Uber - Request a ride

4.9 (9.8M)
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Uber Technologies, Inc.
Last update
2 months ago
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16.2 or later
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User Reviews for Uber - Request a ride

4.89 out of 5
9.8M Ratings
1 year ago, Edwin Cosme
San Juan Puerto Rico
Uber drivers deserves equal opportunity in Old San Juan San Sabastian festival which is a 4 day festival held this year 2023 from January 18th - 22nd. Their Uber drivers were not allowed inside the general station area as other local taxi drivers were allowed to do. I see this as being bias toward one fleet of operators such as Uber. This is an annual systemic problem here for Uber drivers and should really be addressed to the mayor and governors office while other local taxi’s are allow inside Old San Juan many of these drivers look like people from a 3rd world county that cannot take on a normal conversation and suspecting that they are illegitimate taxi operators, something smell fishy here which I suspect that many of the taxi operators are leasing their operating licenses to immigrants. In addition there is no transparency and usually wanted to charge me double the price for my commute from Old San Juan to Isla Verde Another concerning issue is that many of the municipal buses at the Old San Juan Depot stop operating at 9:00 pm during the San Sabastian Festival that lingers on until 12:00 minight or so, doesn’t make much sense to me as you have hundreds of thousand people and tourist here to enjoy the festivities. I urge Uber to address these issues to the governors and mayors office of a democracy. Edwin Cosme from Brooklyn NY - Uber se llevanta!
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3 weeks ago, Buddagirlbroadwaylover
I love this app however…….
I love using Uber however regardless of how much I have on my voucher a lot of the time it is asking for my debit card, when this is going on I have over $100 dollars or more. Also the thing is this it isn’t like the voucher is not covering every single ride. I was told this is a glitch. Well the thing is I cannot afford to have this as an ongoing issue due to the fact that is how I am utilizing disability services. One time I was waiting on a ride and someone else took it. There was a time this month a driver canceled a ride even though I was already in her car. I get that may sound odd but I would have not canceled the ride being that I was already picked up. After the ride showed up as canceled I had noticed some of my voucher was already taken off. I have my county board of developmental disabilities giving me vouchers every month. When there is issues with these vouchers it causes me emotional distress. I have contacted the board, I have contacted the company that supplies the vouchers to the board and they have said reach out to Uber about a lot of issues. I am worried that at some point that if the vouchers are not going through that is going to screw me and a bunch of other people over. I do not have an option to get my driver’s license ( long story). I get that there is only so much that can be done. Thank you for providing transportation and customer service.
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5 years ago, HonestyWithASideOfFries
Use at your own risk!
I heard so many good stories about people using Uber and being pleased with its service, but when my wife and I reached Los Angeles and decided to use it I found out the harsh reality. Unfortunately, Uber has become a master of deception using its large user base to suggest confidence, but after getting a quote for a little over 40 dollars, my wife and I ended up getting charged almost 100 dollars because of difference in “time” and “distance.” I would be fine if that were the truth, but instead we had a driver that wasn’t focused and missed his exit, then his phone died and we had to use our own phones to guide him. This resulted in us having to drive another 30 minutes just because their own driver didn’t plan ahead or pay attention to the road. I will NEVER use Uber again because the only thing they did to “fix” the problem was give me 5 Uber bucks without any notification and then ignore any requests sent via app to find a proper resolution. So much for customer “support.” UPDATE After a few days of trying to find out how to talk with support staff directly I was able to reach a satisfying solution. I believe the best way to avoid situations like this would be to make the app send a notification when support staff message you, instead of you having to dig and find out where to talk to them. Because of their understanding I may use Uber again, but just be wary about knowing where to contact anyone in case of a bad ride.
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2 months ago, Criticsupra
Uber website
Not quite as user friendly to book a ride as I would have thought. For a first timer, figuring out the process was a bit of a stretch, but I have to admit my tech skills are limited. Having said that, one would think that Uber in their overwhelming need for profit would make it extremely easy for the new customer to book, get confirmation, track and have questions addressed in order to assure keeping them for future ride needs if not for a lifetime. That is how a business grows and thrives - by looking at it from a customer’s perspective, not from the perspective of an IT person setting things up with little to no awareness nor appreciation of how does a first timer navigate the website with ease and facilitation. How many companies I wonder actually have an older non-tech individual try out their web site and critique it for ease of use prior to installing it to be up and running. For minimum expense, they could avoid the frustration, dissatisfaction, and loss of that demographic and the consequent sales. If I were on the BOD of such a company, my fiduciary responsibility would necessitate harsh words at the least for such a CEO that overlooks this, to me, obvious loss of sales. In short, I’ll try Lyft next time in hopes they are better in this regards, but I’m not holding my breath - seems like all businesses nowadays cater to IT as the first priority on this.
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1 year ago, NoPlanestoSee
Wait times in app vs reality/Language problems
The minutes shown when you are waiting are wildly inaccurate from reality from my recent experiences. Had a trip where the car was shown after a driver was assigned, to be 3 minutes away. Well two cancellations from drivers later, and another long wait in the cold, the car arrived over 30+ minutes after the first quoted ETA of 3 minutes. This has happened multiple times. I have also had several white knuckle moments because the driver had insufficient skills on top of complete unfamiliarity with the route and no ability in speaking or understanding any English. This causes many problems and has become a critical safety issue when for example a driver made a u turn going the wrong way into three oncoming lanes of traffic on a major four lane artery. He completely ignored my emphatic alarm because he did not understand a word I said. I expect at a minimum the driver be fluent in the dominant language of the area he is driving in. I would be equally unhappy to find a taxi driver in Italy who did not speak Italian. Unless you want to provide a language rating this is unacceptable when my life is at risk in a speeding vehicle with a dangerous driver who may as well be deaf. I do not care where the driver was born. But if you are in a business directly interacting with customers in a potentially dangerous service, fluency in English should be a minimum requirement.
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2 years ago, GemKeeper87
Overall, VERY reliable. HOWEVER…
Uber is reliable! Met many cool people who can get the job done. Some don’t talk which is fine and very few don’t respect the road. Rides show up on time and get me where I need to go as soon as possible. HOWEVER, this app has good amount of problems. Uber doesn’t do a good job at managing prices. One time this app tried charging me $40 for a 9 min ride home, that’s way out of my price range for a short ride with no traffic and decent weather. Sometimes Uber drivers will make you wait 10-15min then cancel your ride right after. That is the main reason I’m making this review, today just lost 40 min worth of time since I had 3 drivers finish up trips that took around 10-15min and cancelled right after. I could’ve been home within those 40 min I lost. Uber should really do discounts if drivers are going to waste people’s time like that. Also prices are just way out of my price range when it snows. I understand charging more due to weather conditions but sometimes the prices can just be absolutely ridiculous and that’s where Uber becomes unreliable. I love that you can buy bus tickets through this app since it helps save money for how I decide to travel. By all means, DO NOT take this review as an insult! Take this review as criticism and advice to better improve your app and business not just for me but for everyone. Other than that I’ll continue riding with Uber!
