Can I request a specific driver on Uber?

Uber will now let riders across the country request their favorite drivers when they book a trip in advance, the rideshare company shared with Travel + Leisure.

What happens when you favorite an Uber driver?

Favorite Driver allows riders to select specific drivers whom they'd like to be matched with when requesting Scheduled Rides. You can add drivers to your Favorite Driver list during the rating process on Scheduled Rides by tapping the Favorite button.

Can you favorite an Uber driver after rating?

In the email, Uber said passengers would be able to add drivers in the app as favorites after giving them 5-star ratings. When a passenger next requests a scheduled ride, the favorite drivers will have the opportunity to accept the reservation, Uber said.

Can you choose female Uber driver?

In the high-tech world that offers you the opportunity to hail a ride through an app on your mobile phone, you might think it's easy to choose whether you would like a man or a woman driver. Not so fast — neither Uber nor Lyft offer you the choice to choose the sex of your driver.

Should you tip a rude Uber driver?

Do I have to tip? Tipping is optional. You are free to add a tip, and drivers are free to accept tips.

Do Uber drivers know who gave them a bad rating?

After each trip, riders and drivers have the opportunity to rate each other from 1 to 5 stars, based on their trip experience. Ratings are anonymous. You won't see individual ratings tied to a particular trip or person.

Can you request your favorite Uber driver?

Can I ask for a female Lyft driver?

Yes, it's possible. When Women+ Connect is turned on, we'll do our best to match women and nonbinary drivers and riders. However, in order to help you always get a ride there are times where you'll be matched with men.

Do you sit in back or front of Uber?

While neither Uber nor Lyft has rules about seating arrangements, most passengers don't sit in the front. It's a personal preference. However, if anything seems “off”, you have every right to cancel the ride.

Is it possible to request a specific Lyft driver?

While you're unable to request a specific driver, car, or type of car, there are different ride types available to meet your travel needs.

Should you sit in the front or back seat of an Uber?

Whenever possible, sit in the back seat, especially if you're riding alone. This helps ensure that you can safely exit on either side of the vehicle to avoid moving traffic, and it gives you and your driver some personal space.

What happens if you don’t tip on Uber?

What happens if you don't tip your Uber driver? Worried about taking a hit to your rider rating if you don't tip? Don't be. Your driver can't see the tip (or lack thereof) until after they've rated you as a rider.

What is the average Uber driver rating?

4.6For rideshare drivers, it's ideal to have an average rating of over 4.6. A report from Drive to Be Free states that the average rating for Uber drivers in the US and UK is 4.8 stars.

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