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Toyota Camry - Rent-to-Own
Drive away with a Toyota Camry Hybrid from $339 per week

Hybrid-drive Toyota mid-size sedan available on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now bring home a 5-door Toyota Camry Hybrid sedan from a weekly fee of $339 on our Rent-to-Own plan. The new Toyota Camry Hybrid is without a shadow of a doubt the most advanced Camry yet, and while it…

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Benefits of rental vs. car finance for Uber
What are the benefits of renting a car for ridesharing?

A growing number of people are choosing to rent a car to drive with rideshare on-demand applications such as Uber. In fact, according to a survey by Finder.com.au, close to twice as many people would prefer to rent the vehicle they use for ridesharing rather than invest their money into…

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Uber unlocks new feature in the Rider App – you can now earn tips!

With Uber’s new feature in their Rider App, Riders and UberEATS customers can finally show their appreciation for your service in the form of tips! This is a fantastic addition, adding benefits to both the driver and passenger/customer. Instant rewards for going the extra mile! It goes without saying that…

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Toyota Corolla - Rent-to-Own
Become the owner of a Toyota Corolla Hybrid from $329 per week

Hybrid-drive compact Toyota hatchback available on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now own a 5-door Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback from a weekly fee of $329 on our Rent-to-Own plan. The Toyota Corolla we all know and love has stepped into a new era and it’s more exciting than ever! With…

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Uber Marketplace Splend
What is the Uber Marketplace?

The Uber Marketplace is for people who want to become an UberX or UberXL 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…

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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 driver requirements to join Uber in Sydney. Have an eligible vehicle For a car to be eligible for Uber, it must be nine years…

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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 to find the best Uber cars. Below is a review of the two best-performing Uber cars on the market, the…

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5 Tips for the Festive Season

As the voices of Michael Bublé and Mariah Carey are being belted out across shopping centres far and wide – this can only mean one thing. The upcoming festive season is upon us with plenty of last-minute shopping, parties to enjoy, and festive events to attend. This is the perfect…

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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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Mitsubishi Outlander - Rent-to-Own
7-seat Mitsubishi Outlander SUV – yours from $319 per week

Bring home a seven-seater Mitsubishi SUV on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now drive away in a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander ES 7-seat SUV from $319 per week on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan. The Outlander is nothing short of a crowd-pleaser, and when we say crowd, you can take it almost literally.…

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

Trying to sign up to Uber, but can’t find where the Greenlight Hub is located in your city? Use the list below to find your local Uber Greenlight Hub! What is an Uber Greenlight Hub? The Greenlight Hub is an Uber office for new and existing driver-partners. At the Greenlight…

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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 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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Hyundai Tucson - Rent-to-Own
Hyundai Tucson SUV now available from as low as $299 per week

Own a Hyundai medium SUV on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now become the proud owner of a 2018 Hyundai Tucson Go from $299 per week on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan. The Tucson is back with a facelift and it’s prettier than ever! The looks are just the icing on the…

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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 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 flexible 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 Marketplace Splend
How much can you earn driving with Uber in Australia?

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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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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Hyundai Kona - Rent-to-Own
Own a Hyundai Kona from as low as $269 per week

Subcompact Hyundai crossover available on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan Become the happy owner of a 5-door Hyundai Kona Go from a $269 weekly fee by signing up to Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan. This subcompact crossover SUV is a true head-turner – with its proud lines you’ll be sure to stand out from…

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

Here are 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 quality of cars. Passengers prefer SUVs and…

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Splend Sydney
New Uber sign up process in NSW – Passenger Transport licence code

Find out how to apply for your Passenger Transport licence code. Previously to become an Uber driver in Sydney you were required to hold a private hire driver authority. Since Wednesday 1st November 2017, driver authorities have ceased to have effect in NSW. The new process to have a Passenger…

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Kia Sportage - Rent-to-Own
Bring home a Kia Sportage SUV from as low as $299 per week

This agile Kia is all the buzz on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now bring home a 2018 Kia Sportage Si mid-size SUV from a weekly fee of $299 by signing up to our Rent-to-Own plan. Medium SUVs are all about challenging the norm and the Kia Sportage definitely lives…

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Own A Car In 10 Hours Splend
How-to guide: own a car from 10 hours a week!

Splend’s revamped Rent-to-Own plan provides you with the unique opportunity to own a brand-new car from 10 hours per week. 10 hours per week? How is that even possible? Well, read the how-to guide below to find out more! Step 1. Get registered for rideshare platforms such as Uber Rideshare…

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Hyundai i30 - Rent-to-Own
Bring home a Hyundai i30 from as low as $269 per week

Compact Hyundai hatchback available on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can own a 5-door Hyundai i30 Go hatchback from a weekly fee of $269 on our Rent-to-Own plan. This small family hatch is an increasingly popular choice for rideshare drivers. It’s hardly any surprise since its combined fuel consumption of just…

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