Many of us take an extra step before making a purchase by picking up gift cards at office supply stores like Staples to earn 5X miles and points.
Since the Chase Ink card earns 5X points at office supply stores, I purchase gift cards for gas (Shell & BP), Amazon.com and Whole Foods. There are also a few other gift cards that I purchase from time to time.
Continue reading Earn 5X Miles and Points For Your Uber Rides
Uber is a great way to hail a ride from your mobile device. Kim, Lucas and I have used the app in various countries (as long as we have a WiFi connection).
There’s one country where Uber doesn’t operate- Iran.
CNN writes that,
with Uber locked out of the Iran for the foreseeable future due to U.S. sanctions, a startup called Snapp is looking to be a big player among ride-hailing apps. Continue reading Did You Know That There’s An Iranian Version of Uber?
A woman needed a ride to her NYC apartment so she did what most people these days do- ordered up an Uber.
When she fell asleep during the ride, the Uber driver took her back to his apartment and raped her, according to Gothamist.
Continue reading Woman Falls Asleep in Car, Raped by Uber Driver
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Four Seattle Mariners minor league players didn’t want to wake up early for their team’s road trip to New Mexico. Rather than get up at 3:00am, they planned to catch a flight with American Airlines.
When the flight didn’t work out, they decided to take an extremely pricey Uber ride to meet up with their team.
Continue reading Baseball Players Take $683 Uber Ride To Game
Driving a taxi can be a very dangerous job. For that reason, most taxis have a plexiglass partition between the front and back seat.
If you look at most taxis, they also usually have a small video camera near the rear-view mirror. I assume that they record the rides now but I’m pretty sure they used to just take still images every few seconds (or something like that).
I came across a really sad story about an Uber driver killed by his teen passenger.
Continue reading Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver
Uber has been a good option for getting a ride with just a few clicks from your smartphone. Besides making it much easier to request a ride, the prices seem to be cheaper than other options.
From time to time, Uber sends promos where you can save even more during your rides.
Continue reading Save 25% on Uber, Up To 10 Rides for a Limited Time
Uber changed the game in a big way for those who are looking for a potentially better option than a traditional taxi.
The company offers competitive prices but has had some trouble recently. For instance, an
. executive stepped down due to sexual contact with an employee . CEO Travis Kalanick was also caught on camera verbally abusing a driver
So how did one passenger get a lifetime ban?
Continue reading Woman Deservedly Receives Lifetime Ban from Uber
Uber’s has had a tough go in the news recently.
CEO Travis Kalanick was caught on camera having a verbal fight with a driver.
. He’s since apologized by a former employee. Uber’s also been investigating sexual harassment claims
Now an Uber exec has resigned due to sexual contact with another employee.
Continue reading Uber Exec Steps Down Due to Sexual Contact with Employee
Uber has proven to be a good way to catch a ride quickly while also saving some money thanks to competitive pricing as well as some fun and creative promotions.
a couple of months back which could’ve saved you up to $130. There’s also been Uber offered free rides from select airports . $5 uberPOOL rides in NYC Continue reading 25% Off 10 Uber Rides- Targeted
Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft have gotten extremely popular over the past few years. They can even be considered essential to travel plans.
With the increase in popularity, these services face a lot of competition. I assume that due to this, promo offers for free or discounted rides come around quite often.
Continue reading Up To $100 Off Lyft Rides- Targeted