Uber users can rate their drivers at the end of each ride – but did you know that the drivers can also rate you?
Yep: every time you hop out of that Uber ride, your driver has the opportunity to rate you on a scale of one to five.
When you request an Uber pick-up the average rating appears under your name in the special Uber app used by drivers – giving drivers the opportunity to pass on jobs involving low-rated passengers.
So how do you find out what rating you're carrying around?
1. Open the Uber app, tap your profile icon and then tap the Help menu option.
2. Tap the Account menu
3. On the next screen, tap at I'd like to know my rating
4. Click the Submit button and you're done.
You'll shortly receive an automated email from an Uber rep containing your rating – if it's on the low side, that might explain why you're not getting as many prompt pick-ups as you'd expect.
"An Uber trip should be a good experience for drivers too," Uber reasons. "Drivers shouldn't have to deal with aggressive, violent, or disrespectful riders."
Don't forget: if you join Uber using the special Australian Business Traveller invitation code of UberAusBT you'll automatically get $25 in free credit towards your first Uber ride.
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