1. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch: Child, parcel and pet services

    Email received from GoCatch on Wednesday 12 September 2018 at 10.30 am: Child, Parcel & Pet Transport Services - Register Your Interest Hi Jack, Commencing in the new year, we will be expanding our transport services to include authorised and safe transportation of children for drivers...
  2. Waingro

    GoCatch Burning $40,000 per month in Losses - Seeking $5MILL

    Hi Ants have a look at this article its a little old however relevant with all the Ants getting calls I thought it could be relevant. They claim to have 59,000 drivers which would have been easily reached as one of the directors is on the Hire Car Association. Remember you can have all the...
  3. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch now displays driver’s satisfaction rating to passengers

    GoCatch now displays the driver’s satisfaction rating to passengers. It now also calculates the average rating as the total number of ‘thumbs up’ over the total jobs completed. According to GoCatch, this may result in a slight increase in a driver’s rating. GoCatch passengers give ratings...
  4. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch: Changes to the advance booking minimum fare guarantee for drivers

    GoCatch sent an email to drivers on Saturday 7 July 2018 at 7.50 pm. The email mainly concerned changes to the advance booking minimum fare guarantee ($20) for drivers. The relevant part of the email is below: Changes to the Advance Booking Minimum Fare Guarantee for Drivers Hi Jack...
  5. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch: how to find your quarterly tax statement via the driver phone app

    At yesterday’s rideshare lunch, I learnt something new from a driver colleague. The driver colleague showed me how to find the quarterly tax statement for GoCatch via the driver app. It’s hiding where you’d least expect it. My details are reflected in the screenshots above. On the home page...
  6. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch sends message to drivers referrring to 5% commission and other important matters

    GoCatch sent an important message to drivers via the driver app and by email at 7.10 pm on Friday 22 June 2018. What took me completely by surprise was the reference to 5% commission. Has anyone else seen this before? Text of email: GoCatch Driver Payment Guarantee Hi Jack, One of the best...
  7. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch ad at Canberra Airport is working well

    The above billboard is over a luggage carousel at the Qantas end of Canberra Airport. And it’s working well. Drivers who thought they would never drive a GoCatch trip are suddenly getting them from the airport and elsewhere. I am one of those drivers. Several other drivers at this week’s...
  8. P

    Go Catch Thives! Don’t work for them

    Hey Guys, It was New Years Eve so i had my Go Catch app on aswell as Uber to take rides during the quiet periods. I took a few jobs then i started missing a few due to Uber surging. Then Go Catch support calls me asking why am i not not picking up jobs? Hello!! I’m offline for a reason!! Do I...
  9. Jack Malarkey

    Go-Catch charging drivers $60 a month for priority advanced bookings

    I’m lost for words. No, today is not 1 April.
  10. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch now officially licensed for pick-ups at Canberra Airport

    Email sent by Go-Catch to Canberra drivers on Saturday 19 May 2018 at 11.28 am: Opt-in to get your Swipe card today Hi Jack, GoCatch is officially licensed at Canberra Airport and will be launching publicly next week. As a GoCatch driver you will need a Swipe card to complete your GoCatch...
  11. Beepbeep41

    Online With GoCatch Expired Documents

    Turned GoCatch on and got a job, all my documents were expired including D.A! Crazy, they don’t police a thing!!
  12. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch advertises for riders in Canberra

    This morning (Friday 16 January 2018), GoCatch has an ad on page 5 of the Canberra Times seeking riders. The ad is 13 cm X 9 cm. (I have redacted the promotion code to comply with this forum’s rules.)
  13. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch introduces variable service fee etc. depending on completion status

    GoCatch sent the following email to drivers at 12.25 pm on Friday 12 January 2017: Improve Your Driver Status to Get More From GoCatch Hi Jack, Thank you for driving with us! Here at GoCatch we enjoy rewarding our top drivers and we will continue to provide opportunities for you to earn...
  14. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch New Year incentives

    Here is GoCatch’s advice emailed to Canberra drivers on Friday 29 December at 3.19 pm: 95% Commission and Higher Fares this NYE! Hi Jack, NYE is the biggest event of the year and you can earn 95% of EVERY Economy and Premium job on GoCatch this New Year's Eve weekend! All fares will be...
  15. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch offering $20 bonus

    GoCatch has sent drivers the following message: Earn a Bonus $20 Today! Comment Thursday 7th December, 2017 Hi GoCatch Drivers, Earn a bonus $20 today by completing 5 jobs with in-app payments! From 10AM today until 10AM tomorrow (7 – 8 December AEDT), simply complete 5 jobs where the...
  16. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch changes how it despatches jobs

    GoCatch has advised drivers via an in-app message: Job Dispatch Is Changing 6 Comments Monday 13th November, 2017 How GoCatch Dispatch works now: GoCatch dispatches a job to drivers one at a time and gives drivers 11 seconds to accept the job. Currently, if you are in the app or out of the...
  17. Jack Malarkey

    Go-Catch drops fares

    On or about 8 November 2017, GoCatch dropped its fares. This means that rideshare drivers using the GoCatch app are now being paid less than before. GoGatch included this information in a message accessible via the driver app and changed details on its website but didn’t email drivers to alert...
  18. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch doesn’t pay driver if there’s a problem with the passenger’s credit card

    There’s an important thread on the Melbourne forum about GoCatch: see https://uberpeople.net/threads/gocatch-not-paying.215940/ (original post by Paultl). If there’s a problem with the passenger’s credit card, GoCatch pays the driver only once (and if) they recover the fare from the passenger...
  19. Jack Malarkey

    GoCatch email to drivers about pending driver app update; Achilles heel of lack of passengers stays

    GoCatch sent an email to drivers on 31 October 2017 about a new version of its driver app. It includes details of various incentives to accept trip requests including those for short rides. This would be all very well if GoCatch had passengers. I don’t see any evidence at all that they are...
  20. Jack Malarkey

    Email from GoCatch about recent changes

    GoCatch sent the following email to drivers on Thursday 26 October 2017: How do the GoCatch changes affect you? Hi Jack, Things are changing fast in the Taxi and Rideshare market. Legislation is changing, prices are changing, and technology is continually improving. What Does This All...