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1 year ago, Vwoopenstein Banana
Uber app spams me with ads for itself
The Uber app constantly spams me with iPhone notifications that are essentially ads for itself. Someone needs to maybe sit down with Uber’s board of directors to let them know exactly what it is their company does, because those morons don’t seem to get it. The app is to get a ride someplace. I’m only going to use it WHEN I NEED A RIDE. So it is POINTLESS to keep sending me app notifications on my phone telling me all the great things about Uber. NONE OF THOSE THINGS is going to make me run out and get a ride!!! I don’t need one right now! I will let you know when I do!!!!! Plus: I ALREADY HAVE THE APP!! What in the name of holy Moses is the ad for???? I already downloaded the app and I’m already using it to get rides!!! Do they think I forgot??? The ads SERVE NO LOGICAL INTELLIGENT purpose. If that isn’t the epitome of corporate stupidity I don’t know what is. Yeah I can turn off notifications, but then I won’t get any actual useful ones, like when my ride shows up or if something happened to my ride, or the thing that tells you to rate and tip the driver. THOSE ARE THE ONLY NOTIFICATIONS I WANT!!! It is impossible for me to believe that I actually need to explain this to adult humans running a gigantic corporation with an enormous market capitalization!!! No other app …. LITERALLY NONE … that I have installed on my phone spams me with notifications that are commercials for themselves!!! Unbelievably stupid.
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5 years ago, Jalmae
Mediocre support and service
If you need a cheap ride and you need to get somewhere then I agree Uber is for that. However they need to fix some issues that keep me from wanting me to. For starters the seller fees are absolutely ridiculous! I should not have to be charged for my drivers errors. I have had numerous occasions of being charged a $5 fee for my driver not being able to find my house. Which brings me to my next problem. The GPS navigation they have going is a mess. My old house was a difficult yet not impossible location to find. The u-turn by the gas station was right by the driveway to my house which is easy to miss. However I have tried contacting my Uber drivers giving them guidance. Some still ended up canceling. I have had drivers that would decide it was better to take a longer way for certain places rather than back ways and shortcuts. That also makes everything 10 times worse, because I have been late to work even scheduled ahead of time since these problems with your system have occurred. I’m also currently disabled and can’t/shouldn’t drive, because of it. However I can’t blame Uber for being late for work even though it most certainly is. I take my job seriously so apparently I need to go back to Lyft since I haven’t had any of these issues personally. They even found my house in the dark! Uber needs to fix some stuff before I even think of trying to rely on them again.
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7 years ago, t dizz
The worst customer service you ever!
Uber is Uber, it’s as good as lyft but pricier, we call know what we’re getting with Uber. What you may not know is the customer service is an absolute joke. They literally won’t give out a number to call or email, and as far as I can see online, they literally don’t have one (even though their website currently says they do give you the number), or if they do they’ve done a great job of making it very unintuitive to find. What they do is, give you a preset list of 4 or 5 possible issues you may have with a specific ride (so no complaints if 5 drivers in a row cancel right before they are at your location). If you click on the thing from the list they just run your trip through some automated program that determines if you get your money back. My most recent incident my driver took a terrible route, then took two wron turns, adding 30 minutes to what was originally estimated to be a 30 minute trip total, and the navigation app he was using said it would be another 30 minutes. At that point it was literally quicker to walk the last 1 ½ miles. So I got out and walked, but it shows up as me having completed the trip, so whether I select driver took poor route or trip was too long, it just spits out an answer based on incomplete information. Clear lack of effort on their part, luckily for me they have competitors that care about the customer experience more then they do.
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1 year ago, Jennie_1314
no need for title.
I never make reviews but Uber has helped me a lot ! whenever I don’t have rides home from my parents i usually go to the Uber app it’s like my back up plan. I rarely ever have a ride with my parents because there always busy working. But one day I ordered my Uber to come pick me up at my school. When my Uber arrived I entered the car and they first asked for my name like always and then he asked me “how old are you?” And I was like “16 years old” and he goes on to explain to me that you cannot request an Uber unless you are 18 years or older. I’ve never heard this before but it is in the policy, this was my first time ever getting declined from getting a ride. But my issue isn’t with the uber driver. It’s with uber how are you going to say this app is 4+ in the App Store but you must be 18 technically to order one even though they don’t request for an ID Or nothing maybe I’m mistaken. But also 18 year olds can drive and Can own cars. But teenagers can either not drive or only have there permit. Teenagers can struggle to find rides literally most of my classmates request for Ubers. I understand why it’s 18 for safety but that’s what sharing location is for and the background checks for Uber drivers. Uber should change the age limit to at least 16 years old age maybe even 14 because most highschool students struggle getting rides on time and Uber would benefit from it a lot. (Uber is you see this please consider changing the policy)
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5 years ago, WPS frustrated user
App and/or developer deleted my previous (negative) reviews. App is rigged to ONLY provide DEFAULT pickup location(s) around a major airport versus the ACTUAL customer location. This is not only unacceptable but it is also frustrating because the app’s SEARCH field does NOT allow the customer to specify the actual pickup address and it reverts to the app’s default(s). Someone is making money by channeling traffic elsewhere (for additional fees and with added DELAYS); a blue “box” locks you out but interestingly calling Uber for an inbound drop off to your selected location away from the main terminal is allowed. The current “rigged” setup is also bad in case of an emergency because we can NO longer rely on the app to direct the driver where we actually are. Just for the record, there is nothing wrong with the GPS signal on our phone or iPad AND rebooting the app is completely useless, just like most of the developer’s “canned” responses. Looking back to find if our posted review(s) have been answered is futile and meaningless because there is NO useful way to search for keywords except for scrolling. Developer answers reviews selectively - SHAME! The app’s review section should be limited to feedback about its FUNCTIONALITY (or lack there of) instead of a compilation of useless comments...Very disappointed...
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3 years ago, Nate D. Simmons
Money Scammers and poor customer service
I was charged twice for a Uber pass I did not sign up for one was through PayPal and charged to my Wells Fargo debit card and the other was Apple Pay and to my discover credit card. When I was first charge to the PayPal payment format I was refund and I thought everything was okay. Upon trying to use the app again a week later I was forced to pay the the Uber pass charge before continue to confirm a ride and was this charged again. I brought this to Uber attention and they said it was a system error and delayed charged occurred. I provide them with screen shots showing that it was two separate charges to two different cards and instead of returning my money they continually insist that it was a delayed charge. I even explained to them that a delayed charged would all happen on the same payment form not charge a whole new form of payment and a different card, but they still insist I was only charged once even after providing all the evidence of two charges. They don’t care for there customer and the entire time I’m communicating with them it’s taking them days to respond they even sent the same response a couple of times hoping I would not reply. I deleted the app and will never use them again I don’t recommend Uber they are just trying to get as much money as they can. Uber drivers should tell me they want a cash tip because Uber takes to much of the online one. They are just money hungry and don’t care to do what’s right.
