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Arrange rides for your child

Gomates makes carpooling easy for families. You can organize rides for children by adding their names to your account. Then each time you add a passenger to a trip, simply select your child from the list which appears.

Your carpool group can see the drivers and riders for each trip. Whenever kids go as passengers, Gomates shows them alongside parent names, so you can use first names or nicknames. No other information about the child is shared.

Rides scheduled for your kids appear in your personal carpool calendar along with your own trips. To view your child’s trips, click calendar icon on your Gomates home page.

To add a child to your account

  1. On your Home page, click gear icon to open Settings.
  2. Select child icon Child passengers.
  3. Click add icon.
  4. Enter a name for your child, and click Save.

To add your child to a trip

  1. On the Trip page, click + Passenger.
  2. You and your carpool kids are listed. Select your child and click Save.

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