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Yep did 6 tonight during incentive hours. To be honest I found it more relaxing as the food doesn't complain. Some places parking can be a pain but tonight being Monday was fine.
Some people don't put in their apartment however most just wait out the front. The minimum fare is 9.20 after Uber's cut.
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I only worked the incentive hours of 6-9pm. Did 15h worth last week and netted about $31/hour (pre-incentives). Less mileage too. No worries about surge or ratings, no idiot pax to deal with. If Eats came out earlier I'd be on my way to 500 trips and a 5* rating in no time :D

But daredevil like I said, PM me if you want to know the lowdown/strategies, especially if you're considering doing it.

I'm more than happy to give you guys the long surge trips. In exchange, I can potentially drive a lesser maintained/more ratty car (I admit that as a single guy I'm not too uptight about car cleanliness), avoid all kinds of strangers, and operate within a much smaller boundary (since Eats doesn't extend out to Zone 2 at all).

Good, keep doing it.

That why it's surging afternoon -:)
 

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I only worked the incentive hours of 6-9pm. Did 15h worth last week and netted about $31/hour (pre-incentives). Less mileage too. No worries about surge or ratings, no idiot pax to deal with. If Eats came out earlier I'd be on my way to 500 trips and a 5* rating in no time :D

But daredevil like I said, PM me if you want to know the lowdown/strategies, especially if you're considering doing it.

I'm more than happy to give you guys the long surge trips. In exchange, I can potentially drive a lesser maintained/more ratty car (I admit that as a single guy I'm not too uptight about car cleanliness), avoid all kinds of strangers, and operate within a much smaller boundary (since Eats doesn't extend out to Zone 2 at all).
Sounds like its much more chill than uberx and around the same pay. I sent ya a pm happy to hear more about it.

Thinking of doing it while the incentive lasts.
 

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Way definitely! But less mileage for sure. Banked about $440 on 3/4 tank petrol (300km total distance including dead mileage to and from home while driving a Focus, not as fuel efficient as a Corolla).

While others were killing it on the surge last rainy Thursday... I was quietly raking it in on the Eats :D

Replied your PM already. Exciting times to experiment!

Sounds like its much more chill than uberx and around the same pay. I sent ya a pm happy to hear more about it.

Thinking of doing it while the incentive lasts.
 

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Hi all.
I too find that Eats are a much better deal. I only Uber on Friday, Sat and Sun. I do numerous eats and find it more rewarding as the minimum earnings is more often than not double the minimum for a UberX for a less mileage. There are multiple times I have picked food and walked 100m or so to deliver to someone's door while my car is still parked. NB: I stay away from the CBD. Also, I switch to eats as soon as I go online and do not do any more driving after the eats period - around 9:30p.m
 

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And also to add, note that all incentives on Eats (or X) are GST-free. So when you meet the 90% acceptance rate (and from yesterday LOL the less than 10% cancellation rate) all the multiples of $15 for each completed Eats trip when you made more than 10 trips would be GST free.
As of yesterday though the incentive is down to only $7 gross and as noted you are also subject to a <10% cancellation rate.
 

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And also to add, note that all incentives on Eats (or X) are GST-free. So when you meet the 90% acceptance rate (and from yesterday LOL the less than 10% cancellation rate) all the multiples of $15 for each completed Eats trip when you made more than 10 trips would be GST free.
As of yesterday though the incentive is down to only $7 gross and as noted you are also subject to a <10% cancellation rate.
Wow ! So we can make few dollar GST free cool. I'm running to register now
 

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You actually are required to pay gst on eats.
Once registered for GST you cannot split the eats and non eats fares.
 

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Correct. However, I noted *incentives*. ATO does not require you to pay any GST on that.
These are the ATO statements:
" If you receive a bonus or top-up payment from an overseas facilitator the service you are providing is not consumed in Australia and is GST-free."
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  • operating during certain times, such as peak hours for which you receive a top-up payment from the facilitator - the top-up payment is not part of the fare and is in addition to the fare paid by the passenger.
 

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Way definitely! But less mileage for sure. Banked about $440 on 3/4 tank petrol (300km total distance including dead mileage to and from home while driving a Focus, not as fuel efficient as a Corolla).

While others were killing it on the surge last rainy Thursday... I was quietly raking it in on the Eats :D

Replied your PM already. Exciting times to experiment!
Could you share your UberEats strategy? thanks
 
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