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    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet law student and family man Vishal

    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet law student and family man Vishal

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    Our members wear many hats. The bright and talented Vishal is not only a full-time Uber driver, but also a full-time law student, father, and husband. Previously a chef on Princess Cruises, Vishal had the opportunity to travel all around the world, remembering his trips to Alaska, Canada, and Mexico…

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    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Olu, driving prodigy by day, virtuoso trumpeter by night

    A day in the life of a Splend driver – Meet Olu, driving prodigy by day, virtuoso trumpeter by night

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    We’re proud of our community of talented members, and since we mentioned talent, one of our stars shines particularly bright. Olugbade (Olu) is not only a keen driver, but also a talented musician. In fact, if you’d ask him he’d put it the other way around. Olu’s first love is…

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    Splend startup costs and special charges explained

    Splend startup costs and special charges explained

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    Ready to get started with Splend? We’re excited for you to join our community. We know there’s a lot to consider when you get started with Uber car rental or Rent to own so we’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide. Before we delve into the smaller details, here’s what your…

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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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    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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    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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