How much is completely up to you. But we can see that the rated trips went from 62 to 63 and he went from 58 to 59 5-star. To your first paragraph - I agree It is personal perception. What do you do with doormen and valets? I am very helpful to all passenger needs, but for no reason some passengers give me 4 stars. Also today, Uber is making it easier to check your own rating so you can see what your driver is seeing when they agree to pick you up. But, my short answer is rate the trip honestly on your experience and not on your perception of his rating. According to Uber, the average driver rating is 4.
The original no tipping policy was reversed a few years ago as it infuriated drivers and riders with the exception of entitled and selfish millenials who lack real world experience. Shower, wear clean clothes, and wear deodorant. Have always been kind and polite. After your ride request is accepted you can cancel up to 5 minutes per our normal policy without a cancellation fee. They will have a hard time getting a ride thou. You enter a young, good looking guy and come out a cranky old geezer.
Most of us are indentured servants to some employer or another, out of forces beyond our control. A bad rating affects me more since I ride only a handful of times per year and they are rated multiple times per day. Passengers must explain all 1 and 2 star ratings because Uber is going to follow up. I make a point to take care of the device industry. Your driver knows exactly where to go.
For about my first 15 or so rides I literally only take Uber to my job and back, and the rides usually cost 7-8 bucks I've had a 5 star rating. I greet everyone very friendly and always end every trip friendly. Better cars, better driving, no tips. This makes it so that the driver cannot continue on to another ride, or use any other in-app features for that matter, until they complete the rating process. Are you over powering in body spray or perfume? However that can mean longer waits for a ride. Again, it may not be 100 % accuracy there but sometimes, it does help.
Marcus, while I agree they should be tipped, you are not paid enough just off rides alone. If driver rated 5, and pax rating was 4. Before my ride this morning it was a 4. They'll never see the specific rating you give. He is mad about no tip, then you are mad about getting an undeserved rating. I was under the impression tip was included. This may or may not work on iPhone.
Tipping should not be necessary — sure if someone does something absolutely amazing then you can obviously reward them, but I fail to see how driving a taxi or Uber , serving a meal, etc deserves any extra recognition. If they seem intoxicated and upset, you can cancel. As general as it sounds, the best way to work your way up from a 4. Uber specifically does not tell drivers how to rate riders as that would interfere with a drivers autonomy as an Independent Contractor. Personally, I would file a complaint in addition to the one star. Ironically, I notice it happens more with lower rated drivers, which tells me the idiot drivers that downrate for B.
Unfortunately , since last summer, you can not change rating for the pax as you could have done before to retaliate against that pax for low rating he gave to you. Off course the calculation methodology is not known so it is all conjecture. Also, a little understanding would be helpful. Then you have to subtract the cost of gas, maintenance and the west your putting on your vehicle. Uber averages your most recent 500 trips.
You will always get a ride no matter what your rating is. To avoid this, on more hectic pickups late at night or at busy events, always ask your passenger to confirm your name, and confirm theirs too. Back in the day when the rates where three times what they are now, it made sense for the drivers to offer perks like water and phone charging cables, to keep their ratings high to get more rides. Uber drivers are just like taxis, even better in most cases. What say you guys — if an Uber driver gives you a low score for not tipping, do you give them a 5-star score anyway, or…? How long until I get deactivated? Too much to drink, he never stopped talking to the driver and asking stupid questions. Ok so I am both a driver and rider so the rating system is based off your last 500 trips on both platforms. What he thinks of you or the issue of tipping is irrelevant to the evaluation.