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

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    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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    New Splend MSC - Sydney car rentals for Uber drivers

    New Member Support Centre in Sydney

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    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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    various models of cars to rent for uber drivers

    New cars coming soon to Rent – pick your favourite

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    Take your career up a gear We’re thrilled to let you know that we’re expanding our Rent fleet, adding several new cars to rent for Uber. 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…

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    Own the road with a new and improved Splend

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    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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    Uber introduces 5-star safety standard for all cars

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    Uber Australia announced that all new cars signed up after 1 October 2019 will need to have a 5-star ANCAP safety rating (Australasian New Car Assessment Program). This is a great win for passengers who will have the benefit of riding in 5-star safety-rated car, but how will this affect…

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    Uber unlocks new feature in the Rider App – you can now earn tips

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    With a new feature in the Uber rider app, passengers and UberEATS customers can finally show their appreciation for your service in the form of tips. Get instant rewards for going the extra mile It goes without saying that this is a welcome addition. After each successful trip or delivery,…

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    Best Uber Cars

    What are the best Uber cars?

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    What makes the best Uber cars? Hear it from experienced drivers We’ve put a variety of car manufacturers and models to the test to find the best cars for Uber. Below, our members review three of the best-performing Uber cars on the market, the Kia Sportage, the Toyota Camry Hybrid,…

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    Is Uber legal in Australia?

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    The following information was updated in December 2016 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 handled rideshare…

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    Signing up to Uber in NSW – how to apply for a Passenger Transport licence code

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    Find out how to apply for your Passenger Transport licence code Previously to become an Uber driver in Sydney you had to hold a private hire driver authority. Since November 2017, driver authorities have ceased to have effect in NSW. The new process to have a Passenger Transport licence code…

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    Splend Australia Referral Program

    Splend referral program: bring a friend and boost your earnings with a cash bonus

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    We’re not your average car rental company. Granted, anyone can say that, but we put our money where our mouth is by offering truly useful member benefits beyond the wheel. Speaking of money, here’s how you can make more of it with Splend: Boost your rideshare income with referral bonuses…

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