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2 weeks ago, Cryptix
Where do o begin….
From the moment you book here in Myrtle Beach SC, you can be assured of the finest people that will be driving you or picking you up thre so far have gone above and beyond and I for one have been impressed each time. The first driver was George, friendly, safe, knowledgeable and a great conversational presence. Today though I want to give accolades to Jasmin, what a beautiful spirit this woman has and you can’t help but feel at home with her behind the wheel, courtesy just seems to come natural to her, her smile is one that will make you stop thinking about your own issues in life once you see that smile on her face. So in conclusion, these are my first two rides with Uber and you would definitely be happy if you get either of these two wonderful people as your Uber driver! Congrats to the both of you, I can only imagine that the rest of our local Uber drivers are up to the standards that these two set for themselves, I have to reason to doubt that the other driver must look up yo these two fine drivers, Uber if you are listening, in my humble opinion, you should recognize them for their outstanding performance! It has been my pleasure no, it has been my honor to have met these two, life is a journey and their journey is going places in this world. TE
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1 year ago, Metabutterfly
I ran out of gas on the exit ramp. I called a tow company who was going to charge me $249 to bring me 2 gallons of gas, so I said no I’ll pass. I decided to Uber to the gas station to get a can and Uber back to my car. Ali came to my rescue and took me to the gas station. I asked if I could order another trip for the return ride to my car or how that works and he said no you can’t specify me I’ll just wait and take you back for free it’s okay. I found $20 in my purse so I gave him that got my gas and he took me back, but the only can the gas station had was 1 gallon so it wasn’t enough to start the car. This is when Ali turned into nothing short of a superhero and took the gas can and walked to the closest gas station to get another gallon. He walked back and we put it in but it wasn’t enough either! He offers to go back yet again and get another gallon. I only had the $20 so I couldn’t even pay him for the gas or the extra time and Uber won’t let me tip him again. I had already left a tip before any of this started. I don’t know how in the world to repay him for his kindness except to leave this review and hope that I get him the next time I order an Uber. He went far above and beyond all expectations and I appreciated it more than he could know!
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5 months ago, UberForAll
Thanking God for YOU!
Lonestar Medical transportation company by day! Now has drivers available for ON DEMAND NIGHTTIME PICKUPS! Just think! I MAY NEVER get stuck out overnight in the winter in my 400-lb Quantum wheelchair overnight at a bus stop because the busses aren’t running ? As a RollUp comic I do open mic nights around Austin, but the paratransit limits for service area and hours of operation have limited my career…. Until NOW! The driver knew his STUFF. He was very quick to load me and I felt very safe with his driving skills also! The company is located in Georgetown so it took about :30 minutes to get to me where I was stranded in Downtown Austin on Dirty Six (W 6th but my pickup was E 6th St.) CapMetroAccess dispatch could not make accommodations for me to change my location when my battery acted up and I was afraid to drive through the unlit areas if I broke down again. My original idea was to ride to the MetroAccess location for the $8, but instead? I changed the location to home in NW Austin and it was $25! The ADA vans that cost more to drive are now allowed to charge the disabled more for our rides, so I offered the driver a ten, knowing he would barely break even with gas prices! In addition Lonestar also has daytime office hours for insurance covered medical rides!
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2 years ago, A.A,A.
Worse drivers
I have have several issues with Uber, but I still give it a chance, I even was involved in a car accident years ago and they didn’t even do anything. Today I was trying to get a Uber since I’m handicapped with crutches due to a surgery on my ankle and is really hard for me to walk, I had to order 4 time Uber because the first Uber I order cancel me because I was with crutches and he didn’t even arrive to the right location and made me wait for 7 min when he was across the street no even sayinf that he arrived, plus he didn’t want to go to my actually location, and cancel the Uber. The second time I order this guys picked me up and then park the car and told me he can’t press pick up and I offer to change the location so he can press pick up after a good minute of waiting he didn’t do anything and told me he canceled the Uber and ask me to request another one and the price by that time has increased and then I ask ok I did it did you take it and he said no, he told me to get off the car and then I realize he took the ride and didn’t cancel after 10 min when he was arriving to my location he cancel and I was on the street a couple blocks down from my original location. I had to order one more time for another Uber with a way more increase price. Is really bad because I try to get a phone line where I can report them but you can the only solution is 5 dollar for the inconvenience and I still have to pay the cancellation fee that Uber driver did.
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2 years ago, Cj2206
Never using again
Several days ago I ordered an Uber ride from a ride share pick up location in a mall. I saw that the driver made it to the mall but was at the wrong pick up location. This is a very large shopping center with about 8 floors and multiple entrance. He stopped moving for a while so I messaged him to ask how much longer he would be and gave him my exact location. Without responding he canceled my ride. I later found out that I was charged a fee even though I didn’t cancel the ride. I first disputed this charge on the app, to which I received an Uber credit/cash for. There’s no way to contact customer support so I left a complaint for the driver and left a message explaining what he did. I stated that if Uber did not refund my original form of payment I would dispute the charge. Minutes later I received a response explaining that they will refund the charge on my credit card. Never again. Why would they allow drivers to do this with no repercussions? I was late to my meeting and what made it so frustrating is that the driver was so close but at the wrong pick up location. The problem could’ve been resolved had he just replied to my message. He did not make any attempt to communicate with me. I will only use Lyft now since they are much more reliable and hold their drivers accountable. For example, the second ride I ordered after that incident was through Lyft and the driver was late. Lyft discounted my ride for the late pick up. As they should.
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6 months ago, Lazlo.R
Why is the price keep changing?
This is something I’ve noticed in the past couple months that I’ve been using Uber that they keep changing the amount of the ride. There was once that I was taking a $13 Uber home from work It’s normally around this price maybe less but when I got home I was charged 60 something dollars for a 10 minute trip no traffic. I did contact Uber customer support and they were able to refund me but they just keep doing stuff like this like today. Same kind of thing where I was taking an Uber home from work and the Uber initially said nine dollars. I was doing a shared list so another passenger join so I should’ve gotten that 20% off the nine dollars but then instead I’m paying $11 now. Yes that price difference isn’t as drastic as $60 but it still upsets me how the price keeps changing like that it feels like I’m being scammed. and I don’t wanna hear nothing about way time because I never make my Uber. Wait, I am out the door or waiting outside for them. Uber used to be my preferred app but honestly it’s been playing with my card too much and these are just two examples of it happening. I have more examples.. there was a time I just let it happen but I can’t keep doing that. I keep getting scammed and that’s wrong. I’m most likely going to go back to using Lyft more commonly because I honestly feel like the communication is better and the app itself is a little more.
