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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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Thank you for your patience during these difficult times. We know that every bit of help counts right now. We’ve listened carefully to your concerns and worked hard to create the following assistance package for you. For our existing members, we’re offering $70 off your weekly rental fee if you’re…

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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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COVID-19 Splend update – How we’ll deal with the lockdown

COVID-19 Splend update – How we deal with the lockdown

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The coronavirus lockdown has forced businesses and individuals to change the way they operate and live their lives. Splend is no exception, and nor are our members. The safety of our members and staff is our number one priority. We’re working tirelessly to align our operations with the restrictions, so…

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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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Rent to own 101—Three steps to flexible car ownership

Rent to own 101—Three steps to flexible car ownership

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Is it better to rent or buy a car for on-demand driving? Each option has its pros and cons, but since they’re so different, there is going to be a compromise either way. But what if there was a middle way that provided the flexibility of renting and the ability…

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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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