Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Uber Pool FLL Scam! Don’t Waste Your Time

You know what really grinds my gears? Trying to save money but wasting my time in the process.

Hong Kong: Airport Express vs. Bus vs. Taxi

Hong Kong Airport Express Bus Taxi is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. What's the best way to get to and from Hong Kong airport? There are three options: the train, the bus, or taxi. Layover If you're...

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

Yesterday, I wrote about using the Gett App to get around Tel Aviv. While the app works well most of the time, it does have its drawbacks. If it's late at night or if it's the weekend, the app will show no driver available.

Gett Taxi: How to ‘Get’ Around Tel Aviv

After my delay clearing immigration, I went to the ATM to withdraw shekels for the taxi. Unfortunately, there was an issue with my Schwab account in which the overdraft from my investment account to my checking account was blocked.

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 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.
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