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5 Uber driving tips for the holiday season - Splend
5 Uber driving tips for the holiday season

Are you ready for the festive season? How about your car? The holiday checklist is long for all of us, but this time of the year is particularly busy if you’re an Uber driver. Company events, family reunions, and thousands of last-minute shoppers fire up the demand across all rideshare…

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New Splend MSC - Sydney car rentals for Uber drivers
New Member Support Centre in Sydney

We’re excited to announce the opening of our new Sydney Member Support Centre located at 1-5 Hawthorne Parade. In other words, Splend members in Sydney have a new home away from home. Easily accessible via Parramatta Road, the new MSC is less than one km from Summer Hill or Lewisham…

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How can I rent a car and drive for Uber The complete guide
How can I rent a car and drive for Uber? The complete guide

Uber driving is easy, they said. You just need your car and your phone, they said. Well… The road to your first ride is not as straight as people make it out to be. If you’re already an Uber driver you may remember the frustration of surfing the web for…

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New car models coming soon to Splend Rent
New cars coming soon to Rent – pick your favourite

Take your career up a gear We’re thrilled to let you know that we’re expanding our Rent fleet. On the back of the success of our revamped Rent to own plan late last year, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to provide a similar offer for all of you…

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Own the road with a new and improved Splend

Have you noticed anything different? Say goodbye to our old magenta logo and hello to our new look, sound, and feel. In the last four years, we’ve grown from a budding idea into a global company. And as we launch into new markets, we’ve realised it was time to take…

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Kia Sportage - Rent-to-Own
Get a pre-loved Kia Sportage from as low as $282 per week

On a budget and want to own your car sooner? Our most popular mid-size SUV is available on a unique three-year Rent-to-Own plan Did you know that if you sign up to our Rent-to-Own plan you can also choose a second-hand Kia Sportage (2018 & 2019 models) for just $282/week?…

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Splend Referral Program - Tell your friends about Splend and collect a cash bonus
5 Tips to Boost Your Income with Referrals

Bonuses are by definition something special, maybe even unexpected – in any case, rare perks that few of us ever incorporate in our daily budgeting. If you’re a Splend Member, it’s time to change the way you think about bonuses. With Splend’s Referral Program there’s no limit to the number…

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Uber introduces 5-star safety standard for all cars

In case you haven’t yet heard, Uber Australia recently announced that from 1 October 2019, all new vehicles signed up to its app will need to have a 5-star Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) safety rating. This is a great win for passengers who will have the benefit of…

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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 Camry - Rent-to-Own
Drive away with a Toyota Camry Hybrid from $366 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 $366 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 does…

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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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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 $338 per week

Bring home a seven-seater Mitsubishi SUV on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now drive away in a 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander ES 7-seat SUV from $338 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 $324 per week

Own a Hyundai medium SUV on Splend’s Rent-to-Own plan You can now become the proud owner of a 2019 Hyundai Tucson Go from $324 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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