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How to become an Ola driver in Australia

How to become an Ola driver in Australia [Complete guide]

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Since launching in India in 2010 Ola has taken the ridesharing market by storm, becoming one of the largest platforms on the market. Now, Ola operates in over 110 cities across India and Australia and is available in the following locations: Sydney Melbourne Perth Gold Coast Canberra Brisbane Adelaide Some…

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Comparing the most popular rideshare apps in Australia

Comparing the most popular rideshare apps in Australia

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Life as an on-demand driver is all about finding the best time and place to work with the highest efficiency possible so you can maximise your earnings and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. However, where and when you drive is not all that you can control. You can also juggle…

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A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Olu, driving prodigy by day, virtuoso trumpeter by night

A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Olu, driving prodigy by day, virtuoso trumpeter by night

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We’re proud of our community of talented members, and since we mentioned talent, one of our stars shines particularly bright. Olugbade (Olu) is not only a keen driver, but also a talented musician. In fact, if you’d ask him he’d put it the other way around. Olu’s first love is…

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How to use the air conditioning in your Uber car?

3+1 tips to get the most out of your air conditioning system

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What used to be a luxury a few years ago, has slowly become a necessity. We have it in our homes, offices, and even our cars. We can all agree that air conditioning (AC) is a lifesaver, but it can also cause you headaches if you don’t use it right.…

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5 most common Uber driver infringements

5 most common Uber driver infringements

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As an Uber driver, you spend more time on the road than most motorists, so you’re also more likely to get more traffic tickets. Since the ability to drive is your key form of income, it’s vital to maintain a good driving record and minimise your infringements. At Splend, we’ve…

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Splend startup costs and special charges explained

Splend startup costs and special charges explained

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Ready to get started with Splend? We’re excited for you to join our community. We know there’s a lot to consider when you get started with Uber car rental or Rent to own so we’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide. Before we delve into the smaller details, here’s what your…

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3 tips for every new Uber driver

3 tips for every new Uber driver

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We’ve helped thousands of new Uber drivers get on the road in a Splend car and earn a flexible income. Are you looking to become an Uber driver? We’ve compiled a list of the 3 most important tips you should know before starting with Uber. Be organised for the Uber…

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Sydney traffic hotspots – The Uber driver’s guide

Sydney traffic hotspots – The Uber driver’s guide

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Driving in heavy traffic is frustrating on a good day, but if you’re a professional driver, stress is the least of your worries. Congested roads are dangerous to you as well as your car, and they have a direct impact on your earnings too. Like any big city, Sydney has…

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Melbourne traffic hotspots – The Uber driver’s guide

Melbourne traffic hotspots – The Uber driver’s guide

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If the everyday frustration that traffic jams bring into our lives wouldn’t be enough, as a professional driver there’s a lot more than your stress levels you should worry about. Driving in heavy traffic is not only nerve-wracking, but it damages your car in the long run, not to mention…

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COVID-19 restrictions lifted – What does this mean for on-demand driving?

COVID-19 restrictions lifted – What does this mean for on-demand driving?

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The past two months have not been easy for Australians with the quarantine and other restrictions affecting businesses as well as individuals. In ridesharing, the reduced demand meant reduced income for drivers. The Government’s decision to lift the restrictions in three steps allows businesses to slowly open up while maintaining…

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