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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Love It Own It. Rent-to-Own
Love It Own It with our revamped Rent-to-Own plan

Love It Own It. We have launched a revamped Rent-to-Own plan that is going to change everything! Get ready for more car choice, more features and more flexibility. The revamped Rent-to-Own plan includes the following new features: A flatlined weekly rental fee, which means you can now own a brand-new…

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QLD Member Success Representative
New Member Support Centre opens in Brisbane

Splend has opened a new Member Support Centre in Brisbane! The state of the art facility will help us to continue to provide our Members with significant value and to create a connected community of on-demand drivers. Located at 58 Chale St, Yeerongpilly, the new Member Support Centre in Brisbane…

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Review of the the new Uber Driver app

After months of feedback, research, and interviews with their drivers, Uber launched a new and improved Uber Driver app. We recently reviewed the new Uber Driver app and tested each of the features with our Members. Below are the results. One of the main new features of the Driver app…

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New Member Support Centre opens in Melbourne

Splend has opened a new Member Support Centre in Melbourne! The state of the art facility will help us to continue to provide our Members with significant value and to create a connected community of on-demand drivers. Located at 96 Langford Street North Melbourne, the new Member Support Centre in…

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International Women's Day 2018 Splend
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we wanted to share Member stories from women who have carved successful careers working with the on-demand platform, Uber. As it currently stands, women make up 15% of the 80,000 Uber drivers across Australia. Therefore, Splend is committed to growing the number of women driving…

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Splend Australia Referral Program
Find out about Splend’s Member referral program

Do you know any friends or family who would be interested in earning a flexible income driving Uber in a new model Splend car? If the answer is yes, you could be eligible for the fantastic referral bonuses that Splend Members receive. For every friend you refer to Splend on…

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Member Support Centre
What is a Member Support Centre?

A Member Support Centre is quite simply; a home away from home for Splend Members who need a break from driving Uber. Every Member Support Centre was designed to provide the ideal lounge experience. This includes couches, access to tea and coffee, kitchen facilities, toilet amenities and much more. Importantly, every Member Support…

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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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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! As an Uber driver, fuel is one of your largest expenses. Therefore, it’s important to minimise this expense using discounts that are available to you. Below is a list of providers and rewards programs…

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