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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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The most important COVID-19 resources for on-demand drivers

The most important COVID-19 resources for on-demand drivers

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The global effort to contain the spread of coronavirus has forced businesses and individuals alike to rethink the way they operate and adjust their lifestyle to the changed conditions. This hasn’t been easy for any of us, but aside from the difficulties, it’s also shown just how adaptable we are…

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Uber Eats driving guide

The when and where of driving for Uber Eats – a short guide to food deliveries

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Our team is working closely with Uber to provide additional income opportunities in this evolving landscape, where demand for ridesharing is at a low point. In the first weeks of April, two-thirds of our members have signed up to Uber Eats and completed 10,000 deliveries and counting. Uber Eats may…

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Driving safely during Ramadan

Driving safely during Ramadan

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Ramadan is a special month that many Muslims around the world look forward to. It also means a different daily schedule to the rest of the year. Early morning Suhur meal to start the day at one end and voluntary night prayers at the other. We know many of you…

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Supporting our members through Coronavirus

Supporting our members through Coronavirus

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Update: 10 June 2020 To help our members navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we were able to offer them support packages. The discounted fees have been applied during the months of April, May and June. As we previously announced, once the Government eased restrictions, we too reviewed our assistance package. Starting…

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Top-up opportunities – use your car for food delivery and parcel delivery

Top-up opportunities – use your car for more than just ridesharing

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We enable you to make money by driving. And not just ridesharing. There’s a world of other opportunities out there and if you think outside the box, driving is as versatile as you make it. As far as on-demand gigs go, you can do so much more with your car…

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