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    Uber driver car renting on the rise Splend Australia

    Almost twice as many people would prefer to rent than buy a new car to drive with Uber

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    Written by Elizabeth Barry and originally published on finder.com.au Uber driver car renting on the rise Drivers are starting to cotton onto the benefits of the expanding Uber vehicle rental market, with a recent finder.com.au survey revealing 11.6% of people would prefer to rent a car to drive with Uber.…

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    Member Support Centre

    What is a Member Support Centre?

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    A Member Support Centre is quite simply; a home away from home for Splend Members who need a break from driving Uber. Every Member Support Centre was designed to provide the ideal lounge experience. This includes couches, access to tea and coffee, kitchen facilities, toilet amenities and much more. Importantly, every Member Support…

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    GreenFleet - Splend partnership

    Splend plants 10,500 trees and counting

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    Splend has offset the carbon emission of its Uber driver community by planting over 10,500 trees. Like Splend, Greenfleet are leaders in their industry, carrying out real climate change actions through native reforestation projects across Australia and New Zealand. Splend’s CEO, Chris King, said that offsetting the carbon emissions of…

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    Melbourne Airport now open for Uber drivers

    Melbourne Airport now open for Uber drivers

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    From Wednesday 16 August 2017, Uber drivers will be able to pick up travellers arriving into Melbourne Airport. Eligible Uber driver-partners can pick up riders from both the Domestic and International terminals. Click here to download a map that outlines the wait zones. To receive pick-up rider requests, Uber drivers…

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    Uber minimum fare increase

    Uber increases minimum fare

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    From Friday 9 June 2017 onwards, Uber will be increasing the minimum fare paid by passengers. This minimum fare announcement means more money for uberX drivers, especially those who accept a number of shorter trips in and around the CBD of each Australian city The minimum fare will increase to…

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    Uber driver benefits

    Uber driver benefits

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    Become a Splend member and receive fantastic Uber driver benefits that will put more money in your pocket. What Uber driver benefits does a Splend member receive? Car washes Enjoy discounted car washes at both Magic Hand Carwash and IMO Car Wash. Splend members receive up to a 33% discount…

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    Replacement Uber car after an accident - Splend

    Need a replacement Uber car?

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    Have you been in a car accident and need a replacement Uber car? Find out how renting a replacement Uber car from Splend will ensure you are back on the road immediately. No Loss of Income As a rideshare or on-demand driver, your time off the road means that you…

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    adelaide city view

    Splend launches in Adelaide

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    Splend, Australia’s leading provider of rideshare rental vehicles has officially launched in Adelaide. Splend’s expansion follows the announcement that Uber and the South Australian government have reached an agreement, meaning the rideshare giant will be accredited. This move will allow rideshare rental providers to operate legally in Adelaide. Splend CEO,…

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    How to manage driver fatigue as an Uber driver

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    Splend recommends taking a break (of at least 10 minutes) every two hours to avoid driver fatigue. By taking regular breaks it helps to reduce driver mistakes. So next time you feel tired, make sure you pull over in a safe location, stretch those legs out and relax. Member Support Centres…

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    Member Success Representative - Splend account manager

    What is a Member Success Representative?

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    Splend provides every Member with a dedicated Member Success Representative. But what does that mean? Think of your Member Success Representative as your guardian angel. Becoming your own boss can be daunting, so your Member Success Representative exists to help you through every step to becoming a successful Uber driver.…

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