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Title: Uber
Post by: rng on December 16, 2013, 05:47:56 PM
Im not having success in getting a text message to be able to confirm my uber account, is there a way around this?
Title: Uber Master Thread
Post by: moto on February 07, 2014, 05:30:04 PM
While I'm searching for Uber credits on the forum there are so many different threads for it figured I should just make a Uber thread being that very often there are new codes that come out and it will be easy to keep track of it all in one thread
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: raphy781 on February 13, 2014, 10:51:38 AM
Uber is offering skywriting for a mere $500.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: metziah on March 12, 2014, 09:49:33 PM
What is uberT?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on March 12, 2014, 09:58:04 PM
mvbia for $20/off
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on March 12, 2014, 10:11:21 PM
mvbia for $20/off
Better code on DDMS.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: farmbochur on March 24, 2014, 11:40:37 PM
I hope to use Uber to ride from CDG to Park Hyatt Paris, but I won't have a cell phone while I'm abroad.  Any way to use my ipod touch to request the ride.

Is there wifi in the airport or will I need to get into a club (I have an expired AMEX Plat, but not sure if that would help)?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on March 24, 2014, 11:41:55 PM
Is there wifi in the airport

yes you have 15 min free wifi
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on March 24, 2014, 11:43:06 PM
I hope to use Uber to ride from CDG to Park Hyatt Paris, but I won't have a cell phone while I'm abroad.  Any way to use my ipod touch to request the ride.

Is there wifi in the airport or will I need to get into a club (I have an expired AMEX Plat, but not sure if that would help)?
People are now saying that only the $20 account credit works abroad, not any promo codes. YMMV.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on March 24, 2014, 11:55:05 PM
People are now saying that only the $20 account credit works abroad, not any promo codes. YMMV.

what you mean? not the $40 code?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Miracle on March 25, 2014, 02:31:17 AM
I got the $20+$40 you posted a couple days ago. Haven't tried them yet though.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: eliattias on March 25, 2014, 08:33:42 AM
Turns out the codes only work for up to a certain amount. Ie, if you have a $40 code and use $25 of it on a trip it uses up the entire $40 code - it's usable only once. Learned that the hard way yesterday.....
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on March 25, 2014, 09:09:59 AM
That's what I wrote in the post.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Miracle on March 25, 2014, 10:11:02 AM
Turns out the codes only work for up to a certain amount. Ie, if you have a $40 code and use $25 of it on a trip it uses up the entire $40 code - it's usable only once. Learned that the hard way yesterday.....
Should  have asked him to go around the block a couple times  ::)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: nobiggy on April 01, 2014, 07:56:22 PM
2 qustions.
1. I don't have iphone or android how do I request a pick up? I tex the # ubr222 and nothing happens also when the mobile website doesn't work.
2. If I need to go to the airport can I rely on uber to pick me up 5min after I request for it even in middel of night?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: ah on April 01, 2014, 11:26:07 PM
2 qustions.
1. I don't have iphone or android how do I request a pick up? I tex the # ubr222 and nothing happens also when the mobile website doesn't work.
2. If I need to go to the airport can I rely on uber to pick me up 5min after I request for it even in middel of night?
about UBR222 not working, dont know, is that phone registered to an account? are you texting your address?

about the airport, it tells you how long it will take before you order, could be 5 minutes, could be 25 minutes, I always start checking about an hour before to see how close cars are...Uber is awesome! Enjoy!
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: robbie on April 01, 2014, 11:34:11 PM
What is uberT?

basically just calls you a regular taxi, you wont be able to use any uber credits.
at least thats what happened IME
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lcyitz on April 02, 2014, 11:39:09 AM
whats the current signup bonus offer ?

i have never signed up yet..

Thank you!
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: yoshi on April 02, 2014, 11:46:04 AM
whats the current signup bonus offer ?

i have never signed up yet..

Thank you!

Go to DDMS search uber. His most previous post on uber should have the most recent codes. Although the $40 code only works for Chicago. (If you're from there then I guess it'll work ;)) there are other codes there as well.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 02, 2014, 11:51:24 AM
whats the current signup bonus offer ?

i have never signed up yet..

Thank you!
referral link for $20 plus hipmunk for 25 or kaleb for 20
Title: Uber
Post by: jd399 on April 09, 2014, 12:04:49 AM
Hello
I was wondering how can I use uber to pick up food for me and bring it to airport where i will be?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Am on April 09, 2014, 12:07:52 AM
I don't know where you will be but look into Uber Rush
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on April 09, 2014, 01:11:01 AM
Hello
I was wondering how can I use uber to pick up food for me and bring it to airport where i will be?
You need to contact the driver as soon as you book an Uber and see if he'll be interested in just bringing you the food. So long as everything is paid for and the restaurant will bring it out to the car it shouldn't be a problem. Worst case driver says no, you can cancel within 5 minutes with no penalty. YMMV
Rinse and repeat.

I don't know where you will be but look into Uber Rush
Currently Rush is only in Manhattan (Beta) and will only be operating during Business hours M-F. 
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-07/with-uber-rush-the-car-service-tests-manhattan-only-courier-service
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: gavhaller on April 09, 2014, 08:53:14 AM
Also you can sign up through amazon local. They have a free coupon only that you can "buy". $25 credit and for new users only. You can maximize it with other coupons or referral credits for $45 sign up bonus.
http://local.amazon.com/boston-metrowest/B00JJULPC4
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Marco Polo on April 09, 2014, 09:03:17 AM
You need to contact the driver as soon as you book an Uber and see if he'll be interested in just bringing you the food. So long as everything is paid for and the restaurant will bring it out to the car it shouldn't be a problem. Worst case driver says no, you can cancel within 5 minutes with no penalty. YMMV
Rinse and repeat.
Currently Rush is only in Manhattan (Beta) and will only be operating during Business hours M-F. 
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-07/with-uber-rush-the-car-service-tests-manhattan-only-courier-service
Wouldn't you have to set pick-up location at the restaurant?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on April 09, 2014, 09:19:44 AM
Wouldn't you have to set pick-up location at the restaurant?
I thought that goes without saying.
That would be correct, but you still need to call and confirm that it's ok with the driver.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Marco Polo on April 09, 2014, 09:20:40 AM
That would be correct, but you still need to call and confirm that it's ok with the driver.
Agreed.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendoul on April 09, 2014, 09:53:38 AM
Agreed.

The "rush" transportation way is bike?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on April 09, 2014, 09:54:35 AM
Also you can sign up through amazon local. They have a free coupon only that you can "buy". $25 credit and for new users only. You can maximize it with other coupons or referral credits for $45 sign up bonus.
http://local.amazon.com/boston-metrowest/B00JJULPC4

Only valid in the us?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Penguin711 on April 09, 2014, 09:57:31 AM

The "rush" transportation way is bike?

Bike or on foot
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: MosheD on April 09, 2014, 10:19:21 AM
referral link for $20 plus hipmunk for 25 or kaleb for 20
getting this message when attempting to apply promo's
A new user promotion is already applied to your account
I just signed up today and this is my first time logging in (they are reffering to the DDMS refferal link but doesn't it say that I can get both?)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 09, 2014, 11:03:17 AM
getting this message when attempting to apply promo's
A new user promotion is already applied to your account
I just signed up today and this is my first time logging in (they are reffering to the DDMS refferal link but doesn't it say that I can get both?)
I had the same, I believe they may have stopped it from stacking
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 10, 2014, 01:21:46 PM
Uber stopped giving me or the people I refer the bonus even though it shows it on the account that there's a $20 credit, any idea?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Penguin711 on April 10, 2014, 02:57:13 PM

Uber stopped giving me or the people I refer the bonus even though it shows it on the account that there's a $20 credit, any idea?

You reached the thousand dollar federal bonus limit maybe?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 10, 2014, 03:14:15 PM
You reached the thousand dollar federal bonus limit maybe?
there is one??
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Penguin711 on April 10, 2014, 03:29:35 PM

there is one??

Yep. A max of a 1k in referral credits. If you log into your account on their desktop website and go to IIRC promotions or something like that, it will have a bar that shows you how much you have received in credit from them till 1k
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on April 10, 2014, 03:30:36 PM
there is one??
No.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: oiseli48 on April 10, 2014, 04:07:50 PM
Any promos for existing users?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Penguin711 on April 10, 2014, 04:20:27 PM

No.

I could've sworn my account has one. Am I misreading something
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 10, 2014, 04:47:59 PM
You reached the thousand dollar federal bonus limit maybe?
Dan prob has many thousands
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Penguin711 on April 10, 2014, 04:59:15 PM
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/11/tuhyqu2e.jpg)

I'm  not imagining things. So what is this bar then?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 10, 2014, 05:02:49 PM
Anyways I'm not at $1000 yet
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on April 10, 2014, 05:11:46 PM
Uber stopped giving me or the people I refer the bonus even though it shows it on the account that there's a $20 credit, any idea?

Me too! I had credit and today i tool a taxi they charged me!!
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on April 10, 2014, 05:12:51 PM
Me too! I had credit and today i tool a taxi they charged me!!
Promo credits are not valid towards UberTaxi.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 10, 2014, 05:13:04 PM
Me too! I had credit and today i tool a taxi they charged me!!
which uber type?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on April 11, 2014, 12:23:17 AM
which uber type?

UberX
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Miracle on April 11, 2014, 03:23:15 AM
What's the point in having different or many Uber types?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Super Speed on April 11, 2014, 08:07:04 AM

What's the point in having different or many Uber types?
Different fares for different classes.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: jauss10 on April 11, 2014, 09:53:55 AM
http://www.businessinsider.com/blake-jareds-50000-uber-credit-free-rides-for-life-2014-4
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on April 11, 2014, 10:03:09 AM
http://www.businessinsider.com/blake-jareds-50000-uber-credit-free-rides-for-life-2014-4
that's a lot of credit.
I think I may know of someone who prob has at least that much ;D;D
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on April 11, 2014, 02:18:36 PM
dan make sure not to bad review a driver ;)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Super Speed on April 11, 2014, 02:32:00 PM

dan make sure not to bad review a driver ;)
Seems that wasn't the issue. :P
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on April 11, 2014, 02:35:55 PM
Just got an email from Uber, double referrals are ending in a few weeks :(

"One last opportunity for double referrals — score $20 in Uber credit for every friend that takes a ride before April 25th with your referral code. Take advantage of these last two weeks before referral credit returns to $10."
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on April 11, 2014, 02:43:15 PM
Just got an email from Uber, double referrals are ending in a few weeks :(

"One last opportunity for double referrals — score $20 in Uber credit for every friend that takes a ride before April 25th with your referral code. Take advantage of these last two weeks before referral credit returns to $10."

Got it to

Seems that wasn't the issue. :P

But that start the inverstigation
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: MoYS on April 11, 2014, 06:30:04 PM
how do i add the kaleb or hipmunk codes, when im signing up for the first time, or once i log into my account after that? and how can i text uber if i dont have a smartphone?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: upside down on April 12, 2014, 11:48:08 PM
Also you can sign up through amazon local. They have a free coupon only that you can "buy". $25 credit and for new users only. You can maximize it with other coupons or referral credits for $45 sign up bonus.
http://local.amazon.com/boston-metrowest/B00JJULPC4
if i sign up with this can i also apply kaleb code?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: ShmuliT on April 19, 2014, 05:19:57 PM
how do i add the kaleb or hipmunk codes, when im signing up for the first time, or once i log into my account after that?
It looks like from upthread and on DD that those codes cant be applied anymore if u signed up with a $20 referral code.
Can anyone reconfirm this?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: zh cohen on April 20, 2014, 12:27:51 AM
It looks like from upthread and on DD that those codes cant be applied anymore if u signed up with a $20 referral code.
Can anyone reconfirm this?

Confirmed.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Moes Tavern on April 20, 2014, 08:54:06 AM
$5 for $25 to spend on uberX in New Jersey .

Link (https://www.livingsocial.com/events/1114839-25-off-your-first-uberx-ride-in-new-jersey)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Super Speed on April 20, 2014, 09:24:43 AM
$25 Off Your First uberX Ride in New Jersey

Link (https://www.livingsocial.com/events/1114839-25-off-your-first-uberx-ride-in-new-jersey)
It cost $5.
Title: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on April 27, 2014, 01:42:02 PM
One free UberRUSH in NYC (up to $30 value).
Promo code RUSHNYC. Expires 5/31/14.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/dehyzusa.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: moto on April 27, 2014, 01:45:11 PM
will this work for a airport run from Brooklyn to Jfk???
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on April 27, 2014, 01:46:04 PM
It's a messenger service
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: moto on April 27, 2014, 01:46:33 PM
It's a messenger service
Which means?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on April 27, 2014, 01:48:13 PM
Which means?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messenger
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 27, 2014, 01:59:43 PM
Since there is no wiki on this thread, can some tell me what is currently the best deal for signing up a new account to Uber?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Yaalili on April 27, 2014, 02:12:10 PM
Which means?

Its not a taxi with a car, it is sent on foot or bicycle. Currently only available in Manhattan.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: EJB on April 27, 2014, 03:34:28 PM
It cost $5.

$4 now, but still not worth it
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Achas Veachas on April 28, 2014, 08:40:37 AM
Since there is no wiki on this thread, can some tell me what is currently the best deal for signing up a new account to Uber?
Just search Uber on the main site and look at the last article.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: myb821 on April 28, 2014, 08:54:58 AM
$5 for $25 to spend on uberX in New Jersey .

Link (https://www.livingsocial.com/events/1114839-25-off-your-first-uberx-ride-in-new-jersey)
NEw customers only
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 29, 2014, 01:51:47 AM
As per the DDMS article http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/42388 I used Dan's referral link but I only got $10, not $20. What's up with that?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Miracle on April 29, 2014, 02:33:56 AM
As per the DDMS article http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/42388 I used Dan's referral link but I only got $10, not $20. What's up with that?
There was a small glitch when I signed up which said $10 but then refreshed and saw $20.  I am not sure if I got the $10 or $20 but seems like a similar situation...
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 29, 2014, 02:59:30 AM
There was a small glitch when I signed up which said $10 but then refreshed and saw $20.  I am not sure if I got the $10 or $20 but seems like a similar situation...

So what's the maskanah?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Miracle on April 29, 2014, 03:12:22 AM
So what's the maskanah?
Explain to them so that they wont charge your card.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 29, 2014, 04:22:43 AM
Explain to them so that they wont charge your card.

I don't follow. They charge your card for signing up?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mendoul on April 29, 2014, 04:23:52 AM
There was a small glitch when I signed up which said $10 but then refreshed and saw $20.  I am not sure if I got the $10 or $20 but seems like a similar situation...

The $20 refferal bonus is dead now its $10
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 29, 2014, 04:39:05 AM
The $20 refferal bonus is dead now its $10

Maybe that should have been updated in the MS article then.

Now I feel ripped off.  >:(

Weren't there promo codes that I could have used to get 25 off? Like hipmunk or kaleb or whatever?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Miracle on April 29, 2014, 06:36:21 AM
I don't follow. They charge your card for signing up?
No, they charge your card if you've gone over the amount you have on the app...
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 29, 2014, 11:09:01 AM
The $20 refferal bonus is dead now its $10

I SM'd after applying and told the what happened. I just got a response from them.

The $20 referral code ended on 4/25. It is now $10. They were nice enough to credit me, but I think it should be changed in the MS post.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on April 29, 2014, 11:23:58 AM
I SM'd after applying and told the what happened. I just got a response from them.

The $20 referral code ended on 4/25. It is now $10. They were nice enough to credit me, but I think it should be changed in the MS post.
There are probably 20 main site posts on uber that I'd have to update.  When a deal dies shortly after its posted (its still on the home page), it's updated.

Otherwise it would require 10 employees to keep track of every post and keep 40,000 archived posts updated for every change.

Either way on the enroll page it said you would get $10.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: chucksterace on April 29, 2014, 11:25:28 AM
There are probably 20 main site posts on uber that I'd have to update.  When a deal dies shortly after its posted (its still on the home page), it's updated.

Otherwise it would require 10 employees to keep track of every post and keep 40,000 archived posts updated for every change.

Either way on the enroll page it said you would get $10.

Soo........ How many MOD's do you have??
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Freddie on April 29, 2014, 11:58:09 AM
There are probably 20 main site posts on uber that I'd have to update.  When a deal dies shortly after its posted (its still on the home page), it's updated.

Otherwise it would require 10 employees to keep track of every post and keep 40,000 archived posts updated for every change.

Either way on the enroll page it said you would get $10.

It's called internship, Danielsan. There are plenty of people who will do your schlepper work for a chance at a little shimush. Their parents might even pay you.  :)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: meher on April 29, 2014, 04:37:49 PM
I didn't enter the prmo code when I signed up so I contacted support and they gave it to me. 

For everything except in town rides they are cheaper than my local taxi.  A 12.00 regular taxi ride only cost $8 something with uber -TIP Included is what the driver told me!  The only time I wouldn't use it is within my town.  The local taxi is $5.00 a flat rate within the city limits (3.5sq miles.)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: zh cohen on April 30, 2014, 09:17:13 AM
I didn't enter the prmo code when I signed up so I contacted support and they gave it to me. 

For everything except in town rides they are cheaper than my local taxi.  A 12.00 regular taxi ride only cost $8 something with uber -TIP Included is what the driver told me!  The only time I wouldn't use it is within my town.  The local taxi is $5.00 a flat rate within the city limits (3.5sq miles.)

In NYC Uber is more expensive than a yellow cab.

UberX - $6 base fare  $0.75 per minute or $3 per mile.

Yellow cab - Standard City Rate (Rate Code 1)
$2.50 upon entry
$0.50 for each additional unit
The unit fare is: one-fifth of a mile, when the taxicab is traveling at 6 miles an hour or more; or
60 seconds when not in motion or traveling at less than 6 miles per hour.

Also Uber charges the rate by minute if you are going less than 11 MPH instead of 6
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on May 09, 2014, 11:11:54 AM
Uber now provides car seats in NY for a $10 surcharge. Use promo code family.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: ShmuliT on May 09, 2014, 11:57:34 AM
In NYC Uber is more expensive than a yellow cab.

UberX - $6 base fare  $0.75 per minute or $3 per mile.

/quote]
+ Uber has a minimum $12 charge.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: sruly on May 09, 2014, 11:59:43 AM
Uber now provides car seats in NY for a $10 surcharge. Use promo code family.
Its free until May 12
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: sruly on May 09, 2014, 12:00:41 PM
Elliot at Uber (Uber)
May 08 07:33

Hi Sruly,

Thanks for reaching out! Happy to help.

For now, we're only able to provide one car seat per uberFAMILY vehicle.

Children allowed to ride in the IMMI Go seat must be at least:
12 months old and
22 lbs. and
31 inches

A child is too big once they reach any of these limits:
48 lbs. or
52 inches or
The shoulder straps start below the child’s shoulders

You may allow a second child to ride at your discretion. We're looking into the possibility of offering additional seats in the future.

For more information, you can check out our FAQ here.

If you have any further questions please feel free to let me know. Hope to see your family riding with us soon!

Best,

Elliot

Uber NYC - Community Operations Manager
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: market on May 09, 2014, 01:47:53 PM
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-08/london-taxis-plan-10-000-car-protest-over-uber-ride-sharing-app.html
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Achas Veachas on May 11, 2014, 05:45:30 PM
As someone who never used Uber before, what would be the best offer to join? (shouldn't this be in a wiki?)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: DP7 on May 13, 2014, 10:05:59 AM
Hi DP7,
We know that Uber has changed the way you move around town. Now we want to change the way you move things.

As a thank-you for being one of our top riders, we wanted to extend complimentary access to our newest product, UberRUSH, which allows you to request a messenger with the push of a button.

We've added five FREE UberRUSH pick-ups to your account.
(valid until May 31st at 11:59pm)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on May 13, 2014, 10:07:42 AM
Hi DP7,
We know that Uber has changed the way you move around town. Now we want to change the way you move things.

As a thank-you for being one of our top riders, we wanted to extend complimentary access to our newest product, UberRUSH, which allows you to request a messenger with the push of a button.

We've added five FREE UberRUSH pick-ups to your account.
(valid until May 31st at 11:59pm)
Are you VIP?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: sruly on May 13, 2014, 10:13:30 AM
Wow they really know how to make happy costumers.

Hi Sruly,
We see you were looking to get an uberFAMILY ride in NYC and we're sorry we let you down. We're working hard to make sure uberFAMILY cars are always available when and where you need them.

We've added one FREE uberFAMILY ride (up to $30) to your account to make up for the inconvenience.
Request uberFAMILY by Monday, May 26th at 11:59pm and your ride is FREE (up to $30)!
For more info on uberFAMILY, visit our blog post here.

Feel free to respond to this email with any questions. We hope you'll try requesting uberFAMILY again soon!

Cheers,
Team Uber NYC

P.S. I would try to call a uber family and see if you get a free ride as well
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: DP7 on May 14, 2014, 12:01:23 AM
Are you VIP?

Not that I know of.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Crazy tools on May 25, 2014, 03:02:43 AM
Has anyone signed up to be a Uber driver?
Seems like an easy process and you can make your own schedule.
Why not make some extra money bain hazmanim?

Seems like all you need your own car in excellent condition.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on May 25, 2014, 03:04:29 AM

Has anyone signed up to be a Uber driver?
Seems like an easy process and you can make your own schedule.
Why not make some extra money bain hazmanim?

Seems like all you need your own car in excellent condition.
I know someone who did. They quit because of the weird people they ended up driving around.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Crazy tools on May 25, 2014, 03:08:05 AM
I know someone who did. They quit because of the weird people they ended up driving around.
Would make some interesting conversations! ;D

Says on the website that each driver gets an iPhone... free iPhone??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on May 25, 2014, 03:22:04 AM
With a $100 deposit...

I think the biggest benefit would be being able to write off mileage, repairs, maintenance, car washes etc.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on May 29, 2014, 01:28:31 PM
http://blog.uber.com/XLDC
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dr Moose on June 06, 2014, 01:16:29 AM
Does the the price quoted by Uber include tolls?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: california on June 06, 2014, 01:04:50 PM
FREE ride for your family!
Hi

We see that you recently signed up for uberFAMILY but have yet to take your first ride. So we'd like to offer you a FREE trip on us!

 
FREE uberFAMILY RIDE

Take your first uberFAMILY ride by Monday June 16th at 11:59pm and your ride is FREE up to $30.

This promotion has already been applied to your account. 
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on June 06, 2014, 01:10:06 PM
Is there a code listed when you go to https://clients.uber.com/#!/promotions
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: california on June 06, 2014, 01:14:17 PM
FAMFREE30
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: california on June 06, 2014, 01:14:53 PM
But prob u haveto sign up for uberFAMILY first
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on June 06, 2014, 01:16:52 PM
FAMFREE30
Quote
Promotion has a redemption limit and too many users have entered the code.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: how on June 07, 2014, 03:55:33 PM
Heard on the news that some states are now trying to regulate Uber
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: california on June 09, 2014, 05:57:06 PM
REWARDS FOR RIDES
Hi,
Riding with Uber is now even more rewarding if you're an
American Express® Card Member enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program. Now on eligible Uber rides, you can:

Earn 2x points or Use points

Choose to earn 2x points or pay with points
HAVE AN ELIGIBLE AMERICAN EXPRESS CARD?

To start earning 2x points or use points for rides, all you have to do is enroll. And that's easy.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on June 09, 2014, 05:58:12 PM
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/10/ysane9et.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: springles on June 10, 2014, 08:00:56 PM
Sapphire preferred might still be better, no?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 10, 2014, 08:04:01 PM
Sapphire preferred might still be better, no?
Yup. Though MR points are worth more than UR.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: springles on June 10, 2014, 09:32:07 PM
Yup. Though MR points are worth more than UR.
are they? It depends on your use of them.  I dont know what the value of MR is if you are selling them.  I think UR is about 1.5.  That would mean you are earning 3.21 cpd.  If MR is worth more than 1.6 then this is better, if not the the SP is still better
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 10, 2014, 09:37:17 PM
are they? It depends on your use of them.  I dont know what the value of MR is if you are selling them.  I think UR is about 1.5.  That would mean you are earning 3.21 cpd.  If MR is worth more than 1.6 then this is better, if not the the SP is still better
1. It obviously depends on what you're using them. I meant their value when selling them.

2. Where did you get the 3.21 from? It would be 2.14 as far as I'm concerned.

3. I believe MR goes for 1.5 while UR goes for 1.3-1.4. Hence my calculation.

ETA: Oops. Misread your post. Disregard 2.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on June 10, 2014, 09:55:37 PM
UR goes for 1.3-1.4.
You're getting ripped off.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 10, 2014, 09:57:19 PM
You're getting ripped off.
I'm not selling. That's just what I heard.

Guess I'm wrong.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: springles on June 11, 2014, 08:47:14 AM
I'm not selling. That's just what I heard.

Guess I'm wrong.
The lowest I have been quoted is 1.45 but at this point I wouldnt sell for under 1.5.  Hoping for the days of just a year ago when 1.8 wasnt that hard to get but dont think thats coming back.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mgarfin on June 11, 2014, 12:07:30 PM
You're getting ripped off.

UR goes in Brooklyn Lakewood for 1.2 to 1.5 most  just solid 280k and after negotiating I got from one out of 30 1.5.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on June 11, 2014, 12:14:10 PM
1.5.
That's the minimum you should possibly sell for.  Between Singapore, United, BA, Southwest, Korean, Hyatt, each have uses that far exceed that.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 11, 2014, 12:22:42 PM
That's the minimum you should possibly sell for.  Between Singapore, United, BA, Southwest, Korean, Hyatt, each have uses that far exceed that.
Well, not everyone likes to travel. And while you're right that it's worth much more, I've yet to find someone paying 1.5.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: yos9694 on June 11, 2014, 12:32:49 PM
That's the minimum you should possibly sell for.  Between Singapore, United, BA, Southwest, Korean, Hyatt, each have uses that far exceed that.

I've gotten quotes from a dozen different brokers and none offered higher than 1.45. I said GTH basically. A few asked what my "required rate" would be and I said min 1.5, and none ever got back to me. So it seems like enough people are willing to get ripped off these days that they have no need to pay people a fair price.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: springles on June 11, 2014, 01:06:15 PM
I've gotten quotes from a dozen different brokers and none offered higher than 1.45. I said GTH basically. A few asked what my "required rate" would be and I said min 1.5, and none ever got back to me. So it seems like enough people are willing to get ripped off these days that they have no need to pay people a fair price.
yeah, people that were otherwise taking the 1 cpp cash back option are glad to get 1.2.
There are still enough uninformed people that keeps the price down
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mgarfin on June 11, 2014, 02:08:14 PM
That's the minimum you should possibly sell for.  Between Singapore, United, BA, Southwest, Korean, Hyatt, each have uses that far exceed that.
Well, not everyone likes to travel. And while you're right that it's worth much more, I've yet to find someone paying 1.5.

I love to travel but I have a family plus the time it takes to learn how to utilize your pontis is the killer.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: bobby on June 12, 2014, 10:13:04 AM
Not sure if this has been mentioned already but I just got a free $50 uber family ride added to my account. The promo code they added was FAMRE7. I manually inserted it in my wife's account and it worked as well for her. Not sure how many uses are left.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 12, 2014, 10:26:04 AM
Not sure if this has been mentioned already but I just got a free $50 uber family ride added to my account. The promo code they added was FAMRE7. I manually inserted it in my wife's account and it worked as well for her. Not sure how many uses are left.
"Promotion has a redemption limit and too many users have entered the code."
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: bobby on June 12, 2014, 10:29:57 AM
"Promotion has a redemption limit and too many users have entered the code."

O well. Worked for a few of my friends. Maybe try a different number? Like FAMRE8?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 12, 2014, 10:31:35 AM
O well. Worked for a few of my friends. Maybe try a different number? Like FAMRE8?
Not valid code. Thanks anyway.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: shoppy810 on June 12, 2014, 11:18:54 AM
O well. Worked for a few of my friends. Maybe try a different number? Like FAMRE8?

tried that and +5/-5 numbers and also didnt work
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on June 12, 2014, 12:09:06 PM
Not sure if this has been mentioned already but I just got a free $50 uber family ride added to my account. The promo code they added was FAMRE7. I manually inserted it in my wife's account and it worked as well for her. Not sure how many uses are left.
Got it added to my account automatically as well :)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: mb1 on June 12, 2014, 12:11:46 PM
Got it added to my account automatically as well :)

Do you have to bring a child along for the ride in order to use the promo?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: meshugener on June 12, 2014, 07:01:43 PM
FREE ride for your family!
Hi Mesh,

We see that you recently added uberFAMILY but have yet to take your first ride. So we'd like to offer you a FREE trip on us!
FREE uberFAMILY RIDE

Take your first uberFAMILY ride by Monday, June 23rd at 11:59pm and your ride is FREE up to $50.

This promotion has already been applied to your account.
Find more information about uberFAMILY on our blog. Please reach out to us with any questions or comments here.

We hope you have a happy Father's Day weekend!

Uber on,
Uber NYC Team

Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on June 12, 2014, 07:53:16 PM
Do 5 drives for Lyft and Uber will give u 500 after first drive...
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Joe4007 on June 12, 2014, 08:20:28 PM
Do 5 drives for Lyft and Uber will give u 500 after first drive...
DDMS? That would be fun...
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: meshugener on June 12, 2014, 08:41:21 PM
Do 5 drives for Lyft and Uber will give u 500 after first drive...
Huh?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: lubaby on June 12, 2014, 08:45:01 PM
Huh?
http://thenextweb.com/insider/2014/05/02/uber-now-offering-drivers-using-lyft-rivals-500-just-try-uberx-service/
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on June 12, 2014, 08:45:07 PM
FREE ride for your family!
Hi Mesh,

We see that you recently added uberFAMILY but have yet to take your first ride. So we'd like to offer you a FREE trip on us!
FREE uberFAMILY RIDE

Take your first uberFAMILY ride by Monday, June 23rd at 11:59pm and your ride is FREE up to $50.

This promotion has already been applied to your account.
Find more information about uberFAMILY on our blog. Please reach out to us with any questions or comments here.

We hope you have a happy Father's Day weekend!

Uber on,
Uber NYC Team


DDMS.

Huh?
As a driver.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: shaulyaakov on June 12, 2014, 10:50:41 PM
Uber is offering 10 free rides up to $30 on the Kansas side of Kansas City (including overland park) for 2 weeks until June 24, with promo code KCFREE3. Also, I opened Lyft in KC last week and they gave me 50 rides for 2 weeks.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: springles on June 13, 2014, 08:36:38 AM
Do you have to bring a child along for the ride in order to use the promo?
good question.  I dont see why you would but who knows
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: meshugener on June 13, 2014, 12:13:51 PM
FREE ride for your family!
Hi Mesh,

We see that you recently added uberFAMILY but have yet to take your first ride. So we'd like to offer you a FREE trip on us!
FREE uberFAMILY RIDE

Take your first uberFAMILY ride by Monday, June 23rd at 11:59pm and your ride is FREE up to $50.

This promotion has already been applied to your account.
Find more information about uberFAMILY on our blog. Please reach out to us with any questions or comments here.

We hope you have a happy Father's Day weekend!

Uber on,
Uber NYC Team
Just made use of the full promo without bringing my baby along.

I was first worried they'll make me sit in the carseat, but it went just fine.
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: shoppy810 on June 13, 2014, 03:16:25 PM
How does the Uber Family feature work? Is there a way I can deactivate it?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: SOS on June 14, 2014, 10:48:49 PM
I just got this email from amex
New Benefit: Now you can earn 2x points or use points for Uber rides
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dan on June 14, 2014, 10:51:17 PM
I just got this email from amex
New Benefit: Now you can earn 2x points or use points for Uber rides
Or use CSP and get 2.14x
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: PlatinumGuy on June 15, 2014, 05:37:17 AM
Or use CSP and get 2.14x
You sure?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Swati770 on June 20, 2014, 03:30:37 PM
Just got an email from Uber that starting today anyone who uses your referral code to sign up will earn you and the one signing up a free ride up to $30 (That's 3x the amount they offer now for a standard account) also its unlimited people that can sign up using your link (unlike before where they maxed it at $1,000.

Good luck inviting your friends (or yourself on new accounts... 😉)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Swati770 on June 20, 2014, 03:37:28 PM
Uber can't confirm with Google Voice numbers do to Google policy of not being able to send/receive short code numbers
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: ah on June 20, 2014, 04:14:17 PM
Just got an email from Uber that starting today anyone who uses your referral code to sign up will earn you and the one signing up a free ride up to $30 (That's 3x the amount they offer now for a standard account) also its unlimited people that can sign up using your link (unlike before where they maxed it at $1,000.

Good luck inviting your friends (or yourself on new accounts... 😉)
got it too...so excited!
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Super Speed on June 20, 2014, 04:53:34 PM

got it too...so excited!
I didn't get, I signed in randomly earlier today and saw it! :)
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: ah on June 20, 2014, 04:54:46 PM
the uber site has changed and I can no longer find my list of referrals who rode and who didn't...any help here?
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Dr Moose on June 20, 2014, 04:58:09 PM
I didn't get, I signed in randomly earlier today and saw it! :)
+1
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Moishebatchy on June 21, 2014, 02:06:21 PM
New Uber referral bonus: get $30 (!) for each referral!!!

http://blog.uber.com/GetFreeRides
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Emkay on June 21, 2014, 02:22:15 PM
New Uber referral bonus: get $30 (!) for each referral!!!

http://blog.uber.com/GetFreeRides
I take it you didn't see the previous 5 posts
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: robbie on June 21, 2014, 09:54:06 PM
how do i change my referral code to something else instead of random numbers and letters?
 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 21, 2014, 10:02:41 PM
how do i change my referral code to something else instead of random numbers and letters?
There should be an option where you see the code to customize it.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 21, 2014, 10:03:55 PM
This $30 credit that I get for referring somebody is only towards my next ride or is it a regular credit? Meaning if were to take a $60 ride would I be able to use 2 credits that I got for referring people or only 1?