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1 year ago, o;idfv
Too easy to accidentally cancel a ride
Overall, I love Uber, and the app works well. However, last night in Atlanta, I experienced an event that was exceptionally unfair to the driver, shouldn’t have been able to happen, and Uber completely misunderstood the issue and refunded my money instead of solving the problem. I took a trip from a hotel to a grocery store and bought one reusable bags worth of groceries, including some bottles of water, so it was rather heavy. Hopped in the car, about halfway into the short trip I tip the driver. Once we arrived at the hotel, I had to kind of wrestle with the groceries to get it out of the back of the Tesla model 3. I grabbed my iPhone off the backseat, and since the Uber app was open, I inadvertently canceled the ride. I didn’t realize this until I got into the hotel and was going to rate the driver. The driver had already left the area. I contacted Uber on the help portion of the app, and I received an email asking me for more information. I detailed the story, and this morning I had an email saying we’re sorry you didn’t make it to your destination, and we’re sorry that you were unsatisfied with the driver. It refunded my money. So, the problem was not addressed, and the driver got shafted. The app needs a little bit of finessing to have a two-step cancellation process so that grabbing the phone Kent accidentally do it. Thanks.
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2 years ago, JManuAlm
Very annoying
I have been driving for uber driver for the last 10 months. At first I did it as part time and at the time it was my permanent job because I was looking for some flexible work with the schedule. I never had any problem or report of any dissatisfied passenger (annoying). More than 600 trips in 10 months and more than 50% that my rating is 5 stars(who rated me). But on December 18, 2022, Uber Driver decided to deactivate my account and not allow me to drive anymore with their app. Since their review team determined that I was sharing my account with another person. I presented evidence that the uber map had problems that day that would not allow me to take the verification photo correctly. They only made the decision and without any evidence to prove that it was not me who was using They deactivated my account. I have tried in every way to continue demonstrating that everything was an error in their own app and they don't even accept that. 600 trips and no passenger made a report that another person uses my account, that is, they have 0 evidence against me and even so they maintain their decision to leave my account deactivated. This bothered me a lot because I always complied with all the rules for driving with Uber and yet they never took that into account. I feel as if they were accusing and convicting me of something I did not do, where with real evidence they do not let me defend myself.
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7 months ago, RLY!! DON'T
Can’t get refund
I downloaded Uber about 5 months ago, just to see how much a delivery would cost, and then I deleted the app. Just recently I checked my bank account, and noticed a $9.99 purchase for Uber One, which is weird, because I don’t remember ever signing up for a subscription. I thought to myself, “Well, that’s weird, but I’m sure the customer support at such a large corporation must be pretty good, I’ll see if they can help me.” So I look up the number for Uber support, and to my surprise, I wasn’t able to find one. I was told to redownload the app, and use the in app customer support, which is what I did. I explained to the representative my situation, and even mentioned how I’ve never taken an Uber ANYWHERE, and have never gotten a delivery. Yet I was told again and again that they were only able to refund the current month, and the previous month, and that every other charge would remain, which is absolutely ridiculous. I understand that $30 is nothing to a massive company like Uber, but $30 is make or break for me. It seems like nobody will listen to reason. I’ve been conned out of $50, only to be refunded $20 and get treated like that fixes everything, and that I should be thanking them, despite not returning the other $30. I just want a refund for a purchase that I CLEARLY didn’t intend to make. I’ve never had this issue with ANY other company, and this is such a poor showing from you, Uber. Somebody please make this right.
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2 years ago, ihitharleyquinn
I started off delivering for Uber Eats via bicycle. I was then given the option to rent a car so I could drive Uber X. Instead of having me complete a new background check BEFORE I was approved to rent the car, Uber allowed me to rent for a week and then proceeded to take me completely offline for 3-5 business days until it was passed. I called, emailed, and texted Uber support numerous of times where I was told to either create a new account for Uber Eats while my background check was being completed OR there was nothing there could do; couldn’t even be transferred to another agent. This went on every single day for an entire week. After my background check was approved, my rental agreement was up the following day. I had one day to make an entire week to pay for the rental. Uber not only stole from me but also blocked my account because of fraudulent activity after I was told by multiple support agents to make a new account to be able to continue to deliver. I was twenty deliveries away from myself and my roommate getting the referral reward. I have saved every screenshot of every conversation I’ve had with Uber support for when I review on my social media accounts. This company is very unethical, VERY unprofessional, doesn’t care for their drivers, and completely wasted a week of my money and time because of their negligence. I would definitely try Lyft, DoorDash, or even your local Domino’s before I EVER recommend Uber Eats or Uber X to anyone in my lifetime.
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10 months ago, bvalderas
Non existent customer service
I waited 15 mins for my driver to take me to airport. No problem - that’s the wait it indicated. Problem is when the driver arrived she denied my trip, claiming she didn’t know I was going to airport when she accepted my trip. When I told her I would miss my flight if I had to wait for another driver she didn’t care, she just repeated “I can’t take you to the airport”. Two problems with this situation: 1) why doesn’t Uber tell drivers the destination of their passenger before they accept the trip and make the passenger wait 15 mins before denying them??? 2) when I tried to file a complaint against the driver there was absolutely no way to do this because it wasn’t logged as a trip in my history (due to the driver denying my trip at pickup). There is zero way to call somebody or even email somebody unless it’s tied to a trip in your history. Just another example of disappearing customer service. You waste tons of time on the app trying to find a way to talk to a human (novel idea) to only find out there’s no way to do this. Why doesn’t Uber just admit upfront on the app “we won’t talk to you unless it’s about a trip in your history”. Thanks Uber for a stressful morning and nearly missed flight with no way to make this complaint. Barely made the flight after running through the whole airport and arriving at the gate in a sweat…. Technology is great but with poor or no customer service, use at your own risk….
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4 months ago, AMS-SJ
My ride never came. I was charged cancellation fees twice.
I have loved using Uber…until today, when I had two no-show drivers, and was charged for both. Luckily finally found a cab, but missed most of my meeting. I then went to Uber’s help page, to try to find out what was going on. (From watching the map, it looked like they were sent to wrong locations….nowhere close to me. I double- he led to see how I had booked ride, and I had clearly booked from my hotel. When I got to the help page, I was given all kinds of options on what to complain about. But not a single option addressed the issue of a no-show. I kept pressing « Something Else », and then the App just sent me back to beginning of Help Page, which basically said I was charged for a trip I had not taken. No recourse. Uber is a great App, and drivers are almost always professional, courteous, and punctual. But…If I’m having problem with App, then “Something Else” really should let me to report “something else”! There is no apparent Customer Service contact info, thus I am leaving negative review… which I would be happy to remove if someone could help me solve the problem that I actually have, instead of ones I don’t have.
