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Monday, September 21, 2015

Airport Details Important Before Trips Start

Ridesharing drivers are what make ridesharing companies drive forward. Their time and devotion keep the roads flowing on busy nights and on slow days. As we're witnessing right now, ridesharing is the wave of the future. Until unmanned vehicles get on track, ridesharing drivers will stay busy.

Building trust is the key to expand ridesharing companies into smaller markets. It is this trust factor that will catapult ridesharing services ahead of the taxi industry. Ridesharing is giving riders access to a great service at the fraction of the cost. Taxi/cab drivers are not known to provide an excellent service, though there are some exceptions to this perception. We acknowledge taxi drivers who adopt moral standards to transport riders; they make honest money giving quality sevice.

At the beginning of airport trips, ridesharing drivers should request information in case their clients are in a hurry, leave behind personal items and the time arrives to deposit these riders at the right gate. In two recent airport trips, clients have left their phones behind. This ridesharing driver requested information prior to driving, so this helped him to locate his clients quickly.

Trip details are important to avoid ride delays and make immediate adjustments to reach the airport on time. What if a ridesharing driver waits until reaching the airport to request the departing airline? They may miss the gate and get stuck in traffic.

Further delay of a rideshare can result in a poor rating. Keep your star ratings high to remain active as ridesharing drivers. This means requesting airport flight information ahead of the ride pursuit.

Clients request trips late. There are quite of few clients running late. Questions to ask before starting airport trips:
  1. What airlines are you flying? 
  2. What time is your flight leaving? 
  3. If cutting trip too close: Are you checking-in any luggage? 
  4. If taking United Airlines: What door number do you prefer? 
  5. If possible, in conversation it may be good to ask: Where you flying off to? 
Knowing these trip details can help ridesharing drivers reach the airport on time. With these trip details in hand, this can assist ridesharing drivers with returning lost items right way without any delays. What if your riders are traveling to a vacation spot? On business? To visit relatives? They need their cell phones to make important calls, request rides, call family members and friends, and schedule meeting calls with clients. Therefore, knowing flight, destination, and time of flight trip details will empower ridesharing drivers to give the best service possible. 

Private riders may express strong emotion. If you sense this, don't attempt to request destinations. Airlines and time are acceptable requests; however, destinations can ride a fine line. 

Keep in mind that airline staff decline to page customers. If you have your client's phone, they won't help you to return this item. As a ridesharing driver, it is up to - keep a positive balance. 


Ride on!