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: robbie on June 21, 2014, 10:14:42 PM
This $30 credit that I get for referring somebody is only towards my next ride or is it a regular credit? Meaning if were to take a $60 ride would I be able to use 2 credits that I got for referring people or only 1?



its regular credit. you can use it however you want
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 21, 2014, 10:28:49 PM

its regular credit. you can use it however you want
But the person who uses my refer all can only use it towards one ride even if it's only $15, correct?
Title: Uber referrals to jump to $30 for the summer
Post by: Wegos27 on June 21, 2014, 10:31:17 PM
I just received an email that I will be getting $30 for every person that uses my Uber referral code.  Anyone else get it?
Title: Re: Uber referrals to jump to $30 for the summer
Post by: Dr Moose on June 21, 2014, 10:33:42 PM
Repost!
Title: Re: Uber referrals to jump to $30 for the summer
Post by: Wegos27 on June 21, 2014, 10:34:51 PM
Repost as in someone already posted this?  If so, I apologize, I didn't see it up.
Title: Re: Uber referrals to jump to $30 for the summer
Post by: Dr Moose on June 21, 2014, 10:35:52 PM
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=36087.msg845098.msg#845098
Title: Re: Uber referrals to jump to $30 for the summer
Post by: ckmk47 on June 21, 2014, 10:38:37 PM
I just received an email that I will be getting $30 for every person that uses my Uber referral code.  Anyone else get it?
yup
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Joe4007 on June 21, 2014, 10:40:38 PM
its regular credit. you can use it however you want
You sure about that? From the Uber email I got:

- For every friend who signs up and rides, you each get 1 free ride
- Worth up to $30 each
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 21, 2014, 10:52:02 PM

You sure about that? From the Uber email I got:

- For every friend who signs up and rides, you each get 1 free ride
- Worth up to $30 each
That's what I thought...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: robbie on June 21, 2014, 11:49:35 PM
That's what I thought...
In my experience i used my credits for a ride and what i had extra stayed in my account, that what happened to me
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Joe4007 on June 21, 2014, 11:53:19 PM
In my experience i used my credits for a ride and what i had extra stayed in my account, that what happened to me
Was your experience with the new referral offer or the usual $10/$20 credit?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: robbie on June 22, 2014, 12:00:38 AM
the usual one 20$ credit
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 22, 2014, 12:12:41 AM
the usual one 20$ credit
So this one seems to be different.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Joe4007 on June 22, 2014, 12:19:41 AM
So this one seems to be different.

That's what I thought...
Title: Re: Uber Master Thread
Post by: Moishebatchy on June 22, 2014, 03:43:35 AM
I take it you didn't see the previous 5 posts

Was a different thread, which was apparently merged. :-[
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DovtheBear on June 22, 2014, 02:01:52 PM
Anyone else having a problem ordering a car?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on June 22, 2014, 04:13:35 PM
Anyone else having a problem ordering a car?

Yes. Apparently they won't come pick me up in Jerusalem. >:(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Miracle on June 22, 2014, 04:17:10 PM
Yes. Apparently they won't come pick me up in Jerusalem. >:(
you need to get the Israeli app, silly Mendy batchy.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: terminusbound on June 23, 2014, 02:41:39 AM
Promo code UBERCREDIT35 gives new users instant credit
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on June 23, 2014, 03:52:05 AM
Promo code UBERCREDIT35 gives new users instant credit
hey silly
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on June 23, 2014, 10:15:53 AM
you need to get the Israeli app, silly Mendy batchy.

I have a brother here?! :o
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DovtheBear on June 23, 2014, 10:43:13 AM
I have a brother here?! :o
Lol.
Isn't everyone here a Mendy?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Miracle on June 23, 2014, 11:47:50 AM
I have a brother here?! :o
hehe, oops :)  I have a friend mendy batchy.  I meant moishe batchy  :-[
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jkhein on June 26, 2014, 01:28:41 AM
Uber is coming to Israel soon. They already have an office in TA . they are looking to recruit taxi drivers only at this time!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: cozmohoot on June 26, 2014, 08:09:40 PM
Mms posted a 30 dollar credit for new account. Dan or anyone have this available?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 26, 2014, 08:30:35 PM
Got an email that uber in now in São Paulo. Type in code UBERSAMPA for R$50 off first ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 26, 2014, 11:06:20 PM
Mms posted a 30 dollar credit for new account. Dan or anyone have this available?
UBERCABIT will give $30 for new account
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Joe4007 on June 27, 2014, 02:42:15 AM
Mms posted a 30 dollar credit for new account. Dan or anyone have this available?
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/46469
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 27, 2014, 06:48:36 PM
If I take a ride with a friend and we each have this "1 ride free up to $30" credit can we use it for a split fare if the ride is $60?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 28, 2014, 07:44:00 PM
If I take a ride with a friend and we each have this "1 ride free up to $30" credit can we use it for a split fare if the ride is $60?

If you do it as two separate rides sure.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: smaxber on June 29, 2014, 12:15:44 AM
How does it work when referring family or yourself? Does the new account need to take a ride before the referral credit shows in your account?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 29, 2014, 12:40:45 AM
How does it work when referring family or yourself? Does the new account need to take a ride before the referral credit shows in your account?

Yes.
Title: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on June 29, 2014, 01:50:55 AM
If you do it as two separate rides sure.
??? I asked if I take a ride together with somebody that is $60 can we do split fare and each use our $30 credit, I'm not sure how your response answered my question. FTR you can't according to a Uber CSR.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 29, 2014, 02:18:38 PM
??? I asked if I take a ride together with somebody that is $60 can we do split fare and each use our $30 credit, I'm not sure how your response answered my question. FTR you can't according to a Uber CSR.

I guess you need everything spelled out. The answer is no. Why? Because only one telephone number summoned the über driver and that account will be charged. Solution take a ride half way there. Stop the ride with that account. Ask the driver to wait a minute while you summon him with your phone and take it to destination on 2nd account. In short if you do two srperate than yes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on June 29, 2014, 02:21:18 PM
There's a base charge for every ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 29, 2014, 02:22:37 PM
There's a base charge for every ride.

True but it's a nominal fee to pay instead of the extra half of the ride which is more money.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on June 29, 2014, 02:24:01 PM
True but it's a nominal fee to pay instead of the extra half of the ride which is more money.
Unless you can use the full value of the sign up bonus another time
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 30, 2014, 03:04:10 AM
promo code 10r62014 will give $10 towards a ride even for existing users and stacks with sign up code!! :) expires july 10th though
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mn on June 30, 2014, 11:00:45 AM
is there any way to use uber if you don't have a smartphone?

thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on June 30, 2014, 11:20:25 AM
is there any way to use uber if you don't have a smartphone?

thanks
No
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DovtheBear on June 30, 2014, 11:38:23 AM
is there any way to use uber if you don't have a smartphone?

thanks
Borrow one?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 30, 2014, 12:25:39 PM
No
-1
is there any way to use uber if you don't have a smartphone?

thanks
there is a # to text from any cell phone...google it or search faq's on uber.com AND if you are near a desktop/laptop you can login via m.uber.com and order!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on June 30, 2014, 12:33:35 PM
if you are near a desktop/laptop you can login via m.uber.com and order!
That's cool!
Thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 30, 2014, 12:41:52 PM
That's cool!
Thanks for sharing.
:) I'm an uberholic! Lyft gives no options! I have a windows phone and can't use lyft because you need the app! Uber has many options I mainly use m.uber.com from my phone because no windows app as well
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on June 30, 2014, 12:45:01 PM
:) I'm an uberholic! Lyft gives no options! I have a windows phone and can't use lyft because you need the app! Uber has many options I mainly use m.uber.com from my phone because no windows app as well
My problem with Lyft is they don't serve NY.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 30, 2014, 12:46:09 PM
My problem with Lyft is they don't serve NY.
I didn't even know that! So that's a big problem for me as well!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on June 30, 2014, 01:01:39 PM
Thanks! Got another $10. It's about time that I start burning some of this credit.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: springles on June 30, 2014, 07:53:26 PM
Thanks! Got another $10. It's about time that I start burning some of this credit.
well these $10 expire pretty soon
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 30, 2014, 08:26:50 PM
well these $10 expire pretty soon
it's actually 2AM EST as 6:00AM UTC time converts to 2AM EST so really the 9th very late PM (if they are strict)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on June 30, 2014, 09:42:53 PM

it's actually 2AM EST as 6:00AM UTC time converts to 2AM EST so really the 9th very late PM (if they are strict)
I just tried über in monsey and there was nothing available. Has there ever been availability?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on June 30, 2014, 10:00:01 PM
I just tried über in monsey and there was nothing available. Has there ever been availability?

I'm sure. Non peak hours outside of peak locations are hit or miss. There's a driver circling the lake in Lakewood right now :), but yesterday I needed a ride from route 9 near toms river and no one was available nearby.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on June 30, 2014, 10:15:50 PM
I'm sure. Non peak hours outside of peak locations are hit or miss. There's a driver circling the lake in Lakewood right now :), but yesterday I needed a ride from route 9 near toms river and no one was available nearby.

Great! So I will try again tomorrow.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on June 30, 2014, 11:10:32 PM
Anyone need an Uber in the next few hours? I have a $50 Uber Family credit set to expire at 3:59am EST that I'm happy to give away.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 30, 2014, 11:27:46 PM
Anyone need an Uber in the next few hours? I have a $50 Uber Family credit set to expire at 3:59am EST that I'm happy to give away.
just wanted to say that's really nice of you! May need tomorrow, oh well!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 01, 2014, 11:30:16 AM
Skip the traffic out east and kick off the long weekend in the skies. To celebrate Independence Day and the official launch of summer, we’re taking off again with UberCHOPPER — powered by BLADE!
Fly with UberCHOPPER to the Hamptons this Thursday, July 3, between 10 AM and 5 PM
who's in??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 01, 2014, 11:31:56 AM
Skip the traffic out east and kick off the long weekend in the skies. To celebrate Independence Day and the official launch of summer, we’re taking off again with UberCHOPPER — powered by BLADE!
Fly with UberCHOPPER to the Hamptons this Thursday, July 3, between 10 AM and 5 PM
who's in??
Lol, do they take credit :D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 01, 2014, 11:35:29 AM
Lol, do they take credit :D
I really have a lot of credit...for a non blogger I did pretty amazing! I can afford it but would I waste my credit??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 01, 2014, 11:45:21 AM
Lol, do they take credit :D
if we could do split fare it would be a DO for the books!  ;D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: cozmohoot on July 01, 2014, 01:31:24 PM
if we could do split fare it would be a DO for the books!  ;D
Where u staying in the Hamptons? $
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: california on July 01, 2014, 02:17:39 PM
UberCHOPPER now in NY!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on July 01, 2014, 02:26:58 PM
UberCHOPPER now in NY!

Old news...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 01, 2014, 02:35:45 PM
Where u staying in the Hamptons? $
know a couple of $$$ people with estates out there...might be a good time to go for a visit :)
or i can just take uber back  :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mn on July 01, 2014, 03:33:45 PM
-1there is a # to text from any cell phone...google it or search faq's on uber.com AND if you are near a desktop/laptop you can login via m.uber.com and order!

where on the site can you order - just checked and don't see anywhere that i can
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 01, 2014, 03:38:28 PM
where on the site can you order - just checked and don't see anywhere that i can
did you follow what i said and go to M.uber.com from a desktop/laptop?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mn on July 01, 2014, 03:39:24 PM
where on the site can you order - just checked and don't see anywhere that i can
actually didn't realize you wrote m.uber - says the mobile site is down now - will try again later
thanks

as i pressed send - saw your new post
thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 01, 2014, 03:42:49 PM
actually didn't realize you wrote m.uber - says the mobile site is down now - will try again later
thanks

as i pressed send - saw your new post
thanks
i just tried it and it worked for me...try again
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 02, 2014, 08:02:55 PM
uber extends the code I posted (10r62014) for another week! :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on July 03, 2014, 07:48:16 AM
Can I order and pay for an uber ride if I'm not the one riding in the car?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on July 03, 2014, 07:53:35 AM
Can I order and pay for an uber ride if I'm not the one riding in the car?

Why not
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 03, 2014, 08:47:07 AM
Can I order and pay for an uber ride if I'm not the one riding in the car?
I have done it many times.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 03, 2014, 09:28:15 AM
Can I order and pay for an uber ride if I'm not the one riding in the car?
yup, just be in touch with the person with updates on the whereabouts of their ride :) and answer the phone if the uber driver calls, done it many times!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moes Tavern on July 03, 2014, 10:10:03 AM
Rewards for rides
Earn 2x points or use points for eligible Uber rides with your Amex Card enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program.

link (https://get.uber.com/amex/?utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=paid|amex|national|rider|desktop|acq|paid5)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 03, 2014, 10:13:00 AM
Or get 2.14 with CSP...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on July 03, 2014, 10:44:03 AM
Or get 2.14 with CSP...
alol
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mn on July 06, 2014, 03:06:27 PM
i just tried it and it worked for me...try again

i tried a few times and keep getting this error
"The mobile Uber site is unavailable at this time. Please visit http://t.uber.com/support with any questions."
anyone else had this prob?

thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 06, 2014, 03:45:56 PM
i tried a few times and keep getting this error
"The mobile Uber site is unavailable at this time. Please visit http://t.uber.com/support with any questions."
anyone else had this prob?

thanks
working for me
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 06, 2014, 03:46:02 PM
i tried a few times and keep getting this error
"The mobile Uber site is unavailable at this time. Please visit http://t.uber.com/support with any questions."
anyone else had this prob?

thanks
I get errors at times also, could be because too many credits coming into my account at once so its overloaded! :D

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 06, 2014, 04:01:04 PM
 
I get errors at times also, could be because too many credits coming into my account at once so its overloaded! :D
;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 06, 2014, 05:34:46 PM
I tried using uber today for the first time. Thru keep telling me to respond to a text which nevet cones.... Annoying.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 06, 2014, 05:48:27 PM
I tried using uber today for the first time. Thru keep telling me to respond to a text which nevet cones.... Annoying.
was the number a Web number or Google voice?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 06, 2014, 08:01:28 PM
was the number a Web number or Google voice?
neither. My cell phone number!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 06, 2014, 08:05:09 PM
neither. My cell phone number!
Do you have short digit numbers blocked? Like can you get twitter via text?

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 06, 2014, 08:16:07 PM
Do you have short digit numbers blocked? Like can you get twitter via text?
hmmm. Ill admit I have no relationship with twitter as of yet. So i wouldn't know. But it is possible. How do i check and "unblock" that on android (S2)?

Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 06, 2014, 08:19:53 PM
hmmm. Ill admit I have no relationship with twitter as of yet. So i wouldn't know. But it is possible. How do i check and "unblock" that on android (S2)?

Thanks
Its more likely blocked through your carrier, if its blocked.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 07, 2014, 11:29:47 AM
Just got this email:

Quote
uberX is now cheaper than a NYC taxi...
We just dropped uberX fares by 20%, making it cheaper than a New York City taxi. From Brooklyn to the Bronx, and everywhere in between, uberX is now the most affordable ride in the city.

KEEP IN MIND
These prices are only in effect for a limited time. The more you ride, the more likely we can keep them this low!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 07, 2014, 11:54:07 AM
Its more likely blocked through your carrier, if its blocked.
it seems you are right about that. Shucks!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 07, 2014, 11:56:04 AM

it seems you are right about that. Shucks!
Get it unblocked?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 07, 2014, 11:59:10 AM
Get it unblocked?
not sure tmobile will do it. I'll see...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 07, 2014, 12:48:18 PM
Has anyone used uber credits internationally? In Rome now and they charged my cc
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 07, 2014, 12:53:13 PM
Has anyone used uber credits internationally? In Rome now and they charged my cc
terms say US
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 07, 2014, 01:59:50 PM
Has anyone used uber credits internationally? In Rome now and they charged my cc
Did you have a promo offer or Uber credits?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 07, 2014, 02:45:10 PM
not sure tmobile will do it. I'll see...
called and got it unblocked! Thanks guys :-)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 07, 2014, 05:31:41 PM
Did you have a promo offer or Uber credits?
both in my account
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on July 07, 2014, 05:42:08 PM
can I use the $30 credit Dan posted for my first ride for the flat rate from JFK to the city? then it would only cost $25
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 07, 2014, 07:04:38 PM
Of course.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: tuvz on July 09, 2014, 11:10:41 AM
Has anyone used uber credits internationally? In Rome now and they charged my cc



Uber credits are based on the country used at sign up and can only be used there
You can have different currency credit in one account though
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 09, 2014, 11:13:07 AM


Uber credits are based on the country used at sign up and can only be used there
You can have different currency credit in one account though
Is that for both sign up and referral credits?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: tuvz on July 09, 2014, 12:04:37 PM
Yep
You can put in various codes that will give you uber credit in a foreign currency but generally any credit you receive will be in the currency of your sign up country
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on July 10, 2014, 03:57:43 PM
http://nypost.com/2014/07/10/my-uber-driver-kidnapped-me-took-me-on-high-speed-chase/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 10, 2014, 05:43:13 PM
Is there a way to use Uber without verifying your mobile number, I tried last night and it wouldn't let me request until I verified.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 10, 2014, 05:44:22 PM
Is there a way to use Uber without verifying your mobile number, I tried last night and it wouldn't let me request until I verified.
no...why can't you verify?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 10, 2014, 05:44:58 PM
http://nypost.com/2014/07/10/my-uber-driver-kidnapped-me-took-me-on-high-speed-chase/
is it bad that I ALOL?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 10, 2014, 07:06:56 PM
no...why can't you verify?
Perhaps using google voice number.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 10, 2014, 07:11:16 PM
Perhaps using google voice number.
so switch numbers with another account when you need, or to a friends phone temporarily
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: an613 on July 10, 2014, 08:22:34 PM

Perhaps using google voice number.

I had a problem with google voice too and the confirmation text never came. Uber won't know if an incoming txt was a reply or a new msg so I think if you just send a txt to the uber number it will confirm
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 10, 2014, 09:03:10 PM
Once its registered to one account I can't remove it, any ideas?

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 10, 2014, 09:29:17 PM
Once its registered to one account I can't remove it, any ideas?
Email them to close the account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 10, 2014, 09:33:12 PM
we need a wiki.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on July 10, 2014, 09:44:44 PM

we need a wiki.
Go right ahead
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 10, 2014, 09:47:03 PM
Once its registered to one account I can't remove it, any ideas?
i've changed many times after registering...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 10, 2014, 09:57:00 PM
Go right ahead
i started one an added everything I know. can you finish it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 11, 2014, 12:24:58 AM

i've changed many times after registering...
It seems online if you want to unregister you have to confirm the new phone number which if it's fake you won't be able to but on the app you can change it to what you want and free up your real number. Thanks ah I believed you enough to try all avenues! :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 11, 2014, 12:46:26 AM
It seems online if you want to unregister you have to confirm the new phone number which if it's fake you won't be able to but on the app you can change it to what you want and free up your real number. Thanks ah I believed you enough to try all avenues! :)
park your real number in a no game playing account, switching as needed  ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on July 11, 2014, 05:10:50 AM
i started one an added everything I know. can you finish it?

ALOL!!!!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Freddie on July 11, 2014, 05:40:34 AM
My yellow cab guy who just drive me to the airport told me that uber is being shut down in Pennsylvania for operating without proper licenses. Any truth?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 11, 2014, 08:23:40 AM
park your real number in a no game playing account, switching as needed  ;)
Didn't park it anywhere, will use as needed and then remove!

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Achas Veachas on July 11, 2014, 08:34:04 AM
My yellow cab guy who just drive me to the airport told me that uber is being shut down in Pennsylvania for operating without proper licenses. Any truth?
That's what you get for taking a yellow cab... :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 11, 2014, 08:37:23 AM
m.uber.com has been down for sometime.  >:(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 11, 2014, 08:42:27 AM
m.uber.com has been down for sometime.  >:(
anytime anyone says this, its working for me, leads me to think this has more to do with connection or something
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 11, 2014, 08:57:11 AM
anytime anyone says this, its working for me, leads me to think this has more to do with connection or something
+1
Works for me on multiple browsers and devices.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 11, 2014, 07:01:56 PM
anytime anyone says this, its working for me, leads me to think this has more to do with connection or something
+1
Works for me on multiple browsers and devices.
two different computers and phones. here is what I get: Error
The mobile Uber site is unavailable at this time. Please visit http://t.uber.com/support with any questions.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 11, 2014, 07:07:58 PM
Works for me.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 11, 2014, 07:09:34 PM
Works for me.
i believe you and everyone else. any suggestions on what to try?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 11, 2014, 07:09:47 PM
I'm having issues on Safari getting to the payment page.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 11, 2014, 07:16:20 PM
i believe you and everyone else. any suggestions on what to try?
Another browser/another Uber account?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 11, 2014, 07:22:17 PM
Another browser/another Uber account?
another account I will try when I get home.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 11, 2014, 07:28:13 PM
another account I will try when I get home.
Its almost Shabbos...

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 11, 2014, 07:33:17 PM
Its almost Shabbos...
In LA?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 11, 2014, 07:50:02 PM

In LA?
No he's in NY, at least as of yesterday...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 11, 2014, 08:05:27 PM
Its almost Shabbos...
GS
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 11, 2014, 08:08:38 PM
No he's in NY, at least as of yesterday...
With this newfangled contraption you can actually fly across the country in just hours!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 12, 2014, 10:01:45 PM

With this newfangled contraption you can actually fly across the country in just hours!
ALOL, I knew that was coming!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 12, 2014, 10:41:54 PM
 
With this newfangled contraption you can actually fly across the country in just hours!
As if you would know ;D ;D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Shmelly on July 14, 2014, 08:57:15 PM
Uber drivers refuse to come to East New York. I've had 5 requests canceled already tonight,
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on July 14, 2014, 09:46:22 PM
Uber drivers refuse to come to East New York. I've had 5 requests canceled already tonight,
Doesn't make sense, why would they accept the call in the first place
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 14, 2014, 10:32:47 PM
Uber drivers refuse to come to East New York. I've had 5 requests canceled already tonight,
did you do a fare quote? I THINK if you do they see your route and if not what they want, they may cancel...just a possibility-try without fare quote?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 14, 2014, 10:38:45 PM
Don't think that's true.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 14, 2014, 10:55:02 PM
Don't think that's true.
only reason I began to think this is because my brother actually knows a guy who's an Uber driver and my bro said the guy said that when he see's where someone's going he chooses if he wants the ride...never thought they could tell...but maybe my brother misunderstood
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on July 14, 2014, 11:15:29 PM
only reason I began to think this is because my brother actually knows a guy who's an Uber driver and my bro said the guy said that when he see's where someone's going he chooses if he wants the ride...never thought they could tell...but maybe my brother misunderstood
You can put in the destination
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 14, 2014, 11:26:13 PM
I was told they don't get there destination info.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on July 14, 2014, 11:33:27 PM
I was told they don't get there destination info.

That's what I heard as well, but maybe they get the destination area but not address?
I've gone to NJ dozens of times and have never had a cancel. They do get $$$$ from me, though
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on July 14, 2014, 11:36:42 PM
I was told they don't get there destination info.
They do, but the system lags and it can take time
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on July 14, 2014, 11:55:04 PM
They do, but the system lags and it can take time

If they cancel after 5 minutes do you get a $5 credit?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on July 14, 2014, 11:58:08 PM
If they cancel after 5 minutes do you get a $5 credit?
No, but I'd guess they might give you one if you complain.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Shmelly on July 15, 2014, 12:29:04 AM
I didn't do a fare quote. The 6th guy came.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 15, 2014, 12:29:50 AM
if m.uber.com is not working you need to contact uber. they have to give you access to it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 15, 2014, 02:49:49 AM
Does anyone have contact info for uber other than the standard form?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on July 15, 2014, 04:46:21 AM
They can definitely see your destination. I know for a fact.

Best practice is to just not enter it if you see it's not popular.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 15, 2014, 10:21:40 AM
They can definitely see your destination. I know for a fact.

Best practice is to just not enter it if you see it's not popular.
Weren't you my driver last week?

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on July 15, 2014, 03:10:23 PM
Weren't you my driver last week?
I'm driving a garbage truck, so it definitely make sense I was your driver.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 15, 2014, 03:35:20 PM
I'm driving a garbage truck, so it definitely make sense I was your driver.
The problem is your profile pic makes you look a lot better then you really are...

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mena613 on July 15, 2014, 04:12:14 PM

Used them this week from Paris Airport to my Hotel, Taxi would have charged 50 Euros +
paid 30 Euros - 10 Euro sign up credit.

Any tips on getting new credit ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 15, 2014, 04:40:43 PM
Used them this week from Paris Airport to my Hotel, Taxi would have charged 50 Euros +
paid 30 Euros - 10 Euro sign up credit.

Any tips on getting new credit ?
new account
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 16, 2014, 12:49:22 AM
when someone uses your referal link how long before your free ride shows in your account?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 16, 2014, 12:52:18 AM
when someone uses your referal link how long before your free ride shows in your account?
as soon as they finish their first ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 16, 2014, 02:08:22 AM
is there an Uber for dummies? things like how to pay instead of using a promo code or can you store pickup/dropoff locations?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 16, 2014, 07:43:02 AM
is there an Uber for dummies? things like how to pay instead of using a promo code or can you store pickup/dropoff locations?
CHAIM, I'm glad to see you getting into uber...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 16, 2014, 08:04:38 AM

CHAIM, I'm glad to see you getting into uber...
Jews love free stuff... :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chamdena on July 16, 2014, 08:05:18 AM
Jews love free stuff... :P
Rmao!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 16, 2014, 09:18:27 AM
Jews love free stuff... :P
can we stop with the stereotyping?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 16, 2014, 09:24:14 AM
can we stop with the stereotyping?
ALOL!

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Achas Veachas on July 16, 2014, 02:55:55 PM
can we stop with the stereotyping?
I know somewhere where they might be giving out  free pennies!  (http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=29068.0) :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 16, 2014, 03:48:38 PM
I know somewhere where they might be giving out  free pennies!  (http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=29068.0) :P
glad I was not around for that. talk about sad.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Achas Veachas on July 16, 2014, 03:52:38 PM
glad I was not around for that. talk about sad.
That was the most fun DDF ever had ;D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 16, 2014, 04:00:28 PM
glad I was not around for that. talk about sad.
Talking about sad, how about the fact that you missed the Mint thingy. Our dear friend CV was very fond of that...

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Achas Veachas on July 16, 2014, 04:05:06 PM
Talking about sad, how about the fact that you missed the Mint thingy. Our dear friend HM was very fond of that...


FTFY
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myb821 on July 16, 2014, 04:05:48 PM
guys enough! stop cluttering every thread!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 17, 2014, 07:02:45 PM
how can you NOT love Uber??
http://blog.uber.com/2013/07/17/ubericecream/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 17, 2014, 07:11:16 PM
how can you NOT love Uber??
http://blog.uber.com/2013/07/17/ubericecream/
That's spectacular, although I don't feel like waiting 5 years for an Ice Cream Truck.
Quote
Ice cream trucks will be on the road from 11 AM to 5 PM on Friday, July 19th
The next time July 19 will be on a Friday is in 2019.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 17, 2014, 08:05:56 PM
That's spectacular, although I don't feel like waiting 5 years for an Ice Cream Truck.The next time July 19 will be on a Friday is in 2019.
lol its tomorrow :) someone needs help with the editing
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 17, 2014, 08:11:21 PM
lol its tomorrow :) someone needs help with the editing
Check again. That was actually last year.
The URL has the blog post date in it.

ETA here is this years post. For tomorrow July 18 :)
http://blog.uber.com/icecream2014
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 17, 2014, 08:20:07 PM
Check again. That was actually last year.
The URL has the blog post date in it.

ETA here is this years post. For tomorrow July 18 :)
http://blog.uber.com/icecream2014
  ::) oops :) ps for all you with free rides/credits, they ARE applicable to UberIceCream!!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 17, 2014, 10:21:08 PM

  ::) oops :) ps for all you with free rides/credits, they ARE applicable to UberIceCream!!
The $30 ride credit will be eligible for ice cream? Are you sure?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 17, 2014, 11:17:29 PM
The $30 ride credit will be eligible for ice cream? Are you sure?
yes, I asked :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 17, 2014, 11:19:51 PM
you CY people should get to social media requesting #UberCholovYisrael in certain areas  ;D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dpk4588 on July 17, 2014, 11:28:10 PM
I don't know if I can justify using Uber credit on ice cream, but having it delivered might be too tough to pass up.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 18, 2014, 12:01:53 AM
I don't know if I can justify using Uber credit on ice cream, but having it delivered might be too tough to pass up.
open up a new account for the day, refer yourself...you will get free ice cream and a free ride for the referral when you order  ;D that's the way you do it!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: E R K on July 18, 2014, 12:22:01 AM
open up a new account for the day, refer yourself...you will get free ice cream and a free ride for the referral when you order  ;D that's the way you do it!
But you need a different mobile number?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 18, 2014, 12:28:12 AM
But you need a different mobile number?
just change your mobile number on your other account in the app to any old number while you assign your real number to the new account, and switch back after...cant believe with all the savvy DDFers here, so many never figured this out :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: E R K on July 18, 2014, 12:59:52 AM
Guess I'm not so savvy! - Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 18, 2014, 08:14:32 AM
just change your mobile number on your other account in the app to any old number while you assign your real number to the new account, and switch back after...cant believe with all the savvy DDFers here, so many never figured this out :P
Tried it once and it didn't work. Your real number is still technically registered to your original account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 18, 2014, 09:59:55 AM
how do I get the icecream? circles and arrows would be appreciated.  :-[
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 18, 2014, 11:17:25 AM
is there an Uber for dummies? things like how to pay instead of using a promo code or can you store pickup/dropoff locations?
bump.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 18, 2014, 11:34:01 AM
how do I get the icecream? circles and arrows would be appreciated.  :-[
during the time it says in your area you open the app and the option will be there...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 18, 2014, 11:35:27 AM
Tried it once and it didn't work. Your real number is still technically registered to your original account.
not sure why doesn't work for u...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 18, 2014, 11:45:29 AM

how do I get the icecream? circles and arrows would be appreciated.  :-[
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/18/jereny8u.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 18, 2014, 12:01:47 PM

how do I get the icecream? circles and arrows would be appreciated.  :-[
Its not Cholov Yisroel...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 18, 2014, 02:38:36 PM
Its not Cholov Yisroel...
it is for my neighbors.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 18, 2014, 02:56:33 PM

it is for my neighbors.
Big Kiddush Hashem!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 18, 2014, 06:23:32 PM
no ice cream for the neighborhood kids.  :(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: SRM on July 21, 2014, 09:25:10 AM
I know this has been discussed in the past but can't seem to find it. How do you order a car from Uber if you don't have the mobile app? Can you order from a desktop?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 21, 2014, 09:25:49 AM
I know this has been discussed in the past but can't seem to find it. How do you order a car from Uber if you don't have the mobile app? Can you order from a desktop?
Go to m.uber.com
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: SRM on July 21, 2014, 09:54:06 AM
Go to m.uber.com

thank you but the site says it's unavailable. Any other suggestions?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 21, 2014, 09:55:03 AM
thank you but the site says it's unavailable. Any other suggestions?
send them a message to give you access.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avrumy22 on July 22, 2014, 11:12:43 PM
REQUEST uberWIFI TODAY!
WIFI AVAILABLE & FREE THROUGH LABOR DAY
COURTESY OF GOOGLE APPS FOR BUSINESS
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: zh cohen on July 23, 2014, 10:40:00 PM
REQUEST uberWIFI TODAY!
WIFI AVAILABLE & FREE THROUGH LABOR DAY
COURTESY OF GOOGLE APPS FOR BUSINESS

Only in Philadelphia as far as i can tell...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on July 23, 2014, 10:48:00 PM
Is there a way to determine how many promotions you have left? I can't find it on the Uber website...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 24, 2014, 01:13:05 AM
Is there a way to determine how many promotions you have left? I can't find it on the Uber website...
click payments
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on July 24, 2014, 07:57:02 AM

click payments
Okay. Thanks. Let me check
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: shoppy810 on July 24, 2014, 10:31:57 AM
+1
Only in Philadelphia as far as i can tell...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on July 27, 2014, 10:19:31 PM
can I use my wifes account from my phone?
Yes
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 27, 2014, 10:21:21 PM
Yes
yes, but she will get all the correspondences, so if you're not with her, have her answer if they call or text
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on July 27, 2014, 10:24:26 PM
So how about using a google voice number/ texts etc forwarded to my cell?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 27, 2014, 10:27:14 PM
So how about using a google voice number/ texts etc forwarded to my cell?
i have heard it does not work, have never tried it myself, on the other hand my family has all used each others accounts many times, it's not a problem, as long as, IF the driver calls, the person picks up and knows what's going on
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 27, 2014, 11:46:18 PM

So how about using a google voice number/ texts etc forwarded to my cell?
GV doesn't allow 4-5 digit numbers texting, like you can't have Chase text to GV etc.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ya on July 28, 2014, 01:30:37 PM
new account
Wouldnt that be stealing. Its one per customer not one per an account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on July 28, 2014, 06:21:31 PM
Wouldnt that be stealing.
wrong thread.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on July 28, 2014, 08:05:52 PM
is there a way to see what promotions I currently have?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on July 28, 2014, 08:09:32 PM
is there a way to see what promotions I currently have?


click payments

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on July 28, 2014, 08:20:55 PM
all i see under payments is my credit card
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on July 28, 2014, 08:23:54 PM
all i see under payments is my credit card
You got no credits
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on July 28, 2014, 08:33:07 PM
You got no credits
but i signed up with dan's referral, maybe it expired?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on July 28, 2014, 08:33:54 PM
all i see under payments is my credit card
Are you looking online or on your phone?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on July 28, 2014, 08:37:15 PM
Are you looking online or on your phone?
phone, sorry about the confusion
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on July 28, 2014, 08:37:43 PM
phone, sorry about the confusion
You need to check on a computer
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on July 28, 2014, 11:04:41 PM

is there a way to see what promotions I currently have?
See above. I asked last  week. IIRC go to payments on desktop.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on July 28, 2014, 11:07:20 PM
On my phone it shows credit balances under payments.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joey123 on July 28, 2014, 11:13:17 PM

On my phone it shows credit balances under payments.
well there you have it. You can even check on ur phone
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on July 28, 2014, 11:22:32 PM
On my phone it shows credit balances under payments.

Not all promotions show up there.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 29, 2014, 12:22:40 AM
There are promotions and credits, depending on when you signed up what the offer was, if you did $20+kaleb a while ago you would have seen $20 credit plus $20 promotion, separate offers, but now when you sign up/refer it's a $30 promotion (they seem to have gotten rid of credit offers,for good reason, but I'm hoping for a return)
ETA: you would be best off logging in on regular uber.com to see what you have under payments, all should be there
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on July 29, 2014, 02:32:10 AM
(they seem to have gotten rid of credit offers,for good reason, but I'm hoping for a return)


Please explain.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on July 29, 2014, 02:42:10 AM
Please explain.
meaning, used to be with every referral money would just keep adding up as credits to be used as money,you could potentially have $300 (or more :P) to use however you'd like, now it's just building up $30 rides that cant be combined...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on July 29, 2014, 02:44:41 AM
Uber can't confirm with Google Voice numbers do to Google policy of not being able to send/receive short code numbers
I had a problem with google voice too and the confirmation text never came. Uber won't know if an incoming txt was a reply or a new msg so I think if you just send a txt to the uber number it will confirm
So how about using a google voice number/ texts etc forwarded to my cell?
GV doesn't allow 4-5 digit numbers texting, like you can't have Chase text to GV etc.

