Last year, RSG senior contributor Will Preston had his best night ever driving with Uber. Will 4th of July, 2019 hold up to be one of the best Uber and Lyft driving nights of the year? Let us know how 4th of July Uber driving works out for you this year in the comments below!
In this throwback Thursday/holiday article, Will shares his strategies to maximize your time on the road during the 4th of July and holiday weekend – plus, how much he ended up making driving for Uber during the 4th of July!
I grossed $355 ($326 from Uber and $29 from Lyft) driving the afternoon and evening of July 4th, which is now the most amount of money I believe I’ve made per hour ($35) since I started driving about two years ago. While San Diego is a busy town with mid-range Uber rates, it has minimal surge, so for drivers in my town, this is a lot of money!
In this article, I’ll share the strategies I used to maximize my earnings during the July 4th holiday, plus the mistakes I made that kept me from making more.