The Uber Guru

    Melbourne Airport
    Melbourne Airport now open for Uber drivers

    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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    7 tips to become a 5-star Uber Driver
    7 tips to become a 5-star Uber Driver

    Below is a guide prepared by the Uber Guru containing 7 tips to become a 5-star Uber Driver. 1. Have a smooth ride One of the most important factors to becoming a 5-star Uber driver is the quality of your car. Most passengers switched from taxi’s to Uber for the increased…

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    Uber Green Light Hub - Splend
    Where are the Uber Green Light Hubs located?

    Trying to sign up to Uber, but can’t find where the Green Light Hub is located in your city? Use the list below will help you find your local Uber Green Light Hub! What is an Uber Green Light Hub? The Green Light Hub is an office for new and…

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    Uber Brisbane
    How do I become an Uber driver in Brisbane?

    Do you want to join the thousands of people who are earning a great income driving with uberX in Brisbane or Gold Coast? Below are the steps you need to take to join the rideshare revolution in Brisbane and Gold Coast. Splend can help facilitate your Uber application process for…

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    Uber minimum fare increase
    Uber increases minimum fare

    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 fuel discount

    Are you looking for an Uber fuel discount? Then you have come to the right place! Every Splend Member receives 6c off per litre at BP stations as well as other amazing benefits including a weekly credit account. What is the Uber fuel discount for Splend Members? As an Uber…

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    Uber driver benefits
    Uber driver benefits

    Become a Splend Member and receive fantastic Uber driver benefits such as a 6c per litre discount on fuel. Find out what other Uber driver benefits that Splend Members receive. What Uber driver benefits does a Splend Member receive? Petrol: as an Uber driver, fuel is one of the main…

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    Best Uber Cars
    What are the best Uber cars?

    What makes the best Uber cars? There are a number of different factors that need to be considered. The Uber Guru has tested a variety of car manufacturers and models over the last 12 months to find the best Uber cars. Below is a review of the two best performing…

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    Replacement Uber Car
    Need a replacement Uber car?

    Have you been in a car accident and need a replacement Uber car? Then renting a car with Splend is the answer! 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…

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    Drivers Licence
    What driver’s licence is required for Uber?

    What driver’s licence is required to become an uberX partner? This question is one of the most commonly asked questions by a person looking to become an Uber driver in Australia. Below is an explanation of the driver’s licence requirements of Uber. Have held a full driver’s licence in any Australian…

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    Uber Marketplace Splend
    What is the Uber Marketplace?

    Uber Marketplace is for people who want to become an uberX driver partner but no do not have a car. The Uber Marketplace is designed to connect new and existing driver partners with vehicle rental, leasing and finance providers that offer products designed for ridesharing. Therefore, Uber has done all the…

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    Uber Sydney
    How do I become an Uber driver in Sydney?

    Uber Sydney! Do you want to join the thousands of people who are earning a great income driving with uberX in Sydney? Below are the steps you need to take to join the rideshare revolution in Sydney. 1) Have an eligible vehicle For a car to be eligible for Uber,…

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    Uber Melbourne Image
    How do I become an Uber driver in Melbourne?

    Uber Melbourne! Do you want to join the thousands of people who are earning a great income driving with uberX in Melbourne? Below are the steps you need to take to be working with Uber Melbourne. 1) Have an eligible vehicle For a car to be eligible for Uber, it…

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    Uber Adelaide
    How do I become an Uber driver in Adelaide?

    Do you want to join the thousands of people who are earning a great income driving with uberX in Adelaide? Below are the steps you need to take to join the rideshare revolution in Adelaide. 1) Have an eligible vehicle For a car to be eligible for Uber, it must…

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    Uber Canberra
    How do I become an Uber driver in Canberra?

    Join the thousands of people who are earning a great income driving with uberX in Canberra. Below are the steps you need to take to join the rideshare revolution in Canberra. 1) Have an eligible vehicle For a car to be eligible for Uber, it must be nine years or…

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    How to manage driver fatigue as an Uber driver

    How to reduce driver fatigue for Uber drivers. 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…

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    Member Success Representative
    What is a Member Success Representative?

    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. For…

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    Splend Rent-to-Own plan
    What are the benefits of a Rent-to-Own plan?

    Are you a full-time Uber driver who is planning to be on the road upwards of 40 – 60 hours per week? Then Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan is a simple way you can work towards owning a brand new car.  As a full-time Uber driver on the road for 40 – 60 hours…

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    Uber Perth
    How do I become an Uber driver in Perth?

    Do you want to join the thousands of people who are earning a great income driving with uberX in Perth, Western Australia? Below are the steps you need to take to join the rideshare revolution in Perth. 1) Have an eligible vehicle An eligible car for Uber must be nine…

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    Benefits of Rental v Car Finance for Uber

    More and more people are choosing to rent a car to drive with rideshare on-demand applications such as Uber. So the question remains, why are people choosing to rent a car? And what are the benefits of renting a car for Uber compared to financing your own car? The following…

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    Uber v Taxi, what are the benefits of rideshare driving?

    As the rideshare industry continues to boom and the demand for fares increases, a growing number of taxi drivers are making the transition across to driving with Uber. There are a number of reasons that drivers are making the switch to Uber include: As an Uber driver, you are your…

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    How a second income can help you reduce debt

    It’s official; Australia is one of the world’s most expensive places to live. A report into the cost of living by Deutsche Bank (1) rated Australia is the most expensive country to live in, a whopping 12% higher than the cost of living in the United States. The struggle in…

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    A flexible alternative to car finance

    Ever wanted to buy a brand new car but did not want the burden of a four-year loan? Or cannot get your car loan approved from the bank or finance company? Then Splend could be the answer you are looking for. Splend is an Australian company that has revolutionized the…

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    Is Uber legal in Australia?

    The following information was updated on Tuesday 6 2016 December This is a question that many people still ask today. The short answer is yes, Uber is legal in almost every Australian state and territory. The confusion about the legalisation of Uber stems from the fact that each state has…

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    Uber Marketplace Splend
    How much can you earn driving with Uber?

    The following article uses income data from Splend Members across Australia.  The best thing about driving with Uber is that you can choose to work the hours you want and when you want to work. As a result, people drive with Uber for some different reasons including: Driving with Uber…

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