Although I could not receive Uber's texts to my GV number, I sent an e-mail to Uber and they manually verified the number. I can use the app to request rides even though I can't get any of the texts they send such as notification as the Uber car pulls up. In the words of the rep who replied to my e-mail:
Quote
If messages aren't coming through to you, you won't get notifications when your Uber has arrived. In this case, be extra careful when requesting and expecting a ride and keep your eyes on the app for the driver's location and arrival time.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on July 29, 2014, 02:48:02 AM
https://support.uber.com/hc/en-us/articles/202290108-How-do-I-confirm-my-phone-number-

Quote
Google Voice users may have to login to http://google.com/voice in order to text the word "go" to 827-222.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on July 29, 2014, 03:01:58 AM
https://support.uber.com/hc/en-us/articles/202290108-How-do-I-confirm-my-phone-number-
It seems that you are correct. The information I just posted was what happened 11 months ago, but now it looks like GV can send and receive to and from Uber's short number.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ya on July 29, 2014, 10:04:41 AM
wrong thread.
Dont think so. The is it ethical thread is for "grey area stuff" not for straight out stealing.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 29, 2014, 10:08:58 AM
Dont think so. The is it ethical thread is for "grey area stuff" not for straight out stealing.
Your still in the wrong thread
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on July 29, 2014, 10:11:47 AM

Dont think so. The is it ethical thread is for "grey area stuff" not for straight out stealing.
So open a new thread "Is it Muttar to Steal Master Thread" :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 29, 2014, 04:25:48 PM
Has anyone ever successfully used any credits not in u.s.a that were gotten in the u.s.a?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on July 29, 2014, 04:41:46 PM
Has anyone ever successfully used any credits not in u.s.a that were gotten in the u.s.a?
I can tell you that the opposite did not work. I had a $10 CAD credit on my account. When I took a $12 ride in the USA, none of my credit was applied to it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MEIR613 on August 09, 2014, 11:27:52 PM
Is there anyway to schedule a pick up?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on August 09, 2014, 11:28:24 PM
Nope
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on August 10, 2014, 01:49:24 AM
is there a flat fare from Manhattan to Newark because the site makes it seem like it's only from Newark to Manhattan?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on August 10, 2014, 10:10:16 PM
is there a flat fare from Manhattan to Newark because the site makes it seem like it's only from Newark to Manhattan?
Yes
Title: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ybeeds on August 12, 2014, 02:02:50 PM
Got the following email:

FREE uberFAMILY RIDE

Take your first uberFAMILY ride by Monday, August 25th at 11:59pm and your ride will be FREE up to $30.

This promotion has already been applied to your account.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: lubaby on August 12, 2014, 02:08:53 PM
Got it too :)
No need to make a new thread though, it fits in perfectly with this (http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=36087.0) one.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: Dan on August 12, 2014, 02:12:35 PM
How long ago did you guys opt into Uberfamily?
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: Dr Moose on August 12, 2014, 02:15:57 PM
How long ago did you guys opt into Uberfamily?
when you posted about it way back
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: Dan on August 12, 2014, 02:16:26 PM
when you posted about it way back
The main site post?
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: how on August 12, 2014, 02:18:33 PM
Are there still free rides for signing up to uber?
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: Dan on August 12, 2014, 02:19:20 PM
Are there still free rides for signing up to uber?
http://uber.com/invite/uberdansdeals
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: lubaby on August 12, 2014, 02:19:53 PM
How long ago did you guys opt into Uberfamily?
When they first announced it back in May.
Never used the $50 UberFamily credit that they applied to my account though, not sure if that makes any difference.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: Dr Moose on August 12, 2014, 02:20:00 PM
The main site post?
yes, http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/46116
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: DP7 on August 12, 2014, 02:27:03 PM
Got it too. Signed up May 8th when I got an email from Uber about the service.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ybeeds on August 12, 2014, 02:28:57 PM
Got it too :)
No need to make a new thread though, it fits in perfectly with this (http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=36087.0) one.
I searched "Uber Master" with no results. I searched "Uber" and got many many results... But you're right, it should have gone into that thread.
When they first announced it back in May.
Never used the $50 UberFamily credit that they applied to my account though, not sure if that makes any difference.
I didn't use my credit then, and this email says "We see that you recently added uberFAMILY but have yet to take your first ride. So we'd like to offer you a FREE trip on us!"
yes, http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/46116
+1
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: how on August 12, 2014, 02:29:42 PM
http://uber.com/invite/uberdansdeals
thanks
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: MaaYanky on August 12, 2014, 02:30:13 PM
How long ago did you guys opt into Uberfamily?
I don't think I ever opted in but I got the email.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: AtallD on August 12, 2014, 02:30:43 PM
Got it too. Signed up May 8th when I got an email from Uber about the service.

+1 Got it today too
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ah on August 12, 2014, 04:58:49 PM
My whole family did it when main site posted, we all got it
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: Yitz on August 12, 2014, 05:31:12 PM
How long ago did you guys opt into Uberfamily?
I tried loading the promotion today and it said you got it already. A few minutes later I got the email.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ah on August 12, 2014, 11:09:25 PM
just used the promotion...in essence it's only a $20 ride as they charge $10 for a carseat, driver said he's used to people ordering family just for themselves :)
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: dovy2 on August 14, 2014, 11:40:02 AM
Does it combine with the other credits?
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: sm8542 on August 14, 2014, 11:48:03 AM
HELP where could i make reservations im not having a smart phone   m.uber.com is not working (Error

The mobile Uber site is unavailable at this time. Please visit http://t.uber.com/support with any questions. )
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: sm8542 on August 14, 2014, 12:14:00 PM
any one could help me ?
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ybeeds on August 14, 2014, 12:27:03 PM
How about calling a regular taxi if you're stranded...
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: sm8542 on August 14, 2014, 12:31:53 PM
lol i want to use my $30 free credit
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: AtallD on August 14, 2014, 12:40:58 PM
HELP where could i make reservations im not having a smart phone   m.uber.com is not working (Error

The mobile Uber site is unavailable at this time. Please visit http://t.uber.com/support with any questions. )


https://support.uber.com/hc/en-us/articles/201921273-Can-I-use-Uber-without-a-smartphone-
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ah on August 14, 2014, 12:55:21 PM
https://support.uber.com/hc/en-us/articles/201921273-Can-I-use-Uber-without-a-smartphone-
False info- can order through the web on mobile site but some people are reporting somehow their computer being blocked from the mobile site...they had to contact uber to fix it, not sure exactly
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: AtallD on August 14, 2014, 12:57:26 PM
False info- can order through the web on mobile site but some people are reporting somehow their computer being blocked from the mobile site...they had to contact uber to fix it, not sure exactly

Good to know. Thanks.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: ah on August 14, 2014, 01:04:35 PM
I would try different browsers if having trouble...I usually use chrome no problem but YMMV
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: DP7 on August 14, 2014, 02:22:58 PM
Does it combine with the other credits?

I used it with other credits I had. Credits may be different than promotions though.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on August 15, 2014, 11:39:27 AM
credits only come in increments of $30, correct? I have multiple free rides, but I'm assuming you can't use more than one at once.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 15, 2014, 12:00:50 PM
credits only come in increments of $30, correct? I have multiple free rides, but I'm assuming you can't use more than one at once.
you are referring to promotions not credits, they cannot be used together, credits on the other hand can be, right now they are offering a promotion not a credit...I would think if they are smart they will not go back to offering credits,but would be great if they did, I have found uber drivers very willing to stop after a while and have you order again to go to the next $30 btw
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on August 15, 2014, 12:03:16 PM
if you split the ride, you should be able to use more than one $30 promotion on a ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Matovu on August 15, 2014, 01:28:19 PM
Used Uber today for my first time. It was from EWR to brooklyn.
Noticed a 20.00 NJ surchargw GB Toll charge of 20.00
Is this normal ?

Besides the driver was not in his car and we walked with him a few minutes up and down stairs....
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on August 17, 2014, 10:11:57 AM
Is there any way to not input the destination when requesting an uber?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on August 17, 2014, 10:22:48 AM
Is there any way to not input the destination when requesting an uber?
Of course.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on August 17, 2014, 10:25:46 AM
Of course.
  Thanks.
The other day I inputed it. After having 3 drivers cancel I couldn't figure how to remove the destination..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on August 17, 2014, 10:28:50 AM
  Thanks.
The other day I inputed it. After having 3 drivers cancel I couldn't figure how to remove the destination..
Close the app and start again.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on August 19, 2014, 04:29:40 PM
Anyone have a ballpark amount that it will cost from midtown to LGA? (think no traffic) Trying to decide whether to use Lyft with $25 or Uber with $30)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: LifesGood on August 20, 2014, 02:13:14 PM
Anyone have a ballpark amount that it will cost from midtown to LGA? (think no traffic) Trying to decide whether to use Lyft with $25 or Uber with $30)
get a fare quote.
https://www.uber.com/cities/new-york
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: plane.love on August 20, 2014, 02:38:55 PM
Anyone have a ballpark amount that it will cost from midtown to LGA? (think no traffic) Trying to decide whether to use Lyft with $25 or Uber with $30)
In the app, on the bottom left side is a button called fare quote,located between the order button and your cc info
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 20, 2014, 05:06:52 PM
(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/20/6097fccbdd0c7447c7dc1270bc511c8d.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: cholent on August 20, 2014, 10:57:31 PM
Can I have Uber drive to a minyan, wait with the meter running while davening mincha, and then continue, or will a driver refuse to do that?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on August 20, 2014, 11:02:28 PM
Can I have Uber drive to a minyan, wait with the meter running while davening mincha, and then continue, or will a driver refuse to do that?
Sure, if he says something put a comment and he will be in serious trouble.

Personally I find it only right to ask them in advance if it's more than 30 minutes or so.

I spent over $400 last week on a single ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: cholent on August 20, 2014, 11:05:30 PM
Sure, if he says something put a comment and he will be in serious trouble.

Personally I find it only right to ask them in advance if it's more than 30 minutes or so.

I spent over $400 last week on a single ride

Thanks. Can't imagine mincha should take that long. That's one long ride, where did you go??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 21, 2014, 12:36:36 AM
Can I have Uber drive to a minyan, wait with the meter running while davening mincha, and then continue, or will a driver refuse to do that?
The Uber driver will probably be more than happy to do this...i would even just say you will be pretty quick would he like to wait around to bring you back (dont mention the running meter) He may very well agree to wait without running the meter (unless its a really short ride and you have the $30 trip and specifically want the meter running instead of starting a new trip)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on August 21, 2014, 01:06:37 AM
The Uber driver will probably be more than happy to do this...i would even just say you will be pretty quick would he like to wait around to bring you back (dont mention the running meter) He may very well agree to wait without running the meter (unless its a really short ride and you have the $30 trip and specifically want the meter running instead of starting a new trip)
Depending on city and how long mincha takes might be cheaper to keep running than paying another base or min fare
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 21, 2014, 01:12:39 AM
Depending on city and how long mincha takes might be cheaper to keep running than paying another base or min fare
right...either way, the Uber drivers have been extremely accommodating in my many experiences
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on August 21, 2014, 05:13:29 AM
uber now integrated with the hyatt app, they are really moving around
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MeirS on August 21, 2014, 09:40:00 AM
uber now integrated with the hyatt app, they are really moving around
As well as the united app
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: cozmohoot on August 21, 2014, 08:16:30 PM
Going to have a baby? Use uber http://www.cnet.com/news/uber-more-reliable-than-ambulance-says-sin-city-actress/#ftag=CADf328eec
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dsw193 on August 21, 2014, 08:29:47 PM
cool just noticed uber integration in Google maps.


(http://s1.postimg.org/fp6u8128f/Screenshot_Resized.png)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 21, 2014, 08:42:21 PM
cool just noticed uber integration in Google maps.


(http://s27.postimg.org/uf9jioq77/Screenshot_2014_08_21_20_24_56.png)
that is one LARGE picture
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dsw193 on August 21, 2014, 08:44:32 PM
that is one LARGE picture
Just out of curiosity, are You zoomed in? How many %?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 21, 2014, 08:45:53 PM
Just out of curiosity, are You zoomed in? How many %?
I'm at 90%
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dsw193 on August 21, 2014, 08:48:15 PM
I"m at 175%  ;)
FTFY
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sillypainter on August 21, 2014, 10:27:25 PM
So why is it more than a day without Uber?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on August 21, 2014, 10:32:20 PM
So why is it more than a day without Uber?
Walking
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sillypainter on August 21, 2014, 10:48:09 PM
Walking

Oh, got it. Thought it's a price mistake :-)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on August 22, 2014, 11:09:02 AM
cool just noticed uber integration in Google maps.


(http://s1.postimg.org/fp6u8128f/Screenshot_Resized.png)
A price quote on the various versions (uberX, uber black, etc.) would complete the picture.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 25, 2014, 06:17:08 PM
Uber is coming to Israel soon. They already have an office in TA . they are looking to recruit taxi drivers only at this time!
Looks like they have a page up now. https://www.uber.com/cities/tel-aviv
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on August 25, 2014, 07:00:41 PM
Looks like they have a page up now. https://www.uber.com/cities/tel-aviv
I would be worried about Arab drivers
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 25, 2014, 07:03:34 PM
I would be worried about Arab drivers
Maybe they don't hire Arabs?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on August 25, 2014, 07:05:03 PM
Maybe they don't hire Arabs?
Why would they not....
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 25, 2014, 07:07:36 PM
Why would they not....
Because many people have the same fear. Just a thought.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on August 25, 2014, 07:32:05 PM
Looks like they have a page up now. https://www.uber.com/cities/tel-aviv
all prices say with meter
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 25, 2014, 07:41:59 PM
all prices say with meter
True. Doesn't mean that you have to pay the driver.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on August 25, 2014, 07:55:35 PM
True. Doesn't mean that you have to pay the driver.
yes, I know. But how could it be 20% less then? If not, it would be exactly the same as get taxi which works fine.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 27, 2014, 11:47:59 PM
Got this from uber
We recently emailed you a free uberFAMILY trip up to $30. We noticed that you haven't been able to try it out yet, so we've extended this offer for one more week.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on August 28, 2014, 02:24:38 PM
5 free rides up to $25 each with code " gatorsfree"
Expires Monday
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on August 28, 2014, 02:37:51 PM
5 free rides up to $25 each with code " gatorsfree"
Expires Monday
Post if you try using this and let us know if it works...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: robbie on August 28, 2014, 02:43:11 PM
Post if you try using this and let us know if it works...
it only works in gainsville
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on August 28, 2014, 02:49:10 PM
Post if you try using this and let us know if it works...

I entered it and it gave me 5 free rides..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on August 28, 2014, 02:50:14 PM
I entered it and it gave me 5 free rides..

Post if you try using this and let us know if it works...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on August 28, 2014, 03:09:55 PM


So you want me to take uber to 7-11 quickly and then back just to try it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on August 28, 2014, 03:17:45 PM
I'm just saying until someone tries it then we won't know if it works outside gainsville.
But my guess is that it won't.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on August 28, 2014, 03:18:24 PM

Post if you try using this and let us know if it works...
i live in IL and I can't locate uber but it let me add it to my account
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 28, 2014, 03:19:08 PM
5 free rides up to $25 each with code " gatorsfree"
Expires Monday
Dead
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on August 28, 2014, 03:19:12 PM
I'm just saying until someone tries it then we won't know if it works outside gainsville.
But my guess is that it won't.

If it added to my account.....
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 28, 2014, 06:59:21 PM
If it added to my account.....
you will see the terms in your account, date expires etc. What does it say?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on August 29, 2014, 08:10:48 AM
Anyone try yet?

I'm not really buying the gainsville FL thing, because it should at least be in my account then in case I do use them in gainsville
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on August 29, 2014, 08:25:55 AM
1) Why is this thread not in On The Road?
2) What does signing up with Dan's link get you in free credits?
3) Is now a good time to sign up or are there times with better signup offers?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 29, 2014, 08:27:45 AM
2) What does signing up with Dan's link get you in free credits?
1 free ride up to $30
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on August 29, 2014, 08:41:01 AM
1 free ride up to $30
Nice, thanks.

Any ways to sign up via the link but also get extra rides?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 29, 2014, 09:50:09 AM
Nice, thanks.

Any ways to sign up via the link but also get extra rides?
You can use the Gainesville coupon after you sign up. Not guaranteeing it will work, but you can add other coupons whenever you want after signing up.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on August 29, 2014, 09:55:54 AM
You can use the Gainesville coupon after you sign up. Not guaranteeing it will work, but you can add other coupons whenever you want after signing up.
Added them, although they expire in 2 days lol.
Let's say I want to test it to see if it works: how do you get the app to use up a free ride and not charge you cc? I don't see an option to "pay" with a free ride, it just shows my cc.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 29, 2014, 10:07:47 AM
Added them, although they expire in 2 days lol.
Let's say I want to test it to see if it works: how do you get the app to use up a free ride and not charge you cc? I don't see an option to "pay" with a free ride, it just shows my cc.
I believe it just used any credits you have first, then charges your card. My question is if you have 2 credits, one expiring soon and one expiring in a few months (or never) will Uber apply the credit that's expiring soon first or the other one?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 29, 2014, 10:14:54 AM
I believe it just used any credits you have first, then charges your card. My question is if you have 2 credits, one expiring soon and one expiring in a few months (or never) will Uber apply the credit that's expiring soon first or the other one?
one expiring soon
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 29, 2014, 10:15:50 AM
one expiring soon
Good to know, thanks.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on August 29, 2014, 10:17:18 AM
Good to know, thanks.
yes, if its a small amount can mess you over but an email to them can fix it after but obv not guaranteed, but never seen them not accomodating...just say you didnt want to use the smaller one that ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on August 29, 2014, 10:36:17 AM
Also, though, if you try the Gainsville one and it's not applicable to you bc your in NY it may ha the your other free credits even tho Gainsville expires first.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on August 29, 2014, 06:46:06 PM
http://blog.uber.com/uberchopperla
The sky is the limit with Uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 29, 2014, 07:39:43 PM
http://blog.uber.com/uberchopperla
The sky is the limit with Uber.
That's awesome! I'll have to check on Sunday to see if it's available.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on August 30, 2014, 08:51:00 PM
What is UberT and Uber wav
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 30, 2014, 08:53:15 PM
What is UberT and Uber wav
UberT calls a taxi and you're on the regular meter.
UberWAV calls you a wheelchair accessible taxi/van.

In Brooklyn they use the Green Taxis
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 30, 2014, 08:55:18 PM
(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/30/2ab59729d6dabb9d12c370ea1676e683.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on August 30, 2014, 09:02:02 PM
UberX is regular Uber? My app only has an option to call Uber X, Uber Black, or Uber SUV.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 30, 2014, 09:03:08 PM
UberX is regular Uber? My app only has an option to call Uber X, Uber Black, or Uber SUV.
Yes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on August 31, 2014, 12:14:24 AM
UberX is regular Uber? My app only has an option to call Uber X, Uber Black, or Uber SUV.
It's just the cheaper version on Uber Black.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on August 31, 2014, 12:15:05 AM
Got it, thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on August 31, 2014, 02:23:48 AM
Is the 30$ promotion for one ride or for multiple rides totaling up to $30
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yordai Dooma on August 31, 2014, 02:24:28 AM
Is the 30$ promotion for one ride or for multiple rides totaling up to $30
Likely one ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 31, 2014, 02:25:47 AM
Is the 30$ promotion for one ride or for multiple rides totaling up to $30
Current signup bonus is "first ride is free (up to $30)".
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on August 31, 2014, 02:29:15 AM
Thanks. After someone uses mu referral code and takes a ride, how long till i get the referral bonus?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on August 31, 2014, 02:32:15 AM
Thanks. After someone uses mu referral code and takes a ride, how long till i get the referral bonus?
You should get a confirmation email from Uber within minutes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on August 31, 2014, 03:41:13 PM
Anyone in IN? Ends tomorrow.

INDIANAFREE for 5 FREE uberX rides (up to $25 each) in Bloomington, South Bend and West Lafayette*

(*Promo not valid in Indianapolis. Offer valid through 09/01/14.)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on August 31, 2014, 03:53:47 PM
Anyone in IN? Ends tomorrow.

INDIANAFREE for 5 FREE uberX rides (up to $25 each) in Bloomington, South Bend and West Lafayette*

(*Promo not valid in Indianapolis. Offer valid through 09/01/14.)

Can it be used in lincoln NH?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ChaimMoskowitz on August 31, 2014, 04:18:16 PM
Can it be used in lincoln NH?
Only one way to find out. I am tied up at the moment or I would fly out there and try it for you.  :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on September 02, 2014, 06:21:22 PM
http://blog.uber.com/uberPOOLSF
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehoshua on September 02, 2014, 07:16:34 PM
http://blog.uber.com/uberPOOLSF
Still waiting for it to come to LA for it to be useful.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on September 02, 2014, 07:52:41 PM
sounds like a cab ride in Yerushalayim ...only no discount there when the driver picks up others :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on September 04, 2014, 06:39:06 PM
Now Starbucks.. What's next?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: wayfe on September 04, 2014, 11:06:41 PM
Now Starbucks.. What's next?
They don't mean a free ride- right?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on September 04, 2014, 11:22:29 PM
They don't mean a free ride- right?
No. And no free beverages either.
Their marketing team needs to come up with some new ideas :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: wayfe on September 04, 2014, 11:25:38 PM
No. And no free beverages either.
Their marketing team needs to come up with some new ideas :)
So why are they offering free advertising for Uber?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on September 04, 2014, 11:33:06 PM
So why are they offering free advertising for Uber?
I don't see where it says it's free
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: wayfe on September 04, 2014, 11:33:41 PM
I don't see where it says it's free
Ah...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on September 06, 2014, 09:30:23 PM
Has anyone had luck using Uber in Monsey?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on September 09, 2014, 11:12:58 PM
how do you elect not to use credits for a ride?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: efflpetzel on September 12, 2014, 03:02:51 PM
When using uber for the first time, is the credit automatically applied or do I need to manually enter the code
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on September 13, 2014, 05:44:10 PM
When using uber for the first time, is the credit automatically applied or do I need to manually enter the code
If you signed up with a code its automatic
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on October 01, 2014, 06:46:52 PM
Today through Sunday, October 5th, you can enjoy 10 free rides (up to $20/ride) in Ottawa. Cruise around town with the safest, most cost-effective ride in the city, all at the tap of a button.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on October 02, 2014, 01:29:31 PM
Uber now giving 2X MR on amex purchases.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on October 02, 2014, 01:48:01 PM
Uber now giving 2X MR on amex purchases.
As it has for months.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on October 02, 2014, 02:44:08 PM
As it has for months.

Your right

I didnt even check but was referring to an email I got today from Uber saying this was new.

Thats what companies do when they want you to start using your MR for rides (and that a bad redemption) they add thing to make it sound good.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on October 08, 2014, 10:21:17 AM
Anyone want to try this: http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/53222

And then buying several uber gift cards (https://riders.uber.com/gifts) and applying them to your account to see if you get the credit?
Smallest GC is $25, but still a nice way to save on Uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dpk4588 on October 08, 2014, 10:57:29 AM
Anyone want to try this: http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/53222

And then buying several uber gift cards (https://riders.uber.com/gifts) and applying them to your account to see if you get the credit?
Smallest GC is $25, but still a nice way to save on Uber.
It does say "for a single ride", but I assume that just means a single charge. I think it would work. I'm willing to try it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on October 08, 2014, 10:58:58 AM
It does say "for a single ride", but I assume that just means a single charge. I think it would work. I'm willing to try it.
Buy 2 and let us know please :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dpk4588 on October 08, 2014, 11:01:12 AM
Buy 2 and let us know please :)
Why would I buy 2?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on October 08, 2014, 11:02:25 AM
Also am willing to try. Usually when I order an uber I don't want to think about the card I'm using. Also, I'm assuming you can apply multiple GC to one ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on October 08, 2014, 11:12:03 AM
Also, I'm assuming you can apply multiple GC to one ride.
That's what we're trying to find out.
If you can you can effectively lock in lots of future savings if you have multiple AMEX cards.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on October 08, 2014, 11:23:51 AM
That's what we're trying to find out.
If you can you can effectively lock in lots of future savings if you have multiple AMEX cards.

Hmm, I'm hoping gift cards don't reduce the fare on your receive and are just treated like a method of payment. I Uber a lot for work and it would be a shame if my company wouldn't reimburse me because my fares are $0.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on October 08, 2014, 11:30:40 AM
Update:
 
Gift card balance stacks and is eligible for Amex credit.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dpk4588 on October 08, 2014, 11:38:10 AM
Update:
 
Gift card balance stacks and is eligible for Amex credit.
I assume that means you got the thanks for using your enrolled card email?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on October 08, 2014, 11:40:43 AM
I assume that means you got the thanks for using your enrolled card email?

x2
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on October 08, 2014, 12:02:41 PM
Update:
 
Gift card balance stacks and is eligible for Amex credit.
Did you try it on a ride yet?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on October 08, 2014, 12:14:20 PM
Did you try it on a ride yet?

No, renting a car next week so I doubt I'll be ubering. But theres no indication that the $50 is 2 $25 credits and I doubt it's $50 off a ride up to $50. 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on October 08, 2014, 12:18:53 PM
So in your account it just says gift card balance $50?

Did you get confirmation emails from AMEX yet?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on October 08, 2014, 12:24:04 PM
So in your account it just says gift card balance $50?

Did you get confirmation emails from AMEX yet?

Yes, I received confirmation emails and this is all that's on my account:
(http://i61.tinypic.com/15nowif.png)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Joe4007 on October 23, 2014, 11:21:21 AM
Quote
Enter promo code HEALTH in your Uber app and request 'HEALTH' today between 10am - 3pm EDT in Manhattan for a free flu shot or flu prevention kit
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on October 27, 2014, 04:15:24 PM
Hey Mesh,

We see you were looking to send an item with UberRUSH in NYC and we're sorry we let you down. We're working hard to make sure messengers are always available when and where you need them.

We've added one FREE UberRUSH pickup to your account to make up for the inconvenience.


REQUEST UberRUSH BY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 AT 11:59 PM AND YOUR DELIVERY IS FREE 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on October 29, 2014, 12:58:33 PM
https://blog.uber.com/KITTENS
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 29, 2014, 01:02:32 PM
https://blog.uber.com/KITTENS
$30 for 15 minutes of "kitten snuggles". Or just take one from the street for free.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: tageed-lee on October 30, 2014, 10:35:49 AM
If i dont use up the whole free $30 on the first ride, is there still the remaining balance in my Uber account?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sport on October 30, 2014, 10:37:00 AM

If i dont use up the whole free $30 on the first ride, is there still the remaining balance in my Uber account?
No.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on October 30, 2014, 10:37:19 AM
If i dont use up the whole free $30 on the first ride, is there still the remaining balance in my Uber account?
No. It's "1 free ride, up to $30".
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on November 07, 2014, 08:54:17 AM
http://nypost.com/2014/11/06/need-a-lift-meet-the-four-highest-rated-uber-drivers-in-nyc/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on November 07, 2014, 09:41:15 AM
http://nypost.com/2014/11/06/need-a-lift-meet-the-four-highest-rated-uber-drivers-in-nyc/

How do I find out my rating?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on November 07, 2014, 03:17:33 PM
Can I change the tip in the middle of a trip?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joelr773 on November 07, 2014, 03:23:30 PM
Can I change the tip in the middle of a trip?
Absolutely it will cost u more on the mileage though
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on November 07, 2014, 03:24:10 PM
Absolutely it will cost u more on the mileage though
Can't figure out how. I tried every button.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joelr773 on November 07, 2014, 03:25:07 PM
Can't figure out how. I tried every button.
U can edit your trip destination just click on the address
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on November 07, 2014, 03:26:29 PM
U can edit your trip destination just click on the address
No I said tip not trip. ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joelr773 on November 07, 2014, 03:28:33 PM
No I said tip not trip. ;)
In uber the policy is no tipping
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on November 07, 2014, 03:45:16 PM
In uber the policy is no tipping
Oh, ok so then great! Lol
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on November 09, 2014, 09:27:18 AM
Use promo code kosherfest10 to receive 10% off your ride NOV 11/12 (up to $10, expires 11/23).

http://www.kosherfest.com/hotel/uber


Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on November 09, 2014, 09:28:58 AM

Use promo code kosherfest10 to receive 10% off your ride NOV 11/12 (up to $10, expires 10/30).

http://www.kosherfest.com/hotel/uber

Added this to my account, says it expires 11/23
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on November 09, 2014, 11:29:04 AM
guess the website has it wrong.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 01:08:20 AM
(didn't read the thread)
Why would one not make new accounts every drive
With the +1 +2....??
Than you get 2 free ride from each new account..?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on November 10, 2014, 01:31:49 AM
(didn't read the thread)
Why would one not make new accounts every drive
With the +1 +2....??
Than you get 2 free ride from each new account..?

You would also need a new mobile phone number.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on November 10, 2014, 05:40:52 AM
Uber has proven quite efficient in tracking such abuse.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 08:52:00 AM
You would also need a new mobile phone number.
Google voice,
The phone store..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 08:52:33 AM
Uber has proven quite efficient in tracking such abuse.
And that leads to..?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 10, 2014, 08:53:50 AM
And that leads to..?
No ride for you.  :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 08:57:28 AM
No ride for you.  :)
But until the catch on....
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 08:59:09 AM
Look as long as I have new # (friends/gv/cell phone store) how can they do anything..?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: efflpetzel on November 10, 2014, 06:36:25 PM
Look as long as I have new # (friends/gv/cell phone store) how can they do anything..?
indeed I've successfully done it multiple times
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on November 10, 2014, 06:51:30 PM
They can charge the CC you provided, instead of the ride being free.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 06:56:24 PM
They can charge the CC you provided, instead of the ride being free.
a point,
But if they aren't being honest, (as its one per phone #) Than I can always dispute the charge.. 
As I will have grounds to
But I'm not talking about thousands..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on November 10, 2014, 07:17:22 PM
a point,
But if they aren't being honest, (as its one per phone #) Than I can always dispute the charge.. 
As I will have grounds to
But I'm not talking about thousands..

They can prove you're probably the same person, by showing it's the same device, and that all of these "different people"'s trips mysteriously connect to one another.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: efflpetzel on November 10, 2014, 08:37:06 PM

They can charge the CC you provided, instead of the ride being free.
worst comes to worst & they charge me, so I'll pay for a ride that I actually took,
What's the big deal
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 08:38:13 PM
worst comes to worst & they charge me, so I'll pay for a ride that I actually took,
What's the big deal
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: how on November 10, 2014, 08:51:22 PM
worst comes to worst & they charge me, so I'll pay for a ride that I actually took,
What's the big deal
Not to honest if thats a big deal :-\
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 09:03:58 PM
Not to honest if thats a big deal :-\
That point belongs all the way up..
But then again, they give one free ride per phone #
If I have 10 phone numbers, I get 19 free rides,
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moishebatchy on November 10, 2014, 09:16:04 PM
worst comes to worst & they charge me, so I'll pay for a ride that I actually took,
What's the big deal

Because sometimes, the only reason you're taking that $20 ride is because you know it's free (i.e. if you knew up front that it would cost money, you would've borrowed someone's car and driven yourself, for example).
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 09:17:12 PM
Because sometimes, the only reason you're taking that $20 ride is because you know it's free (i.e. if you knew up front that it would cost money, you would've borrowed someone's car and driven yourself, for example).
+1
But if it's after a dozen free.. Its not so bad..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on November 10, 2014, 09:21:51 PM
IME if they dont like what you're doing they shut you down...they will not go back and charge for a past ride, once you rode free you will not get charged
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 10, 2014, 09:22:58 PM
IME if they dont like what you're doing they shut you down...they will not go back and charge for a past ride, once you rode free you will not get charged
And then you start all over again ;-)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on November 10, 2014, 09:25:26 PM
my experience had nothing to do with referring myself as discussed here, but it would apply to anything they don't like...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Swati770 on November 11, 2014, 04:33:05 PM


(didn't read the thread)
Why would one not make new accounts every drive
With the +1 +2....??
Than you get 2 free ride from each new account..?



You would also need a new mobile phone number.


No need for a new number or even Google Voice (if you have already used it) just create new account with random number and when you receive the email from uber (requesting you to confirm your email address) respond to that email that for "some reason" you didn't receive a text and then they will email you back that they are manually confirming your number then just log in to your "new" account on the app and ride for free (up to $30 there and back!!!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: efflpetzel on November 12, 2014, 12:00:54 AM




No need for a new number or even Google Voice (if you have already used it) just create new account with random number and when you receive the email from uber (requesting you to confirm your email address) respond to that email that for "some reason" you didn't receive a text and then they will email you back that they are manually confirming your number then just log in to your "new" account on the app and ride for free (up to $30 there and back!!!
thanks i'll try this
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Swati770 on November 12, 2014, 12:02:13 AM
thanks i'll try this
I've tried a few times not always does it work sometimes it does sometimes it doesn't I think the key to make it work is by clearing the apps data and cache
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on November 13, 2014, 09:53:47 AM
Uber food drive for Chicago today.

"Today, we're making donating even more rewarding. We've teamed up with our friends at the Greater Chicago Food Depository to give you the Uber Food Drive. Together, we can help fight hunger in Chicago!

DONATE TWO CANNED GOODS TODAY AND RECEIVE UP TO $500 IN UBER CREDIT


HOW IT WORKS:

Open your Uber app today between 8am & 8pm
Request the "FOOD DRIVE" option
Bring at least two canned goods on your ride & hand them to your driver
When your trip ends, your driver will hand you a ticket with a promo code
Enter your promo code in the app and earn $5, $25 or $500 in Uber credit
Limit one ticket per requester
Don't wait - there's a limited amount of tickets out there, so ride and donate now"
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 13, 2014, 09:56:28 AM
Uber food drive for Chicago today.

"Today, we're making donating even more rewarding. We've teamed up with our friends at the Greater Chicago Food Depository to give you the Uber Food Drive. Together, we can help fight hunger in Chicago!

DONATE TWO CANNED GOODS TODAY AND RECEIVE UP TO $500 IN UBER CREDIT


HOW IT WORKS:

Open your Uber app today between 8am & 8pm
Request the "FOOD DRIVE" option
Bring at least two canned goods on your ride & hand them to your driver
When your trip ends, your driver will hand you a ticket with a promo code
Enter your promo code in the app and earn $5, $25 or $500 in Uber credit
Limit one ticket per requester
Don't wait - there's a limited amount of tickets out there, so ride and donate now"
Is there gonna be more than 1 $500 credit ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on November 13, 2014, 10:49:46 AM
uberx is starting in tel aviv and is free from tonight until saturday night

http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-uber-to-operate-on-tel-aviv-shared-taxi-routes-1000985538
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: meshugener on November 14, 2014, 07:35:11 AM
And that leads to..?
They banned me from earning any more referral credits because of abuse.

They're not stupid. You do it 2,3,4,5 times - it flies under the radar, but if you're serious about it they'll stop you.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: efflpetzel on November 14, 2014, 08:44:37 AM

They banned me from earning any more referral credits because of abuse.

They're not stupid. You do it 2,3,4,5 times - it flies under the radar, but if you're serious about it they'll stop you.
so how does Dan not get shut down, he probably has thousands of $$$
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealvr on November 14, 2014, 08:56:06 AM
It is not abuse if you are legitimately referring new users.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on November 15, 2014, 12:54:35 PM
$30 signup bonus ending november 23rd
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on November 15, 2014, 06:48:24 PM
$30 signup bonus ending november 23rd
Source?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on November 15, 2014, 06:52:27 PM

Source?

