Tuesday, October 19, 2021

What Is Uber Fare Review Etiquette?

Uber has become my wing man and guardian angel when I'm forced to use a taxi. I've written extensively about the Worst Places to Hail a Cab and just completed a dispute with Citi regarding...

“Taxi my friend?” The Worst Places to Hail a Cab

Here are the worst places to catch a taxi on Earth! 1. Dubai, UAE: Dubai is tiny yet the drivers are new to the city and have no idea where anything is. If they get...

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...

uberPOOL: Save 25% And Ride Alone

Uber is not as great in NYC as it was in Mexico City or Scottsdale. The min fare is $8 inspiring me to walk two miles to the bar instead of giving away my...

Via NYC: Better Than Uber, Better Than Lyft

It seems like every day there's a new driver app, especially in NYC. Have you heard of Gett or Juno? Now, there's another one that is better than the rest. It's called Via and...

Luxor Taxi Conclusion: It’s Impossible to Pay What You Paid

And now for the dramatic conclusion of my time in Luxor. Fed up with the swindlers, I passed out early yesterday from exhaustion. All I wanted to do was wake up, get in a taxi,...

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...

A Case Against Taking Uber in NYC

Maybe I should change the focus of my blog from points to taxis since I write about them so much. As a newcomer to any city, the lazy way to get around is to...

Thai Uber Asks For Gas Money

I usually include a Getting There section before my hotel review because hotel websites don't bother including this information unless you want to take their silly car service. With this new thing called Uber,...

Avoiding Taxi Scams Abroad

Today, OMAAT wrote an article about how he got hustled by a taxi driver in Beijing. Getting taken by a taxi driver is one of the worst things about travel. Based on my experience...
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