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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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JobSeeker and JobKeeper – Government support payments for on-demand drivers

JobSeeker and JobKeeper – Government support payments for on-demand drivers

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This article originally appeared on DriveTax  With the spread of the Coronavirus, on-demand drivers are being hit hard. Drivers are struggling with fewer trips, lower income,  and concerns for their health and safety. Centrelink benefits have become available for rideshare drivers, and the ATO is also offering coronavirus support.  Here’s…

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Staying safe as a rideshare driver during the coronavirus outbreak

Staying safe as a rideshare driver during the coronavirus outbreak

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The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic has become the central topic and a major preoccupation of the media and the public. The outbreak has created uncertainty for individuals, families, as well as businesses and self-employed workers like yourself. We want to assure you that Splend is not just here to give you…

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International Women's Day

The women that drive us

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, we took the opportunity to hear the inspiring stories of some of the amazing ladies who are steering their careers driving a Splend car. They shared their experiences driving Uber and even some useful advice for all the female drivers out there. Girls, we’re…

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A three-step guide to renting a car for Uber

A three-step guide to renting a car for Uber

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Ridesharing is a good way to earn an income regardless if you have a car or not. Most people believe it’s only for car owners, but you’d be surprised how many drivers have decided to simply rent a car for Uber. Pros and rookies alike are starting to see the…

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Driving tips for the Holi festival of colours

Happy Holi – Driving tips for the most colourful day of the year

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Holi is celebrated throughout the world by the Hindu community – it’s the festival of colours that signifies the arrival of spring in the northern hemisphere, and marks a fresh start to life, the time to let go of negative thoughts of the past. The most spectacular and best-known ritual…

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A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Graham, #TheBestUberEver

A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Graham, #TheBestUberEver

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It brings us great pleasure to introduce Graham, one of our much-loved members who not only do we adore, but so do the 43,000+ riders that he’s driven over the past four years. Graham started his on-demand driving career after his nursing career was cut short because of an accident.…

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Kia Seltos Uber Fan Fleet Australian Open 2020

Kia Fan Fleet: Driving Uber for the Australian Open

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We partnered with Kia and Uber on the exciting Fan Fleet campaign in January to deliver a unique experience for our members and tennis fans visiting the Australian Open venues. Our members had a great start to the year, being a part of the tennis cheer by driving eager fans…

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What is an Uber vehicle partner

What is an Uber vehicle partner? [Complete explanation]

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Uber doesn’t have its own fleet. Drivers use their own cars. But not everyone has a car that meets all of Uber’s requirements. That’s why Uber works together with local car providers to offer payment plans that suit an on-demand driver’s needs. At Splend, we specialise in providing cars as…

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What is a Splend member event - Splend Australia

What is a Splend Member Event?

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Few professions offer more flexibility and control over your work-life balance than rideshare driving, but being your own boss is not without its compromises. While being in control of when, how and how much you drive gives a great sense of accomplishment, working as a one-man army can get lonely…

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