Comes up when u open the app

(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/360x360q90/14/11/15/0eb2a4f798aa0db9e21de01ddfb860d6.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on November 15, 2014, 07:00:53 PM
I got a email
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on November 15, 2014, 07:02:23 PM
I got a email
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: an613 on November 15, 2014, 07:03:10 PM

Comes up when u open the app

(http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/360x360q90/14/11/15/0eb2a4f798aa0db9e21de01ddfb860d6.jpg)

I also got an email from uber about it. Dropping down to $20
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on November 15, 2014, 07:22:10 PM
The bad part about companies getting out of their "introduction" phase. Talking to a few drivers these last few weeks, they don't think the other companies have much life left in them in NYC. Once the competition is gone, I wouldn't be surprised to see Uber prices go up, too.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on November 15, 2014, 09:11:03 PM
The bad part about companies getting out of their "introduction" phase. Talking to a few drivers these last few weeks, they don't think the other companies have much life left in them in NYC. Once the competition is gone, I wouldn't be surprised to see Uber prices go up, too.
Actually, the competition is what's keeping them from lowering the fares. As soon as the drivers don't have another alternative they will push them down even more.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Swati770 on November 15, 2014, 09:37:09 PM
Actually, the competition is what's keeping them from lowering the fares. As soon as the drivers don't have another alternative they will push them down even more.
They'll do both, raise the prices for the consumer and take a bigger % from the drivers...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on November 15, 2014, 09:39:39 PM
They'll do both, raise the prices for the consumer and take a bigger % from the drivers...

The latter they'll do. Don't think they'll raise their prices much since they have to compete with local taxis.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on November 15, 2014, 09:43:27 PM
They haven't raised their commission in any market ever so it's unlikely. 20-30T is already very steep.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on November 26, 2014, 12:13:22 AM
Is there a $10 Amex statement credit still available?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on November 29, 2014, 04:00:17 PM
pick your own music during your ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on December 02, 2014, 02:11:27 PM
Just found one of my old Uber accounts has a $20 credit..

The joys of spring cleaning.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealvr on December 02, 2014, 02:25:25 PM
Is the $10 Amex statement credit one time use or is it for all rides until 12/31?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on December 02, 2014, 07:09:58 PM
Is the $10 Amex statement credit one time use or is it for all rides until 12/31?
I think it's one time, but if you stocked up on AmEx cards you could charge each ride to a different card.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on December 03, 2014, 11:09:58 AM
Is there a way to see the fare during the trip?
I want to make sure the fare is $10 to qualify for the AMEX credit.

Any ideas?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on December 03, 2014, 11:27:50 AM
Is there a way to see the fare during the trip?
I want to make sure the fare is $10 to qualify for the AMEX credit.

Any ideas?
No,  you would have to ask you the driver,  not sure if he can see
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on December 03, 2014, 11:29:47 AM
No,  you would have to ask you the driver,  not sure if he can see

I don't even think the driver can see the fare until the end
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on December 03, 2014, 11:45:33 AM
I don't even think the driver can see the fare until the end
You may be correct... I know we can't.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mochada on December 03, 2014, 11:46:36 AM
I don't even think the driver can see the fare until the end

This is correct. Confirmed this last night with a driver.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on December 03, 2014, 11:47:08 AM
No,  you would have to ask you the driver,  not sure if he can see
Driver can't see either
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on December 03, 2014, 11:48:57 AM
Thanks.
And it seems from the terms that the AMEX credit is only for a single trip $10 or more.
Did anyone get the credit for 2 $9 trips?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealvr on December 03, 2014, 12:17:26 PM
If you use Uber black, the base fare is higher so you will be more likely to hit 10.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on December 05, 2014, 11:58:27 AM
http://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-heres-how-long-it-takes-get-uber-across-us-cities-289133
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on December 05, 2014, 01:34:24 PM
UBER DC

Quote
uberESSENTIALS delivers the everyday items you need in 10 minutes or less. Our curated selection of products can help you restock the medicine cabinet, snack drawer, cleaning supply closet, and so much more. Shop right in your Uber app and get the same fast, quality service you've come to expect from us.

We're celebrating this clutch service with our friends at Dunkin' Donuts. Today through Sunday, get a FREE 8 oz package of Dunkin' Donuts Pumpkin Spice Ground Coffee with every order*.


HERE'S HOW IT WORKS:

Enter the promo code DUNKIN in the app or by logging into your account here. Your first uberESSENTIALS order will be FREE up to $20**.
Toggle over to ESSENTIALS in the Uber app and start adding products to your cart.
Proceed to checkout and place your order. Your driver will notify you when he or she is curbside.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yudamaan on December 20, 2014, 07:53:29 PM
Sprint users get 20 dollars off when downloading uber app
http://sprint-qa.acumob.com/www/sprint_zone/2014/12_18/?ECID=MA:SZ:NP:MBL:20141218:uber&appvi=ac88771c84ad7ca6
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dovy2 on December 20, 2014, 09:29:18 PM
First uber ride... no biggy here
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ephraimh on December 24, 2014, 11:18:33 AM
Hi ephraimh,

Thanks for riding uberT. Starting today, December 24, all completed uberT trips will be subject to a $2 booking fee. This fee is a small charge added to uberT trips on behalf of yellow and boro taxi drivers who utilize the Uber platform. The fee will be collected through the app and billed to the card on file at the end of your ride. You will continue to pay the metered fare directly to your driver.

We want to take this opportunity to introduce uberX, the low-cost Uber. Cars on uberX are hybrids or mid-range vehicles in a variety of colors, and with rates cheaper than an NYC taxi, there's no better way to get around! For more information, visit our city page here.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at supportNY@uber.com.

Uber on,
Team Uber NYC
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on December 24, 2014, 04:34:20 PM
Introduce UberX? How old is this email?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: shael on December 24, 2014, 04:57:37 PM
lol
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ephraimh on December 24, 2014, 06:49:45 PM

Introduce UberX? How old is this email?
lol
lol️
The email if from today (the $2 booking fee starts today),
I guess since I never took an UberX with them, they decided to 'introduce" it together with the uberT $2 booking fee?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealvr on December 28, 2014, 02:08:32 AM
Did a fair quote from EWR to Far Rockaway and uber x is showing $81.
Does this make sense? Is it a new flat rate?

I did this ride in July of 2013 in an uberx and it was almost 150.

LGA is ~50 and there are no tolls and it is less than half the distance.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: zh cohen on December 28, 2014, 02:35:19 AM
Did a fair quote from EWR to Far Rockaway and uber x is showing $81.
Does this make sense? Is it a new flat rate?

I did this ride in July of 2014 in an uberx and it was almost 150.

LGA is ~50 and there are no tolls and it is less than half the distance.

I don't know if it makes sense, but they did lower their prices a few months ago.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on December 28, 2014, 04:07:29 AM

Did a fair quote from EWR to Far Rockaway and uber x is showing $81.
Does this make sense? Is it a new flat rate?

I did this ride in July of 2013 in an uberx and it was almost 150.

LGA is ~50 and there are no tolls and it is less than half the distance.

Yes.  http://pointsmilesandmartinis.boardingarea.com/2014/12/uber-increasing-prices-airport-rides-nyc/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on December 28, 2014, 09:24:21 AM

Did a fair quote from EWR to Far Rockaway and uber x is showing $81.
Does this make sense? Is it a new flat rate?

I did this ride in July of 2013 in an uberx and it was almost 150.

LGA is ~50 and there are no tolls and it is less than half the distance.

Think that's in the right ballpark but prob on the low end. 1.10/mile +.18/minute +tolls +2.25. If it takes you an hour @40 miles brings u to just under 80. Make sure the driver doesn't take the gwb.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Menachem613 on December 28, 2014, 10:42:18 AM
Has anyone tried Brooklyn to EWR recently? It's pricing at ~ $100. Makes sense?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yordai Dooma on December 28, 2014, 10:47:12 AM
Has anyone tried Brooklyn to EWR recently? It's pricing at ~ $100. Makes sense?
Flat rate went up on dec 24th
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealvr on December 28, 2014, 11:12:20 AM
Has anyone tried Brooklyn to EWR recently? It's pricing at ~ $100. Makes sense?
I dont see how that makes sense that BK is cheaper than FR, as it is 20-30 min closer.
Per that link, I only see the flat rate for uber black going up, not X. CMIIW.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on December 29, 2014, 12:06:56 PM
Anyone else having issues that payment method cannot be processed and then verification email cannot be sent?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on December 29, 2014, 12:31:46 PM
Anyone else having issues that payment method cannot be processed and then verification email cannot be sent?


Yes had it a week ago when trying to set up my sister-in-law.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on January 03, 2015, 10:34:40 PM
http://jetsettershomestead.boardingarea.com/2015/01/02/uberx-economics-new-years-eve/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avadah on January 15, 2015, 07:40:25 AM
How's Uber in Orlando?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: @Yehuda on January 15, 2015, 07:42:47 AM
How's Uber in Orlando?
I had a pleasant experience. Hard to pickup in the airport since they're not allowed there. You have to either take a random shuttle to a hotel and request it from there, or you can move your location pin to a road outside the airport. Then call the driver and say you're really on the airport. I got a driver to come on my 2nd try. Otherwise, they may not be TLC like in NY, but he was still professional.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: moka on January 19, 2015, 09:15:08 AM
What's the best signup bonus for a new uber account?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on January 19, 2015, 09:24:28 AM
What's the best signup bonus for a new uber account?
$20 toward first ride is all thats out there now
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on January 26, 2015, 11:59:24 AM
How can I choose to pay for a ride rather than have the app automatically use one of my free ones?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on January 26, 2015, 01:06:26 PM
IIRC you can't it automatic with no way around it cmiiw
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on January 26, 2015, 01:35:39 PM
$20 toward first ride is all thats out there now

https://local.amazon.com/nyc-downtown/B00SKAK8HC
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on January 26, 2015, 03:10:15 PM
IIRC you can't it automatic with no way around it cmiiw
I just found this on uber.com, FYI.
Quote
If you use Uber for business trips, sometimes you might want to opt out of paying for your ride with your Uber credits. We totally understand! You can choose to toggle off your Uber credits during the ride request process.

When confirming your pickup, just tap the credit toggle button to choose whether or not to use your credit. Unless toggled off, your credit balance will be applied to your fare, so be sure to double check your payment information when you don't want to apply your credit to a trip.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on January 26, 2015, 03:21:53 PM
Thank you i appreciate that
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on January 28, 2015, 11:33:34 AM
http://blog.uber.com/puppybowl
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on January 28, 2015, 12:00:12 PM
I just found this on uber.com, FYI.

I don't see this toggle option anywhere.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on January 31, 2015, 01:36:16 PM
referral back up to $30
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on January 31, 2015, 07:18:16 PM
But it's not that great since your friend need to use it within 2 weeks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on February 10, 2015, 12:24:15 PM
http://www.groupon.co.il/deals/jerusalem-iw/uber-7/56048941
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: caliheat on February 10, 2015, 12:29:52 PM
If I used only $9 when I signed up, does the remaining $21 still apply forever?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on February 10, 2015, 12:36:18 PM
If I used only $9 when I signed up, does the remaining $21 still apply forever?

The $30 sign up credit is good for one ride of up to $30, so if your first ride was $9, the remaining $21 would be forfeited.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Marco Polo on February 10, 2015, 01:50:37 PM
Manhattan to JFK is now $36 with uberPOOL. Regardless if someone else gets picked up, you get the rate.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on February 10, 2015, 01:55:06 PM
Manhattan to JFK is now $36 with uberPOOL. Regardless if someone else gets picked up, you get the rate.

From what I've heard, it seems that the rate of actually sharing a car with uberPOOL has been well under 50%. I would imagine that as ther service becomes more widely known and adopted, that would go up though.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: solls108 on February 10, 2015, 02:32:17 PM
pay an extra $64 and take a chopper

http://gizmodo.com/uber-for-helicopters-is-gross-and-absurd-and-i-want-to-1684609323?rev=1423490660778&utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_facebook&utm_source=gizmodo_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Marco Polo on February 10, 2015, 02:33:16 PM
pay an extra $64 and take a chopper

http://gizmodo.com/uber-for-helicopters-is-gross-and-absurd-and-i-want-to-1684609323?rev=1423490660778&utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_facebook&utm_source=gizmodo_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
Been discussed. Only for the first fare, no luggage and a bunch of other negative things.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on February 12, 2015, 09:25:28 AM
http://blog.uber.com/nyc-unlocknyfw-uber-spring

Free stuff in NYC  :)

Quote
Today, we’re teaming up with Spring, the mobile shopping app, to bring you on-demand NYFW gift bags filled with exclusive items from your favorite designers and brands including Opening Ceremony, Rebecca Minkoff, and Philip Lim. That’s not all—a select few will even win tickets to a NYFW runway show!

* You must enter code UNLOCKNYFW in order to see the special Front Row view and request the Front Row bag.
* Deliveries will only be available in Manhattan below 110th Street.
* Front Row bags are absolutely FREE! Save your cash for those shoes you’ve been eyeing.
* Each bag is unique, and has a value of $400!
* Please meet your driver curbside. Delivery drivers will not be able to park upon arrival.
* Only one bag will be offered per request.
* Demand will by high and quantities limited, so please be patient.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Marco Polo on February 12, 2015, 11:27:16 PM
http://blog.uber.com/nyc-unlocknyfw-uber-spring

Free stuff in NYC  :)
Was the other thread moved/deleted?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: LifesGood on February 12, 2015, 11:41:33 PM
Was the other thread moved/deleted?
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=49770.0
this one?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Marco Polo on February 12, 2015, 11:41:56 PM
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=49770.0
this one?
Yup.

Thanks.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on February 15, 2015, 11:22:21 AM
Someone used my referral so I got a free ride. Anyway to choose when to use it? I don't want to use it on a short Uber ride but am not sure if there is a way to choose when to use it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on February 15, 2015, 11:24:37 AM

Someone used my referral so I got a free ride. Anyway to choose when to use it? I don't want to use it on a short Uber ride but am not sure if there is a way to choose when to use it.
Supposedly there is (check upthread for a quote from their website) but when I tried it, it didn't work for me.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: raphy781 on February 17, 2015, 06:35:44 PM
For those who still don't have Uber.
30$ credit through gilt for new users. (https://m.giltcity.com/mobile/boston/uberbostonfeb/81693)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dovy2 on February 17, 2015, 07:04:03 PM
For those who still don't have Uber.
30$ credit through gilt for new users. (https://m.giltcity.com/mobile/boston/uberbostonfeb/81693)
Or through any friend that refers u
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ganizzy on February 17, 2015, 08:15:13 PM
Or through any friend that refers u
It seems they lowered it.
Also u only get the referral credit if they take a ride.  Not just sign up.

If u go to the payments page,  there should be an option to uncheck using the credit
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on February 18, 2015, 02:11:12 PM
From what I've heard, it seems that the rate of actually sharing a car with uberPOOL has been well under 50%. I would imagine that as ther service becomes more widely known and adopted, that would go up though.
I think I got ripped off with uberPOOL. The driver picked up somebody else at the airport with me, then deviated from the highway through some Brooklyn neighborhoods for a while to drop off the other passenger, then returned to the same highway and proceeded to take me to my destination. I think I was charged the normal rate for the entire ride, including the detour to the other passenger's destination, less the uberPOOL percentage. It would have been cheaper to have not selected uberPOOL. Beware.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on February 18, 2015, 02:26:51 PM
I think I got ripped off with uberPOOL. The driver picked up somebody else at the airport with me, then deviated from the highway through some Brooklyn neighborhoods for a while to drop off the other passenger, then returned to the same highway and proceeded to take me to my destination. I think I was charged the normal rate for the entire ride, including the detour to the other passenger's destination, less the uberPOOL percentage. It would have been cheaper to have not selected uberPOOL. Beware.
Did you report it to them? They have very good customer service.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ganizzy on February 18, 2015, 04:50:34 PM
Be aware.  My mother accidently ordered a car.  When she realized she canceled. They charged her  $10.
She called to complain, when they wouldn't refund she told them, ok i want a $10 Credit  for a driver canceling on me.  They ended up giving it to her
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on February 18, 2015, 04:53:42 PM
Someone used my referral so I got a free ride. Anyway to choose when to use it? I don't want to use it on a short Uber ride but am not sure if there is a way to choose when to use it.

Still havent really been able to figure out if this is possible or not.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ganizzy on February 18, 2015, 04:54:36 PM
In general,  it seems like they constantly have surge pricing. Someone signs up with your link but it doesn't get credited...
I'm pretty much over with them.
Though i must say I've had some pretty good drivers.  Very respectful and courteous
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ganizzy on February 18, 2015, 04:55:40 PM
Still havent really been able to figure out if this is possible or not.
It was answered before.  When u order a car, in the payments option u can uncheck the credit option
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on February 18, 2015, 08:39:44 PM
It was answered before.  When u order a car, in the payments option u can uncheck the credit option
Have you done it? I've never had that option. Looked everywhere.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ganizzy on February 18, 2015, 09:16:18 PM
Have you done it? I've never had that option. Looked everywhere.
Yes.  Do u see your credit at all in the payments section?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on February 18, 2015, 10:59:10 PM
Yes.  Do u see your credit at all in the payments section?
I did. Alas, I'm all out for now.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yos9694 on February 19, 2015, 07:16:30 AM
Unchecking the box works for the old type of credits, but not for the free ride credits. If you have a free ride credit it will be applied whether you want it to be or not.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on February 19, 2015, 07:21:07 AM

Unchecking the box works for the old type of credits, but not for the free ride credits. If you have a free ride credit it will be applied whether you want it to be or not.

That is what I have. So there is no way to not use the "free ride" on the first ride after receiving it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on February 19, 2015, 11:22:01 AM
That is what I have. So there is no way to not use the "free ride" on the first ride after receiving it?
Create a new account and use it for paid rides.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on February 19, 2015, 08:14:48 PM
Free $25 for existing accounts

Use promo: roamlikehome
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on February 19, 2015, 08:19:26 PM
Free $25 for existing accounts

Use promo: roamlikehome

Do those need to be only applied when wanting to use them?

I just went and put it in under promotions. It showed up and then disappeared. Now I don't see it anywhere. Did I now loose it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lunatic on February 19, 2015, 08:20:18 PM
Free $25 for existing accounts

Use promo: roamlikehome

Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on February 19, 2015, 08:25:26 PM
It showed up and then disappeared.
Same thing happened to me.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ergel on February 19, 2015, 08:32:13 PM
Dead
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: night-owl on February 19, 2015, 08:36:55 PM
Dead
I just added it moments ago and it's still on my account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ergel on February 19, 2015, 08:38:36 PM
I just added it moments ago and it's still on my account.
I got an error saying code has been used max number of times
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on February 19, 2015, 10:35:15 PM
Dead
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joeberg on February 20, 2015, 01:42:25 AM
Just added it said $25 in Canada.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: princea143 on February 20, 2015, 05:35:27 AM
Just added it said $25 in Canada.
Mine said the same and expires 3/31/15
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ergel on February 20, 2015, 07:56:21 AM
Just added it said $25 in Canada.
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: night-owl on February 20, 2015, 01:44:50 PM
Do those need to be only applied when wanting to use them?

I just went and put it in under promotions. It showed up and then disappeared. Now I don't see it anywhere. Did I now loose it?

My promotion eventually disappeared as well.  I emailed Uber and their response was

"Happy to help. The promotion code you asked about is only applicable for trips taken in Canada and is only valid for a certain set of customers.

Each promotion has different terms and applicable vehicle options.You can always login to your account at https://uber.com to see the details of promotions, and they will also be displayed when you apply the code to your account in the app.

Unfortunately this promo won't apply to any trips you've taken or might take in the future due to it's validity outlined above. If I can help with anything else please let me know."

So I asked further- what if I do take rides in Canada

The response-these are the details of the code.
https://support.uber.com/attachments/token/yqMctUvwCc30u8yUfpJLxZOCD/?name=Screen+Shot+2015-02-20+at+1.18.31+AM.png (https://support.uber.com/attachments/token/yqMctUvwCc30u8yUfpJLxZOCD/?name=Screen+Shot+2015-02-20+at+1.18.31+AM.png)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on February 25, 2015, 04:14:04 PM
Uber and SPG have joined forces to allow you to earn a starpoint for every $ spent with Uber. Details here: http://blog.uber.com/spg

ETA: I see this is also discussed here: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=50092
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on February 25, 2015, 04:15:01 PM
Uber and SPG have joined forces to allow you to earn a starpoint for every $ spent with Uber. Details here: http://blog.uber.com/spg
Mentioned here and on ddms
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on February 25, 2015, 04:17:06 PM
Mentioned here and on ddms

Yeah, just saw that thread here.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on February 25, 2015, 04:18:35 PM
Yeah, just saw that thread here.
Read ddms occasionally ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on February 25, 2015, 04:22:06 PM
Read ddms occasionally ?

Daily, and get the texts. I've been out of the loop for about a week and catching up though.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on March 02, 2015, 08:10:32 PM
Will I have trouble getting an Uber car in cleveland at 1:30 am?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on March 02, 2015, 08:25:13 PM
Will I have trouble getting an Uber car in cleveland at 1:30 am?

Might have to wait a while but someone should be Uber'ing around.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: california on March 03, 2015, 11:41:47 AM
Anyone else is a Uber VIP?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 03, 2015, 11:47:35 AM
Anyone else is a Uber VIP?
Never even heard of it what does it mean?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: california on March 03, 2015, 11:48:52 AM
We wanted to say thanks for being one of our most valued Uber riders in New York City. Today we're introducing you to VIP, our exclusive offering for those riders who have done more than one hundred trips with Uber in NYC. 

What is VIP?

VIP is the latest from the Uber Garage, our workshop for experimental features. When requesting VIP, you'll be connected to the highest rated and most experienced partner drivers.

How do I get started?

Starting now, you can open your Uber app and find the VIP option listed above both the uberX and BLACK CAR options - your choice.
Select the VIP option if you would like to ride as a VIP (that's you!).
Don't forget to give us feedback! We'd love input on this experiment via post-trip ratings in the app.
What kind of availability can I expect?

There aren't as many VIP vehicles on the road, so wait times may be a bit longer. Fear not: You'll always have our other three options available (standard uberX, Black, and SUV) to get you where you need to go.

What is the price?

VIP has no additional cost. Rates are exactly the same as uberX or UberBLACK - you'll be charged according to the option you select.

Enjoy!
Team Uber NYC
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on March 04, 2015, 03:38:03 PM
Uber is trying to to get in on the Purim Mitzvos   :D

http://blog.uber.com/nyc-city-harvest-food-drive-march-2015
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sl11213 on March 11, 2015, 04:54:46 PM
Now you can earn 1 Starpoint for every U.S. dollar you spend with Uber.
Just sign in and link your SPG and Uber accounts — then sit back and watch your earning accelerate.

https://www.spgpromos.com/uber/?EM=MAR_15_ES_A71
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on March 11, 2015, 06:02:20 PM
Now you can earn 1 Starpoint for every U.S. dollar you spend with Uber.
Just sign in and link your SPG and Uber accounts — then sit back and watch your earning accelerate.

https://www.spgpromos.com/uber/?EM=MAR_15_ES_A71

Old news--

http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/61969

Uber and SPG have joined forces to allow you to earn a starpoint for every $ spent with Uber. Details here: http://blog.uber.com/spg

ETA: I see this is also discussed here: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=50092
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Pupashtetl on March 12, 2015, 08:02:07 AM
Could I order an uber ride from JFK to Lakewood?

If so how much will it cost?

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on March 12, 2015, 08:07:36 AM
Just check in the app.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: caliheat on March 12, 2015, 11:17:55 AM
Could I order an uber ride from JFK to Lakewood?

If so how much will it cost?


Uber I believe cannot pick up at JFK, you would have to shuttle off site to a hotel etc.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on March 12, 2015, 11:19:37 AM
Uber I believe cannot pick up at JFK, you would have to shuttle off site to a hotel etc.

They have picked me up from JFK numerous times.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on March 12, 2015, 11:30:51 AM
Uber I believe cannot pick up at JFK, you would have to shuttle off site to a hotel etc.

I've had pick up in JFK before and just last week as well
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: caliheat on March 12, 2015, 11:35:14 AM
I've had pick up in JFK before and just last week as well
Officially?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on March 12, 2015, 11:37:04 AM
Officially?

Yes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on March 12, 2015, 11:53:52 AM
Free Rolls Royce Uber Rides in NYC This Weekend

HOW IT WORKS:
Open up your Uber app
Enter promo code RoyalRideNYC
Request ROYALS between 6pm and midnight on Thursday, March 12, Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14. On Sunday, March 15, royal rides will be available from 3pm to 9pm so you can be home in time to catch the premiere.

DETAILS:
Royal rides will only be available in Manhattan below 59th Street
Trips are limited to 30 minutes and must begin and end below 59th Street in Manhattan
Royal Rides can accommodate up to 4 passengers
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: caliheat on March 12, 2015, 06:30:19 PM
Yes.
I stand corrected.
Uber tweeted me as well.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 12, 2015, 07:10:16 PM
Just got over 1k SPG points for some uber rides over the past few days :) They post in under a day, btw.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on March 12, 2015, 07:16:18 PM
Uber in Boston tacks 8.75 onto any ride to or from the airport.  But doesn't tell you about it in the app--only in what they term the "fine print" on their website https://www.uber.com/cities/boston. 

By comparison taxis charge a 2.75 fee for the airport.

I don't think I like Uber.

ETA: Actually, taxis don't pay anything. The 2.75 is the tolls, while Uber's 8.75 is exclusive of tolls.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 12, 2015, 07:21:45 PM
Uber in Boston tacks 8.75 onto any ride to or from the airport.  But doesn't tell you about it in the app--only in what they term the "fine print" on their website https://www.uber.com/cities/boston. 

By comparison taxis charge a 2.75 fee for the airport.

I don't think I like Uber.

ETA: Actually, taxis don't pay anything. The 2.75 is the tolls, while Uber's 8.75 is exclusive of tolls.

Which is more expensive? And I'm surprised you don't get a pop up message in teh app when it notices you are in the airport. That's what I usually get when there's something like that.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on March 12, 2015, 07:27:52 PM
Which is more expensive? And I'm surprised you don't get a pop up message in teh app when it notices you are in the airport. That's what I usually get when there's something like that.

No pop up message.  But I might have driven and parked already at that price.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 12, 2015, 07:28:44 PM
That's often the case. You taxi/uber for the convenience. was it more expensive than taxi?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: shtickel on March 12, 2015, 07:36:19 PM
Also available in LA: "RoyalRideLA"
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 12, 2015, 07:53:43 PM
Just got over 1k SPG points for some uber rides over the past few days :) They post in under a day, btw.
Am I missing something or u really spent 1000$ in uber in the past few days...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on March 12, 2015, 08:19:53 PM
Also available in LA: "RoyalRideLA"
Where is this service available?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on March 12, 2015, 09:53:40 PM
That's often the case. You taxi/uber for the convenience. was it more expensive than taxi?

I don't think so.  However, at even 1.4x it likely would have been.  In Boston, it usually is at least that. 

But the point was not whether I could have gotten a better deal with a taxi, it was that they are hiding very large fees.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 13, 2015, 01:43:13 AM
I don't think so.  However, at even 1.4x it likely would have been.  In Boston, it usually is at least that. 

But the point was not whether I could have gotten a better deal with a taxi, it was that they are hiding very large fees.
How I work is I always look at the estimate.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on March 13, 2015, 01:47:19 AM
How I work is I always look at the estimate.

How convenient.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 13, 2015, 01:54:23 AM
How convenient.
O give me a brake it's a total of 3 sec!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 13, 2015, 09:55:09 AM
Anyone know how to use more then one free ride credit on one ride?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on March 13, 2015, 10:00:24 AM
Anyone know how to use more then one free ride credit on one ride?
Get ride credits on 2 separate accounts, then do split payment during the ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 13, 2015, 10:06:18 AM
Get ride credits on 2 separate accounts, then do split payment during the ride.
O thank you if been trying to work it out for alittle while...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on March 18, 2015, 09:45:27 PM
Get ride credits on 2 separate accounts, then do split payment during the ride.
By doing that, you have to pay an extra base fare, right?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Gets on March 18, 2015, 09:49:47 PM
Would you need two devices?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 18, 2015, 10:04:56 PM
By doing that, you have to pay an extra base fare, right?
.25 per person
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on March 18, 2015, 11:55:10 PM
Would you need two devices?
Don't think so. You should be able to sign out and on to different accounts.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on March 20, 2015, 12:57:23 PM
.25 per person
I think I had misunderstood lulaby. I thought lulaby was saying to wait until the driver traveled far enough that the ride exceeds the first credit, then the driver should end the ride and you use the second account to hail a new Uber. If you were doing it that way, you could also use the same account to hail the second ride if you had two credits on one account. Either way, you would have to pay a new base fare for the second ride. Now I understand that lulaby meant to use the feature that allows two passengers to split the payment for a single ride, which does not help if the two credits you want to use are on a single account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 20, 2015, 01:18:07 PM
I think I had misunderstood lulaby. I thought lulaby was saying to wait until the driver traveled far enough that the ride exceeds the first credit, then the driver should end the ride and you use the second account to hail a new Uber. If you were doing it that way, you could also use the same account to hail the second ride if you had two credits on one account. Either way, you would have to pay a new base fare for the second ride. Now I understand that lulaby meant to use the feature that allows two passengers to split the payment for a single ride, which does not help if the two credits you want to use are on a single account.
Very good :-) actually would love to try to put in a request to split it with my self (same accountand c what happens...)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: zer0k1 on March 22, 2015, 12:14:23 AM
Actually you guys are all incorrect. You can not use the split-fare option for "free ride credits" - it will automatically charge your credit card(s) rather than use the credits. I've tried. You ask the driver to stop (as mentioned above) and end the ride, then request a new uber and pay another base fare. I wonder if Uber-pool would allow for it though...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on March 22, 2015, 12:35:11 AM
Actually you guys are all incorrect. You can not use the split-fare option for "free ride credits" - it will automatically charge your credit card(s) rather than use the credits. I've tried. You ask the driver to stop (as mentioned above) and end the ride, then request a new uber and pay another base fare. I wonder if Uber-pool would allow for it though...
O shoot really?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on March 22, 2015, 02:07:28 AM
Actually you guys are all incorrect. You can not use the split-fare option for "free ride credits" - it will automatically charge your credit card(s) rather than use the credits. I've tried. You ask the driver to stop (as mentioned above) and end the ride, then request a new uber and pay another base fare. I wonder if Uber-pool would allow for it though...
O shoot really?
I know I've tried in the past and it did work..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on March 23, 2015, 06:24:49 PM
New Uber Promotion in select cities - Take 3 UberBlack rides and get a $100 credit to Trunk Club. Details here: (http://blog.uber.com/trunk-club-march-23-2015)

Not sure how far $100 would get you with them, didn't see pricing on their site. I guess if you're taking Ubers anyways, it might be worth the premium to move up from X to Black for three rides, but with a $15 minimum ride, paying $45 to get $100 at Trunk Club probably wouldn't be a great deal for most people.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on March 23, 2015, 10:29:57 PM
New Uber Promotion in select cities - Take 3 UberBlack rides and get a $100 credit to Trunk Club. Details here: (http://blog.uber.com/trunk-club-march-23-2015)

Not sure how far $100 would get you with them, didn't see pricing on their site. I guess if you're taking Ubers anyways, it might be worth the premium to move up from X to Black for three rides, but with a $15 minimum ride, paying $45 to get $100 at Trunk Club probably wouldn't be a great deal for most people.

Unless someone else is paying for your rides...and it's between UberBlack and a different black car service.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on March 24, 2015, 12:46:45 AM
Unless someone else is paying for your rides...and it's between UberBlack and a different black car service.

But then you're not paying the $45 just for the $100 credit.

Of course if you're spending it anyways then the $100 is great, what I was saying was that spending $45 just to get a $100 Trunk Club credit is prob not such a good deal.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on March 24, 2015, 09:09:47 AM
Happened to me yesterday:

Get into an Uber, he asks me where we are going and I tell him to go to the Airport. He says he cant do that bc he needs to head to work soon so he says he will cancel the ride and I should get a new one. I then get an email with a charge for $5 bc it was cancelled within minutes of ordering it. I just find it annoying that driver and customer seem to work off the same "cancel command". I would think that drivers should be able to cancel without that happening to the customer.

Whatever, Ill email them and most likely get the money credited. Rant over.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: coralsnake on March 24, 2015, 09:18:27 AM
Happened to me yesterday:

Get into an Uber, he asks me where we are going and I tell him to go to the Airport. He says he cant do that bc he needs to head to work soon so he says he will cancel the ride and I should get a new one. I then get an email with a charge for $5 bc it was cancelled within minutes of ordering it. I just find it annoying that driver and customer seem to work off the same "cancel command". I would think that drivers should be able to cancel without that happening to the customer.

Whatever, Ill email them and most likely get the money credited. Rant over.
They don't want drivers to be able to cancel.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chff on March 24, 2015, 09:19:35 AM
Happened to me yesterday:

Get into an Uber, he asks me where we are going and I tell him to go to the Airport. He says he cant do that bc he needs to head to work soon so he says he will cancel the ride and I should get a new one. I then get an email with a charge for $5 bc it was cancelled within minutes of ordering it. I just find it annoying that driver and customer seem to work off the same "cancel command". I would think that drivers should be able to cancel without that happening to the customer.

Whatever, Ill email them and most likely get the money credited. Rant over.
You pay for canceling a ride? I once ordered a car and saw that he was still making some rounds on the way to me so I canceled him, don't recall being charged
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on March 24, 2015, 09:26:06 AM
You pay for canceling a ride? I once ordered a car and saw that he was still making some rounds on the way to me so I canceled him, don't recall being charged

Depends on the time between requesting and cancelling. They tell you when you hit the cancel button that if it is within 5 min a charge might apply.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on March 24, 2015, 10:04:22 AM
Depends on the time between requesting and cancelling. They tell you when you hit the cancel button that if it is after 5 min a charge might apply.
ftfy
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 24, 2015, 11:52:26 AM
I've gotten the charge a few times and have had 100% success getting it refunded after I complained to uber that the driver was taking much longer than the estimated time to get to me.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on March 24, 2015, 12:49:07 PM
From Uber's site:

"You may cancel your request without charge for up to 5 minutes after your initial request.

Cancellations made after 5 minutes will incur a fee to compensate your driver for his or her time.

Please note: if your driver is running more than 5 minutes behind the provided ETA, you will not be charged a cancellation fee."

I've had 2 drivers cancel on me on the same day (after waiting more than 5 minutes on each) and got a $10 credit after contacting Uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: moshe87 on March 24, 2015, 06:53:19 PM
BH

Just got my first meal delivered with uber. I would like to thank Dan for the idea and the amazing family from CH for dinner . I also would like to thank Uber and my parents and my wife and Almighty GD:)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: moshe87 on March 24, 2015, 06:54:44 PM
O and AMEX everyday preferred for my 50% bonus making me earn 3 points per $:)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on March 24, 2015, 07:38:03 PM
BH

O and AMEX everyday preferred for my 50% bonus making me earn 3 points per $:)
FTFY
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on March 25, 2015, 09:37:18 AM
Free Rolls Royce Uber Rides in NYC This Weekend

HOW IT WORKS:
Open up your Uber app
Enter promo code RoyalRideNYC
Request ROYALS between 6pm and midnight on Thursday, March 12, Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14. On Sunday, March 15, royal rides will be available from 3pm to 9pm so you can be home in time to catch the premiere.

