Uber has now officially instated a new policy, where if you want a lost item returned to you, it’s gonna cost a fee of $15. The new fee goes directly toward the driver, and it’s to encourage them to return lost items. This in addition to the recent addition of Uber adding the option of tipping for their drivers.
Top 10 Items Left Behind in an Uber, Now $15 to Retrieve
Previously there wasn’t a fee so it was up to passengers/drivers to work out how to reunite a lost item. I was surpassed to learn that passengers in Los Angeles have the most lost items in Ubers.
Below is the 10 most lost items in Ubers:
How To Retrieve a Lost Uber Item:
1. Tap the menu icon, then “Help”
2. Tap “Trips and Fare Review” and select the trip you took
3. Tap “I lost an item,” then “Contact my driver about a lost item”
4. Enter your phone number and tap “SUBMIT”
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What are your thoughts on Uber’s $15 fee for returning lost items? Have you ever lost something in an Uber before? Feel free to share your thoughts below.