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Does Large blocks every surge?

EngineerAtHeart

Active Member
Just recently bought an SUV and was wondering if large blocks surge often or if not. Seems like most large blocks are 4.5 hours for $81. I'm in the Chicago market
 

BigJohn

Well-Known Member
All I can say is that out of Southern California, I have not seen any of the large blocks go to an increased rate. My thought is they are designed for basically the mid-day time frame and if not taken end up being later regular short blocks.
 

EngineerAtHeart

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All I can say is that out of Southern California, I have not seen any of the large blocks go to an increased rate. My thought is they are designed for basically the mid-day time frame and if not taken end up being later regular short blocks.
That's what I thought, because only evening (5pm+) surge regularly.
 

Ted L.

Active Member
Just recently bought an SUV and was wondering if large blocks surge often or if not. Seems like most large blocks are 4.5 hours for $81. I'm in the Chicago market
I hardly ever see it surging in the PHL area. Large blocks are pretty new here so I guess there are enough drivers who treat anything over $72 as a surge.
 

Watup

Well-Known Member
All I can say is that out of Southern California, I have not seen any of the large blocks go to an increased rate. My thought is they are designed for basically the mid-day time frame and if not taken end up being later regular short blocks.
Depends which warehouse is near you, some surge occasionally , one that very very rarely surge is Morton Grove,
 

Bossbaby1

New Member
I think they are phasing our standard routes and only offering large vehicle blocks. So it’s nice you got an SUV. I had my charger in for a whole week nothing showed, put in my van and a weeks worth of blocks showed up.
 

jaxbeachrides

Well-Known Member
You put a van on and you get reserved blocks for a couple weeks then it goes back to normal. They still have mostly 3-4 hour afternoon routes which are sometimes just underpaid 5 hour routes.
 

Bossbaby1

New Member
Here in Indy there are no 3 hour blocks anymore they are all 4 hours and above. They have completely got rid of the 3 hours.
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I just don’t pick anymore.
 

BigJohn

Well-Known Member
Here in Indy there are no 3 hour blocks anymore they are all 4 hours and above. They have completely got rid of the 3 hours.
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I just don’t pick anymore.

They did not get rid of them, they found enough people with large vehicles to do the large blocks.
 

Bossbaby1

New Member
???? You literally just said what I said. All blocks are 4 hours now which are for the large vehicles /blocks. There are literally no more 3 hours blocks. For me that’s cool bc I have a standard and large vehicle. I just need to do better and log on when they are available.
 
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