When you talk to delivery drivers on apps like Uber Eats and DoorDash, they’ll tell you your acceptance rate doesn’t matter. You can decline orders all day, and new ones will still come in. That may not be the case on Spark. Spark is one of the only delivery apps that says that a higher acceptance […]
Openbay vs CarAdvise: Which is the best way to find car repair?
Openbay and CarAdvise are services with a similar goal: To help you search for local automotive services, get upfront pricing estimates, and book services online. Each promises to save you time and money on car repair, and both offer a paid membership that promises even more savings. So how do the two stack up? Are […]
Someone else’s food delivered to your door? What you should do!
It’s a common story in the age of delivery apps: A mysterious bag of food that you didn’t order appears in front of your door. What should you do? Should you contact the restaurant or the delivery app? Here are practical steps suggested by delivery drivers and restaurants. Start by reading the receipt or label […]
UberX Teen: Rides for minors are here! How it works for passengers and drivers
Uber announced a new ride type that allows minors to take an Uber ride without being accompanied by an adult. With UberX Teen, parents and guardians can request an Uber for their teens aged 13–17. Prior to UberX Teen, unaccompanied minors were not allowed to use Uber under any circumstances. If UberX Teen isn’t in […]
The two big problems with Petco orders on DoorDash!
DoorDash isn’t just for food anymore! A partnership with Petco is one of many new attempts to branch out into new delivery categories. So if you choose same-day delivery on a Petco order, a DoorDash driver will likely be the person who handles your delivery. But Dashers aren’t too happy about Petco orders. They say […]
Deactivated by Spark? Steps to appeal and get your account back!
It can happen completely out of nowhere: You log into Spark to deliver for the day and find a shocking notice: “Your Spark driver account has been deactivated.” Deactivated = fired! You can’t log in, you can’t get order requests, and you can’t earn. You’ve lost your gig! Can you get it back? Sometimes Spark […]
Deactivated by Instacart? How you can get your account back
It’s happened to thousands of Instacart shoppers: You open the app to start shopping for the day only to see a message that your account is deactivated. “Deactivated” is gig economy lingo for a more familiar term: Fired! When you’re deactivated from Instacart, you can’t shop, and you can’t earn. Deactivations can happen suddenly, and […]
Lyft credit card rewards: Max out your cash back and travel miles!
One of the best ways to save on Lyft rides is to take advantage of all the rewards that can give you cash back, travel points, and other perks. Lyft partners with Chase to give you cash back when you pay for Lyft rides with an eligible Chase card. You can get up to 10x […]
Openbay is the ultimate tool for finding affordable mechanics [Review]
Note: We are affiliated with Openbay and may receive a commission for referring you. We personally tested Openbay and all opinions are our own. Anyone with a car knows that getting it serviced can be a frustrating, time-consuming process. You’re never sure if you’re being overcharged or when they can “fit you in” to service your vehicle. […]
Which Uber Pro rewards are worth it? And how to get the Diamond cash bonus
Uber has been pushing the Uber Pro rewards program on drivers for years. They frequently revamp the program to add new incentives—like cash bonuses or the ability to set an area preference. But which Uber Pro benefits are actually worth it? Not only do you have to do lots of rides, but you also have […]
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