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6 years ago, Masmusic9
Pickup times getting worse and worse
When deciding wether to use Uber, Lyft or take a taxi, I need accurate pickup times. Increasingly, they are wrong and seem to be a bait and switch. Routinely, the app says, for example, it will take 3 minutes to be picked up so, i request ride. But as soon as a driver confirms pickup, the time until pickup becomes a lot longer. And regardless of the pickup time listed, 9 of 10 times it takes considerably longer for the driver to arrive. I can’t tell If this is an app or driver problem or both. Regarding the app, it looks to me like bait and switch. Get me to select a ride with short pickup time, and suddenly after selecting the ride double it or more. And even the extended time is wrong and the driver takes longer to arrive. This problem continues to worsen. I also now sometimes see drivers not responding to rides, at least on the app. On the driver location, I’ll see a driver sit without moving for minutes before coming to get me. I don’t know if it’s a problem with the app or the driver accepting a ride and taking his to time before coming to get me. This happened at an airport pickup last night again. I walked past the cabs because it showed a 3 minute pickup time But actial pickup was 10 min and i could have practically been home already in the taxi. For the first 5 min the driver sat where he was when he accpeted to ride. I need reliability.
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2 months ago, Celmaslar
My Uber driver account was deactivated 2 months ago, neither customer service nor greenlight office helped me. I have been dealing with this for 2 months and I have met at least 15 times with uber customer service and 3 times with greenlight office. I have met with their supervisors, no one wants to help. Everyone sends an automated message. The only purpose of the employees is to stall the person on the phone, they don't try to solve the problem. The reason they give for closing my account is; "You have opened more than one account in your name, this is against the community rules." I am giving my explanation but they don't want to understand. One of the accounts is Uberx and the other is Uber Black. The Uber Black account is already separate. They don't challenge it. When I ask why it was closed, they send me an automated mail. They just say that I violated the community rules without explaining any reason. I ask why, they say they are sending an e-mail and send the same e-mail. This is completely discriminatory, they shouldn't be able to do this without telling me what the real reason is. When they talk on the phone, instead of explaining, they hang up on me. From now on, I'm turning this matter over to the lawyer. I will do whatever it takes, if necessary, I don't care if my account is not active. I just want uber to be held accountable through legal means. I will never let this go, no matter how long it takes.
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7 months ago, Andrew Hoge's GF
Worth every penny
I used to use Lyft because the price was less expensive than Uber. Well, the truth is you do get what you pay for. I worked in a semi rural area and clocked out at 11 o’clock. I did have the option of leaving at 10:30 because my employer knew that I relied on car service. I would use reserve ahead with Lyft and book a ride for 1030 as soon as I got to work at 4 PM, but I constantly had my heart in my throat waiting to see if I would actually get picked up well this one night I got passed off between five different drivers, who made up excuses why they could not come and pick me up. I was practically in tears thinking I was going to have to sleep at work when I said what the heck I’ll just try the Uber app even if I have to pay more. Low and behold, the Uber app told me they could have a car at my front door of work in three minutes and it was less money than I was paying for the Lyft ride. I had already reserved with Lyft, but I did not care . I jumped on it. I pressed confirm and pay before I could even pick up my work bag and pocketbook my driver Scott was sitting outside my door. you have won me over from Lyft! Never again will I worry about getting home thank you Uber and Scott!!!
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6 years ago, Samirz85
Uber doesn’t not take care of loyal customers.
I use Uber all of the time. I work 3 jobs and often it is the most economical and convenient way to travel between jobs. I often use UberPool bc it cuts my fares in half and doesn’t usually take all that much extra time. Lately I’ve had many issues w UberPool in that I’ve had to wait much longer to get picked up, have had multitalented drivers make me wait and then cancel or drive away from my pickup, and yesterday I had the same thing happen w an Uber X-when this happens I had to wait double the time for another driver to arrive, and twice this month this extra wait has forced me to have to request more expensive rides so that I can get to work on time. I’ve received little to no help on these matters from the customer service department. It’s so difficult to even find a phone number to call a live person instead of dealing w emails and typed communications via the app. I’m so fed up at this point and will likely delete the app and never use Uber again after these last few horrible experience and lack of empathy from the company. Uber does not care about customer loyalty nor doing the right thing by loyal customers.
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11 months ago, Nit4hm
Inaccurate Timetable and location service
I decided to download the Uber app and off the top I notice they’ll tell you you’ve got a ride coming in five minutes and it’s five minutes later and it’s still five minutes. I’m telling you where I’m at but the location services on the Uber app has me half mile up or in the front of a parking lot and I’m in the back about to miss my ride, but what took the cake was, I was at the mall at the food court. The app for the location says Popeyes OK I can see on the map, the car circling across the street over by the Target. I already had noted I have black and white on the person doesn’t answer. They’re three minutes away now they’re seven minutes away and the three minutes or three minutes for like 10 minutes she didn’t answer the phone so that I can see where she was. My phone was getting ready to die and another person got the ride. It was by Gods grace that I got in touch with him before my phone died. He told me don’t worry I’ll find you. The app brought you to JCPenney which is next to the food court or Popeyes, however it takes you to the other side of the mall where the store is vacant. wouldn’t that make you call the riderto see where exactly there located. So kudos to the guy who came and found me a handicap person about to melt in the heat. Thank you Jesus.
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6 years ago, Therearebetterchoices
Avoid until the apps many bugs are fixed.
The driver's app must be broken as uber seems to feel the need to call the rider and ask them where they are and where they're going. Perhaps, the drivers aren't able to see what the customer has typed, the map, the address, gps, the live blue dot and the live symbolic car that represents the car that the uber driver is driving. Those all must be buggy as well. Maybe, the maps are incorrect, too? The drivers can't seem to use gps and a live location from the passenger (blue dot) to find where they're going or where the passenger is waiting. Rating system has problems as well. Star ratings can't be used to choose a driver. If the driver accepts and he or she has a low rating, you can cancel, but expect to pay the penalty fee. Driver's cancel all the time, but are not charged a fee. Perhaps a system error is to blame as no one would chose an arbitrary rating system except an old tv show where the points don't matter. Final app issue: wait times. When the app says, five minutes away, it really means 12-15 minutes away. You can cancel, but your credit card will be charged each and every time unless you dispute the charge. Maybe, it's supposed to be like that? Seems counterintuitive, and unlike a similar app that doesn't have incorrect wait times, penalties for customers and an arbitrary rating system where the points don't matter. The drivers on that app just do their job and silently come to the blue dot.
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10 months ago, SWASH74
Some of the drivers are real A-HOLES!!!
Today was so far my WORST experience with Uber drivers!!!! My 13yr old daughter & I had to go to Walmart to pay bills & get some groceries, I’m a single mom & don’t have a running vehicle nor do I have family or friends available to give me rides, so I at this time have to rely on PAID RIDES!!! It took 3 times to finally get a ride!!! The first 2 drivers canceled on me, AFTER ARRIVING TO MY LOCATION & LOOKING AT US & SEEING WE HAD A CART OF GROCERIES!!!! Didn’t even have the decency to say a word, literally looked at me in my eyes shook their heads NOPE! & took off!!!! I was beyond irritated & upset, so were my kids when their ice cream & popsicles meted due to me waiting outside, ea driver was less than 10min away when the rides were ordered as well. Now my last driver, she was great!! Wish I had more $$ to give her a nice tip because she was kind & made sure we were comfortable & even backed into a close spot for us ti unload our groceries near my upstairs apartment. Her service was 100%!!! The 2 guys prior to her were completely inconsiderate, couldn’t even speak to me before taking off!! & BTW it took us less than 60sec to load/unload our groceries so not like we had a crazy amount of bags or anything like that!!! I have unfortunately had more bad/not so good experiences so far than I have good or at least “okay”.
