Uber Quest is an incentive program for Uber’s driver and delivery partners. It offers the driver to earn a reward upon completion of a specific number of trips in a set amount of time.
About Uber Quest
Uber Quest incentivizes work for its drivers and delivery persons by allowing them to make extra cash by reaching a trip or delivery goal in a certain time period. A typical Quest promotion would look like this — “Earn an extra $15 by completing 10 trips between 5 PM on Tuesday and 9 PM on Thursday.”
Quest promotions are available on the Uber Driver app in the “Promotions” tab. You can track your progress on existing Quests and find new Quests to start.
Moreover, Quests allow the beneficiaries to unlock a lower service fee while keeping a bigger chunk of the trip fare for themselves. You can enjoy lowered service charges for the remaining Quest period. It will revert to the original amount once that particular Quest ends.
Do trips need to be consecutive for them to count towards a Quest?
No, Uber Quest does not require you to make consecutive trips or deliveries for them to be counted towards the Quest. This makes it possible for you to cancel or decline trip or delivery requests per your convenience and still earn a Quest.
Nonetheless, another promotion called Streak promotions calls for consecutive trips and requires you to accept every request to earn the streak.
How does Uber Quest work?
Each week, every Uber Quest offers you choices of two types — one for the weekdays (Monday to Thursday) and the other for weekends (Friday to Sunday). You are free to choose which works best for you and participate in the same. So, this ensures the accommodation of drivers with different schedules and enables a fair distribution of rewards among the users.
Additionally, you must note that Quest promotions may or may not be available each week in your area. The availability of these incentive offers varies depending on app usage in your region and other rider trends.
How to participate in Uber Quest promotions?
Details of Quest promotions are available on the Driver application. If an Uber Quest is available to you in your area, you can participate in the same by following the steps below:
- Open the Uber Driver app
- On the main menu, select “Earnings”
- Now, click on the “Promotions” tab
- Upon clicking on the Promotions tab, you will be able to see available active and upcoming Quests.
- Then, tap on the Quest banner to get more details about the same.
Are Quest promotions the same as Uber Boost?
No, Uber Quest and Uber Boost are different promotional programs run by Uber.
However, both programs are incentive programs for drivers and delivery partners. And, both offer them the opportunity to increase their earnings and receive a bonus. Also, as part of Boost, Uber adds a multiplier to the base fare of your trip/order which amplifies your earnings by that amount.
Will I receive Quest offers?
The availability of Quest promotions is based on the supply and demand model of economics. In larger Uber markets with a strong demand for rides and/or low supply of drivers/delivery partners to fulfill the demand, Quest is available. However, the exact algorithm behind the distribution of Uber Quests in different markets is unclear.