUR LIABILITY TO REQUESTOR [YOU] SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED US $250.

Tracking Your Item:

  • Follow your messenger’s progress in the Uber app
  • Share your messenger’s progress with Share My ETA
    • ETAs are estimates and may be inaccurate at first, but GPS will show messenger’s location
  • Tracking may pause if your messenger hops on the subway

Communicating with Your Messenger:

  • Text detailed pickup instructions if getting into the building isn’t easy and straightforward
  • Call your messenger at any time by tapping the arrow next to his / her info at the bottom of the Uber app

Chain of Custody:

There must be someone at the delivery address to receive your item(s). In order to complete delivery, messenger must text requestor indicating that the item has been dropped off, and include the name of the recipient. If you’d like to waive the normal chain of custody process, a text message confirmation is required indicating no recipient is necessary.

If no one is available at the delivery address and chain of custody is not waived, messenger returns item(s) and bills requester [you] full delivery fare + a cancelation fee 

Cancellation and Fulfillment Policy:

  • If no one is present at your pickup location, a cancellation fee will apply
  • If no one is present at your delivery location, your messenger will wait 5 minutes before returning your item. Requestor [you] will be responsible for full fare
  • Any delivery requested without recipient present will require text message confirmation from requestor stating no recipient is necessary
  • If no one is present at delivery location and requestor is [you are] also unavailable when item is returned, requestor is accountable. Messenger will leave item at original pickup location and requestor [you] will be responsible for full fare.

UberRUSH Terms

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