COVID-19 resources

    COVID-19 resources for rideshare drivers.

    How to adapt your driving strategy for Australian border openings

    How to adapt your driving strategy for Australian border openings

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    Closed or limited border openings have, no doubt, been among the biggest setbacks for Australian Uber and rideshare drivers this year. As Australia continues to deal with cases of COVID-19, the rules around travel restrictions and border openings are constantly changing. We finally have good news As of early December…

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    Is it worth driving for Amazon Flex?

    Is it worth driving for Amazon Flex? – Hear it from an experienced on-demand driver

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    With rideshare demand down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and increased levels of potential restrictions amongst states, on-demand drivers have shifted their attention towards package- and food delivery apps to supplement their income. We chatted with one of our members the other day (who chose to remain anonymous)…

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    3 tips for every new Uber driver

    3 tips for every new Uber driver

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    We’ve helped thousands of new Uber drivers get on the road in a Splend car and earn a flexible income. Are you looking to become an Uber driver? We’ve compiled a list of the 3 most important tips you should know before starting with Uber. Be organised for the Uber…

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    COVID-19 restrictions lifted – What does this mean for on-demand driving?

    COVID-19 restrictions lifted – What does this mean for on-demand driving?

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    The past two months have not been easy for Australians with the quarantine and other restrictions affecting businesses as well as individuals. In ridesharing, the decreased demand meant reduced income for drivers. The Government’s decision to lift the restrictions in three steps allows businesses to slowly open up while maintaining…

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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 spreading of the novel 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…

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    Supporting our members through Coronavirus

    Supporting our members through Coronavirus

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    Important update – June 2020 To help our members navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we offered support packages during the toughest months. We applied the discounts presented below during April, May, and June 2020. As we had previously announced, once the Government eased restrictions, we too reviewed our assistance package. Starting…

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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 with 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…

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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 COVID-19 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 spreading 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

    5+1 steps to stay safe during COVID-19 as a rideshare driver

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    The COVID-19 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 a…

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