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12 months ago, Bingostep85
Uber App is Good
The Uber App is a very easy App to use and smooth transitions from topic to topic to complete a ride from start to finish! I believe there needs to be a better way for Cancelling Rides, whether the Driver Cancels or the Rider Cancels! Example - Today, around 10-10:15pm, I ordered an Uber Ride for my friend. She was getting picked up at her house and dropped off at my house. Very simple ride, No Extra Stops were being added in or anything like that. The driver arrived at the Pickup Spot, texted me via the App which I acknowledged the text immediately then I sent a Text to my friend that he had arrived! Her sister ran out to inform him she was putting shoes on and after she went back inside the house, be proceeded to Pull Off and Cancel the a ride for NO REASON, he gave NO Explanation! The Driver just cancelled the Ride and the Ride was gone off of My Recent Activity. The driver did not call, text or message through the App about why we got cancelled on, if there were any typeof issue, just GONE! As my walked out the door, he was already in Reverse and Drove Off! He didn’t even wait longer than 2 minutes before just pulling off! I was scrambling with the App and My Phone to see if I did something wrong! I just think that there must of been an issue with the driver, maybe some kind of family issue or emergency!
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2 years ago, rhcp_frusciantefan
Worst Customer Service Imaginable
I had been riding with Uber for years. Always swore by it. Solid drivers, decent prices. Fortunately, I never had to reach out to customer service for anything. That changed last week. I was charged a $150 cleaning fee for something that should not have been that bad. Mind you, I do fully admit I should’ve been charged a fee; however, I felt like it should’ve been $40 - $80 at the very most. I reached out to customer service FOUR separate times. The first two times they replied to my message with the exact same cookie cutter response. I replied back to each one and got no response back. I reached out a third time signaling how upset I was, finally got a different reply asking what I’d like them to do to remedy the situation. I asked them to give me a lower cleaning fee and listed my reasons why I believed that it should be lower. No response. My fourth message let them know that if they didn’t reply I would stop using their services and leave a negative review on their apps. No response. Why? Because they don’t care. What’s one customer lost? Uber doesn’t have a customer service phone number. Probably because they don’t want to deal with customers because they simply don’t care about them, only the money they cough up. I’m done using Uber, Uber Eats, Postmates, and all of these other Uber subsidiaries. You’re better off using another ride share app such as Lyft or whatever else is out there.
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5 years ago, Sarahjdgdvk
Satisfied but a few issues
I am overall very satisfied with the app and take it basically every day. However, I have had 2 issues recently that if fixed would make it AMAZING. I live in NYC and normally take uber pool. I have no problem walking a few blocks, however sometimes the place I’m walking to is not possible for the driver to get to without going very out of the way. There have been a lot of updates to traffic patterns in NYC in the last 6 months and I don’t think uber gps has been updated with these. (Example: no left turn allowed onto 8th Avenue going east on 14th street - this is my typical pickup location and the driver usually has to spend 5 minutes driving around the block unless I text him to meet me elsewear). The other problem which is a recent one that has happened the past 2 days is that I get matched with a very convenient driver, walk to the pickup location very happily and then they cancel. The next drivers (multiple) I am matched with are extremely far away (up to 10 minutes) and I am forced to cancel and get into a yellow cab because I am now late. Drivers should not be able to cancel when they are that close to picking up their rider, especially with uber pool where that person has most likely walked decently far to get there.
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6 years ago, newbie to the circus
Disappointing first experience
I requested a ride to the airport and Uber set me up with a driver but she then cancelled after a few minutes. Uber then sent a second driver who seemed totally unable to find my house, indicating that she had arrived when she wasn’t even on my street. I called her and it was awhile before she could figure out where she was. I then gave her specific directions how to get to my street (two left turns from where she was). After waiting another 5 min or so I called her and she had made two right turns instead as that is what “UberGoogle” told her to do. She had travelledAWAY from my house! She then cancelledthe ride ($5 my expense). I had to start over and with a plane to catch! After wasting 15-20minutes the rate was now more than double what it was earlier and I had to wait an additional 10 minutes to be picked up. All in all I ended up leaving for the airport a half hour later than planned and at twice the rate. I did make my flight and the third driver was good but I then was not given the $10 credit on my first ride, was charged an additional $5 for a driver not showing up and then cancelling, and had to pay almost $25 more than if my first request was honored. Really poor experience overall.
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7 years ago, Crzylakafox
First time
This is my first time using Uber and my first time to write a review about anything. I’ve never felt the need or the want to do so before this but after reading all the negative the reviews when I downloaded the app I felt that I needed to. The only reason I downloaded the app after reading one bad review after another was because I had no other option.I had missed the last bus running for the day and couldn’t get a hold of anyone to get a ride from. I was stuck and my phones battery was low from calling people. Now I’m desperate So I very reluctantly Downloaded The app. I was skeptical And was ready to deleted the app at the first sign of any problem. I was quite pleased to find that app was straightforward and very easy to use. After entering all my information and my destination a pick up time was Scheduled. I didn’t have to wait long and I received a text when my ride was a minute away. By the time walked outside the driver was pulling up. My driver greeted me nicely and he was very professional and polite. He chose the fastest route to my destination drove the speed limit at all times and was all around a good driver. I have to say my first experience with Uber was great and would definitely use Uber again.
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8 months ago, Monica545
I am switching from Uber to Lyft because Uber will give you a price and an estimated arrival time if your to arrive at your destination in 15 minutes but arrives in 25 minutes Uber raises the fare price without you knowing and the driver only receives his pay from the first price while Uber keeps the rest plus I’ve encountered alot of rude drivers who don’t pay attention to directions because they are on their cell phones and Uber doesn’t like to refund especially when a driver picks up the wrong passenger and still takes part of the route sent by Uber they will say you was picked up and still charge you I had a driver come to the area where I was to be picked up at but never picked me up drove all the way to my drop off spot like he was dropping me off only to pickup another customer and Uber refused to refund my money and I’m thinking of starting a class action lawsuit for overcharging it’s against the law to charge me a price then during the ride up my price without notifying me and it doesn’t state anywhere on the Uber app that if you are in an Uber and your ride goes over expected drop off time your current rate will go up so make sure to check your accounts because Uber is getting rich with this little scam just think 100,000 riders at3dollars a day 300,000 a day 2,100,000 a week that’s how much richer Uber becomes by hiking our fares without us ever knowing we are being taken for granted and advantage of
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2 years ago, FrustratedSophB
Beware of clean-up fee scam!
