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Our Awkward Uber Experience In Baku, Azerbaijan

uberThe Michael W Travels family is currently on a month long summer trip.

When visiting a city, our preferred form of transportation is walking. When we need to go to further areas, we love taking public transportation.

During our trip, Uber was a real bargain in Ukraine. The rideshare didn’t work in Moldova and it seemed to work in Azerbaijan, although we couldn’t get it to work at the airport. Continue reading Our Awkward Uber Experience In Baku, Azerbaijan

Rip Off! Passenger Charged $250 For 7 Minute Uber Ride

UberUber rides can be pricey. Last year, four minor league baseball players took a $683 ride to meet up with their team. And, the cost of the longest Uber ride ever also wasn’t cheap.

There have also been many cases of pricey rides where the passenger was literally taken for a ride!

A drunk passenger was taken on a $150 Uber ride. This woman passed out and was taken on a $293 ride. Continue reading Rip Off! Passenger Charged $250 For 7 Minute Uber Ride

Former Pro Baseball Player Lenny Dykstra Arrested For Incident In Uber

uberFormer Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra has had his share of trouble from drunk driving to spending time in prison for grand theft auto.

The 3X All-Star and World Series Champion (’86 Mets!) has now got himself into a lot of trouble due to a recent Uber ride. Continue reading Former Pro Baseball Player Lenny Dykstra Arrested For Incident In Uber

Uber Will Test Deliveries By Drone In One City

UberWhile we don’t use Uber frequently at home, the Michael W Travels family has been using the service more and more when traveling thanks to T-Mobile’s free international data.

Kim and I have used UberEats a few times but find it quite limited since you can only order from certain restaurants and only at limited times. Continue reading Uber Will Test Deliveries By Drone In One City

Uber Driver Gets An Assist In Drug Bust

Uber driverThere’s been many stories about Uber drivers making the news for negative reasons.

Uber drivers have:

One Uber driver made the news for helping with a drug bust. Continue reading Uber Driver Gets An Assist In Drug Bust

50% OFF Uber Rides This Week- Targeted

Uber Around one month back I shared an offer to get 50% off on Uber rides. To make the offer even better, some of us can get 5X points on Uber rides.

It’s amazing that Uber still offers these kinds of promos considering they lost $1.5 billion in the third quarter, according to Skift.

I recently received another offer from Uber to get 50% off on Uber rides for one week. Continue reading 50% OFF Uber Rides This Week- Targeted