#UberProTip – Ride awesome, Seattle!

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year and we want your Uber rides to add to that holiday cheer. Check out these Uber Pro Tips to ensure a 5 star experience!


  • Estimate Your Fare: No surprises here! You can always estimate your fare before requesting your ride. 
  • Surge Drop: Requesting a ride during our super busy time? Well, what goes up, must come down. Have some time to stick around? Get notified when Surge pricing ends.
  • Make sure you are in the right Uber: Once a partner is headed toward you, take a peek in the app for great info to make sure you get in the right car! Driver name, make + model, license plate number…oh my!



  • Split Your Fare: Sometimes math is hard. Uber isn’t! Sharing a ride with a friend or 5? Share the fare!
  • Share your ETA: Heading out to meet your buddies? Wanna let Mom know you’re on your way? Here’s how.
  • Be an upstanding citizen: We know that holiday times mean that the boozy treats are flowing. Party before and after the ride but please, not in the car.



  • Ratings should be based on your driver’s performance and quality of service, not the fare. Had an awesome experience? Give your driver a virtual high 5 by opening your app and tapping that 5th star. REMINDER: Drivers do not control surge pricing. If you have concerns about the price, we’re always happy to review your fare! Please reply to your ride receipt or write to us directly at supportSeattle@uber.com.


Have a question? We’ve got you. 🙂 Send us a note at supportSeattle@uber.com or tweet at us at @Uber_SEA! We’re always more than happy to help.

Have a wonderful, safe, and 5 star holiday season,

Your Uber Seattle Team

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