I had been using Uber sporadically on work trips (somewhat nervously), but in the last few months I started to use it more regularly to help a friend with no car get home or to work. However, the last ride was disappointing and followed by an unexpected and utterly unwarranted clean-up fee. First, the driver tried to drop her off at a nearby intersection instead of at her house, even though it was late at night. The whole point of getting an Uber was to get home safely, and riders shouldn’t have to ask to get dropped off at the actual drop-off location. Then in the morning, we were horrified, outraged, and baffled to see that a huge cleaning fee was added to the fare. I had been on the phone and texting her before, during, and after the trip. She did not vomit in the car, nor did she even bring food or drinks in the car. She left the car in the same condition in which she entered it: mess-free. Moreover, I still have a 5-star rating, which wouldn’t make sense if my friend had left a mess in the car. So…riders, beware! It wouldn’t occur to me to take pictures of the car before and after, but maybe it is necessary to take such precautions to avoid scams. It is unclear how long it takes Uber to follow up on disputes or how the process works, and it isn’t easy to get hold of someone instead of an automated menu. This is on top of an earlier ride in which a different driver shared his racist views.
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5 years ago, TooManyFlubs
Charged a Cancellation fee for wrong address!
I ordered Uber several times and this is the first time when I put in my destination address as usual, when I got into the car I gave the driver my destination address to make sure he had it right. When he checked his client book he said the company had given him a different address and he couldn’t take me unless I changed it to the right destination address. When I told him to get in tough with the company he said he was “new at this and didn’t know how to do it” and asked me if I could change it on my end. They had given him an address in Richmond Road, and I was going to Lake Success on New Hyde Park Road. I had an area on my phone that showed the same destination address as his. I was so frustrated and knew I was going to miss my appointment. Then I was an area where I could change the wrong destination to the right one. When I did that the driver said that he finally received the same address on his pager or what ever it showed on, and he finally took me to the doctor in Lake Success. This morning - Saturday August 31st I received a note from Uber saying that “ to my cancelling of the Richmond Road address I am being charged over $6 as a cancellation fee!” I can’t find a phone number to contact them so I wrote my reply in the section where you can give a note of your experience with the driver. This was the worst experience I have had so far with Uber! I just hope I get my refund without any haste. Be wary folks.
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6 years ago, ijinix
GPS and location services needs to be fixed
Since the new update, there has been a process to get an Uber pool. It involves meeting your Uber at a determined location, this is very good and an excellent way to mainstream the process and make it more efficient. But unfortunately the AI in control of matching the rider with the Uber seems to be based on distance away from the rider instead of actual logistics. This is a problem for me since my pickup spots are always near an highway/expressway on street level (BQE in NYC) and the Ubers that are matched to me are always traveling on said expressway instead of on the side streets. Because of this, I've been matched with multiple Ubers that are traveling on the expressway and who's nearest exit is 30 minutes away. Due to this fact I couldn't even cancel the Uber since I would be charged a 5 dollar fee for due to the driver having to drive past me. This leaves me with 3 options either take the 5 dollar fee and call another Uber or to call the driver and ask them to cancel the pick-up. Wait an extra half-hour for an uber. The 2nd option is often met with hostility with some drivers, and the 3rd option is just not feasible due to the driver having to drive back and then drop you off adding an extra hour to the commute. Please take a look at this problem as it is extremely frustrating to book an Uber only to be late and frustrated at the process.
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2 years ago, Keifens
Cheaper than Lyft with not much discernible difference that I can see
Are usually have a car, so I am not as familiar and have not use the app as much as many others probably sending a friend or having someone picked up more than anything. I will say that they are less expensive than Lyft alternatively and they do a good job of driving and getting you there however, do not make my mistake and wait to try and go get beer until there’s only five or 10 minutes after pick up because they will cancel or will find out that I have a gate with codes to punch him and sometimes Paideia and I’ve only taken about five Lyft rides and five Uber rides so I can tell you it’s happened a few times although I will say I have preferred Uber every time because I like it and that’s what she did with Uber except for the times when I have sent people and I don’t know how the drive went I would give them five stars on safety. Just if you’re in Dallas and you need to go get beer get your Uber and over with before 1130 something like 1115 or 10 o’clock to places are closing earlier these days so I would even suggest after work or 7 PM or something and schedule of the trip back if there’s nothing else because that’s always fun to do from the backseat when you don’t have your reading glasses lol. Happy Holly- Days!!!!
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6 years ago, Everleigh123
Service went way down hill
When I first started using uber it was fine, but now it takes 10+ minutes for my rides to get to me even though I live part time in a really popular city (Phoenix) and there have been MANY MANY times where a driver is driving away from me, sitting in one spot, WASTING MY TIME, and I can’t cancel the ride without a fee. I have places I have to be, work being one of them, I can’t have drivers wasting my time. I already have to spend money on a ride, I shouldn’t have fees for bad service!! Right now as we speak my driver has been “completing another trip” sitting in the same spot for the last 10 minutes and I shouldn’t be charged a fee because my driver doesn’t want to do his job. And now he’s driving AWAY from his drop off spot for his other trip, making my wait time way longer. I’ve been waiting 20 minutes and he’s still 13 minutes away. This is ridiculous!!!!!! I’m paying this guy $23 he does not deserve!! By far the worst experience I’ve had. I’d use lyft more if I didn’t have some of the same issues sometimes and if they weren’t occasionally more expensive. I don’t know why these services went so down hill. I dread using uber to get places now because I know I’m probably going to have an issue. You bet my current driver is going to get an awful review. Give people the option to cancel rides without fees!!! We shouldn’t have to deal with bad drivers!
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6 years ago, no ride still paid
My driver didn’t pick me up and still charged me.
I had a horrible experience today. I was in front of my hotel and I received a message to go to a street I never heard of. My husband and I had five pieces of luggage between the two of us. The message said that my driver would be three minutes. My husband and I had to walk through a huge crowd and it was difficult with all of our luggage. I received the call from the Uber driver and I said we were told to go the wrong way. We had only been walking three minutes, so it couldn’t have been too far; especially since we had to walk through the crowd with all of our luggage. He then told me we were too far away, he wouldn’t pick us up and to put in a ride request again and then he hung up on me. I saw a taxi cab driver and then went with him because I didn’t want to risk missing my boat. This has been my only bad experience with Uber, which I wasn’t completely angry with. Then I just received an email stating that I was charged for a ride that I didn’t receive. I should not be charged for a ride that I didn’t receive because I couldn’t get to a pickup spot in less than three minutes with a big crowd. Then to top it off, I had to pay a cab driver $20.
