Thursday, May 23, 2019

Uber Schedule A Ride: Great Feature, Beware of Surging

A great feature from Uber is the ability to schedule a ride from 15 minutes to 30 days in advance. While Uber does not charge for scheduling a ride, users should be aware that...

Skopje Airport Transfer: Take the Bus

What's TPOL's favorite topic to complain about? Taxis! Especially taxis from the airport. When I landed in Macedonia, my 100th country, I was greeted by the fake happy faces of those wanting to give me a good deal to Skpoje, the capital city.

You’re From New York? I Won’t Charge You for the Taxi

Free Taxi Tel Aviv is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where I’ve been. Yesterday, I wrote about using the Gett App to get around...

Gett Taxi: How to ‘Get’ Around Tel Aviv

Gett Tel Aviv is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where I’ve been. After my delay clearing immigration, I went to the ATM to...

Sketch Uber Ride: Should I Have Cancelled?

Taking Uber is second nature. I avoid taxis unless it is raining in NYC, and I need to get out of a downpour. Leaving my new home, Puerto Rico, I requested an Uber at...

Uber Pool JFK: Scam!

I am getting tired of the inconvenience of Uber at New York airports. At LaGuardia, it takes an eternity to get a ride. In JFK, I found myself waiting forever for Uber Pool that...

Uber in Trinidad: Save Hundreds

I wanted to go to Maracas Beach in Trinidad‎. I had to make a choice.  Rent a car and drive on the left side of the road through winding roads and up and down...

Juno: Another Rideshare, Another Discount Opportunity

How many ride services do we need? I have Uber (where I don't tip), I use Lyft (which has grown on me), tried GETT (which doesn't surge), and have written about VIA (the greatest glorified...

The Uber China App Workaround

Each time I go to China, I am reminded of Al Pacino's speech from Any Given Sunday. "You know when you get old in life things get taken from you. That's, that's part of life." Each time I visit China, something also gets taken from me.

Uber Motorbike Jakarta! What Could’ve Been A Great Story

I rationalize doing many things 'for the blog'. Caviar and vodka tour in Russia? For the blog. Impromptu trip to Abu Dhabi? For the blog. That's why while I was in Jakarta, I had to...
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