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    Supporting our members through Coronavirus

    Supporting our members through Coronavirus

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    Update: 10 June 2020 To help our members navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we were able to offer them support packages. The discounted fees have been applied during the months of April, May and June. As we 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 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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    A three-step guide to renting a car for Uber

    A three-step guide to renting a car for Uber

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    Ridesharing is a good way to earn an income regardless if you have a car or not. Most people believe it’s only for car owners, but you’d be surprised how many drivers have decided to simply rent a car for Uber. Pros and rookies alike are starting to see the…

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    Driving tips for the Holi festival of colours

    Happy Holi – Driving tips for the most colourful day of the year

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    Holi is celebrated throughout the world by the Hindu community – it’s the festival of colours that signifies the arrival of spring in the northern hemisphere, and marks a fresh start to life, the time to let go of negative thoughts of the past. The most spectacular and best-known ritual…

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    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Graham, #TheBestUberEver

    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Graham, #TheBestUberEver

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    It brings us great pleasure to introduce Graham, one of our much-loved members who not only do we adore, but so do the 43,000+ riders that he’s driven over the past four years. Graham started his on-demand driving career after his nursing career was cut short because of an accident.…

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