DETAILS:
Royal rides will only be available in Manhattan below 59th Street
Trips are limited to 30 minutes and must begin and end below 59th Street in Manhattan
Royal Rides can accommodate up to 4 passengers
Was anyone able to get one ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on March 25, 2015, 09:50:58 AM
That was a quick refund I received.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ueaiouioei on March 25, 2015, 03:14:24 PM
How do I use uber to pick up a food order and bring it to me. I'm assuming that I need to call the driver to let them know what is going on? And is it just like ordering a regular uber or is it some other service?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yosef_S on March 25, 2015, 05:25:00 PM
Regular Uber.

Call in order to restaurant and pre-pay. Have them double seal it if you have kashrus concerns. When the food is ready for pickup, drop a pin at the restaurant and request an Uber. Once driver is assigned, call driver and explain to them what you're doing and ask them to go inside the restaurant and pick up the order under your name and bring it to your destination - you can also put destination into Uber for that. (I know some people have arrange with the restaurant to have them bring the order out to the car instead of asking the driver to go in, but that requires further coordination, and so far I've never gotten any backlash from asking the driver to go in, so this is how I do it.)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avadah on March 27, 2015, 12:39:29 AM
I signed up for uber while in canada. It says my referral code will be for $20 Canadian.  Will it switch to USD when I get back to the States?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on March 27, 2015, 12:49:34 AM
I signed up for uber while in canada. It says my referral code will be for $20 Canadian.  Will it switch to USD when I get back to the States?
Somehow, my account got opened as a Canadian account and I have a $10 CAD credit. When I emailed them, they changed my account to USA but left the $10 CAD credit. It has not been applied to my rides in USA, so I guess it will be applied when I take a ride in Canada.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avadah on March 27, 2015, 01:03:14 AM
What do people usually tip?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on March 27, 2015, 02:04:12 AM
What do people usually tip?
no tipping necessary
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 27, 2015, 02:16:38 AM
no tipping necessary

No tipping allowed. I did tip once, though, when I vomited all over the uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on March 27, 2015, 02:31:00 AM


No tipping allowed.

I think this is more accurate
no tipping necessary
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 27, 2015, 02:37:30 AM


I think this is more accurate

Correct. I think they initially discouraged tipping as well as marketed the tip as included in fare. They got sued for that, and now they say cash tips are permissible. Wish it were an option in the app, Bc then I could expense the tip.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Hatastah on March 27, 2015, 03:23:05 AM
Someone somehow hacked my account and ordered multiple Ubers which I kept canceling (for a fee!!). One went through and he racked up a bill on my CC of about $60. I emailed uber and received no response, is there a CS number I can call, or should I just call up Chase and report fraud on my card?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avadah on March 27, 2015, 08:16:53 AM
Correct. I think they initially discouraged tipping as well as marketed the tip as included in fare. They got sued for that, and now they say cash tips are permissible. Wish it were an option in the app, Bc then I could expense the tip.
In your online profile there is a setting for how much to tip. The default is set to 20% but you can set it to whatever you want including no tip. That's what I was asking about.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 27, 2015, 08:17:37 AM

In your online profile there is a setting for how much to tip. The default is set to 20% but you can set it to whatever you want including no tip. That's what I was asking about.

I believe that's only for uber taxi, and doesn't include uberx or uberblack, unless they changed things
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avadah on March 27, 2015, 08:51:37 AM
Whatever it's for,  what do people have it set to?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 27, 2015, 09:18:29 AM
Whatever it's for,  what do people have it set to?


Mine is set to 20%.But I've used well over 100 ubers, and have never used UberTaxi, so it isn't relevant to me (or most people).
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on March 28, 2015, 10:53:14 PM
I believe that's only for uber taxi, and doesn't include uberx or uberblack, unless they changed things
In NYC, you pay UberTaxi directly, so the tip setting would still not be relevant. The only function of the app here is to get the driver to pick you up. At least this was how it was when I last used UberTaxi. Is this still the case?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on March 28, 2015, 10:56:40 PM
In NYC, you pay UberTaxi directly, so the tip setting would still not be relevant. The only function of the app here is to get the driver to pick you up. At least this was how it was when I last used UberTaxi. Is this still the case?
Yes. But now Uber charges $2 for the convenience.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: joelr773 on March 29, 2015, 10:48:34 PM
Yes. But now Uber charges $2 for the convenience.
To be honest with u it doesn't show up the $2 charge on my cc it's only shows when the trip is finished but it's not charged
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on April 07, 2015, 07:14:53 AM
one more day to try uberRush free
use code TRYRUSHNYC
http://www.uberrushnyc.com/
HT:PMM
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dovy2 on April 07, 2015, 09:11:33 AM
It gave me till 8/15
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on April 07, 2015, 11:24:04 AM
Try UberRUSH Free.

Enter code TRYRUSHNYC in your Uber App.
 
FREE UberRUSH TRIP
Click Menu -> Promotions -> Enter the promo code TRYRUSHNYC
You will see “Enjoy your first free UberRUSH trip! 1 delivery only.  Expires 8/31/15.”
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on April 07, 2015, 04:13:27 PM
Try UberRUSH Free.

Enter code TRYRUSHNYC in your Uber App.
 
FREE UberRUSH TRIP
Click Menu -> Promotions -> Enter the promo code TRYRUSHNYC
You will see “Enjoy your first free UberRUSH trip! 1 delivery only.  Expires 8/31/15.”
Posted 2 up though seems my expiration date was wrong
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on April 08, 2015, 04:56:23 PM
enter to win a "night on the town"
use promo code APRILNOTT
http://blog.uber.com/nj-night-on-the-town-care-reserve-moviepass


HT:PMM
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: avadah on April 08, 2015, 06:55:59 PM
When I get a credit for someone using my referral code, do I get the credit when they sign up or when they use it?
How long does it take for the credit to post?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dpk4588 on April 08, 2015, 07:09:33 PM
When I get a credit for someone using my referral code, do I get the credit when they sign up or when they use it?
How long does it take for the credit to post?
When they take their first ride, and you get it as soon as their ride is done.
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: emak on April 19, 2015, 12:40:26 AM
http://blog.uber.com/nyc-uberpool-l-train-5-dollar-fares
Uber is running an awesome promotion over the next 5 weeks where you can pay only $5 to get between certain locations in Manhattan and Williamsburg (Brooklyn).

The locations include anywhere along the L subway line (Manhattan locations: 10th street to 18th street; Brooklyn locations: zip codes 11211 and 11249)

The $5 rides is for uberPOOL pick ups only which means there is a chance the driver might pick up somewhere else along the route. I’ve written about uberPOOL in the past, but with it you can request a ride for up to a maximum of 2 riders per pickup. You will then be matched (possibly) with other people requesting a ride and there can be up to four passengers in the car total. I’ve used it before and have always had a good experience. I’ve also met some interested passengers to chat with. Even if they do not match you with another passenger, the ride is still $5 for this particular promotion!

The $5 fares will run between 11:30pm on Fridays until 5am on Mondays from April 17 through May 18, 2015.
HT:Boarding Area/ Deals we like
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: chucksterace on April 19, 2015, 12:42:51 AM
http://blog.uber.com/nyc-uberpool-l-train-5-dollar-fares
Uber is running an awesome promotion over the next 5 weeks where you can pay only $5 to get between certain locations in Manhattan and Williamsburg (Brooklyn).

The locations include anywhere along the L subway line (Manhattan locations: 10th street to 18th street; Brooklyn locations: zip codes 11211 and 11249)

The $5 rides is for uberPOOL pick ups only which means there is a chance the driver might pick up somewhere else along the route. I’ve written about uberPOOL in the past, but with it you can request a ride for up to a maximum of 2 riders per pickup. You will then be matched (possibly) with other people requesting a ride and there can be up to four passengers in the car total. I’ve used it before and have always had a good experience. I’ve also met some interested passengers to chat with. Even if they do not match you with another passenger, the ride is still $5 for this particular promotion!

The $5 fares will run between 11:30pm on Fridays until 5am on Mondays from April 17 through May 18, 2015.
HT:Boarding Area/ Deals we like

Misleading title Might be better off here: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=36087
Title: Re: UberFamily NYC - Free ride ($30) - Targeted
Post by: LifesGood on April 19, 2015, 02:33:56 AM
http://blog.uber.com/nyc-uberpool-l-train-5-dollar-fares
Uber is running an awesome promotion over the next 5 weeks where you can pay only $5 to get between certain locations in Manhattan and Williamsburg (Brooklyn).

The locations include anywhere along the L subway line (Manhattan locations: 10th street to 18th street; Brooklyn locations: zip codes 11211 and 11249)

The $5 rides is for uberPOOL pick ups only which means there is a chance the driver might pick up somewhere else along the route. I’ve written about uberPOOL in the past, but with it you can request a ride for up to a maximum of 2 riders per pickup. You will then be matched (possibly) with other people requesting a ride and there can be up to four passengers in the car total. I’ve used it before and have always had a good experience. I’ve also met some interested passengers to chat with. Even if they do not match you with another passenger, the ride is still $5 for this particular promotion!

The $5 fares will run between 11:30pm on Fridays until 5am on Mondays from April 17 through May 18, 2015.
HT:Boarding Area/ Deals we like
Great publicity for uber.

http://pix11.com/2015/04/13/l-train-construction-that-cuts-link-between-brooklyn-and-manhattan-expands-to-weekends/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 19, 2015, 04:54:08 AM
Quote
We're thrilled to have partnered with Uber for Artexpo New York 2015! New Uber users can get $25 off their ride to or from the show by using the promo code ARTEXPO25 when they sign up in the Uber app for iPhone, Android, or Blackberry. Already an Uber rider? You can receive 10% off your ride to or from Artexpo (up to $10) with the promo code ARTEXPONY10. Both deals exclude uberT cars. For help, check out uber.com/nyc or email supportNY@uber.com.
Register for Uber > Use this link: get.uber.com/go/ARTEXPO25
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jmansour on April 22, 2015, 12:12:39 PM
wow this is awesome!

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/04/21/uber-capital-one-partnership-offers-20-off-rides/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 22, 2015, 04:53:50 PM
wow this is awesome!

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/04/21/uber-capital-one-partnership-offers-20-off-rides/
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=51292.0
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yakovrose on May 10, 2015, 08:43:33 PM
Any uber drivers here?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on May 10, 2015, 10:36:07 PM
$30 off first ride with code RIDIN30.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on May 13, 2015, 06:50:59 AM
2 free rides up to 50 shek on may 17th in Jerusalem plus 50% off until 5/21 http://blog.uber.com/Jerusalem
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Got a clue on May 13, 2015, 07:02:28 AM
2 free rides up to 50 shek on may 17th in Jerusalem plus 50% off until 5/21 http://blog.uber.com/Jerusalem

There gonna be short on cars..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on May 13, 2015, 07:06:56 AM
There gonna be short on cars..
i doubt it
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on May 13, 2015, 03:38:03 PM
Anyone have issues reviving a bill from uber today, took a ride this morning, still didn't get an email
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on May 13, 2015, 03:44:03 PM
Anyone have issues reviving a bill from uber today, took a ride this morning, still didn't get an email
either he didn't charge you, or your bill is still running ...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on May 13, 2015, 03:45:37 PM
either he didn't charge you, or your bill is still running ...
could the bill still be running of I can book another car?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on May 13, 2015, 03:46:23 PM
if your bill was actually still running, you'd see it on the app.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mplace on May 13, 2015, 03:52:11 PM
if your bill was actually still running, you'd see it on the app.
so  then it's not running, any other options?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yitrap on May 19, 2015, 11:22:08 AM
Anybody ever had their account hacked?
Got a call today from someone in england asking me where I was standing and realized that someone ordered a car, two minutes later I get a notification that my number was changed, I changed it back to my number and the next car I tried to order I had to re-enter my credit card number.

Weird thing is that in order to change the number I had to enter my password which means they somehow had it too...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on May 19, 2015, 11:27:02 AM
2 free rides up to 50 shek on may 17th in Jerusalem plus 50% off until 5/21 http://blog.uber.com/Jerusalem
Should have had its own thread.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yitrap on May 19, 2015, 11:28:17 AM
Should have had its own thread.

Sorta did...
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=44526.msg1148080#msg1148080
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on May 19, 2015, 11:52:44 AM
Should have had its own thread.
Ill know for next time.
The extreme hostilities towards new threads and REPOST scares people (like me) into getting things list in mumble jumble of current threads.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on May 19, 2015, 11:53:32 AM
Ill know for next time.
The extreme hostilities towards new threads and REPOST scares people (like me) into getting things list in mumble jumble of current threads.
Anything that's a real deal doesn't belong in a master thread. Master threads are for discussion or frequently recurring semi-deals only.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ilherman on June 08, 2015, 08:47:33 PM
My father is a real Uber fan. Mostly good experiences. Until the past week when he used Uber to take him to JFK airport. He got in to the car and all he is getting is a piece of paper with a note from the driver "I am deaf, if you want anything important please tap my back"  ::) :-\ :-X

The whole trip was a real nightmare. Took him like 80to minutes from Brooklyn to JFK with no traffic. He didn't hear any other cars beeping. My father Bentched Goymel just that he survived that ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on June 08, 2015, 09:38:49 PM
My father is a real Uber fan. Mostly good experiences. Until the past week when he used Uber to take him to JFK airport. He got in to the car and all he is getting is a piece of paper with a note from the driver "I am deaf, if you want anything important please tap my back"  ::) :-\ :-X

The whole trip was a real nightmare. Took him like 80to minutes from Brooklyn to JFK with no traffic. He didn't hear any other cars beeping. My father Bentched Goymel just that he survived that ride.

OMG. Now that is almost as crazy as the time I went to LIJ using Uber from the city to make it for my son's birth. I found myself in a car with a Korean that didn't speak a word of English and had at least 1 bird in his trunk.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 08, 2015, 10:29:54 PM
My father is a real Uber fan. Mostly good experiences. Until the past week when he used Uber to take him to JFK airport. He got in to the car and all he is getting is a piece of paper with a note from the driver "I am deaf, if you want anything important please tap my back"  ::) :-\ :-X

The whole trip was a real nightmare. Took him like 80to minutes from Brooklyn to JFK with no traffic. He didn't hear any other cars beeping. My father Bentched Goymel just that he survived that ride.

Wow, crazy!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ilherman on June 08, 2015, 11:01:50 PM
Wow, crazy!
Luckily my dad is not the kind of guy to ask for compensation  ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on June 08, 2015, 11:02:35 PM
Luckily my dad is not the kind of guy to ask for compensation  ;)
You doing it for him ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ilherman on June 08, 2015, 11:53:20 PM
Nope.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on June 09, 2015, 12:08:18 AM
Luckily my dad is not the kind of guy to ask for compensation  ;)

Had possibly the same driver. Felt bad complaining because he was deaf, but Uber shouldn't let him drive.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on June 09, 2015, 12:12:15 AM
Had possibly the same driver. Felt bad complaining because he was deaf, but Uber shouldn't let him drive.
If they let him go they'll probably be slapped with a lawsuit.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on June 09, 2015, 12:13:11 AM
If they let him go they'll probably be slapped with a lawsuit.

Even if it's due to customer complaints?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on June 09, 2015, 12:15:03 AM
Even if it's due to customer complaints?
Ye. Enough lawyers would jump on it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on June 09, 2015, 12:45:30 AM
If they let him go they'll probably be slapped with a lawsuit.
I think the wrongful death lawsuit will be larger though
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on June 09, 2015, 10:27:01 AM
Ye. Enough lawyers would jump on it.

If the driver is as bad as it seems, s/he will have a very low rating and will be fired for that:

http://uber-partners-static.s3.amazonaws.com/omaha_uberx/faq.html#3_2

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on June 09, 2015, 01:19:08 PM
http://nypost.com/2015/06/09/nfl-player-keeps-40-per-hour-day-job-driving-for-uber/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ah on June 10, 2015, 02:56:05 AM
I  once got an older lady who wouldn't follow my directions from waze because she was scared of that highway. She also got stuck for over 5 minutes at an intersection that had no light because she was afraid to make the left turn.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David Smith on June 10, 2015, 03:48:37 AM
I  once got an older lady who wouldn't follow my directions from waze because she was scared of that highway. She also got stuck for over 5 minutes at an intersection that had no light because she was afraid to make the left turn.
Loll. If you're scared of driving, you may be in the wrong profession. :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Smartypantz on June 11, 2015, 06:14:53 PM
1st time using uber. How do I know if I have dans referral 20 dollars off on my account? Also whats the chance of getting a car at 5 am in Queens to jfk?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MC on June 11, 2015, 07:07:02 PM

1st time using uber. How do I know if I have dans referral 20 dollars off on my account? Also whats the chance of getting a car at 5 am in Queens to jfk?
Check under "payments."
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ergel on June 11, 2015, 08:30:53 PM
Just amazing. Thornhill to YYZ for under $30 (CAD)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yitrap on June 11, 2015, 08:36:34 PM
Just amazing. Thornhill to YYZ for under $30 (CAD)
Wow!! that's amazing
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on June 12, 2015, 05:36:49 PM
1st time using uber. How do I know if I have dans referral 20 dollars off on my account? Also whats the chance of getting a car at 5 am in Queens to jfk?
100%
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Smartypantz on June 14, 2015, 05:48:09 AM
100%
thanks! Got a car from rockaway jewish center (parked for jfk)  from there within 5 minutes total cost 0 dollars thanks to ridin30 coupon!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on June 14, 2015, 12:26:24 PM
thanks! Got a car from rockaway jewish center (parked for jfk)  from there within 5 minutes total cost 0 dollars thanks to ridin30 coupon!
How much did it come out to before the coupon? (I wanted to ride Uber for this very route, but the phone number I found to request parking at that location was not in service. How did you reach them?)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Smartypantz on June 15, 2015, 09:06:00 AM
How much did it come out to before the coupon? (I wanted to ride Uber for this very route, but the phone number I found to request parking at that location was not in service. How did you reach them?)
I think it was aprox 27 dollars, don't know how to see my receipt. I called the main number and they gave me another person's cell number. PM me if you can't get thru and I will give it to you.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on June 19, 2015, 03:32:18 PM
.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on June 19, 2015, 03:42:05 PM
Nice. I'm assuming if you don't get matched you still get $20 off?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dovy2 on June 19, 2015, 03:56:08 PM
Nice. I'm assuming if you don't get matched you still get $20 off?
Don't they discount you regardless of being matched? Or is only lyft like that?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on June 19, 2015, 03:59:00 PM
Don't they discount you regardless of being matched? Or is only lyft like that?
I believe they do, but I've never used it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on June 19, 2015, 04:12:31 PM
Don't they discount you regardless of being matched? Or is only lyft like that?
Same with Uber. And they make it a flat rate, so if you get stuck in traffic the fare doesn't go up  :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sruly on June 19, 2015, 04:28:31 PM
Nice. I'm assuming if you don't get matched you still get $20 off?
yes
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 19, 2015, 08:16:25 PM
Thanks for code.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 21, 2015, 04:09:40 PM
Used it today, round trip to Manhattan total was about $2.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on June 21, 2015, 04:11:10 PM
Used it today, round trip to Manhattan total was about $2.
Comment on DDMS...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on June 21, 2015, 04:12:49 PM
Comment on DDMS...

Will do.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on June 25, 2015, 09:21:28 AM
Is there uber in Dickson City PA?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on June 25, 2015, 09:24:44 AM
Is there uber in Dickson City PA?

Here (https://www.uber.com/cities/wilkesbarre-scranton)

Check the Uber website much?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 25, 2015, 09:24:44 AM

Is there uber in Dickson City PA?

Open the Uber app, enter Dickson City, PA and check ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on June 25, 2015, 09:31:23 AM
Open the Uber app, enter Dickson City, PA and check ;)
Didn't have the app. Just downloaded it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 25, 2015, 09:39:26 AM

Didn't have the app. Just downloaded it.

m.uber.com on a computer works too
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Chapshnell on June 29, 2015, 01:17:27 AM
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-28/this-driver-in-china-explains-how-he-is-helping-rip-off-uber?cmpid=yhoo
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Copernicus on June 29, 2015, 06:42:28 AM
I just used Uber for the first time in China and Uber ripped me off!  I had a promotion active which should have covered the whole cost of the trip but the entire payment came from my credit card.  I've tried contacting their customer service several times about it and they just keep responding with a generic email in Chinese which I gathered basically explains how to add a promotion code to your account.  I saw that the promotion had already been added to my account and was active before I took the ride.

Since their customer service is useless, I'm thinking of just calling my bank and doing a charge-back on that payment at this point.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on June 29, 2015, 07:12:56 AM
I just used Uber for the first time in China and Uber ripped me off!  I had a promotion active which should have covered the whole cost of the trip but the entire payment came from my credit card.  I've tried contacting their customer service several times about it and they just keep responding with a generic email in Chinese which I gathered basically explains how to add a promotion code to your account.  I saw that the promotion had already been added to my account and was active before I took the ride.

Since their customer service is useless, I'm thinking of just calling my bank and doing a charge-back on that payment at this point.
Email support@uber.com. Their service is fantastic
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on June 29, 2015, 09:19:16 AM
Promotions can only be used in the area they were applied
Title: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 29, 2015, 09:21:23 AM
Promotions can only be used in the area they were applied

+1, they have to be in the same currency.

Uber didn't rip you off, you just didn't know how to they work... Just forget about it and use the credit another time, uber in China is very cheap!

A chargeback would be straight up stealing in my opinion.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Copernicus on June 29, 2015, 09:38:57 AM
Ok, I didn't consider a chargeback would be looked at as stealing when I felt that the promotional credit should have covered the trip fare, and when their support refuses to respond to me aside from a generic email in Chinese.

And yes, Uber is very cheap in China.  That's not the point though. 

The credit however is not in Yuan but rather Canadian dollars, so that was obviously the issue then.  I did have promotional credits in Yuan, but the Canadian promotional code overwrote that one. I did not realize you cannot stack credit.  Now I cannot get rid of the Canadian one and revert to the Chinese one.

Do you think emailing that support address will help me resolve this?

Title: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 29, 2015, 09:42:53 AM
Ok, I didn't consider a chargeback would be looked at as stealing when I felt that the promotional credit should have covered the trip fare, and when their support refuses to respond to me aside from a generic email in Chinese.

And yes, Uber is very cheap in China.  That's not the point though. 

The credit however is not in Yuan but rather Canadian dollars, so that was obviously the issue then.  I did have promotional credits in Yuan, but the Canadian promotional code overwrote that one. I did not realize you cannot stack credit.  Now I cannot get rid of the Canadian one and revert to the Chinese one.

Do you think emailing that support address will help me resolve this?

I am sure there are terms and conditions stipulating the use of the credits, and simply not hearing back from them (I am unsure which address you emailed as I've always gotten replies in English) is not an excuse for a chargeback. By all means if you want your account suspended go ahead and do it.

In my experience emailing will not help since I've had a similar instance where a referral credit wouldn't apply in Paris, and they didn't help. You can still try though.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Copernicus on June 29, 2015, 09:54:46 AM
I messaged them through their support menu via their website.  Having had a negative experience from the get-go with their customer service, I wouldn't be bothered about having my account suspended after a chargeback as I wouldn't have thought to use them again anyhow.

I could not find any relevant or clear information about my situation on their website.  I went through the proper support channels as per their site as well and was not being looked after.  Hence I feel that I, having gone through the proper hoops as per their website, have every right to do a chargeback at this point.  Not for the sake of saving me a few bucks or trying to get something for nothing, but out of principle. 

I will email support directly and see where that leads me.  Hopefully they help out and I can feel better about using them again.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on June 29, 2015, 10:51:52 AM
I messaged them through their support menu via their website.  Having had a negative experience from the get-go with their customer service, I wouldn't be bothered about having my account suspended after a chargeback as I wouldn't have thought to use them again anyhow.

I could not find any relevant or clear information about my situation on their website.  I went through the proper support channels as per their site as well and was not being looked after.  Hence I feel that I, having gone through the proper hoops as per their website, have every right to do a chargeback at this point.  Not for the sake of saving me a few bucks or trying to get something for nothing, but out of principle. 

I will email support directly and see where that leads me.  Hopefully they help out and I can feel better about using them again.

If you email support, they will likely tell you the promotion was for Canada only, and then credit you anyway as a courtesy.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 29, 2015, 11:07:19 AM

If you email support, they will likely tell you the promotion was for Canada only, and then credit you anyway as a courtesy.

This is not how Uber usually works.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on June 29, 2015, 11:27:20 AM
This is not how Uber usually works.
-1
Worked for me when I had a credit in shekel. Their service was amazing. They left my 30 shekel credit in my account and applied a $20 credit as well
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 29, 2015, 11:29:12 AM

-1
Worked for me when I had a credit in shekel. Their service was amazing. They left my 30 shekel credit in my account and applied a $20 credit as well

Wow, I guess they serve their new customers better than their most loyal :D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on June 29, 2015, 11:38:39 AM
Wow, I guess they serve their new customers better than their most loyal :D
I've had this service, as well as relatives and friends
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on June 29, 2015, 11:40:41 AM
I've had this service, as well as relatives and friends
As with everything it depends on the rep as well. I emailed them twice as the first rep did nothing and I was able to tell had a bad attitude. The second rep i emailed did it for me with pleasure
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JoeCha on June 29, 2015, 03:42:17 PM
"Ride to and from City Hall tomorrow between 10:30am – 2:30pm and your uberPOOL ride is free"
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on June 29, 2015, 04:12:39 PM
"Ride to and from City Hall tomorrow between 10:30am – 2:30pm and your uberPOOL ride is free"
Over the weekend, UberPool had "Rainbow-farting cars"  ::)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CIb0Pu2WsAAunwf.png)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on June 29, 2015, 04:15:04 PM
Over the weekend, UberPool had "Rainbow-farting cars"  ::)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CIb0Pu2WsAAunwf.png)

Lol. Nice.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: damaxer91 on June 29, 2015, 06:50:21 PM
Over the weekend, UberPool had "Rainbow-farting cars"  ::)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CIb0Pu2WsAAunwf.png)

I'm sure all the drivers names Muhammed and Yasser appreciate the gesture
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Tankchucker on June 29, 2015, 07:18:17 PM
"Ride to and from City Hall tomorrow between 10:30am – 2:30pm and your uberPOOL ride is free"
I read it as: free ride to anywhere in NYC with a layover at city Hall if you're willing to carpool with a stranger.
(http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/29/9c1ab86928b04a046b4e8a7bf8920191.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MosheD on July 04, 2015, 03:07:52 PM
Hello
I was wondering how can I use uber to pick up food for me and bring it to airport where i will be?


You need to contact the driver as soon as you book an Uber and see if he'll be interested in just bringing you the food. So long as everything is paid for and the restaurant will bring it out to the car it shouldn't be a problem. Worst case driver says no, you can cancel within 5 minutes with no penalty. YMMV
Rinse and repeat.
I assume I need to go outside at the airport and meet him, correct?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on July 12, 2015, 09:05:24 PM
I'm fuming!!!   I sent them an email explaining why this wasnt right to me lets see what happens.

http://newsroom.uber.com/nyc/2015/07/your-summertime-essentials-delivered-on-demand/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on July 12, 2015, 09:37:53 PM
I'm fuming!!!   I sent them an email explaining why this wasnt right to me lets see what happens.

http://newsroom.uber.com/nyc/2015/07/your-summertime-essentials-delivered-on-demand/
Lol. Report back :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on July 12, 2015, 10:11:02 PM
I'm fuming!!!   I sent them an email explaining why this wasnt right to me lets see what happens.

http://newsroom.uber.com/nyc/2015/07/your-summertime-essentials-delivered-on-demand/
They knew they would be bankrupted if it was on a diff day...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sam Finkelstein on July 12, 2015, 10:40:43 PM
They knew they would be bankrupted if it was on a diff day...
+1

But they underestimate us.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rivkao on July 16, 2015, 06:01:28 PM
Got an email that I could earn $500 after driving first trip with uber
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on July 16, 2015, 06:38:53 PM
Got an email that I could earn $500 after driving first trip with uber
I got like a hundred of those. They advertise that everywhere
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rivkao on July 16, 2015, 06:39:23 PM
I got like a hundred of those. They advertise that everywhere
And you ever tried doing it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on July 16, 2015, 06:45:59 PM
And you ever tried doing it?
Nope. Too much of a hassle to get CDL and do the paperwork
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: keemster26 on July 16, 2015, 07:52:45 PM
http://flyanddine.boardingarea.com/breaking-lax-officially-approves-uber-and-lyft/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sam Finkelstein on July 16, 2015, 08:14:55 PM
http://flyanddine.boardingarea.com/breaking-lax-officially-approves-uber-and-lyft/

It's about time!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on July 17, 2015, 10:39:51 AM
Nope. Too much of a hassle to get CDL and do the paperwork
CDL? In NY, is class E not sufficient?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on July 19, 2015, 10:30:30 PM
IIRC you need to have TLC license in NY.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on July 19, 2015, 11:00:08 PM
IIRC you need to have TLC license in NY.
What if I wanted to do UberRush?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: semper fi on July 20, 2015, 07:25:14 AM
IIRC you need to have TLC license in NY.
Only in Manhattan itself iirc. 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MosheD on August 02, 2015, 09:32:24 PM
$50 promo (rebate) for new uber biz account
more here (http://www.doctorofcredit.com/free-50-in-uber-rides-with-uber-business-account/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter)
ETA official link (https://newsroom.uber.com/2015/07/u4bopen/)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bobby on August 07, 2015, 10:15:01 AM
Free Uberpool today in Manhattan (between 59th and Canal) between 4 pm and 7 pm. Promocode SHAREACOKE

https://newsroom.uber.com/nyc/2015/08/share-a-coke-with-uberpool/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Seeker on August 11, 2015, 03:00:29 AM
$50 promo (rebate) for new uber biz account
more here (http://www.doctorofcredit.com/free-50-in-uber-rides-with-uber-business-account/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter)
ETA official link (https://newsroom.uber.com/2015/07/u4bopen/)

Needs AMEX Open business card.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on September 02, 2015, 04:10:39 AM
http://www.vice.com/read/a-baby-was-born-inside-an-uber-in-new-york-city-vgtrn-111
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: good sam on September 02, 2015, 07:00:44 AM
http://www.vice.com/read/a-baby-was-born-inside-an-uber-in-new-york-city-vgtrn-111
1. Is it a frum family?
2. Does the kid get free uber for life?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on September 03, 2015, 07:12:30 AM
http://gothamist.com/2015/08/27/taxi_app_arro.php
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on September 03, 2015, 07:43:31 AM
http://gothamist.com/2015/08/27/taxi_app_arro.php
A good start. Next they need cars & drivers like uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sruly101 on September 23, 2015, 03:31:32 PM
Never used them yet before, will a couple with a 5 year girl, 3 suit cases, 3 hand luggages fit in a normal size uber car, or I need a bigger one?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on September 23, 2015, 10:00:26 PM
Never used them yet before, will a couple with a 5 year girl, 3 suit cases, 3 hand luggages fit in a normal size uber car, or I need a bigger one?
A bigger one. A normal size car can be just about anything. What will you do if it's an Altima or something?
ETA: judging from the time of your post I doubt it will be Altima ;) but you get the point
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MosheD on September 23, 2015, 11:37:30 PM
You can always see what type of car ot is right away and cancel if it's to small
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Alexsei on October 12, 2015, 10:02:27 PM
Is an infant seat required for uber in nyc?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sammy n on October 13, 2015, 01:30:08 AM
Is an infant seat required for uber in nyc?
No
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Alexsei on October 13, 2015, 10:36:11 AM
No
Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on October 14, 2015, 09:48:15 PM
Tomorrow at 8am, UBER is returning to Broward County, FL.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: stbaum on October 27, 2015, 04:39:44 PM
i once registered with uber a long time ago and never used it. i deleted the app. now i wanted to download it again and start using it but i can't log on! if i click sign in and put in my number, it says "number already registered". if i attempt to register, i get the same message. any way to register with another number and once i'm in, change the settings to reflect my number?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on October 27, 2015, 05:51:05 PM
i once registered with uber a long time ago and never used it. i deleted the app. now i wanted to download it again and start using it but i can't log on! if i click sign in and put in my number, it says "number already registered". if i attempt to register, i get the same message. any way to register with another number and once i'm in, change the settings to reflect my number?
Tried resetting your password? You won't be able to do that register and switch thing you're thinking of.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Iz on November 05, 2015, 07:33:28 PM
Is it possible to have more than one Uber account? Is there a problem if they are on the same device? If this has been written about somewhere, where?
Thanks!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on November 05, 2015, 07:36:13 PM
Is it possible to have more than one Uber account? Is there a problem if they are on the same device? If this has been written about somewhere, where?
Thanks!

Yes, it is a problem, I have gotten my account blocked for having friends log onto my phone. I'm assuming that if I was referring myself they found out they would probably would have banned it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on November 05, 2015, 07:39:59 PM
Yes, it is a problem, I have gotten my account blocked for having friends log onto my phone. I'm assuming that if I was referring myself they found out they would probably would have banned it.
My friend got banned for having many people using his account on diff phones.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on November 05, 2015, 07:41:18 PM
My friend got banned for having many people using his account on diff phones.

In my case it was completely legal so they just ran a check and gave me access back. For your friend, was it against their T&C??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Iz on November 05, 2015, 09:16:21 PM
Thanks! Any other ideas how to get free/discounted rides?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on November 05, 2015, 10:02:36 PM
Thanks! Any other ideas how to get free/discounted rides?

