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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.
Many ways to request an Uber

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 an awful blind date

The “retail challenge” tap

To be used while carrying an armload of bags

The “wanderlust” tap

To be used at the airport with passport in hand

The “5 more minutes” tap

To be used when you’ve overslept and have bed head

The “dreadful weather” tap

To be used in a torrential downpour or summer storm

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?”

Perfect your riding game

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?

    Nail your best look before you request your Uber ride. Then you’re ready to roll when they are.

  • Not feeling chatty today?

    That’s OK! But you can still be polite, right?

  • Know where to stand for your pickup

    Hint: not on a corner!

  • “Maybe the superhero didn’t feel like flying today.”

    The forgotten red cape

  • “Britain's best-loved spy is working undercover tonight.”

    The forgotten tuxedo

  • “The sky must have been too crowded with all these drones!”

    The forgotten jetpack

  • “He ain’t heavy, 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

Getting lost

Checking for directions

Hailing a late-night ride

Going to a gas station

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.

Psst. Your driver is a local.

Got a question? Ask away.

  • “Where can I get great ice cream?”

  • “Where’s good for pizza?”

  • “Quiet park to chill in the sun?”

  • “Is there a restaurant where I can take my dog?”

  • “Can you tell me the best place in town for fries?”

  • “I want to go dancing, but without a load of tourists.”

DJs. Poets. Philosophers. Top chefs. The person driving you is pretty amazing.

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.