Make the very best of every ride
The secret language of tapping. Game-changing conversation starters. How to level up your rider rating. This is your hub for good laughs, fun facts, and insider secrets into all things Uber ridesharing.
Tap. Tap? Tap!
The “where am I” tap
To be used with map in hand in a foreign country
The “quick exit” tap
To be used during a boring meeting
The “shopaholic” tap
To be used while carrying lots of shopping bags
The “vacation mode” tap
To be used at the airport with passport in hand
The “5 more minutes” tap
To be used when you’ve overslept and are still getting ready
The “horrible weather” tap
To be used when you forgot your umbrella
Break the ice and step up your driver chats
“What language would you love to know how to speak?”
“If you only had 24 hrs in this city, what would you do?"
“Have you ever had a famous rider?”
“What’s the city’s best kept secret?”
Earn your 5-star rating
It’s a car, not a snack bar!
Who doesn’t love fries? Your driver when you’ve spilled them in their back seat. No ketchup, please.
Gum wrappers? Check. Empty water bottle? Check.
If you don’t want it anymore, neither does your driver.
Deciding what to wear?
Got your wallet, keys, and shoes? Be sure you're ready to go when you request your Uber ride.
Not a big talker?
That's okay, you don't need to talk to be polite.
Know where to stand for your pickup
Hint: somewhere easy to see.
“Maybe the superhero didn’t feel like flying today.”
The forgotten red cape
"The bride won't be very happy to know I've been left behind"
The forgotten tuxedo
“He is fine, he's…wait, where is he?”
The forgotten brother
“Because sometimes real life is better than the game.”
The forgotten games console
Here’s a look back at what you don’t miss
Searching for an ATM
Negotiating your fare
Checking for directions
Driving in rush hour traffic
Filling up your gas tank
Looking for a parking spot
Most epic first trips in the history of everything.
Ferdinand Magellan sailed around the world.
The Wright brothers took the first airplane into the sky.
Sir Edmund Hillary summited Mount Everest.
The Soviet dog Laika became the first animal to orbit the earth.
Neil Armstrong was first to step foot on the moon.
You took your first Uber ride.
Got a question? Ask away.
“Where can I get great ice cream?”
“Where’s good for pizza?”
“Quiet park to chill in the sun?”
“Can you tell me the best place in town for fries?”
More than a driver
Randy: student and painter
Originally an LA native, Randy grew up in Minnesota, Mexico, and several different LA neighborhoods.
Dianne: app developer and dreamer
Dianne's a Chicago native, born and raised in the city's Hyde Park and Beverly neighborhoods.
Jose: marine biology student
Jose moved to LA from Mexico to be closer to his family and seek new opportunities.