Open the app and enter where you’re going in the Where to? box. Tap to confirm your pickup location and tap Confirm again to be matched to a driver nearby.
You can track their arrival on the map. When they’re a few minutes away, wait for them at your pickup location.
For your personal safety, be certain that you’re getting into the right car. Before hopping in, check the driver, car model, and license plate number against the information in the app. Once you’re in the car, have your driver confirm your name before they go.
When you arrive, payment is easy. Depending on your region, you have options. Use cash or a payment method like a credit card or Uber Cash balance.
Let us know how your trip went. You can also give your driver a compliment or add a tip in the app.
Before you confirm a trip, see price estimates so you don’t have to guess and so you can compare costs to find the right ride, every time.
When you request a ride, the app automatically suggests a convenient place to meet your driver. To adjust your location, just type in a new address or drag your pin on the map within the gray circle.
Check Driver Profiles in the app to see fun facts about your driver, including ratings and compliments.
Open the app and tap the Where to? destination box. It will open a Switch Rider scroll-down option. Tap on it and select your friend. They will receive a text message with trip details, including car model and license plate, driver name and contact information, and ETA.
Prices are calculated based on time and distance. They are subject to surcharges, tolls encountered during your trip, cancellation and wait times if applicable, and booking fees.
Hundreds of data points go into calculating an upfront price. It’s based on the estimated trip time, distance from origin to destination, time of day, route, and demand patterns. It also includes tolls, taxes, other fees, and surcharges.
Ratings go both ways. Some of the feedback we hear most often from drivers is to keep conversation friendly, respect their car and property, including not slamming doors when entering and exiting, and not distracting them while driving. For more advice, visit our Community Guidelines.
You can add up to 2 extra stops before or during your ride. Tap + next to the Where to? destination box to enter your address. Your price may be adjusted based on the time and distance of your destination.
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.