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How it works

Poparide is the easiest way to share rides between cities

For Passengers
For Drivers

For Drivers

  1. Post a trip
    Enter origin, destination and your date of travel. We support stopover points and regular trips.
  2. Accept bookings
    Passengers book their seats online in advance so you know who is committed to showing up.
  3. Receive money
    Your passengers' payments are transferred back to you via PayPal or Bank deposit.
  4. Post a trip
Benefits for drivers
Fill more seats
Post a trip with vias, to indicate stopover points and increase your chances of filling seats on your journey.
More reliable passengers
Thanks to prepaid online bookings, you know people are committed to your trip and will show up on the day.
Just drive and enjoy
With the money collected online and our app which gives you details of all your bookings.

For Passengers

  1. Find a trip
    Use our comprehensive search to find a trip, or post a request to get notified on new, available trips.
  2. Request to book
    Tell the driver you’re interested in joining their trip by requesting to book online, it’s like booking a bus!
  3. Meet and go!
    Once the driver approves your booking, arrange to meet up with them and go!
  4. Find a trip
Benefits for passengers
Travel safely
View profiles of drivers, including their photo, verifications, and feedback from other passengers.
Share with locals
Get out of town with locals and get insight on the best spots to check out!
Never miss a trip!
Post a request and get matched with drivers instantly, it's too easy!


Crafted to provide an easy, safe and reliable travel experience.

Organize trips on the go
All your trips, bookings and notifications at the tap of a finger
Poparide apps
Poparide iOS App Poparide Android App
Post trips
Pick up people along the way and fill all your seats.
Money saver
Cover costs of running your car on intercity trips: gas, insurance & maintenance.
Flexible pickups
Add up to five Via points on your trip to pick up more passengers and fill your seats.
Google Maps
Visualize your trip on a map and see pricing for different segments of your trip.
Ridesharing trips
Free messaging
Use Poparide to discuss trip details and book.
Ridesharing messaging
Online Bookings
Seats are reserved online so you never have to worry about cash
Secure payments
We take care of collecting payments using Stripe, a highly secure and commonly used payment service.
Regular payouts
We transfer money back to drivers a few days after each trip, either through PayPal or a bank deposit.'
100% free for drivers
We realize drivers already have overhead running their vehicles, so the service is 100% free for them.'
Cancellation policy
We ensure everyone uses the service fairly by covering both passengers and drivers with a fair cancellation policy." Read more
15% Booking Fee
Paid by passengers when successfully booking a trip
No membership fee, no hidden costs
Comprehensive profiles
See who you’re going with and what they’re all about...
Ridesharing profiles
We want everyone to travel safely and have a good time.
Phone verification
Every member has to provide a valid mobile phone number that we verify. This ensures we can communicate with everyone properly and you can communicate with each other.
ID Verification
Through the optional ID Verification service, we manually check your driver’s license or national ID document. This helps build trust in our community and gives members a greater sense of safety when travelling on Poparide.
Find out more
We’re here to help make your experience as smooth as possible
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7 days a week
9am to 6pm PST
Poparide is free to join for drivers and passengers.
Pay for trips and receive money online, it’s easy.