Refer people! For discounted rides in NYC I use Lyft's Line option. You can either have a one minute match or a ten minute match, the ten minute match is always discounted further and I so far only got matched twice with someone on longer trips. When I know I will need a car in about 15 minutes I use that option and I've paid as cheap as $22 for a Suburban from Soho to the Jewish areas of Queens (30 mins without traffic)! Another cool thing about Lyft line is that you get premium cars much more often than with Uber. Finally Lyft seems to be more rewarding than Uber. I use both about 40 times a month and Uber just gives me VIP status in order for me to only get top rated drivers. Lyft on the other hand sends me promotions every month or so such as $8 or 50% off my next 5 rides!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on November 06, 2015, 12:35:16 PM
Refer people! For discounted rides in NYC I use Lyft's Line option. You can either have a one minute match or a ten minute match, the ten minute match is always discounted further and I so far only got matched twice with someone on longer trips. When I know I will need a car in about 15 minutes I use that option and I've paid as cheap as $22 for a Suburban from Soho to the Jewish areas of Queens (30 mins without traffic)! Another cool thing about Lyft line is that you get premium cars much more often than with Uber. Finally Lyft seems to be more rewarding than Uber. I use both about 40 times a month and Uber just gives me VIP status in order for me to only get top rated drivers. Lyft on the other hand sends me promotions every month or so such as $8 or 50% off my next 5 rides!
just saying that everybody is getting those promotions from lyft, it has nothing to do with loyalty.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Iz on November 06, 2015, 02:16:46 PM
Refer people! For discounted rides in NYC I use Lyft's Line option. You can either have a one minute match or a ten minute match, the ten minute match is always discounted further and I so far only got matched twice with someone on longer trips. When I know I will need a car in about 15 minutes I use that option and I've paid as cheap as $22 for a Suburban from Soho to the Jewish areas of Queens (30 mins without traffic)! Another cool thing about Lyft line is that you get premium cars much more often than with Uber. Finally Lyft seems to be more rewarding than Uber. I use both about 40 times a month and Uber just gives me VIP status in order for me to only get top rated drivers. Lyft on the other hand sends me promotions every month or so such as $8 or 50% off my next 5 rides!
Thank you.
Title: Uber
Post by: CS91 on November 26, 2015, 02:46:49 AM
Anyone ever have the fair estimate be wayyyyyy off? Just estimated a ride, said it would be $25-35 and ended up being $65 (and there was zero traffic so that wasn't a factor). The distance portion of the charge was $44 alone so now idea how they estimated the full charge to be less than that. Anyone have this and have success fighting such a thing with uber?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on November 26, 2015, 02:47:53 AM
Use the fare review option.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on November 26, 2015, 02:51:36 AM

Use the fare review option.
As in under this specific trip, click on help and "had an issue with my fair?"
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on November 29, 2015, 08:20:15 PM
http://newsroom.uber.com/nyc/2015/11/5-days-of-giving/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: solls108 on December 01, 2015, 05:18:27 PM
https://newsroom.uber.com/miami/2015/11/uberboat-powered-by-stella-artois/

Welcome uberBoat
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on December 01, 2015, 07:06:19 PM
That's really cool
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 03, 2015, 10:09:17 AM
Anyone ever have the fair estimate be wayyyyyy off? Just estimated a ride, said it would be $25-35 and ended up being $65 (and there was zero traffic so that wasn't a factor). The distance portion of the charge was $44 alone so now idea how they estimated the full charge to be less than that. Anyone have this and have success fighting such a thing with uber?
Uber didn't want to budge even after several back and forth emails. Disputed it with Amex and they immediately refunded me for the difference between the estimate and the final fair. Oh, how I love Amex.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Iz on December 03, 2015, 10:13:50 AM
Uber didn't want to budge even after several back and forth emails. Disputed it with Amex and they immediately refunded me for the difference between the estimate and the final fair. Oh, how I love Amex.
Doesn't sound like a fair fare in this affair.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 03, 2015, 10:15:08 AM
Doesn't sound like a fair fare in this affair.
Wow. Don't know what to say. You must be a Dad  ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David Smith on December 03, 2015, 10:22:18 AM
Uber didn't want to budge even after several back and forth emails. Disputed it with Amex and they immediately refunded me for the difference between the estimate and the final fair. Oh, how I love Amex.
You won't get banned from Uber? (BTW I've never had a problem disputing a charge with chase. I don't get the obsession with amex.)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 03, 2015, 10:34:39 AM
You won't get banned from Uber? (BTW I've never had a problem disputing a charge with chase. I don't get the obsession with amex.)
Why would I get banned?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Iz on December 03, 2015, 11:21:50 AM
Wow. Don't know what to say. You must be a Dad  ;)
8)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David Smith on December 03, 2015, 11:45:47 AM
Why would I get banned?
I thought I heard Uber bans you if you dispute a charge.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 03, 2015, 01:41:01 PM
I thought I heard Uber bans you if you dispute a charge.
That would be ridiculous. Haven't heard anything from them. I actually told them that I would be disputing the charge when they didn't want to issue a partial refund.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on December 03, 2015, 04:42:15 PM
That would be ridiculous. Haven't heard anything from them. I actually told them that I would be disputing the charge when they didn't want to issue a partial refund.
they dont ban you AFAIK, i disputed a charge and the next time i tried using uber i got a pop up saying you have an outstanding balance.. wouldnt let me continue until i paid it
i emailed uber about it and they refunded me. 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 04, 2015, 12:43:04 AM
they dont ban you AFAIK, i disputed a charge and the next time i tried using uber i got a pop up saying you have an outstanding balance.. wouldnt let me continue until i paid it
i emailed uber about it and they refunded me.
Just tried requesting an Uber for the first time since I disputed the charge and guess what? Got the same message that you did. Except when I emailed support, they said that they won't remove it until I pay the amount that I disputed.  >:( Not giving in. Told them I'm going to change to Lyft.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: momo on December 04, 2015, 12:02:46 PM
You are shooting yourself in the foot. So the fare estimate was off. Did they go around in circles to get to where they were going, or did they go directly there? The fare estimate is not a quote that they need to honor. I'm not sure why you are going crazy. They provided a service, and now you need to pay for it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on December 04, 2015, 12:13:40 PM
You can also use Uber Pool and get a guaranteed flat rate.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 04, 2015, 12:25:36 PM
You are shooting yourself in the foot. So the fare estimate was off. Did they go around in circles to get to where they were going, or did they go directly there? The fare estimate is not a quote that they need to honor. I'm not sure why you are going crazy. They provided a service, and now you need to pay for it.
Normally I'd agree with you. However, what happened here is they quoted me $25-35, and ended up getting billed $63, $44 of which was just based on miles travelled. I don't think I'm being unreasonable for complaining that the fair quote was off when if they would have at least just calculated the estimate using the distance, the fair estimate would have been $44 at a minimum.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on December 06, 2015, 01:34:18 PM
Normally I'd agree with you. However, what happened here is they quoted me $25-35, and ended up getting billed $63, $44 of which was just based on miles travelled. I don't think I'm being unreasonable for complaining that the fair quote was off when if they would have at least just calculated the estimate using the distance, the fair estimate would have been $44 at a minimum.
Is it worth not using uber anymore though? I understand telling them you are not giving in, but at the end of the day if they are unwilling to refund you it may be worth it to just pay the balance
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 06, 2015, 01:35:36 PM
Is it worth not using uber anymore though? I understand telling them you are not giving in, but at the end of the day if they are unwilling to refund you it may be worth it to just pay the balance
But, see, once I threatened to start using Lyft instead, I got an email back saying that they're waiving the balance and reactivating my account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jm1248 on December 06, 2015, 01:36:58 PM
But, see, once I threatened to start using Lyft instead, I got an email back saying that they're waiving the balance and reactivating my account.
Nice! So it worked :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 06, 2015, 01:37:39 PM
Nice! So it worked :)
Yup! Didn't think they'd be stupid enough to lose someone over a nominal amount.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on December 06, 2015, 01:45:53 PM
Normally I'd agree with you. However, what happened here is they quoted me $25-35, and ended up getting billed $63, $44 of which was just based on miles travelled. I don't think I'm being unreasonable for complaining that the fair quote was off when if they would have at least just calculated the estimate using the distance, the fair estimate would have been $44 at a minimum.

They quoted $25-$35 when the trip was 44 miles at min? You 100% sure it recognized the locations correctly? Can you post the quote here out of curiosity?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 06, 2015, 01:54:45 PM
They quoted $25-$35 when the trip was 44 miles at min? You 100% sure it recognized the locations correctly? Can you post the quote here out of curiosity?
$44 worth of miles (miles multiplied by per mile rate). Yup, 100% sure. Don't have a screenshot of quote.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Alexsei on December 06, 2015, 04:43:05 PM
$44 worth of miles (miles multiplied by per mile rate). Yup, 100% sure. Don't have a screenshot of quote.
When you requote the same route does it now give you the correct estimate?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 06, 2015, 04:45:07 PM
When you requote the same route does it now give you the correct estimate?
Just tried it now and it gave me an estimate closer to what I was charged. But when I got the estimate right before I took the Uber, it was 2am and no traffic.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: momo on December 06, 2015, 04:57:50 PM
Happy it worked out for you.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 06, 2015, 05:05:17 PM
But, see, once I threatened to start using Lyft instead, I got an email back saying that they're waiving the balance and reactivating my account.

Why would threatening to use Lyft work? Lyft won't give you a quote to start with.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 06, 2015, 05:07:21 PM

Why would threatening to use Lyft work? Lyft won't give you a quote to start with.
Taking my business elsewhere...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 06, 2015, 05:08:46 PM
Taking my business elsewhere...

Eh, you'll be back to Uber eventually. They have a better service and they are consistently cheaper for pool, I only use Lyft when they run promos now.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on December 06, 2015, 05:13:43 PM

Eh, you'll be back to Uber eventually. They have a better service and they are consistently cheaper for pool, I only use Lyft when they run promos now.
It worked. So there's that.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on December 21, 2015, 02:41:42 AM
I just downloaded the Uber app for the very first time. What's the best way to sign up?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 21, 2015, 02:44:05 AM
I just downloaded the Uber app for the very first time. What's the best way to sign up?

Referral codes are now only $15 for the person who uses it and the person who refers.
This is the only other alternative: https://www.uber.com/promo
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: stbaum on December 31, 2015, 02:03:07 PM
PLEASE DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE TONIGHT
Take a free Uber instead. Use promo code: uberiamfree
Retweet to save a life.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mrprez27 on December 31, 2015, 02:06:43 PM
PLEASE DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE TONIGHT
Take a free Uber instead. Use promo code: uberiamfree
Retweet to save a life.
is this someone's referal code or a real promo code????
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: stbaum on December 31, 2015, 02:07:50 PM
is this someone's referal code or a real promo code????

saw it on twitter. just passing on
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 31, 2015, 02:42:32 PM
is this someone's referal code or a real promo code????

Codes that start with "uber" are referral codes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on December 31, 2015, 02:47:35 PM
Codes that start with "uber" are referral codes.
Where did you get that from?
A btw the maximum was reached....
I didn't know refferals had a maximum?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 31, 2015, 02:51:46 PM

Where did you get that from?
A btw the maximum was reached....
I didn't know refferals had a maximum?

Only from what I've observed. Uber can limit a referral code, and that has been confirmed.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on December 31, 2015, 03:04:28 PM
Only from what I've observed. Uber can limit a referral code, and that has been confirmed.
Interesting.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jd399 on January 03, 2016, 01:11:36 PM
Has anyone used uber in MCO Orlando. From and To the Airport. Do they allow picking up at MCO and how much was your cost from and to airport
Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on January 03, 2016, 01:12:34 PM
Has anyone used uber in MCO Orlando. From and To the Airport. Do they allow picking up at MCO and how much was your cost from and to airport
Thanks

Do you know that you can open up the app and do an estimate for yourself?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: shmoejoe on January 04, 2016, 02:15:25 PM
I Want t open an account any goo offers?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Deal Guy on January 12, 2016, 11:51:30 AM
New to uber.


Let's say i am in miami airport, at what point do i put through my order? Do i do it even while i am waiting for my suitcase, because it takes drivers time to get to the airport, or do i need to wait until i am at the exit doors? Also, do i actually speak to the driver to tell him exactly  where in the airport i am?

One more thing. If I am with my wife, and i want to make 2 stops, where i get off first, and then have the driver continue down for another 4 minutes to drop off my wife, which one of the 2 destinations, do i originally enter into the app, when i place  the order in miami airport? When doing so, do i need to leave my wife with my phone that i placed the order with, so she has it when the trip is over, or can i take my phone with me when i get off at stop 1?

Much thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on January 12, 2016, 12:07:45 PM
New to uber.


Let's say i am in miami airport, at what point do i put through my order? Do i do it even while i am waiting for my suitcase, because it takes drivers time to get to the airport, or


I would call when I am at the exit door, as you do speak to the driver, so he knows exactly where you are and what you are wearing...to pick you up.

I would give him the further destination but it doesnt matter. Either way you dont need your phone with you to complete the payment, so the phone can get out before the ride is over.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Deal Guy on January 12, 2016, 05:03:17 PM
Thank you!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: al613 on January 12, 2016, 09:35:10 PM
I always said that with such prices uber drivers earn less then
minimum wage. confirmed by drivers now :)
http://uberpeople.net/forums/Pay/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dudeman on January 13, 2016, 09:59:50 AM
Am I allowed to split a ride with my wife if we have to separate accounts?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on January 13, 2016, 10:25:30 AM
Am I allowed to split a ride with my wife if we have to separate accounts?
Yes. Why would you though? IIRC, there's an extra fee that they charge you for splitting a fare.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on January 13, 2016, 12:37:30 PM
Am I allowed to split a ride with my wife if we have to separate accounts?
If ur thinking what I'm thinking... If there's a promo code being used it won't let another account to split it with...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on January 13, 2016, 12:41:15 PM
If ur thinking what I'm thinking... If there's a promo code being used it won't let another account to split it with...
-1
I've done that before. Though it was a while ago so maybe they've since changed their policies.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on January 13, 2016, 12:43:16 PM
-1
I've done that before. Though it was a while ago so maybe they've since changed their policies.
Yes they have
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dudeman on January 13, 2016, 04:11:30 PM
I have a credit and so does wife. How much is fee for splitting?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 13, 2016, 06:03:21 PM
Yes. Why would you though? IIRC, there's an extra fee that they charge you for splitting a fare.
I've never been charged a fee for splitting the fare.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: al613 on January 13, 2016, 08:22:56 PM
I've never been charged a fee for splitting the fare.
Can you split a ride between 2 different accounts? Before I would just tell them to stop, close the ride and ordered uber 1 more time to use free rides for the area.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 13, 2016, 08:33:10 PM
Can you split a ride between 2 different accounts? Before I would just tell them to stop, close the ride and ordered uber 1 more time to use free rides for the area.
You can split regular rides. There's an option while you're in middle of a trip.

Not sure how it handles free credits. Although I don't see why there would be an issue. Maybe somebody with experience in this specific scenario can chime in.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Josef.koney on January 13, 2016, 08:53:33 PM
You can split regular rides. There's an option while you're in middle of a trip.

Not sure how it handles free credits. Although I don't see why there would be an issue. Maybe somebody with experience in this specific scenario can chime in.
As ive said already, I've tried and it doesn't let.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Deal Guy on January 17, 2016, 12:33:00 AM
How soon after I refer my wife and she takes her first trip, will the $15 referral be available to use in my account? Is it instantaneous?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on January 17, 2016, 01:07:03 AM
How soon after I refer my wife and she takes her first trip, will the $15 referral be available to use in my account? Is it instantaneous?
Should be.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Deal Guy on January 17, 2016, 01:10:59 AM
thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: beeweegee on January 17, 2016, 01:45:44 AM
I would call when I am at the exit door, as you do speak to the driver, so he knows exactly where you are and what you are wearing...to pick you up.

I would give him the further destination but it doesnt matter. Either way you dont need your phone with you to complete the payment, so the phone can get out before the ride is over.
-1 In my experience, when I do that, they get confused when you give a new (first) destination. Instead, give the first stop so that they can get going as soon as you get in, and on the way, go into the app and change the destination. The driver will get your updated destination, but after the first one is already in his GPS.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Deal Guy on January 17, 2016, 04:45:26 PM
-1 In my experience, when I do that, they get confused when you give a new (first) destination. Instead, give the first stop so that they can get going as soon as you get in, and on the way, go into the app and change the destination. The driver will get your updated destination, but after the first one is already in his GPS.
I kept the final destination, and just showed the driver manually how to stop first at the first stop.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: beeweegee on January 17, 2016, 05:31:59 PM
I kept the final destination, and just showed the driver manually how to stop first at the first stop.
Of course, that works too. I was just adding that it works to change the destination while in the car.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dudeman on January 20, 2016, 12:25:01 PM
I need an uber 3am Sunday morning at ewr. Can I cohn on there being an uber driver around?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on January 20, 2016, 01:04:50 PM
I need an uber 3am Sunday morning at ewr. Can I cohn on there being an uber driver around?
Yes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on January 22, 2016, 12:27:54 PM
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/uber-prepares-meal-delivery-10-221000884.html#

i think dan should get a royalty on this idea
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 29, 2016, 08:27:40 AM
UberX dropped prices in New York City 15% starting today.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-Uber-to-Drop-Prices-Boost-Ridership-Yellow-Taxi-Cut-Base-Prices-366953671.html
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on January 29, 2016, 08:38:13 AM

UberX dropped prices in New York City 15% starting today.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-Uber-to-Drop-Prices-Boost-Ridership-Yellow-Taxi-Cut-Base-Prices-366953671.html

Just got the email from uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on January 29, 2016, 08:39:40 AM
UberX dropped prices in New York City 15% starting today.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-Uber-to-Drop-Prices-Boost-Ridership-Yellow-Taxi-Cut-Base-Prices-366953671.html

Nice!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dudeman on January 29, 2016, 10:11:04 AM
Can u schedule an uber a day before?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 29, 2016, 10:22:48 AM
Just got the email from uber.
Only 1?  ;)

Can u schedule an uber a day before?
No
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: hide4 on January 29, 2016, 01:22:00 PM
Does the offer in the wiki still work? And can I do it more than once?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2016, 09:58:38 AM
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/02/01/uber-strike-fare-cuts/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: hide4 on February 01, 2016, 02:28:26 PM
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2016/02/01/uber-strike-fare-cuts/
Will the prices go back up now?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2016, 02:31:43 PM
Will the prices go back up now?
Not yet. Wait & see
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: hide4 on February 01, 2016, 02:33:07 PM
Not yet. Wait & see
That would suck! I was dreaming of all the car services slashing their prices!!!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on February 01, 2016, 04:41:09 PM
http://venturebeat.com/2016/02/01/uber-expands-uberenglish-option-to-brazil-ahead-of-rio-carnival-and-olympic-games/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on February 01, 2016, 09:28:11 PM
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SAVE $20 ON YOUR NEXT RIDE
PLUS GET A CHANCE TO WIN*
   Don’t go hungry on game day. Shop by Sunday 2/7 at Whole Foods Market and get a statement credit of up to $20 on your next ride. Just pay for both with any eligible Visa credit card.

If you shop by Wednesday 2/3, you’ll also be entered for a chance to win two tickets to Super Bowl 50 and a trip to The Big Game courtesy of Visa!* No purchase necessary to enter or win sweepstakes. See below for details on entry and rules.


   
Accept
ACCEPT
Open your Uber app and tap "Accept" to link your eligible Visa credit card(s).
      
Swipe
SWIPE
Use any linked card to make a grocery purchase between 2/1 and 2/7.
      
Ride on Us
SAVE UP TO $20
Get a statement credit of up to $20 next time you Uber using an eligible Visa.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lechatchileh ariber on February 01, 2016, 11:19:54 PM
Email from VISA CHECKOUT

SAVE $20 ON YOUR NEXT RIDE
PLUS GET A CHANCE TO WIN*
Don’t go hungry on game day. Shop by Sunday 2/7 at Whole Foods Market and get a statement credit of up to $20 on your next ride. Just pay for both with any eligible Visa credit card.

If you shop by Wednesday 2/3, you’ll also be entered for a chance to win two tickets to Super Bowl 50 and a trip to The Big Game courtesy of Visa!* No purchase necessary to enter or win sweepstakes. See below for details on entry and rules.



Accept
ACCEPT
Open your Uber app and tap "Accept" to link your eligible Visa credit card(s).

Swipe
SWIPE
Use any linked card to make a grocery purchase between 2/1 and 2/7.

Ride on Us
SAVE UP TO $20
Get a statement credit of up to $20 next time you Uber using an eligible Visa.
Is that targeted?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: DP7 on February 01, 2016, 11:20:59 PM

Is that targeted?

Not sure, maybe only if you had a Visa card linked already?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on February 01, 2016, 11:41:51 PM
Funny, my offer is for Shop Rite
(http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160202/4e7ad8d79c5c077f6cc24061a8cc3504.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lechatchileh ariber on February 01, 2016, 11:56:23 PM


Funny, my offer is for Shop Rite


+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on February 02, 2016, 05:59:03 AM
Email from VISA CHECKOUT

SAVE $20 ON YOUR NEXT RIDE
PLUS GET A CHANCE TO WIN*
   Don’t go hungry on game day. Shop by Sunday 2/7 at Whole Foods Market and get a statement credit of up to $20 on your next ride. Just pay for both with any eligible Visa credit card.

If you shop by Wednesday 2/3, you’ll also be entered for a chance to win two tickets to Super Bowl 50 and a trip to The Big Game courtesy of Visa!* No purchase necessary to enter or win sweepstakes. See below for details on entry and rules.


   
Accept
ACCEPT
Open your Uber app and tap "Accept" to link your eligible Visa credit card(s).
      
Swipe
SWIPE
Use any linked card to make a grocery purchase between 2/1 and 2/7.
      
Ride on Us
SAVE UP TO $20
Get a statement credit of up to $20 next time you Uber using an eligible Visa.
Did anyone see a minimum that one would be required to  spend at Whole Foods to get this offer?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Geshmak25 on February 02, 2016, 08:32:58 AM
Did anyone see a minimum that one would be required to  spend at Whole Foods to get this offer?
In the T&C it says that your credit will not be more than the amount of the qualifying purchase.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Shauly101 on February 03, 2016, 09:58:35 AM
anyone updated the app on iPhone? i hate the new icon. appears to me like a game
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on February 03, 2016, 10:01:08 AM
anyone updated the app on iPhone? i hate the new icon. appears to me like a game
Really weird. Not sure what they're trying to do.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on February 03, 2016, 10:32:47 AM
Really weird. Not sure what they're trying to do.
Uber's New Logo: It's an A**hole (http://gizmodo.com/ubers-new-logo-its-an-asshole-1756692669)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on February 05, 2016, 07:07:04 AM
Not sure what they were thinking with this logo. And to think that they spent millions and years on this is ridiculous and makes me want to curl up in a ball and cry
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yakrot on February 05, 2016, 10:31:13 AM
What was wrong with the old one?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yelped on February 05, 2016, 11:18:42 AM
Not sure what they were thinking with this logo. And to think that they spent millions and years on this is ridiculous and makes me want to curl up in a ball and cry
Agree, it's so ugly and pointless.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lechatchileh ariber on February 06, 2016, 07:24:10 PM
Agree, it's so ugly and pointless.
+1 I think they the old one was actually kinda classy.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on February 08, 2016, 11:08:48 AM
I don't know if this is news to anyone but it was to me.

I just had my first SPG stay for this year, it was an award stay and I got an email that I've completed my qualifying stay to earn Starpoints with Uber.

I got double points for using Uber while staying at a SPG property even on a ride I took 9 hours after I checked out from the hotel.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lechatchileh ariber on February 08, 2016, 02:35:20 PM
I don't know if this is news to anyone but it was to me.

I just had my first SPG stay for this year, it was an award stay and I got an email that I've completed my qualifying stay to earn Starpoints with Uber.

I got double points for using Uber while staying at a SPG property even on a ride I took 9 hours after I checked out from the hotel.
Got this email a while back.
(http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160208/31e4c70359e06f680a3a393d4a1648fc.jpg)
(http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160208/1cb1796c704a0f79ff575c418ec11ecb.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on February 08, 2016, 03:21:14 PM
Got this email a while back.
My point was that 1. An award stay counted towards the eligible stay. 2. I got triple Starpoints for all the Ubers I took that day even after checkout.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lechatchileh ariber on February 09, 2016, 12:45:16 AM
My point was that 1. An award stay counted towards the eligible stay. 2. I got triple Starpoints for all the Ubers I took that day even after checkout.
Now I see, cool.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on February 10, 2016, 06:52:04 PM
https://newsroom.uber.com/us-new-york/your-street-your-style/

Open the app between 11am – 3pm in Manhattan (125th Street and below) and in select areas of Brooklyn on Thursday, February 11

Enter promo code FINDNYFW to unlock the special ‘STYLE PACK’ option

Request the ‘STYLE PACK’ option on the bottom slider in your app starting at 11am

Receive your FREE neighborhood gift bag, including items by your favorite designers and brands curated to 4 neighborhoods (Uptown, Midtown, Downtown, and Brooklyn)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sruly101 on February 10, 2016, 11:32:42 PM
I think you can add the code already now too
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on February 23, 2016, 09:19:06 AM
Just got this email from uber.

Ride from JFK International Airport to Manhattan for $35 flat with uberPOOL.
For a guaranteed $35,* we’ll get you home from the airport safely and quickly, regardless of whether you’re matched with a fellow traveler or not.

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on February 24, 2016, 11:16:11 AM
When getting bonus SPG points for taking an Uber during your stay, are they strict with time of checkout? Meaning, if I checkout in the morning and take an Uber later in the afternoon, will I still get 2 pts per dollar or does the system realize that I already checked out?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on February 24, 2016, 11:19:06 AM
When getting bonus SPG points for taking an Uber during your stay, are they strict with time of checkout? Meaning, if I checkout in the morning and take an Uber later in the afternoon, will I still get 2 pts per dollar or does the system realize that I already checked out?
My point wasn't that you should ask in this thread... I was trying to link you to my post here, a few posts back...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on February 24, 2016, 11:20:09 AM
My point wasn't that you should ask in this thread... I was trying to link you to my post here, a few posts back...
Ah, ok. Missed that. Now I see it. Thanks.

What about on the day of check-in but before you actually checked in? Any data point?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on February 24, 2016, 11:20:58 AM
When getting bonus SPG points for taking an Uber during your stay, are they strict with time of checkout? Meaning, if I checkout in the morning and take an Uber later in the afternoon, will I still get 2 pts per dollar or does the system realize that I already checked out?

They aren't linked. I've checked out of CLE at 6 AM and taken an uber from NYC to my house at 11PM and have gotten the  bonus. Same thing about before stay.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on February 24, 2016, 11:22:28 AM
They aren't linked. I've checked out of CLE at 6 AM and taken an uber from NYC to my house at 11PM and have gotten the  bonus. Same thing about before stay.
Cool. Thanks.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on February 24, 2016, 11:28:22 AM
And, thanks for reminding me. Here's my Uber ride count:

2015: 167  :o :o :o
2016 YTD: 34

And they won't make me a VIP in NYC
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on February 24, 2016, 11:29:49 AM
They aren't linked. I've checked out of CLE at 6 AM and taken an uber from NYC to my house at 11PM and have gotten the  bonus. Same thing about before stay.
Now I know why you were so eager to use your Uber account in CLE  :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on February 24, 2016, 11:32:52 AM
Now I know why you were so eager to use your Uber account in CLE  :P

I just wish they were more expensive :(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on February 24, 2016, 11:35:35 AM
And, thanks for reminding me. Here's my Uber ride count:

2015: 167  :o :o :o
2016 YTD: 34

And they won't make me a VIP in NYC
Why do you so want to be a VIP?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on February 24, 2016, 11:37:15 AM
Why do you so want to be a VIP?

I couldn't care less, I just asked once having spend a lot uber and they denied me because my spend was spread out over the country(/world) and not concentrated in NYC.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ya on February 24, 2016, 11:37:30 AM
And, thanks for reminding me. Here's my Uber ride count:

2015: 167  :o :o :o
2016 YTD: 34

And they won't make me a VIP in NYC
What do you get for VIP?

I have found that Yellow cabs in the city are cheaper and they all know the city in and out i save about 10 min per ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on February 24, 2016, 11:41:49 AM
What do you get for VIP?

I have found that Yellow cabs in the city are cheaper and they all know the city in and out i save about 10 min per ride.

Nothing, really. As of last I heard, they pair you with better rated drivers (not necc better cars).

And ubers are cheaper than yellow cabs in NYC at the moment:

UberX vs Yellow Cab
Base Fare: $2.55 | $2.50
Per Minute: $0.35 | $0.50 (only in slow traffic)
Per Mile: $1.75 | $2.50
Minimum Fare: $7 | None


Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on February 24, 2016, 12:13:16 PM
What do you get for VIP?
Nothing, really. As of last I heard, they pair you with better rated drivers (not necc better cars).
+1

I'm VIP in NYC and it's just better rated drivers. Nothing to do with cars.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on February 24, 2016, 12:25:03 PM

+1

I'm VIP in NYC and it's just better rated drivers. Nothing to do with cars.
and I've had some bad experiences with 4.8 rated drivers too...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on February 24, 2016, 12:27:43 PM
and I've had some bad experiences with 4.8 rated drivers too...
No system is designed perfectly. They go based off customer reviews.

How many stars did you rate the driver mentioned? That would help remove his VIP status for the next customers..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on February 24, 2016, 12:31:44 PM
No system is designed perfectly. They go based off customer reviews.

How many stars did you rate the driver mentioned? That would help remove his VIP status for the next customers..
Of course one star + I complained to them.

I've had twice last week with 4.8 rated drivers. I requested a car, the driver accepted it but I was waiting 10 minutes and his car didn't move on the map... I tried to call him but he didn't answer (I HUCAed 3 times :) ). So I cancelled the trip and had to work out the $10 fee with them.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on February 24, 2016, 12:42:20 PM
I rode with a 5.0 driver
(only driving for 2 weeks lol)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ephcc90 on March 02, 2016, 11:54:43 AM
Free ride to Samsung 837 in NYC code 837nyc
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealvr on March 02, 2016, 10:26:29 PM
Is there UberFamily in LA?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Tzafnas Paneach on March 03, 2016, 10:46:47 AM
Free ride to Samsung 837 in NYC code 837nyc
Can clarify what this means? There are free rides in NYC if u use a Samsung?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ydad on March 03, 2016, 10:51:23 AM
Can clarify what this means? There are free rides in NYC if u use a Samsung?
837 Washington street http://www.samsung.com/us/837/#!/home
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on March 03, 2016, 02:10:08 PM
And, thanks for reminding me. Here's my Uber ride count:

2015: 167  :o :o :o
2016 YTD: 34

And they won't make me a VIP in NYC
Where can you see a total of your trips (other than counting one by one...)?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 03, 2016, 02:21:34 PM

Where can you see a total of your trips (other than counting one by one...)?

Cc statement
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on March 03, 2016, 02:54:59 PM
Cc statement
Agree, it's so ugly and pointless.

Google "uber rider's statistics", I've found two websites in the past, one pulling from uber and one from gmail receipts. I would send links but I am on mobile right now..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: EJB on March 03, 2016, 04:32:54 PM
4300 miles :(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lifetimedeals on March 04, 2016, 10:22:26 AM
Anybody use uber x from bp to jfk? how much was it? ty
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Venilla on March 04, 2016, 10:24:53 AM
Anybody use uber x from bp to jfk? how much was it? ty
Before they lowered their prices $65 (with traffic)
After $41
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: metziah on March 06, 2016, 04:11:36 PM
How do I order an uber to pickup food from a restaurant and deliver to my hotel?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on March 06, 2016, 04:47:09 PM
How do I order an uber to pickup food from a restaurant and deliver to my hotel?
order restaurant food and pay for the order. Then order a uber and ask the driver if they’re able to pickup an order for you. If they don't won't to you can cancel for free. 
In restaurants without parking just call the restaurant and ask them to bring the food to the driver.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: metziah on March 06, 2016, 06:39:05 PM

order restaurant food and pay for the order. Then order a uber and ask the driver if they’re able to pickup an order for you. If they don't won't to you can cancel for free.
In restaurants without parking just call the restaurant and ask them to bring the food to the driver.
Thanks!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: am7734 on March 11, 2016, 04:31:42 PM
Five dollars off your next 4 rides

FIVEOFF4
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: benjie1305 on March 11, 2016, 04:34:55 PM
Five dollars off your next 4 rides

FIVEOFF4

Saying it is invalid for me.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bermo on March 11, 2016, 04:40:41 PM
Five dollars off your next 4 rides

FIVEOFF4
Targeted
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Centro on March 11, 2016, 04:40:47 PM
Saying it is invalid for me.
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rs242 on April 04, 2016, 04:02:40 PM
Check ur email for a $10 credit to uber just got it only rules must be used by April 11
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: isaac1 on April 05, 2016, 08:27:47 AM
I need to take an über from Monsey to EWR, anyone have experience with this i.e. Can I assume it will be available, how much should I expect to pay.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 05, 2016, 09:01:57 AM
I need to take an über from Monsey to EWR, anyone have experience with this i.e. Can I assume it will be available, how much should I expect to pay.

Will be available in Monsey. Expect 10-20 minute wait for the driver and it will charge you ~$40.

Uber shows an estimated quote.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: isaac1 on April 05, 2016, 09:16:23 AM
Will be available in Monsey. Expect 10-20 minute wait for the driver and it will charge you ~$40.

Uber shows an estimated quote.
You say this from experience? I don't want to miss my flight because there wasn't one available (or have to pay a hefty price to mottys)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: isaac1 on April 05, 2016, 09:18:54 AM
Will be available in Monsey. Expect 10-20 minute wait for the driver and it will charge you ~$40.

Uber shows an estimated quote.
Where did you see an estimate for $40? Mine came up as $112-145
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on April 05, 2016, 09:21:44 AM
Will be available in Monsey. Expect 10-20 minute wait for the driver and it will charge you ~$40.

Uber shows an estimated quote.
I need to take an über from Monsey to EWR, anyone have experience with this i.e. Can I assume it will be available, how much should I expect to pay.

I think that you would need to cross the state line to request a Uber and get such a low price. I do not see any Ubers in Monsey.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 05, 2016, 09:25:11 AM
You say this from experience? I don't want to miss my flight because there wasn't one available (or have to pay a hefty price to mottys)

From experience

Where did you see an estimate for $40? Mine came up as $112-145

Maybe depends on the time of day. It's roughly $1/minute for uber IME

I think that you would need to cross the state line to request a Uber and get such a low price. I do not see any Ubers in Monsey.

I've never taken an uber from Monsey to Newark but have taken ubers from Monsey to Teaneck
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on April 05, 2016, 09:27:05 AM
From experience

Maybe depends on the time of day. It's roughly $1/minute for uber IME

Can't generalize this way, it depends of the market and the time/distance. This trip is mostly highway so costs will be higher.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 05, 2016, 09:30:01 AM
Can't generalize this way, it depends of the market and the time/distance. This trip is mostly highway so costs will be higher.

Monsey to Teaneck is mostly highway. I'll agree that pricing fluctuates, but bottom line is you can get an uber in Monsey

ETA: I take back that $1/minute. Looked over my receipts and saw that my ~1hr uber rides are usually ~90 (without tolls) (highway driving)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on April 05, 2016, 09:45:15 AM
Monsey to Teaneck is mostly highway. I'll agree that pricing fluctuates, but bottom line is you can get an uber in Monsey

ETA: I take back that $1/minute. Looked over my receipts and saw that my ~1hr uber rides are usually ~90 (without tolls) (highway driving)

I still wouldn't say that there is a guarantee to get a Uber in Monsey.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 05, 2016, 09:48:17 AM
am
I still wouldn't say that there is a guarantee to get a Uber in Monsey.
What? I've taken more than 20 ubers from Monsey in the last 6 months. 9am, 3pm, 10pm, 2am. By now, there are Uber drivers living in Suffern that travel into manhattan every day. Granted you'll have a wait like I previously posted.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ad120 on April 06, 2016, 03:35:30 PM
Uber in Rockland is a Rip off. At least 65% the price of a taxi.

ETA: More expensive than a taxi.
My above comment was based on pricing as of 4 months ago. Pricing has drastically improved.
Uber Monsey Local seems to be $7-$10
La Familia Charges $6 or $7 depending where you are going.
Motty's charges $7-10 on Monsey Local.

