When you request an Uber, we aim to bring you a smooth and seamless experience, from the minute you request a ride until you arrive at your destination. In order to optimize efficiency and reduce the time it takes for you to get picked up even more, partner-driver are now able to receive requests as they complete their current trip. To make this possible, you will soon be required to enter your destination when requesting a ride.
Entering your destination ahead of time makes life easier; saving you the time and effort it takes to explain where you’re going to your driver, and allows them to simply follow the directions provided by GPS. Remember, you can always change your destination mid-trip.
How to Enter Your Destination:
1) Open your Uber app
2) Select your preferred vehicle type
3) Enter your destination in the text field, or select one of your preferred points
4) You’ll be notified if your driver is completing a nearby trip and will see your estimated pickup time.