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    International Women's Day

    The women that drive us

    1000 500 Catherine Xu

    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

    1000 500 Balazs Szekely

    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

    1000 500 Catherine Xu

    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

    1000 500 Catherine Xu

    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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    Kia Seltos Uber Fan Fleet Australian Open 2020

    Kia Fan Fleet: Driving Uber for the Australian Open

    1000 500 Catherine Xu

    We partnered with Kia and Uber on the exciting Fan Fleet campaign in January to deliver a unique experience for our members and tennis fans visiting the Australian Open venues. Our members had a great start to the year, being a part of the tennis cheer by driving eager fans…

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    What is an Uber vehicle partner

    What is an Uber vehicle partner? [Complete explanation]

    1000 500 Balazs Szekely

    Uber doesn’t have its own fleet. Drivers use their own cars. But not everyone has a car that meets all of Uber’s requirements. That’s why Uber works together with local car providers to offer payment plans that suit an on-demand driver’s needs. At Splend, we specialise in providing cars as…

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    What is a Splend member event - Splend Australia

    What is a Splend Member Event?

    1000 500 Balazs Szekely

    Few professions offer more flexibility and control over your work-life balance than rideshare driving, but being your own boss is not without its compromises. While being in control of when, how and how much you drive gives a great sense of accomplishment, working as a one-man army can get lonely…

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    Meet the team - Splend Member Success Representative

    Meet the team: Laura and Abhishek support you from the starting line

    1000 500 Catherine Xu

    We’re not just here to give you a set of wheels. Our friendly team is on hand to help get your business on the road. Whether you’re driving full-time or just starting out, your Member Success Representative is always there to support your career. What is a Member Success Representative?…

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    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Gurinder, our first car owner

    1000 500 Catherine Xu

    We’re excited to kick off our new blog series, taking you on a shotgun ride with a Splend member. And what better way to start than by introducing Gurinder, our very first member to gain full ownership of a Kia Sportage on our Rent to own plan. A former chef…

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    How to drive for Uber and be successful at it? The complete guide

    The complete guide to Uber driving

    1000 500 Balazs Szekely

    It’s not an overstatement to say that Uber has transformed the way we think about personal transportation. Food for thought: 10 years ago the company was a startup that nobody had heard about, and today we already use the word “Uber” as a verb. By the end of last year…

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