However Monsey to Suffern or New City is still 50% more than a taxi.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MeirS on April 06, 2016, 03:43:51 PM
Uber in Rockland is a Rip off. At least 65% the price of a taxi.
65% the price of a taxi is pretty good.
That would be 35% less than a taxi.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ad120 on April 06, 2016, 04:59:58 PM
65% the price of a taxi is pretty good.
That would be 35% less than a taxi.
ETA: More expensive than a taxi.
My above comment was based on pricing as of 4 months ago. Pricing has drastically improved.
Uber Monsey Local seems to be $7-$10
La Familia Charges $6 or $7 depending where you are going.
Motty's charges $7-10 on Monsey Local.

However Monsey to Suffern or New City is still 50% more than a taxi.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Freddie on April 06, 2016, 10:59:41 PM
My father is a real Uber fan. Mostly good experiences. Until the past week when he used Uber to take him to JFK airport. He got in to the car and all he is getting is a piece of paper with a note from the driver "I am deaf, if you want anything important please tap my back"  ::) :-\ :-X

The whole trip was a real nightmare. Took him like 80to minutes from Brooklyn to JFK with no traffic. He didn't hear any other cars beeping. My father Bentched Goymel just that he survived that ride.

I just had a similar experience today and opened this thread to post about it. Interestingly your post was one of the first I saw. Anyhow, see attached image.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on April 06, 2016, 11:37:24 PM
I just had a similar experience today and opened this thread to post about it. Interestingly your post was one of the first I saw. Anyhow, see attached image.
Wow u sure that it wasn't a Jimmy Kimmel prank?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Freddie on April 06, 2016, 11:41:31 PM
Wow u sure that it wasn't a Jimmy Kimmel prank?

I can assure you there was nothing funny about it. I almost canceled it, but my curiosity got the better of me. I took the ride with him.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on April 18, 2016, 01:35:31 AM
Having an issue with a charge. The usual exchange of emails isn't helpful.

Does anyone have an email address or number to get this resolved?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS91 on April 18, 2016, 09:16:57 AM
Having an issue with a charge. The usual exchange of emails isn't helpful.

Does anyone have an email address or number to get this resolved?

Tell them you're switching to Lyft.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ad120 on April 19, 2016, 12:30:15 AM
Tell them you're switching to Lyft.
I tried that.
Didn't help.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvtotravel on April 19, 2016, 07:15:44 AM
has anyone successfully called an uber from uber mobile site on laptop?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: AROCKS1 on April 19, 2016, 10:00:07 AM
has anyone successfully called an uber from uber mobile site on laptop?

A little over a year ago, I called from my ipod touch if that helps (from the app, but left from my house so it was just wifi and obviously lost connection after car arrived)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yitz on April 19, 2016, 03:51:05 PM
I had a issue recently and they adjusted it right away. I sent a uber to pick us someone and the Driver seemed to keep the clock ticking after the passenger left.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: PlatinumGuy on April 19, 2016, 06:16:56 PM
has anyone successfully called an uber from uber mobile site on laptop?
I do it all the time
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvtotravel on April 19, 2016, 06:19:39 PM
I do it all the time
i got error message that im not authorized to use mobile site or something to that effect
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: thejerseyguy on April 25, 2016, 11:40:11 AM
When I do a fare estimate from Flatbush to lakewood it shows up as 230 dollars, but when I do from lakewood to Flatbush it shows up 100 dollars. Which one is right or does it really make a difference which way I go?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chucksterace on April 25, 2016, 11:44:38 AM
When I do a fare estimate from Flatbush to lakewood it shows up as 230 dollars, but when I do from lakewood to Flatbush it shows up 100 dollars. Which one is right or does it really make a difference which way I go?

Depending where you start rates are different. Could be the rates in Lakewood are that much cheaper.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on April 25, 2016, 12:03:54 PM
When I do a fare estimate from Flatbush to lakewood it shows up as 230 dollars, but when I do from lakewood to Flatbush it shows up 100 dollars. Which one is right or does it really make a difference which way I go?

Depending where you start rates are different. Could be the rates in Lakewood are that much cheaper.
It seems that's the case. If you really need to ride from Flatbush to Lakewood, end your ride as soon as you cross the bridge entering New Jersey and call a new Uber for the remainder. I just checked the fare estimates and confirmed you would save a bundle this way.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on April 28, 2016, 01:13:00 AM
What's the best promo code for new über users at the moment?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on May 08, 2016, 05:05:06 PM
If you ride Uber or Via often are interested in purchasing discounted Uber rides, please pm me.
The price is $6.75 per ride up to $20 (for example is the ride is $24, you will be effectively paying $6.75 + $4, if it's under $20 then the effective price is $6.75) and I am only taking orders in 20 rides increments due to Uber's algorithms.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on May 08, 2016, 07:47:09 PM
Starting tomorrow, May 9, all uberPOOL rides below 110th Street will be $5 flat during weekday commuting hours.
*$5 flat rates will never surge and will only apply to uberPOOL trips starting and ending in Manhattan below 110th street between 7–10am and 5–8pm, M–F.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on May 08, 2016, 08:33:02 PM
Starting tomorrow, May 9, all uberPOOL rides below 110th Street will be $5 flat during weekday commuting hours.
*$5 flat rates will never surge and will only apply to uberPOOL trips starting and ending in Manhattan below 110th street between 7–10am and 5–8pm, M–F.

The fact that Via raised $100 millions is doing wonders! The big problem with Uberpool is that they now can have more than 2 riders (they ask if you are one or two people to add a third and fourth rider) at once and they must use the Uber navigation system, which according to every driver I've talked to is the worst navigation. So in that price range I would still pick Via for a more deficient routing/timing.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on May 08, 2016, 09:04:07 PM
and they must use the Uber navigation system, which according to every driver I've talked to is the worst navigation. So in that price range I would still pick Via for a more deficient routing/timing.

My drivers have asked me if I mind if they use Waze or Google.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on May 08, 2016, 11:46:57 PM
and they must use the Uber navigation system, which according to every driver I've talked to is the worst navigation. So in that price range I would still pick Via for a more efficient routing/timing.

My drivers have asked me if I mind if they use Waze or Google.

ftfm :D

Same here, but as of last week or the week before for Uberpool in NYC they are supposed to use Uber's.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on May 10, 2016, 06:29:59 PM
Does anyone know of a better Uber code than Chase 30$ off??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lifetimedeals on May 13, 2016, 10:43:33 AM
Anybody used Uber from boro park to EWR how much was it? How was it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CS1 on May 13, 2016, 10:47:25 AM
Anybody used Uber from boro park to EWR how much was it? How was it?
you can get an accurate estimate based on current traffic on your Uber app. They give you a price range.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on May 13, 2016, 04:59:52 PM
you can get an accurate estimate based on current traffic on your Uber app. They give you a price range.

By me it was once more then the estimate, but they reimbursed me when I called them.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on May 15, 2016, 12:00:18 AM
By me it was once more then the estimate, but they reimbursed me when I called them.
If u do pool optiion, the price is guarenteed+ I think its 5$ cheaper. Remember its a price ESTIMATE.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on May 21, 2016, 05:46:36 PM
Remember its a price ESTIMATE.

If they quote you that it's going to be between $ and $, it shouldn't be more than that.  ::)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on May 22, 2016, 12:02:26 AM
If they quote you that it's going to be between $ and $, it shouldn't be more than that.  ::)
They charge for distance and time. The distance could increase due to an unforeseen detour and the time could increase due to heavy traffic. The final charge could certainly surpass the estimate.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on May 26, 2016, 03:44:26 PM
Enter promo code MDWNYC50 to score 50% off 2 rides between 7pm tonight and Monday, May 30.

ETA:
Rides must originate in NYC (all five boroughs)
Max discount of up to $25 off per ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dr Moose on May 26, 2016, 03:46:51 PM


Enter promo code MDWNYC50 to score 50% off 2 rides between 7pm tonight and Monday, May 30.
Nice. Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on May 26, 2016, 03:51:14 PM
Enter promo code MDWNYC50 to score 50% off 2 rides between 7pm tonight and Monday, May 30.
Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on June 05, 2016, 07:52:46 PM

Uber pool $5 flat rate
Every weekday, all uberPOOL rides that begin and end in Manhattan below 110th Street are $5 flat during commuting hours. That means you can enjoy the comfort of an Uber for the price of a latte
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: isaac1 on June 13, 2016, 10:43:00 PM
Anyway to reserve an über for later?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on June 14, 2016, 03:46:49 AM
Anyway to reserve an über for later?
They just rolled out that feature but currently only in Seattle.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on June 14, 2016, 12:04:19 PM
Quote
REQUEST WHEN YOU'RE READY

Your driver's time is valuable. Starting today, trip charges will begin 2 minutes after your driver arrives.

As a courtesy to your driver, please only request once you're ready to ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on June 14, 2016, 01:13:11 PM
They just rolled out that feature but currently only in Seattle.
Anyway to reserve an über for later?

There are apps that allow you to do that. Just Google it.


I believe this is a pilot program in select markets.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on July 03, 2016, 02:22:43 PM
Just had this.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2016/03/29/uber_s_code_on_the_road_hacker_challenge_scouts_for_new_employees.html
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 03, 2016, 03:22:18 PM
Random tidbit. Had 2 drivers pull away from me today when they realized I was Jewish.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 03, 2016, 03:25:36 PM
Random tidbit. Had 2 drivers pull away from me today when they realized I was Jewish.
Where was this?

Sue them!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Emkay on July 03, 2016, 03:25:58 PM
Where was this?

Sue them!
Amsterdam.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on July 03, 2016, 05:16:02 PM
Amsterdam.

Europe is the same Europe.
I would be afraid to ride there.
Every single one of my trips, I get an Arab in the city.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bestwatchman on July 03, 2016, 05:19:21 PM
Europe is the same Europe.
I would be afraid to ride there.
Every single one of my trips, I get an Arab in the city.
I've used uver a few times in Amsterdam, Drivers were very nice! Only annoyance is that the airport pickup wasn't by airport arrivals
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Alexsei on July 03, 2016, 06:17:55 PM
Got Arabs in NYC too
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on July 03, 2016, 06:19:30 PM
Got Arabs in NYC too

I was actually referring to NYC. I wasn't clear. I might not be afraid here, but would be petrified there.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bentch on July 12, 2016, 03:01:28 PM
uberpool commute cards. pre-paid rides for appx $2.50 during business commuting hours. https://www.giltcity.com/newyork/uberpresalejuly16?abtest_unified_city_mosaic=off
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bluesky on August 15, 2016, 11:45:03 PM
Who pays tolls, customer or driver? Does the estimate range include tolls?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on August 16, 2016, 12:10:16 AM
Who pays tolls, customer or driver? Does the estimate range include tolls?
The driver should pay the toll and it gets added to your Uber bill. You don't give cash to the driver to pay the toll. The toll amount added to your Uber bill might not be the same amount the driver paid. For example, the driver could have an E-ZPass or a specific E-ZPass plan that gives him a better deal.
If the driver takes you somewhere where he has to pay a toll to return to his area, you could be charged for that toll too.
https://help.uber.com/h/16358d6a-68b0-4825-a6ea-b46435ea825c
https://help.uber.com/h/b585016b-5bd6-4472-ab66-f2847c8667b7
https://help.uber.com/h/018c062d-f2ac-44a8-b8dc-dfa767f8052c
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: monkey on August 16, 2016, 12:12:29 AM
Who pays tolls, customer or driver? Does the estimate range include tolls?
I've had it that the driver pays tolls and it's added to the bill.

Not sure if the estimate included it, but my estimate on a route with tolls was pretty on target.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: bluesky on August 16, 2016, 02:17:38 AM
Thanks to both of you.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ygift on August 25, 2016, 12:02:25 AM
Does anyone know if uber and/or lyft charge extra just to go in to lawerence? I know regular taxies charge more if u go in to long island as opposed to staying on the queens side of the hwy
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sam Finkelstein on August 25, 2016, 01:07:53 AM
Does anyone know if uber and/or lyft charge extra just to go in to lawerence? I know regular taxies charge more if u go in to long island as opposed to staying on the queens side of the hwy

Try getting a fare quote.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: A3 on August 25, 2016, 09:05:50 AM
Use code UBEREATSMIAMI for 50% off first two uber eats orders. Up to $15.
Used it last week, was super easy and convenient.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ygift on August 26, 2016, 12:32:20 PM
This code is valid only in miami
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: A3 on August 26, 2016, 07:22:57 PM
This code is valid only in miami
You think the Miami part is the code gave it away?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on August 28, 2016, 01:37:35 AM
You think the Miami part is the code gave it away?
Seems that way!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on August 29, 2016, 09:11:04 PM
Can someone confirm that that $20 code from a few days ago actually applies as a discount
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on August 29, 2016, 09:17:15 PM
Can someone confirm that that $20 code from a few days ago actually applies as a discount
I used it today
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ygift on August 29, 2016, 09:50:05 PM
What is the code for $20 discount?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on August 29, 2016, 09:54:07 PM
What is the code for $20 discount?
Its dead I believe.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on August 29, 2016, 10:02:57 PM
What is the code for $20 discount?
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/94077
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=65531.0
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: A3 on August 30, 2016, 12:29:44 AM
Can someone confirm that that $20 code from a few days ago actually applies as a discount
Applies as a promotion.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on August 30, 2016, 04:13:50 AM
Sign the petition to bring Uber to New York State!  http://action.uber.org/ny #NYNeedsUber
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on August 30, 2016, 12:44:31 PM
What's this new method of payment uber released? 

https://www.uber.com/info/uber-wageworks/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on August 30, 2016, 12:57:27 PM
What's this new method of payment uber released? 

https://www.uber.com/info/uber-wageworks/

Doesn't the page say it all? It's for employee who get commuter benefits from their employee. However I would advise against using such card and instead getting a refund from the employer directly if possible since "When paying with your commuter benefits prepaid card, you will always be connected with a driver-partner whose vehicle seats 6 or more." That means the driver can pick up/drop off at least 4 people, you'll be much much quicker taking the subway or Via in Manhattan as UberPool's algorithm there is very bad.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on August 31, 2016, 03:28:05 PM
Today and tomorrow, Uber and Grey Goose are bringing you the chance to win 2 tickets to Thursday’s US Open evening session at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Head into the long weekend on a high note and enjoy a night of tennis, on us. Simply apply the promo code HONEYDEUCE in the Uber app, then open your app at 5pm and request GREY GOOSE for the chance to win.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on September 07, 2016, 09:31:43 AM
"It’s NFL kick off time, and that means tailgate season! Get ready for the first snap with the ultimate game day experience.

Today in New York, and across the country this season, Ford is bringing you Tough Tailgates On Demand. You could win an epic tailgate package, including tickets to an NFL game, an exclusive tailgate meal from Chef Josh Capon, and $100 NFL Shop gift card delivered directly to you.

Enter the promo code FORDTOUGH and unlock the chance to win a Ford Tough Tailgate On Demand."
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: B.D.Da'ehu on September 09, 2016, 06:43:24 AM

Through October 15th, Uber is offering 50% off fares (with a maximum of $5 off. So anything over $10 is still $5 off)

Download android pay if you dont have it already, set up your card info, then go into the uber app and set android pay as your preferred method of payment.


FW
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on September 12, 2016, 12:14:48 PM
Get rewarded for riding
 
Every 10th ride is free with Capital One®
 

Now when you pay with a Capital One Quicksilver® or QuicksilverOne® card, every 10th ride is free up to $15. Ride as often as you'd like through March 2017. Loyalty never felt so free.
 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on September 20, 2016, 10:47:59 PM
Uber pool pricing can be very inconsistent with the distance of destination. Always a good idea to play around a little with a nearby address to see if it's cheaper. For example from CH area to JFK can be $19.92 up to $32.18 depending on terminal.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on September 22, 2016, 12:17:18 PM
Uber will let NY users schedule their rides this week (http://nypost.com/2016/09/22/uber-will-let-ny-users-schedule-their-rides-this-week/)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on September 22, 2016, 12:23:10 PM
Uber will let NY users schedule their rides this week (http://nypost.com/2016/09/22/uber-will-let-ny-users-schedule-their-rides-this-week/)
I wonder how this will work with surge pricing? I guess it can notify the customer and they can choose to accept or not.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on September 22, 2016, 01:57:05 PM
I wonder how this will work with surge pricing? I guess it can notify the customer and they can choose to accept or not.
Uber will let NY users schedule their rides this week (http://nypost.com/2016/09/22/uber-will-let-ny-users-schedule-their-rides-this-week/)


It says surge may apply, no thank you :D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: A3 on September 26, 2016, 08:22:40 AM
Enter code GAMEONUSA and try at 11am for free a Xbox game or possibly a free Xbox console.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on October 01, 2016, 08:15:46 PM

GET $5 OFF
your next ride with Uber when you pay with PayPal.*
Expires 10/13/2016. Exclusions apply. See offer terms below.





   *Uber Offer Terms & Conditions:
Promotion only open to PayPal users in the United States who receive the offer via an email from PayPal or from a PayPal promotional advertisement and redeem the offer through October 13, 2016 at 11:59pm EST. Quantities limited. Limit 1 offer per user. Non-transferable. Offer requires an Uber account and can only be redeemed in the Uber mobile app.

PayPal Terms
You will receive a discount on your next purchase when you use PayPal and spend the minimum purchase amount at participating stores ("Offer"). Offer valid at participating stores 12:01 AM EST on the start date through 11:59PM EST on the expiration date stated on the Offer. Discount will be applied to merchandise after sales tax has been added and will be reflected on your PayPal receipt and in the transaction details of your PayPal account.

To apply this Offer, you must a) have a U.S. PayPal account in good standing, b) receive an email from PayPal providing the Offer, and c) make a purchase at a participating store or mobile app and pay with PayPal at the register, online checkout, or mobile checkout no later than 11:59 PM EST on the expiration date.

The Offer excludes gift certificate payments, gift card purchases and PayPal Extras MasterCard/eBay MasterCard payments not made through your PayPal account. Other exclusions may apply. If you seek a full refund for a purchase that applied the Offer, the full refund amount will be provided subject to the merchant's refund policy. If a partial refund is provided, you will receive the partial refund amount minus the Offer value. Offers are still subject to their expiration dates.

Offer valid in the continental U.S. and cannot be combined with any other coupon, offer, discount or Promotion code and may not be redeemed for cash. Void where prohibited. Offer may not be available when network connectivity between the merchant and PayPal is unavailable.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on October 14, 2016, 05:48:45 PM
UBEREATS has expanded to Brooklyn now.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 19, 2016, 10:43:24 AM
Does uber ever give anyone trouble for taking babies without car seats in the NYC area ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on October 21, 2016, 01:10:03 AM
Does uber ever give anyone trouble for taking babies without car seats in the NYC area ?

To drive for Uber in NY, you need to have TLC lisense, and TLC's don't need car seats.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: maylei on October 21, 2016, 12:41:38 PM
HI  do you think its cheaper to uber around florida for a couple of days or to rent a car?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David Smith on October 21, 2016, 12:44:41 PM
HI  do you think its cheaper to uber around florida for a couple of days or to rent a car?
Impossible for anyone to give you an answer without more info.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 21, 2016, 12:50:44 PM
Are the drivers strict about passenger limit ? Uberxl is up to 6 passengers. Will they care if the 7th is a baby on lap ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on October 21, 2016, 04:15:32 PM
Are the drivers strict about passenger limit ? Uberxl is up to 6 passengers. Will they care if the 7th is a baby on lap ?
Depends on the driver.
Isn't baby on a lap a terrible accident waiting to happen?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mclovin on October 21, 2016, 04:44:08 PM
Are the drivers strict about passenger limit ? Uberxl is up to 6 passengers. Will they care if the 7th is a baby on lap ?
probably wont care. you arent trying to order a smaller car and stick in more passengers
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 21, 2016, 05:29:13 PM
Isn't baby on a lap a terrible accident waiting to happen?
Depends on the driver.
:)
Then what about this ?
and TLC's don't need car seats.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on October 22, 2016, 09:10:07 PM
Are the drivers strict about passenger limit ? Uberxl is up to 6 passengers. Will they care if the 7th is a baby on lap ?

Children under the age of 7 are permitted to sit on an adult's lap.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chff on October 26, 2016, 10:07:15 PM
Ordered a driver and was waiting outside to give a package, but he declined and I was charged $8, can I fight it out?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on October 26, 2016, 10:15:41 PM
Ordered a driver and was waiting outside to give a package, but he declined and I was charged $8, can I fight it out?
Call right when he accepts you next time
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: chff on October 26, 2016, 10:26:35 PM
Call right when he accepts you next time
But for now, can I request a refund from Uber or it will make me problems?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on October 26, 2016, 10:28:32 PM
But for now, can I request a refund from Uber or it will make me problems?
If you haven't done it many times in the past, you should be fine. Just hit the option for "my ride was cancelled" and they'll refund you in uber credit.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on November 10, 2016, 04:31:42 PM
To celebrate our 3rd birthday—and to thank you for joining the journey—we’re offering $3 uberPOOL flat fares in New Jersey on Friday, November 11 from 5am to 8pm

 https://newsroom.uber.com/us-new-jersey/turns3/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: SearchGuy on November 10, 2016, 04:53:55 PM
To celebrate our 3rd birthday—and to thank you for joining the journey—we’re offering $3 uberPOOL flat fares in New Jersey on Friday, November 11 from 5am to 8pm

 https://newsroom.uber.com/us-new-jersey/turns3/
Repost
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on November 10, 2016, 09:48:06 PM
Repost
Not in this thread... Lots of people set notifications here and they won't get it if it's posted in its own thread
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jkhein on November 19, 2016, 08:56:52 PM
I had a $25 credit, just took a car for $10 the whole credit went - would they give me back the rest?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 19, 2016, 08:59:36 PM
I had a $25 credit, just took a car for $10 the whole credit went - would they give me back the rest?
Was it a credit towards 1 ride ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Jkhein on November 19, 2016, 09:08:23 PM
Was it a credit towards 1 ride ?
Looks like was a credit towards next ride
Are they wasy with these things?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on November 19, 2016, 09:11:04 PM
Looks like was a credit towards next ride
Are they wasy with these things?
No, you either use it all up or you lose it, the remaining amount is forfeited.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: miles on November 23, 2016, 10:18:16 PM
AMEX SBS free Uber pool ride
Code
SHOPSMALL2016 or SMALLBIZSAT
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on November 23, 2016, 10:26:46 PM
AMEX SBS free Uber pool ride
Code
SHOPSMALL2016 or SMALLBIZSAT
Weird...
I added both to my 2 accounts. They are there for a min and then, like this mornings Amazon promo, they were gone.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on November 23, 2016, 10:33:18 PM
Showing in online account as added in, but not showing in promo area with other promotions.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: am7734 on November 23, 2016, 10:33:34 PM
Weird...
I added both to my 2 accounts. They are there for a min and then, like this mornings Amazon promo, they were gone.
Same here
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on November 23, 2016, 10:35:58 PM
Showing in online account as added in, but not showing in promo area with other promotions.
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 23, 2016, 10:36:39 PM
Maybe it'll show on Saturday
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on November 23, 2016, 10:37:23 PM
Maybe it'll show on Saturday
That's what I was thinking.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on November 23, 2016, 10:56:32 PM
SHOPSMALL2016 added FIRST ride free
SMALLBIZSAT added ANY ride free
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on November 23, 2016, 10:57:08 PM
.
Wait 2 min, then get back to us
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on November 23, 2016, 10:57:36 PM
.
Well that explains it, NYC only.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 23, 2016, 10:58:40 PM
Well that explains it, NYC only.
Im in NYC & nothing showing up. I've got promos for other states showing in my account.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on November 23, 2016, 10:58:50 PM
Wait 2 min, then get back to us
Gone
But if I try to apply it again it says promotion was already applied
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: keemster26 on November 23, 2016, 10:59:58 PM
SHOPSMALL2016 added FIRST ride free
SMALLBIZSAT added ANY ride free
+1. Why is it only valid in NY?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on November 23, 2016, 11:08:12 PM
Gone
But if I try to apply it again it says promotion was already applied
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: YouWouldNeverThink on December 02, 2016, 11:22:29 AM
So my wife got the $65 off Uber form airport when using amex.   For the fun of it, I signed up for Uber and when I pick her up, not only will she get a free ride, I will also get paid to do it :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 02, 2016, 12:37:50 PM
So my wife got the $65 off Uber form airport when using amex.   For the fun of it, I signed up for Uber and when I pick her up, not only will she get a free ride, I will also get paid to do it :)

Fun way to get deactivated. Uber looks into things like this, although only one ride shouldn't trigger anything.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 11, 2016, 11:46:58 AM
I just took a 1 hr ride with UBER, but was only charged approx $10.In the breakdown, i see that they are charging me for 60 minutes, but only like 3 miles. And on the trip, it looks like he only took me 3 miles.

Will UBER realize the mistake?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on December 11, 2016, 11:58:37 AM
I just took a 1 hr ride with UBER, but was only charged approx $10.In the breakdown, i see that they are charging me for 60 minutes, but only like 3 miles. And on the trip, it looks like he only took me 3 miles.

Will UBER realize the mistake?
I had the same thing 2 weeks ago, went for NYC to Jersey. Only got charged $13.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mclovin on December 11, 2016, 02:59:17 PM
if the driver realizes the mistake and reports it they will fix the charge. otherwise probably fine
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on December 11, 2016, 05:39:54 PM
I just took a 1 hr ride with UBER, but was only charged approx $10.In the breakdown, i see that they are charging me for 60 minutes, but only like 3 miles. And on the trip, it looks like he only took me 3 miles.

Will UBER realize the mistake?
With everyone guessing, the truth will come with time! ;)
Just one small tip don't go and email them and start asking why they under charged me. :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 12, 2016, 11:21:46 AM
I just took a 1 hr ride with UBER, but was only charged approx $10.In the breakdown, i see that they are charging me for 60 minutes, but only like 3 miles. And on the trip, it looks like he only took me 3 miles.

Will UBER realize the mistake?
Nailed!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ual902 on December 13, 2016, 01:01:15 AM
Is paying Uber rides with MR points a good \ decent value?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on December 13, 2016, 01:22:26 AM
Is paying Uber rides with MR points a good \ decent value?
No
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on December 19, 2016, 10:24:05 PM
I just took a 1 hr ride with UBER, but was only charged approx $10.In the breakdown, i see that they are charging me for 60 minutes, but only like 3 miles. And on the trip, it looks like he only took me 3 miles.

Will UBER realize the mistake?
Which part is a mistake?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 19, 2016, 11:01:56 PM
Which part is a mistake?
The ride was an hoir long, but for some reason the tracking stopped after 3 miles. In the end they recharged me based on the mileage of my start point to my intended (and actual) destination.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 19, 2016, 11:02:38 PM
Which part is a mistake?
Where I live, it doesnt take an hour to go 3 miles!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ilherman on December 20, 2016, 03:42:50 PM
How am I supposed to request a ride a to a dest when I want the driver to wait for me 20 minutes by the dest and take me back home?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 20, 2016, 03:52:49 PM
With Uber if I'm making another stop they tell me to switch the destination when they're arriving at the destination.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: maylei on December 20, 2016, 04:26:34 PM
How am I supposed to request a ride a to a dest when I want the driver to wait for me 20 minutes by the dest and take me back home?
Why do you need him to wait why not just order a new Uber?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 20, 2016, 06:40:17 PM
Why do you need him to wait why not just order a new Uber?
Maybe he's at the airport and picking s/t up.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 20, 2016, 07:30:11 PM
If a round-trip costs the same much as 2 one-ways then it's cheaper to order a new car for the way back.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on December 20, 2016, 07:35:06 PM
If a round-trip costs the same much as 2 one-ways then it's cheaper to order a new car for the way back.
Probably does not. There's the $2.55 initial fee on UberX (more on other types).

But having a car waiting "on the meter" for 20 minutes will probably negate that.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 20, 2016, 07:44:57 PM
Probably does not. There's the $2.55 initial fee on UberX (more on other types).

But having a car waiting "on the meter" for 20 minutes will probably negate that.
Exactly. A 20 minute wait (if possible. According to a clueless driver I just asked, it's not) could cost.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda57 on December 20, 2016, 08:13:01 PM
Exactly. A 20 minute wait (if possible. According to a clueless driver I just asked, it's not) could cost.

I've had a car wait (granted, not even close to 20 minutes), so I would say DROCUD.

a 20 minutes wait would be $7 in NYC
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 20, 2016, 08:51:40 PM
If someone would be to travel to a market where fares are more expensive and back, it might be much cheaper to have the car wait 20 minutes.
Also, in some markets (like NYC), Uber can assign a new trip to a driver before he ends the trip, and the driver gets penalized if he doesn't accept it, so ideally you should change your address when you are at least a few blocks way from your first stop.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 20, 2016, 09:18:44 PM
If someone would be to travel to a market where fares are more expensive and back, it might be much cheaper to have the car wait 20 minutes.
Also, in some markets (like NYC), Uber can assign a new trip to a driver before he ends the trip, and the driver gets penalized if he doesn't accept it, so ideally you should change your address when you are at least a few blocks way from your first stop.
How can they assign a new trip if the current rider can still add on destinations ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 20, 2016, 09:23:14 PM
How can they assign a new trip if the current rider can still add on destinations ?

I don't make the rules, I just know from riding Uber 3+ times a day. The new rider will see "driver is finishing a ride".

ETA: Lyft started doing the same, but they currently have the option to add a stop to your trip before even getting in the car.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on December 20, 2016, 09:32:26 PM
It pays to have the driver wait if you're making a few local stops when the minimum trip is $8 to start. I've done it a few times.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 20, 2016, 09:32:55 PM
I don't make the rules, I just know from riding Uber 3+ times a day. The new rider will see "driver is finishing a ride".

ETA: Lyft started doing the same, but they currently have the option to add a stop to your trip before even getting in the car.
Uber has to add that option. It's nuts
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on December 20, 2016, 09:49:39 PM
It pays to have the driver wait if you're making a few local stops when the minimum trip is $8 to start. I've done it a few times.

The question here was on a 20 minutes wait, no question that it's worth it for short stops.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 20, 2016, 10:59:13 PM
There are promos for trips originating at the airport...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ilherman on December 20, 2016, 11:50:28 PM
There are a few reasons. My main reason was I wanted to make full use out of my $20 Uber credit. And stupid Uber only lets you redeem it on one single trip.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ShmuliT on December 21, 2016, 12:38:37 AM
Read a few pages and not mentioned in the wiki...

If I have a few Uber promos in my account, (ie: 50% off with android pay, $20 off next ride etc.) how can I chose which to apply?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 21, 2016, 12:49:14 AM
Read a few pages and not mentioned in the wiki...

If I have a few Uber promos in my account, (ie: 50% off with android pay, $20 off next ride etc.) how can I chose which to apply?
I don't think you could choose. SCMIIW
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on December 21, 2016, 01:15:53 AM
Guy couldn't find me at EWR.. he had to go around again so it was more than 5 min after I ordered.

Anyway, he calls me to say I'm here again, then casually asks me for my destination... Promptly canceled ride and billed me $5 for ME being more than 5min late!

How do I get even??
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on December 21, 2016, 01:37:54 AM
Guy couldn't find me at EWR.. he had to go around again so it was more than 5 min after I ordered.

Anyway, he calls me to say I'm here again, then casually asks me for my destination... Promptly canceled ride and billed me $5 for ME being more than 5min late!

How do I get even??
If you go to "your trips" in the app, you can request a refund. They'll give it back to you in uber credit.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on December 21, 2016, 01:38:55 AM
If you go to "your trips" in the app, you can request a refund. They'll give it back to you in uber credit.
I know that... But want the guy to go to jail or something..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on December 21, 2016, 01:51:21 AM
I know that... But want the guy to go to jail or something..
Seems a little harsh
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: churnbabychurn on December 21, 2016, 01:52:01 AM
Seems a little harsh
Yeah.. long day.. but I'm home now
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on December 21, 2016, 01:52:19 AM
Yeah.. long day.. but I'm home now
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on December 21, 2016, 02:04:15 AM
But want the guy to go to jail or something..
So enter a jail as your destination :P
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on December 21, 2016, 02:32:44 AM
Need an uber to Jfk in the morning, wondering if they will make problems should i order and uber and have 3 ppl go in? Or because another rider will request it and want 2 seats and have only 1? 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmgfarb on December 21, 2016, 02:56:04 AM
Need an uber to Jfk in the morning, wondering if they will make problems should i order and uber and have 3 ppl go in? Or because another rider will request it and want 2 seats and have only 1?
If you do uberX you'll be fine, if you order an uber pool, you'll only be able to take up to two seats.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ual902 on December 25, 2016, 10:28:43 AM
Do I must use the Airport $65 FIRST  for the $20 to work?.


(http://i925.photobucket.com/albums/ad97/ual902/Screenshot_20161225-102306.png) (http://s925.photobucket.com/user/ual902/media/Screenshot_20161225-102306.png.html)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on December 25, 2016, 10:33:31 AM
Do I must use
If your ride does not originate from the airport, the $20 off will apply.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sam Finkelstein on December 26, 2016, 01:59:00 PM
Use code SWAGPLEASE for $4 off.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmb on December 26, 2016, 04:37:53 PM
Use code SWAGPLEASE for $4 off.
Only in PIT http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=70721.0
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: David R on December 27, 2016, 05:06:45 PM
The terms of the airport promo state: "If ride is eligible for another promotion that you have added to your Uber account, only the most recently added promotion will be applied to the ride." That could be really disappointing if you add a low value promo after adding the airport promo and then your next ride is from the airport. Is this what actually happens in your experience?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: CreativeGuy on January 01, 2017, 09:46:13 AM
Good bye $8 max Uber pool rides. The New Year is here and sadly with it returns regular Uber Pool pricing for Brooklyn poolers.
This link is just a figment of the past now.
https://newsroom.uber.com/us-new-york/ride-in-brooklyn-for-under-8-with-uberpool/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 01, 2017, 09:56:08 AM
Good bye $8 max Uber pool rides. The New Year is here and sadly with it returns regular Uber Pool pricing for Brooklyn poolers.
This link is just a figment of the past now.
https://newsroom.uber.com/us-new-york/ride-in-brooklyn-for-under-8-with-uberpool/
:(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on January 02, 2017, 12:25:43 PM
The $25 promo code ISICSTUDENT was removed from all my accounts eventhough it was supposed to last till 2020
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 02, 2017, 12:31:50 PM
I just checked and see that I lost the $25 off next ride promo. I forget what the code was.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on January 02, 2017, 01:18:32 PM
The $25 promo code ISICSTUDENT was removed from all my accounts eventhough it was supposed to last till 2020

Too many took advantage of that one, it would not apply and wouldn't be removed when manually credited.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on January 02, 2017, 01:38:56 PM
I just checked and see that I lost the $25 off next ride promo. I forget what the code was.

