With its star rating system many Uber drivers are now going to extra lengths in order to gain customer approval, as these photos prove.
A hilarious online gallery has showcased some of the most creative Uber drivers who have surpassed themselves when it comes to their taxi services.
In many cases passengers have been delighted at the refreshments provided on board with customers sharing photos of the myriad of snacks available in the car – a far cry from the occasional mint most of us are used to.
Others were treated to a multitude of in-car entertainment including flat screen televisions and computer games.
While most of the surprises were welcome ones, others were a little more unnerving with Halloween providing the perfect opportunity for drivers to give their customers a fright in spooky costumes.
It seems that Christmas is also an important occasion among drivers decorating their cabs to look as festive as possible and even giving out holiday cards.
Passengers have been sharing the weird and wacky Uber drivers they have had while getting from A to B
This woman was delighted by the vast array of on-board snacks available in her cab
One festive Uber driver made the effort to make his car look the part while giving out candy canes to passengers
This passenger was thrilled with the in-car entertainment in the form of a Nintendo game
There was no danger of this passenger’s phone running out of juice thanks to this cabby
In the hope of securing some more five star ratings this driver provided a myriad of essentials for his customers
One Uber employee had gone to extreme lengths to fit a TV into the head-rest of the car
A dog-loving passenger was thrilled at the prospect of a four-legged friend joining them for their journey
Clearly in the Christmas spirit this driver provided each of his passengers with a holiday card
There was no chance of this passenger going hungry as he tucked into one of the many snacks on board
Snacks, hand sanitizer and even moisturiser have been provided by this well-prepared driver
When his radio stopped working this driver made every effort to entertain his customer – who was less than impressed
James was sure to make his passengers as comfortable as possible with the many amenities on board
There are sweets aplenty in this generous Uber driver’s car, much to the delight of his customers
Seth was eager to warn his customers that he wasn’t ignoring them, but pointed out that they could play music as loud as they please
The Toyota Prius might be the car of choice for many Uber drivers, but this passenger was in for a more luxurious ride
One customer was a little surprised to discover that he would be joined by a four-legged passenger
While most surprises were welcome, customers may feel a little unnerved to be collected by this sinister looking driver
It was, admittedly, a little surprising to be joined by his Uber driver’s child, but this man managed to see the funny side
This driver is keen to make it clear that anyone is welcome in his cab – other than those feeling nauseous
This man is clearly dedicated the job shaving the logo of the taxi firm into the back of his head