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11 months ago, Zaya327
Worst company ever
UBER DO BETER!!!! A customer reported that he didn’t receive his food from Uber. I went to the customers door and asked if he received his food. A slight moment of hesitant then said no( I always wait for the customer to come out and grab their food at least 5 mins sometime they are not home) I let him know I watch him come to the door look around for a bit then grab the food. This day I was driving my other car and forgot to change it on the app. I expressed to the customer I would like for him to let Uber know he received the food. He expressed he would. Later that evening about 2 dreadful hours of cancellations and small order. I received another big order to this customer which was Chinese which was for the same customer. He also reported this order missing this time I recorded it. I expressed to Uber the situation with the customer after reporting twice he didn’t receive his food. Uber told me this happening twice in the same day resulted in my account being deactivated. As A result I ordered the same exact meal for this customer and may have added a little something to make him go poopoo you welcome sir and Uber you are absolutely repulsing if I was someone making a livelihood on this app instead of pocket change after work you would be ruining someone’s life by word of speculation and the fact I had to go out of my way to prove it and get banned for exposing a lying customer.
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3 years ago, MommaJules13579
Uber has my address pinged at a business next door on Greenville
I’ve had drivers drive all around my subdivision trying to find my house. I even have had them in the WRONG CITY!!!! While in a car one night with a great driver he tried to see if his GPS would take him to my house. Instead it did the same thing taking him to a BUSINESS facing Greenville instead of my home address facing my street name. He did not know why all of the drivers were getting it wrong on their end bc he read off my correct address to me so it’s right in the system but the GPS will not take them to my house!! The business it takes them too instead of my house is new. Not sure if that has something to do with the mistake. I have to text them every time telling them they are driving in circles around my subdivision then give them my correct address again. HOW TO FIX THIS???? Also as a warning….if you are not familiar with the area you are riding, drivers who are not honest can drive you the longest way possible to get you to your destination just like taxi drivers do if you are in unfamiliar location. That causes you to get huge charges. So get on your google map and tell them what road to take you on. This way you are in charge and won’t get overcharged for site seeing when you don’t want to site see.
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5 years ago, Dragon Mother90
Started off good but went downhill fast
I started off loving this app and now I’ve been using it for more than a year and it gets worse and worse. My first problem is the ETA of an Uber. When you request a ride it tells you the least amount of time you will wait but when it finds you a ride its 9minutes away. This morning alone I had to cancel 3 trips because they were more than 7 minutes away and by the 4th request an Uber was just 2minutes away. Why couldnt I get matched with the closest uber first?? Then my next problem and probably the worst is the Uber’s navigation. One example was a trip i took from the bronx to Yonkers and the navigation led the Uber all the way downtown to 138th street to then loop us around to go uptown to 231st. How? When I could look at the GPS and find several other routes that were quicker and less of a hassle. And finally, i want to mention that i dont even use the pool option anymore because it feels like taking the bus. I sat in a pool once and before I got to my stop we picked up and dropped off 4 other people. I wouldnt have minded if it was on the way to my destination but it was so out of the way I considered getting out and taking the bus. I have to take alot of cabs because of work and I’m always disappointed with Uber, if I had a better option I wouldnt use this app anymore.
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1 month ago, jamiespamacct
fees, fees and more fees. co-rider option. prices aren’t upfront.
Every time I open this app to catch a ride, I’m being charged with a new fee. Now there’s a “wait time” fee— and apparently, you’re charged it if your driver has to wait for 2mins. Unfortunately for us, uber doesn’t pay us for the driver being around the corner instead of the pickup location or taking five wrong turns to get paid more from the ride. review add-on: the co-rider option. what’s supposed to be a way for riders to save money ends up saving you little to nothing but even worse, it ends up wasting your time. instead of finding you co-riders that are towards your destination, you get paired with riders who are in the complete opposite direction. on top of that, the co-riders never have short journeys. trying to keep this brief despite the fact that I’m annoyed. I would say only use the co-rider option if you don’t have anywhere to be at a specific time. multiple times now I’ve went from being scheduled to get to my destination (every tuesday @ 9:15am) on time, then getting co-riders who push me back ten whole minutes. ALSO, there have been numerous times where uber has suddenly changed the cost of my fair and didn’t make it known until AFTER I was dropped off. a ride that usually costs me $20 ended up being $30 one day, & uber kept trying to convince me that was okay.
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3 months ago, Gxhs g
Customer Service and Charges
So, ive been with uber for a long time now ive never had any problems until now. Everyone knows that the amount you pay before the trip does not always be the amount after the ride and I had no problems with that. The problem is the charges they charge afterwards. Ive had a ride for 14 dollars ok thats fine but it was raise to 16 dollars ok the booking fee, but a particular fee that didn't sit right is the toll fee. My driver didn't take a toll so i was confused on this charge so ive tried to contact uber and in my opinion they have too many automated systems I personally like to be contacted directly to the person and it doesnt let you reply its only they can say something but thats an opinion. Anyways ive reach out to them twice and they response to it is that if the drive pass up a toll of the area he is driving in without even taking the toll you will get charged. Which makes no sense because why is im getting charged for something the driver didnt take? so im starting to think uber getting money hungry because I stay by a toll road the beltway and ive had multiple trips from home to work and I was never charged for a toll so im confused on how I get charged now ? Uber is getting a bit high i havent paid over 10 dollars for a uber down the street but now it has gone up. My advice t always look at the breakdown
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1 year ago, CrisLovesComedy
Never wasting my money with them again. Thieves.
Only left one star to write this review. I’ve rarely had an issue with Uber rides, this is primarily about Uber eats but unfortunately the two are connected to one account. I stopped using Uber eats for a while to save money and kept getting spammed with emails despite unsubscribing. I then decided to use Uber eats twice yesterday and had issues with both orders. The first one the food was spoiled the second never came. I did order late at night so my phone was on silent and missed the delivery person’s call despite watching the app closely to see when he arrived and showing up at the door when the app said it was here. I was sick and ordered soup so this really made my night worse as I did not have it in me to cook so I ended up going to bed hungry after already feeling like garbage. There was no one out there and no food left at my door. Sure someone could’ve stolen it in the seconds it took for me to check my door (I live in a city) however our block is quiet and I’ve never had food stolen before. It seems to me the delivery guy kept it for himself and because he called me twice and I didn’t answer he then got free food on my dime. They refused to refund me for this reason. I’m never using this service again. If you do, make sure you’re outside before they get there and answer your phone when they call or risk throwing your money away. Criminals.
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4 months ago, SUEFMO
They will take your money with no remorse.
Things in our society are starting to get out of control. The big companies don’t care about the customer anymore. If they lose one customer, if the screw someone over, they really don’t care. It’s just one person out of millions. We need to take the power back from them. I made one small decision and I ended up paying 120 dollars for something my that costs 50 dollars. When you put in an order, the vendor can automatically except it. Even if you cancel it before they start making the food, you still get charged the whole thing. I cancelled my order due to an incorrect address immediately and quickly trying to avoid the restaurant from making it. The address was down the road from me. I made another order within a minute to the same restaurant with the correct address. They charged me the whole amount and claimed they could not give a refund since it was their policy. This is blatant stealing from customers. What happened to the days of doing the right thing and making things right with people? Sometimes that money means more to someone and a small mistake should not be punished, especially if no one else was affected by that mistake. I urge you everyone, please let’s take the control back from those companies who don’t care about you at all and will take from you the moment their grimy little hands can do so.
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