For the most part, Lyft is an on-demand service: You request a ride a few minutes before you need it. But if you prefer to arrange your ride ahead of time, you can schedule a ride up to 30 days in advance. After you schedule a ride, local drivers can claim your ride and enter […]
Customer changed the delivery address? What DoorDash and Uber Eats drivers can do
It’s a frustrating situation that every delivery driver on DoorDash or Uber Eats has seen before: You’re already on the way to the delivery when the customer messages you to let you know that the address in the app is wrong. They want you to go to a different address. Sometimes it’s an honest mistakes. […]
Tip baiting on Spark: Drivers are upset about removed & reduced tips
Tip baiting is an all-too-common experience for Spark delivery drivers. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, tip baiting is when a customer removes or lowers their tip after a delivery is complete. Here’s a typical tip bait: You accept a delivery with a $30 payout. You finish the delivery thinking that you did a great […]
Changes to surge on Uber: Sticky surge and dollar amounts are gone!
Uber drivers in Florida noticed a big change to the surge pricing system: Surge dollar amounts are no longer visible on the map, and surges are no longer ‘sticky.’ Drivers also noticed that the exact surge amount isn’t displayed on the trip request screen, the Trip Radar screen, or the ride receipt. Some drivers thought the […]
A guide to every bonus and incentive for Spark drivers!
The Spark app offers several different bonus incentives that can help you increase your earnings. You can get bonuses for shopping during weekend hours, bonuses for hitting order goals, or bonuses for doing orders from certain retailers. But some drivers have trouble achieving incentives, and others don’t get any incentive offers at all. Here’s how […]
Uber credit card rewards: Get Uber Cash rewards and free Uber One!
Credit card rewards are one of the most reliable ways to save on Uber rides and Uber Eats orders. Currently, you can get rewards on Uber with Capitol One, American Express, and Apple credit cards. You can get cash back, free Uber Cash that you can use on any ride and order, or a complimentary […]
Lyft driver rewards: Are Gold or Platinum worth it?
One of the main appeals of driving for Lyft is that you are free to drive when you want, and free to accept or decline any ride request. But Lyft has to balance driver flexibility with customer experience. Passenger wait times increase when drivers stay home during rush hour. That’s why Lyft created the Lyft […]
So, does your acceptance rate on Spark matter or not?
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 […]
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 […]
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