I won’t get too far with Uber Pro with a required 85% acceptance ratio, since Uber routinely sends me pings from 22-25 min. away.In addition to earning points, maintain the following: keep your star rating at 4.85 or above, your cancellation rate at 4% or below, and your acceptance rate at 85% or above to earn Gold, Platinum, and Diamond rewards.
To qualify you need 3,000+ trips total & need to complete 100 trips per month on average with the above cancellation & acceptance rates. It’s also only in 10 select cities to start, don’t know that Pittsburgh is one of them. The other caveat is Uber will 1099 you the equivalent of the tuition, so at around $8K full time tuition, you’d owe $1200 in taxes. Seems like a better deal than Starbucks which only covers 42% of tuition.All I saw is they’ve got a partnership with ASU for tuition now like Starbucks and they want to take away things like filters or promotions for drivers they don’t like...
Yeah largely the same. The things that caught my eye:I'm gold.
Seems like nothing to me; same "rewards" repackaged and re-branded. Gas discount (with their VISA), gold "promotions", tuition at ASU, recognition in rider app, blah blah
Yeah yeah I’m with you. There’s times when it’s fun to ‘freestyle’ & just see where you end up. But there’s also a lot of times I’m trying to ‘rideshare’ & give a few rides on a commute or when I’m out doing errands, but then I get the surprise trip to nowhere. Happened tonight. Last night the students are around, so figured I’d bang out rides 9pm-12am, have a destination filter set to be home at midnight & get a ride a half hour in the opposite direction so I don’t get home til 1am. Either their coding is absolutely broken, which I highly doubt given how much they’re paying engineers, or they trick you on purpose to scam another hour of labor from you. Super annoying & hella shady.MKN - interesting you say that about where/how far....... personally, i like that concept!!, lol......... it's like an adventure...... i'm not sure i want to know anything until we're leaving the curb....... i'm sure it's a result of my upbringing or something like that........ i'll see tomorrow!
I was the only driver online tonight so I could test the algorithm a bit. It looks like if you’re the only driver online, Uber will send a ride request even if you have a destination filter set. If there are other drivers online (within the 25 min. request radius), it will send the request to them if it’s not a match. So basically if it’s convenient for their customer, Uber doesn’t care if you need to be somewhere. The only recourse you have of course is kicking someone out of your car. I’m sure Uber’s data has shown that more often than not drivers will give the ride.yep...... another way to look at it..... i like different/new ideas....lol....... typically, what i would call a long ride here in Pittsburgh is 15/20 minutes..... the airport is 25/30.......... i have used the destination filter maybe twice and it hammered me both times....... the few times i have been pulled 45 - 60 minutes outside the city i remember thinking about how important it is to manage your business....... it's work! (which i am vehemently opposed to).......
Don't disagree. I am platinum but just because I am platinum. I don't see anything they offer here as altering what I am doing one way or the other . Good chance I don't requalify in the summer because for whatever reason, I find Lyft competes pretty well with good pickups in summer months (unlike the rest of the year).I don't go after the pro benefits all I care about at the end of the night is how much actual money is in my pocket excluding all there pro quest nonsense etc..If a ride is crappy I'm going to cancel, if I feel the surge is better right now I'm going to cancel I'm not gonna give up a $8-9 surge that $2 a few min ago just for an extra $10 quest after I do a bazillion 60 trips or whatever it is. You get my point to me the pro is just nothing but typical Uber smoke screen trying to make you do more for them with little in return. Get that money as fast and as simple as you can.