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60 Days To Success: Avianca To Refund Us For Canceled Flight!

AviancaOver Spring Break, the Michael W Travels family was supposed to visit Ecuador and the Galapagos. This was a trip that Kim and I had wanted to take for years but COVID-19 had other plans.

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, our flight on JetBlue to Ecuador was canceled. The miles I used to book the flight along with the taxes were promptly refunded. Soon after, Avianca canceled our flights from within Ecuador to the Galapagos. Continue reading 60 Days To Success: Avianca To Refund Us For Canceled Flight!

Update: What’s Going On With Our Refund From Avianca?

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Over Spring Break, the Michael W Travels family was supposed to head to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands but COVID-19 had other plans.

We were supposed to fly from New York to Guayaquil, Ecuador on JetBlue. That flight was canceled and we received a refund of our miles and taxes paid. Soon after, Avianca canceled our flight from Guayaquil to the Galapagos. Continue reading Update: What’s Going On With Our Refund From Avianca?

Overbilled 30 Minutes, Uber Refunds Me…

Uber Scam

On July 4, Kim, Lucas and I had a long layover in Miami on the way home from our trip to Nicaragua.

During the layover I wondered if it was better to rent a car or use Uber.

We ended up going with Uber, only taking two rides. Our cars showed up within minutes and both drivers seemed very nice and had clean cars. It seemed like a good move to not bother renting a car….

When we got dropped off back at Miami International Airport I noticed a problem. After the ride, I didn’t receive an e-mail from Uber with our trip details including the price… Continue reading Overbilled 30 Minutes, Uber Refunds Me…

Uber Adjusts Fare, Refunds Me $24

A couple of weeks back I finally got to try out Uber while in Atlanta. After the ride, I couldn’t figure out what the big deal was and asked if anyone could explain.

During our Uber ride, we were given an estimate of $28-$36 to take us from the Delta Flight Museum to Turner Field. Since I had a $35 Uber credit this seemed like a great time to use it. After a bit of traffic, it turned out that our fare came to $55.

A short while after the ride ended, a short survey came up in the Uber app. It asked to rate the driver from 1-5 and leave comments about the ride (or something to that extent).

Continue reading Uber Adjusts Fare, Refunds Me $24