New Year, New Rider
Happy New Year!
It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone but 2017, as with every year, brings about a fresh start. New Year’s Eve was an epic night thanks to the hundreds of thousands of riders and driver-partners, and now it’s time to look ahead. To kick off the new year we wanted to remind you of some tips and tricks that you may or may not already know. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or new to the Uber world, we want you to have the best Uber experience possible in the coming year.
Choose from different vehicle options and always know the price of your trip before you request a ride with upfront pricing.
Feel like you’re always rushing to get out the door after your Uber arrives? Check ETAs before requesting or schedule your ride through the app for a time when you’ll be ready to go.
Carpool with others whenever you can. Help the environment and allow for more available vehicles by sharing the ride and cost. Remember, you can split the fare between everyone riding!
Meeting up with friends? Use the “Share Status” feature to let them know when you’re on your way.
Here’s to 2017! Join us for the ride.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.