The $25 promo code ISICSTUDENT was removed from all my accounts eventhough it was supposed to last till 2020
Their claiming that code was for new accounts only.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on January 02, 2017, 01:41:53 PM
Their claiming that code was for new accounts only.
https://email.uber.com/wf/click?upn=V7T3gCRxaCYUcgZcra9fGyqIX3QXlyXjhXTEoIT-2F3IQL-2F7PwGjwexWJj5MgRz-2BNi_xRWvL3dHY-2FLZWw00x25P0eWnIacv82TlYtjdtc8XeiNZyh-2FIiSG0c83wkiNEyIAc9KseSJjQKHLf93kKVoMt24Cg8go5SxzDl1aMsUSJ5i5AVDJkvg4d6lxeIhzIRbb8aMW-2BO99nviwEdWJtOhXWSxb5I94vZ7mpJRG1l7q4bf8ITCiwF-2BqIpDU0cnK-2FGtvspgS3gj5N64nXEqFLcoAr7jwdlKrrvtezJro-2FPVQUYiMOc0MnPKdztLQFhAgeWpNng8TBLwqPx1K8iT1Ye7Nd5j2BkweX6ck6nIzNUrB0cTkssUPFMX3MqKzUd56oohEM6szh6bvHEZg3VZRd4lKk-2FSBs3dEAkEwb7-2BfPZ-2FdSxJxFAqTQousj0faT3ojJEukJdJXzkEuJPQga1d-2FHDG-2FDfXOl6he3f5mBY2QCKkumJu0T-2B02KdnaqiANpVWBy7dLljedXEAQXHJtaVkS7LLwpoBb5EtT3oXuEnp6zN3DFCIxw1XqLmCjR8W6FSNt21UfAk-2F6Ihdr6DrdAeyNJKsIW5CqnfXllEU8AJ5CU-2FqwyZew-3D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on January 04, 2017, 03:59:21 PM
So they jacked up their prices for uberpool? 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 04, 2017, 04:07:00 PM
So they jacked up their prices for uberpool? 
No, it's now regular UberPOOL prices, they just ended the discount promo.

Good bye $8 max Uber pool rides. The New Year is here and sadly with it returns regular Uber Pool pricing for Brooklyn poolers.
This link is just a figment of the past now.
https://newsroom.uber.com/us-new-york/ride-in-brooklyn-for-under-8-with-uberpool/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvtotravel on January 04, 2017, 04:25:06 PM
anyone know what policy is for kid throwing up in car on own clothes (not on car surfaces)? they charged $150, wonder if that's the norm/fair.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 04, 2017, 04:40:34 PM
That's crazy.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 04, 2017, 04:51:40 PM
anyone know what policy is for kid throwing up in car on own clothes (not on car surfaces)? they charged $150, wonder if that's the norm/fair.
http://rideordriveuber.com/uber-cleaning-fee/
https://help.uber.com/h/d99e0859-c1cf-4ac1-ab68-078d8216f0ac

If there was no mess made in the car, the most they should charge you is for a car wash (for the smell) and the drivers time getting it ($25 - $50).

Respond to to the charge with your claim. Especially if there's no photo evidence of vomit in the car (which there shouldn't be per your post).
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvtotravel on January 04, 2017, 06:02:01 PM
http://rideordriveuber.com/uber-cleaning-fee/
https://help.uber.com/h/d99e0859-c1cf-4ac1-ab68-078d8216f0ac

If there was no mess made in the car, the most they should charge you is for a car wash (for the smell) and the drivers time getting it ($25 - $50).

Respond to to the charge with your claim. Especially if there's no photo evidence of vomit in the car (which there shouldn't be per your post).
will do. tx
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: B.D.Da'ehu on January 04, 2017, 06:25:53 PM
Try code SPRINTCHOPPER. Allegedly $99 off 1 ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Redbull3 on January 04, 2017, 06:37:03 PM
Try code SPRINTCHOPPER. Allegedly $99 off 1 ride
In a helicopter, in vegas, this weekend. Right? lol
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendy from lakewood on January 04, 2017, 07:08:49 PM
My brother in law is actually in vegas this weekend for a show so I forwarded this to him..hope he gets use out of it!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on January 04, 2017, 10:05:22 PM
Do Uber promotion codes work in NYC for uberEATS ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 04, 2017, 10:16:13 PM
Do Uber promotion codes work in NYC for uberEATS ?
UberEATS has a separate set of promotion codes. The UberEATS codes do work in NYC.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on January 04, 2017, 10:48:49 PM
UberEATS has a separate set of promotion codes. The UberEATS codes do work in NYC.
Never seem to see those.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: larryilo on January 05, 2017, 08:59:44 AM
Never seem to see those.

Any new promo codes for UberEATS?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: keemster26 on January 05, 2017, 10:32:23 PM
Try code SPRINTCHOPPER. Allegedly $99 off 1 ride
Alive again!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 11, 2017, 04:08:18 PM
I feel gypped. Anyone wanna retweet?

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yuds70 on January 11, 2017, 04:49:57 PM
I feel gypped. Anyone wanna retweet?

It's worse in LA, it's $4.99 booking fee.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: A3 on January 11, 2017, 08:59:52 PM
I feel gypped. Anyone wanna retweet?

I'm confused, I see $5 off. Do you never pay taxes? There are always booking fees as well.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 11, 2017, 10:07:43 PM
I'm confused, I see $5 off. Do you never pay taxes? There are always booking fees as well.
I always pay tax and booking fee. By referring people (and using the credit), I'm essentially getting those for free and paying full price for the food I'm getting.

I don't consider that to be a deal worth advertising as a "refer your friends" program. Especially:
It's worse in LA, it's $4.99 booking fee.
where it only covers the booking fee.

If they would at least let it stack into a "credit account", then I can get 1 free meal after doing multiple referrals.

3 referrals x $5 bonus in my account should be able to get me a free sandwich or something. Now all I can get is a free water bottle.

Maybe I'll do that x3. Anyone thirsty?  ::)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yuds70 on January 11, 2017, 10:33:40 PM
I always pay tax and booking fee. By referring people (and using the credit), I'm essentially getting those for free and paying full price for the food I'm getting.

I don't consider that to be a deal worth advertising as a "refer your friends" program. Especially:where it only covers the booking fee.

If they would at least let it stack into a "credit account", then I can get 1 free meal after doing multiple referrals.

3 referrals x $5 bonus in my account should be able to get me a free sandwich or something. Now all I can get is a free water bottle.

Maybe I'll do that x3. Anyone thirsty?  ::)
Lmao you should tweet this or something!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on January 19, 2017, 11:17:06 PM
What's the story with luggage on uber pool?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on January 20, 2017, 08:28:03 AM
What's the story with luggage on uber pool?
I just googled "uberpool luggage" and the answer was literally in the first result.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on January 20, 2017, 09:38:23 AM
I just googled "uberpool luggage" and the answer was literally in the first result.


Is there room for my luggage?

Yes, but the amount of available space depends on the size of the car and number of riders. Remember to always make sure there’s enough room for your co-riders’ belongings.


So vague you can
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Super Speed on January 20, 2017, 09:51:19 AM
I had the worst drive of my life recently and I contacted Uber and they wouldn't even give me a partial refund. They have the worst CS.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 20, 2017, 09:55:04 AM
They have the worst CS.
Have you ever tried Gett ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on January 20, 2017, 10:14:01 AM

Is there room for my luggage?

Yes, but the amount of available space depends on the size of the car and number of riders. Remember to always make sure there’s enough room for your co-riders’ belongings.


So vague you can
Exactly, there are exact rules. I've had co-riders bring one suitcase per person in the past. The idea is that you should always assume there will be another large suitcase in the car, especially for trips to the airport. Statistically there might be trips where there won't be room but I think the chance is very slim if you only have one bag.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on January 20, 2017, 03:01:51 PM
Have you ever tried Gett ?

+1, uber is much better. What happened?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 20, 2017, 03:15:55 PM
+1, uber is much better. What happened?
A car 7 minutes away turned into 20-30 minutes away, "cancel" button disappeared, CS hung up on me a few times.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on January 20, 2017, 03:18:49 PM
A car 7 minutes away turned into 20-30 minutes away, "cancel" button disappeared, CS hung up on me a few times.

Not surprising, sounds familiar with Gett. Was wondering what issue was with uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: kracked dude on January 20, 2017, 03:19:56 PM
A car 7 minutes away turned into 20-30 minutes away, "cancel" button disappeared, CS hung up on me a few times.
IME with uber, CS via app is usually really helpful and quick
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rileywiles23 on January 20, 2017, 03:21:42 PM
IME with uber, CS via app is usually really helpful and quick
+1
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on January 23, 2017, 08:01:43 PM
It's worse in LA, it's $4.99 booking fee.
It went up to $4.99 in Brooklyn as well (sometime over the weekend).
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yuds70 on January 23, 2017, 08:02:27 PM
It went up to $4.99 in Brooklyn as well (sometime over the weekend).
They are chasing me!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ual902 on January 26, 2017, 05:19:06 AM
No uber or any apps in DXB or AUH any alternatives besides the old fashioned way?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sam Finkelstein on January 28, 2017, 09:36:55 PM
Is the Google Maps $15 off still working?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on January 31, 2017, 11:26:18 AM
Is the Google Maps $15 off still working?
worked for someone that i know last week but now it says "sign up and get $15" instead of last week when it said "book now and get $15". So it seems that they mightve changed it to new users but i'll try it out later.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on January 31, 2017, 11:27:25 AM
worked for someone that i know last week but now it says "sign up and get $15" instead of last week when it said "book now and get $15". So it seems that they mightve changed it to new users but i'll try it out later.
Successfully used it not as a new user, on Sunday night.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 31, 2017, 11:28:26 AM
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/105533#comment-1302222
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jr611 on January 31, 2017, 11:28:45 AM
Successfully used it not as a new user, on Sunday night.
but which quote did it say in maps if you remember?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on January 31, 2017, 11:30:33 AM
but which quote did it say in maps if you remember?
Oh I'm sorry I don't remember.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sherrieLarrison on February 01, 2017, 06:36:34 AM
I heard that Uber has been tracking back at their passengers and that they let the exes track each other... Beyonce is one of the victims of this. Don't know they have fixed the issue or not
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 06:52:19 AM
I heard that Uber has been tracking back at their passengers and that they let the exes track each other... Beyonce is one of the victims of this. Don't know they have fixed the issue or not
Don't hold your breath
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: keemster26 on February 01, 2017, 09:29:13 AM
Type these codes into uber for $10 credit each It expires on Sunday. I literally have $90 of uber credit rn!!!
06404
06408
61444
06405
08312
14708
06399
06406
22988
Quickly add them before they exceed promo limit. Some already expired
08314
08313
Two new ones
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 09:36:33 AM
Tried a few that were expired & wont let me add any more.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 09:48:51 AM
Keemster26, are all these promos valid anywhere ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: maylei on February 01, 2017, 10:40:11 AM
I got a few thank you
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Amcha yisroel on February 01, 2017, 11:03:38 AM
only 1 worked :(!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 3yummyboys on February 01, 2017, 11:13:50 AM
Type these codes into uber for $10 credit each It expires on Sunday. I literally have $90 of uber credit rn!!!
06404
06408
61444
06405
08312
14708
06399
06406
22988
Quickly add them before they exceed promo limit. Some already expired
08314
08313
Two new ones


 Thanks, I got a few. Are the combine-able?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 11:53:03 AM
Anybody know if these are supposed to be valid already or only February 5th-6th ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Cappy on February 01, 2017, 12:03:43 PM
I used UberBlack yesterday for the $25 off promo. Totally forgot to have my Amex on file and was charged full price. Contacted CS and sent screenshot and all they tell me is there nothing they can do.

Sent them a screenshot and nothing :(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: D. on February 01, 2017, 12:07:34 PM
I used UberBlack yesterday for the $25 off promo. Totally forgot to have my Amex on file and was charged full price. Contacted CS and sent screenshot and all they tell me is there nothing they can do.

Sent them a screenshot and nothing :(
HUCA
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: al613 on February 01, 2017, 12:30:17 PM
I used UberBlack yesterday for the $25 off promo. Totally forgot to have my Amex on file and was charged full price. Contacted CS and sent screenshot and all they tell me is there nothing they can do.

Sent them a screenshot and nothing :(
probably asking them again will not help. they are pretty limited because these credits are automated. may be they can give you like $5 for your trouble
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Amusch on February 01, 2017, 01:19:40 PM
probably asking them again will not help. they are pretty limited because these credits are automated. may be they can give you like $5 for your trouble

It might...
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=33898.msg1665443#msg1665443
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Deals dealer on February 01, 2017, 01:29:22 PM
I used UberBlack yesterday for the $25 off promo. Totally forgot to have my Amex on file and was charged full price. Contacted CS and sent screenshot and all they tell me is there nothing they can do.

Sent them a screenshot and nothing :(
Had the same situation, and they credited me even without a screenshot
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Cappy on February 01, 2017, 08:21:15 PM
Herr are some more codes for everyone to try. Some might be duplicate from earlier posts. Let us know if any of these worked in addition to others from before.


11688
11895
03633
05160
04773
23693
23722
23788
07187
00843
04573
00340
00842
01186
02215
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 08:28:41 PM
Where are these all coming from ? And has any of them actually worked ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: maylei on February 01, 2017, 08:29:42 PM
Where are these all coming from ? And has any of them actually worked ?
Yes they have
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: D. on February 01, 2017, 08:30:36 PM
Herr are some more codes for everyone to try. Some might be duplicate from earlier posts. Let us know if any of these worked in addition to others from before.


11688
11895
03633
05160
04773
23693
23722
23788
07187
00843
04573
00340
00842
01186
02215

None for me here. Had 2 from MS post work earlier.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mmb on February 01, 2017, 08:35:01 PM
Where are these all coming from ? And has any of them actually worked ?
Try these they just worked for me
11688
11895
03633
05160
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: maylei on February 01, 2017, 08:37:48 PM
Try these they just worked for me
11688
11895
03633
05160
Promotional limit reached
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on February 01, 2017, 09:46:57 PM
Where are these all coming from?

Tostitos promo.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 09:49:14 PM
Tostitos promo.
So these are only valid Sunday then, no ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on February 01, 2017, 09:51:26 PM
Herr are some more codes for everyone to try. Some might be duplicate from earlier posts. Let us know if any of these worked in addition to others from before.


11688
11895
03633
05160
04773
23693
23722
23788
07187
00843
04573
00340
00842
01186
02215

I believe that's my comment copy/pasted from DDMS..

So everyone understands how they came along, Tostitos has a promo for the super bowl which was mentioned somewhere on the forums. Long story short you could get every Tostitos UPC online and simply get the codes from there. From my understanding tostitos is giving away 25,000 rides divided among the codes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2017, 10:06:35 PM
Then make sure to do those rides early. And hopefully they don't all disappear after the first ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Cappy on February 01, 2017, 11:42:00 PM
I used UberBlack yesterday for the $25 off promo. Totally forgot to have my Amex on file and was charged full price. Contacted CS and sent screenshot and all they tell me is there nothing they can do.

Sent them a screenshot and nothing :(

FINALLY got someone to help me. Got a refund.  :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Cappy on February 01, 2017, 11:44:14 PM
I now have 4-$10 codes in my account and have no idea which ones are for when. I know they expire sometime next week, but no idea when valid except for one....

I like how Lyft actually tells you your promotion will be applied first so you know it will go through.

Uber needs to do that too.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Sam Finkelstein on February 03, 2017, 09:27:02 AM
Flat fares throughout NYC for the next month:
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on February 03, 2017, 09:40:42 AM
Then make sure to do those rides early. And hopefully they don't all disappear after the first ride.

7/9 disappeared on my account. Oh well we tried.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 03, 2017, 09:45:18 AM
7/9 disappeared on my account. Oh well we tried.
Just checked & I also lost some.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yitz on February 03, 2017, 10:18:16 AM
I used a code and they charged me anyway. I listened to Dan or JJ and took a screenshot, so I was able to get the ride for free.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on February 09, 2017, 11:42:44 PM
I just realized you can schedule an uber for whenever.

I wonder how long I did not know about that.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 09, 2017, 11:46:13 PM
I wonder how long I did not know about that.
:)מיום היות על האדמה עד היום הזה
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on February 09, 2017, 11:51:53 PM
מיום היות על האדמה עד היום הזה

oy. shows how much I use it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda25 on February 12, 2017, 07:33:54 PM
uber pool is great!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 12, 2017, 07:40:10 PM
uber pool is great!
Do you usually have the car to yourself ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda25 on February 12, 2017, 07:53:35 PM
Do you usually have the car to yourself ?
im 2/3. and on the one that we didnt, we got a very nice guy that the driver went 1 minute of the way for and dropped him off at the same spot as us. half off uber basically.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 12, 2017, 08:00:22 PM
im 2/3. and on the one that we didnt, we got a very nice guy that the driver went 1 minute of the way for and dropped him off at the same spot as us. half off uber basically.
NYC ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mclovin on February 12, 2017, 09:37:06 PM
make sure to check both prices first. ive had it only take off 2-3$ and based on the distance it could easily add a half hour to the trip
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: thaber on February 12, 2017, 09:38:45 PM
im 2/3. and on the one that we didnt, we got a very nice guy that the driver went 1 minute of the way for and dropped him off at the same spot as us. half off uber basically.
You got lucky.  Don't do it when you're in a rush
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda25 on February 12, 2017, 09:46:52 PM
You got lucky.  Don't do it when you're in a rush
it was on superbowl sunday in the city...

However don't they guarantee that the max is another 15 minutes or so? (depending on the ride distance im sure)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: JayR on February 21, 2017, 03:48:19 PM
You got lucky.  Don't do it when you're in a rush
+1000 the other person could not be ready
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: njmacman on February 21, 2017, 04:30:44 PM
Anybody have experience with Uber van? Can I fit 2 people and 6 bags in one?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: njmacman on February 21, 2017, 04:31:30 PM
Also, if I schedule an uber pickup for 5 AM in NJ, would there be a car available at that hour? From general experience. On a weekday. Thanks.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on February 21, 2017, 04:43:16 PM
Also, if I schedule an uber pickup for 5 AM in NJ, would there be a car available at that hour? From general experience. On a weekday. Thanks.
where in NJ?  near  EWR shouldn't be a problem
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: njmacman on February 22, 2017, 07:50:19 AM
Highland Park area.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on February 27, 2017, 11:06:13 AM
Am I the only one that hates the new Uber app?

Downgraded to 3.134.8 and turned off updates.
So much faster and easier on my phone.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on February 27, 2017, 01:06:23 PM
Am I the only one that hates the new Uber app?

Downgraded to 3.134.8 and turned off updates.
So much faster and easier on my phone.

Me too was in a rush to get a car and took me 1o min to figure it out.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on February 27, 2017, 01:08:06 PM
Ridiculous.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 27, 2017, 01:36:12 PM
Me too was in a rush to get a car and took me 1o min to figure it out.
I'm missing something. What's taking 10 minutes to order a car ?
For some reason mine updated on its own.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Freddie on February 27, 2017, 01:38:08 PM
Am I the only one that hates the new Uber app?

Downgraded to 3.134.8 and turned off updates.
So much faster and easier on my phone.

Yes, very buggy. But I found some bugs that are good bugs too.
Play around with it and you'll see.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on February 27, 2017, 01:38:23 PM
I'm missing something. What's taking 10 minutes to order a car ?
For some reason mine updated on its own.
The new version of the app on my phone takes a good few minutes to order a car vs 20 seconds on the old version.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on February 27, 2017, 01:39:00 PM
Yes, very buggy. But I found some bugs that are good bugs too.
Play around with it and you'll see.
Didn't see anything good, hence why I downgraded.
Feel free to spill though.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 27, 2017, 01:40:39 PM
Yes, very buggy. But I found some bugs that are good bugs too.
Play around with it and you'll see.
If you need the address of my PM I'll send it to you. :)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on February 28, 2017, 06:54:34 PM
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-28/in-video-uber-ceo-argues-with-driver-over-falling-fares
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on February 28, 2017, 10:47:41 PM
Am I the only one that hates the new Uber app?

Downgraded to 3.134.8 and turned off updates.
So much faster and easier on my phone.
Download link:
https://www.apk4fun.com/apk/6159/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on March 03, 2017, 05:11:32 PM
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/03/03/technology/uber-greyball-program-evade-authorities.html

Respect.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on March 07, 2017, 10:40:28 PM
Score $2.99 and $7.99 rides
 
 
Enjoy guaranteed low fares in New York City for a month when you purchase a flat fare package.

Choose between 20 or 40 rides and pay a one-time activation fee to lock in $2.99 POOL and $7.99 uberX rides for 30 days.

Buy now, and start riding today. Limited quantities available.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: AROCKS1 on March 07, 2017, 10:52:16 PM
Score $2.99 and $7.99 rides
 
 
Enjoy guaranteed low fares in New York City for a month when you purchase a flat fare package.

Choose between 20 or 40 rides and pay a one-time activation fee to lock in $2.99 POOL and $7.99 uberX rides for 30 days.

Buy now, and start riding today. Limited quantities available.
How come I can't get it? This says unavailable https://plus.uber.com/new_york/buy
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yitz on March 08, 2017, 08:51:37 AM
Score $2.99 and $7.99 rides
 
 
Enjoy guaranteed low fares in New York City for a month when you purchase a flat fare package.

Choose between 20 or 40 rides and pay a one-time activation fee to lock in $2.99 POOL and $7.99 uberX rides for 30 days.

Buy now, and start riding today. Limited quantities available.
Did you have and use this offer last month?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dpk4588 on March 12, 2017, 03:17:32 PM
Uber following Lyft's lead and allowing pre-tax transit benefit cards as payment for UberPOOL.
More Info (https://www.uber.com/info/uber-commuter-benefits/)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on March 24, 2017, 11:46:17 AM
Thought I would let everyone know of something I found out today about flat rates rides TO the airport which are usually excluded. I callled a car to go to LGA and since I needed to stop on the way I put the first address in the app. It took longer than expected for the driver to get here so when he was sill on his way I changed the address to LGA since I had no more time to stop on the way. Turns out I was charged like a regular flat rate ride as a result!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: theduke on April 20, 2017, 05:48:58 PM
Anyone have any experience taking Uber from Lakewood to JFk? On the App the price I am getting is under 100. 1) will any driver actually take me, 2) will the price change drastically? For that price it is more convenient and not much more than parking and tolls.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on April 20, 2017, 08:42:30 PM
Anyone have any experience taking Uber from Lakewood to JFk? On the App the price I am getting is under 100. 1) will any driver actually take me, 2) will the price change drastically? For that price it is more convenient and not much more than parking and tolls.

You should call your driver as soon as he accepts the ride to give him heads up and see if he wants to cancel. Uber now has upfront pricing, you pay what you see. Contact them if you end up paying more for a refund. However, the price is ridiculously low, shows $62 right now, so I cannot say for sure.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on April 22, 2017, 10:38:44 PM
You should call your driver as soon as he accepts the ride to give him heads up and see if he wants to cancel. Uber now has upfront pricing, you pay what you see. Contact them if you end up paying more for a refund. However, the price is ridiculously low, shows $62 right now, so I cannot say for sure.

Take a screenshot.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Pesach on June 07, 2017, 11:47:08 PM
I got an email from Starwood sign up for A new Uber account  enter promo spg2017 in payment section and get 20 dollars off first ride
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jose34 on July 16, 2017, 08:08:02 AM
Hi
I was hoping someone has some advice.
I got banned from Uber since  I think I used a VOIP line to register, it was parked with numberbarn.com but I planned to activate it later, however they are banning me and when I try to email them I get a dead and the same message every time. Any way I can speak to someone or have this resolved?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 16, 2017, 08:13:58 AM
Hi
I was hoping someone has some advice.
I got banned from Uber since  I think I used a VOIP line to register, it was parked with numberbarn.com but I planned to activate it later, however they are banning me and when I try to email them I get a dead and the same message every time. Any way I can speak to someone or have this resolved?
Can you just make a new account with a new phone number?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jose34 on July 16, 2017, 04:21:16 PM
I probably could, just i want to make sure they wont ban me again,
1.  since they see that I am using the same credit card ( since I already registered my american express card)
2.  Also I use my computer sometimes to call an uber and my browser does not always "remember me" so it might set off alarms bells and the same thing might happen.

I am trying to ask Uber but they just keep on sending me :

Hi ______,
Thanks for reaching out.
I've reviewed your account and saw activity that doesn’t comply with our Terms of Use.
As a result, we’ve determined that you’re no longer eligible to ride with Uber, and we’ve deactivated your account, effective immediately.

While we understand this news may be upsetting, our decision is final.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Saulius on July 16, 2017, 05:13:17 PM
I probably could, just i want to make sure they wont ban me again,
1.  since they see that I am using the same credit card ( since I already registered my american express card)
2.  Also I use my computer sometimes to call an uber and my browser does not always "remember me" so it might set off alarms bells and the same thing might happen.

I am trying to ask Uber but they just keep on sending me :

Hi ______,
Thanks for reaching out.
I've reviewed your account and saw activity that doesn’t comply with our Terms of Use.
As a result, we’ve determined that you’re no longer eligible to ride with Uber, and we’ve deactivated your account, effective immediately.

While we understand this news may be upsetting, our decision is final.

Note: Uber might have a digital fingerprint of your device. E.g. Cell phones contain several unique hardware identification numbers, or fingerprints, for the phone’s specific Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, SIM card, and signal band, as well as the phone hardware itself.

See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Device_fingerprint
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Saulius on July 16, 2017, 05:16:59 PM
Hi
I was hoping someone has some advice.
I got banned from Uber since  I think I used a VOIP line to register, it was parked with numberbarn.com but I planned to activate it later, however they are banning me and when I try to email them I get a dead and the same message every time. Any way I can speak to someone or have this resolved?

With all respect, I would guess that you did something more than just use VOIP to register. Generally, you should be able to re-register with a real number, and they might request you to send them a copy of your ID, etc. but if that doesn't help, then probably there must be some other terms and conditions that you had violated?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jose34 on July 16, 2017, 06:43:26 PM
That is what i'm trying to figure out. Besides for logging on from a few different countries and using my voip number I can't think of anything else and they wont give me any other information.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on July 16, 2017, 06:49:19 PM
Did you recently get a new number ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: jose34 on July 16, 2017, 06:59:13 PM
Thanks for helping me out.
No but soon after I signed up a went to like two other countries and logged in from there.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ysturmwind on July 17, 2017, 04:10:20 PM
I took an UberPool this morning where they quoted the fare as $8.63 including my Ride Pass, however the ride was very long and with a ton of traffic so in the end they charged me $30 ($46 total-$16 Ride Pass). I emailed them about it and they told me that if the ride takes a long time they can switch to regular billing. You can see below that at first they said the quoted fare is what I should have paid but because the actual fare was a lot higher they just switch systems without warning.

I pasted the email below and attached a screenshot of the receipt.

I responded asking for them to reduce the fare because I didnt agree to higher price, any ideas what other options I have? I am debating disputing the charge but I'm afraid that I'll get banned as a result. Anyone have experience with this?



MY RIDE PASS DIDN'T APPLY TO A TRIP
Monday, July 17, 2017 at 8:07:45 AM · uberPOOL
 
Happy to explain,

The price displayed in the app at the beginning of the trip is the fare you'll be charged for the ride. Please note that if demand is high and surge pricing is in effect, your upfront price will take this into account. It looks like this price wasn’t honored because estimated Pass trip fare is greatly different from the actual Pass trip fare.

When this happens, our system switches to charging based on the time and distance of the actual trip instead, using the rates that apply to the vehicle option you selected. Due to the increased demand, this trip was surging at a rate of 1.2 times the normal fare.

I can confirm that based on the pickup and drop off locations of the trip you took, this fare is correct.

Thank you.
 
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on July 17, 2017, 04:12:38 PM
Just yesterday a driver told me that if it's long they charge more than quoted.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on July 17, 2017, 04:16:07 PM
Just yesterday a driver told me that if it's long they charge more than quoted.
Shouldn't matter for UberPOOL, and you should be able to get your money back on X too.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on July 17, 2017, 04:17:19 PM
I took an UberPool this morning where they quoted the fare as $8.63 including my Ride Pass, however the ride was very long and with a ton of traffic so in the end they charged me $30 ($46 total-$16 Ride Pass). I emailed them about it and they told me that if the ride takes a long time they can switch to regular billing. You can see below that at first they said the quoted fare is what I should have paid but because the actual fare was a lot higher they just switch systems without warning.

I pasted the email below and attached a screenshot of the receipt.

I responded asking for them to reduce the fare because I didnt agree to higher price, any ideas what other options I have? I am debating disputing the charge but I'm afraid that I'll get banned as a result. Anyone have experience with this?



MY RIDE PASS DIDN'T APPLY TO A TRIP
Monday, July 17, 2017 at 8:07:45 AM · uberPOOL
 
Happy to explain,

The price displayed in the app at the beginning of the trip is the fare you'll be charged for the ride. Please note that if demand is high and surge pricing is in effect, your upfront price will take this into account. It looks like this price wasn’t honored because estimated Pass trip fare is greatly different from the actual Pass trip fare.

When this happens, our system switches to charging based on the time and distance of the actual trip instead, using the rates that apply to the vehicle option you selected. Due to the increased demand, this trip was surging at a rate of 1.2 times the normal fare.

I can confirm that based on the pickup and drop off locations of the trip you took, this fare is correct.

Thank you.

Just reply that the pick up location and drop off were the same and insist until they refund. Might take a few back and forth. Happens to me every few days and I always end up getting a refund. It's really their problem, many times they end up charging more with upfront fare, it should cover their losses as well.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Ysturmwind on July 17, 2017, 04:35:50 PM
Just reply that the pick up location and drop off were the same and insist until they refund. Might take a few back and forth. Happens to me every few days and I always end up getting a refund. It's really their problem, many times they end up charging more with upfront fare, it should cover their losses as well.

Ya, I seem to have a similar issue where they charge me full instead of charging me the Ride Pass fare and they always refund that. This time they are saying that this is how they chose to calculate this fare. I'll keep messaging with them till I get somewhere.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ben89 on July 27, 2017, 11:33:15 AM
Uber is now charging $15 to return lost items.
https://www.doctorofcredit.com/uber-will-now-charge-riders-15-delivery-lost-item/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on July 27, 2017, 11:35:30 AM
Uber is now charging $15 to return lost items.
https://www.doctorofcredit.com/uber-will-now-charge-riders-15-delivery-lost-item/
That's actually a good thing, one time a friend forgot his phone and one time I did, and we tipped $20 each time :D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ben89 on July 27, 2017, 11:38:25 AM
That's actually a good thing, one time a friend forgot his phone and one time I did, and we tipped $20 each time :D
well you might still tip him on top of that fee 😉
Title: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on July 27, 2017, 11:45:58 AM
well you might still tip him on top of that fee
No, it's one of these things that make me give less, like "mandatory" 15% tipping at restaurant even on small parties (I'll still add on parties of 4+ since I feel too bad for the waiter).
My opinion is that I'm socially correct when it comes to that and I give (20%), so if you force me to give because of people who don't have manners then I'll stick to that minimum.
It's my way of saying that statistically there will be some people giving little or nothing and no matter how you decide to structure it I'll make sure you're not getting more because you should be aware that humans are humans when opening a business ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on August 02, 2017, 04:58:15 PM
IN NYC

New this month: auto-renewing pass
Skip the monthly purchase rush and unlock low fares for up to twelve weeks. Your pass will auto-renew every 28 days. If you do not wish to renew, simply visit the Ride Pass section of the app and toggle auto-renewal off.

 
 
Ride easy with a pass
Enjoy guaranteed low fares in New York City when you purchase an auto-renewing pass. Every four weeks, your $15 activation fee will unlock unlimited $3.99 POOL and $9.99 uberX rides for the next 28 days.

 
 
Start riding
After your pass is activated, you'll see the pass fares in the app when you request a ride anywhere within the New York City Flat Fare zone.

 
 
Qualifying flat fare rides are non-transferable, and package terms and conditions vary by city. Flat fares are only eligible within the New York City Flat Fares zone. This zone excludes airports.

Flat fares apply to rides up to a $20 value on uberPOOL and a $25 value on uberX (based on time and distance). If your total ride cost exceeds the maximum value, you’ll be charged the flat fare, plus an overage for the dollar amount over the maximum ride value covered. And don’t worry, if the total ride cost is ever less than the flat fare, we’ll charge you the lesser amount.

Each trip may be subject to applicable New York sales tax and black car fund fee. The fare for uberPOOL and uberX trips plus any applicable overage charges may be subject to applicable New York sales tax and Black Car Fund fee.

The activation fee includes the sales price, 8.875% New York sales tax, and 2.5% New York Black Car Fund Fee. The sales price for the $15 pass is $13.47.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: AROCKS1 on August 02, 2017, 05:10:58 PM
IN NYC

New this month: auto-renewing pass
Skip the monthly purchase rush and unlock low fares for up to twelve weeks. Your pass will auto-renew every 28 days. If you do not wish to renew, simply visit the Ride Pass section of the app and toggle auto-renewal off.

 
 
Ride easy with a pass
Enjoy guaranteed low fares in New York City when you purchase an auto-renewing pass. Every four weeks, your $15 activation fee will unlock unlimited $3.99 POOL and $9.99 uberX rides for the next 28 days.

 
 
Start riding
After your pass is activated, you'll see the pass fares in the app when you request a ride anywhere within the New York City Flat Fare zone.

 
 
Qualifying flat fare rides are non-transferable, and package terms and conditions vary by city. Flat fares are only eligible within the New York City Flat Fares zone. This zone excludes airports.

Flat fares apply to rides up to a $20 value on uberPOOL and a $25 value on uberX (based on time and distance). If your total ride cost exceeds the maximum value, you’ll be charged the flat fare, plus an overage for the dollar amount over the maximum ride value covered. And don’t worry, if the total ride cost is ever less than the flat fare, we’ll charge you the lesser amount.

Each trip may be subject to applicable New York sales tax and black car fund fee. The fare for uberPOOL and uberX trips plus any applicable overage charges may be subject to applicable New York sales tax and Black Car Fund fee.

The activation fee includes the sales price, 8.875% New York sales tax, and 2.5% New York Black Car Fund Fee. The sales price for the $15 pass is $13.47.
I'm guessing this is also ymmv, and there is no way to activate it manually on my account
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on August 02, 2017, 05:22:16 PM
I'm guessing this is also ymmv, and there is no way to activate it manually on my account

True. Also, the uberx flat fares keeps on creeping up.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: henche on August 10, 2017, 03:24:13 PM
True. Also, the uberx flat fares keeps on creeping up.

My BOS one expired a few days ago, and I haven't been offered a re-up yet
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on August 10, 2017, 05:07:16 PM
Is it a new thing that Lyft/Uber pickup at LGA terminal B is at an off-site area? Feel like I'd be better off public transiting it to midtown.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on August 10, 2017, 05:36:03 PM
Is it a new thing that Lyft/Uber pickup at LGA terminal B is at an off-site area? Feel like I'd be better off public transiting it to midtown.

Been like that since around April. Q70 to subway is good alternative to get to midtown.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on August 10, 2017, 10:31:38 PM
Been like that since around April. Q70 to subway is good alternative to get to midtown.
They'll do drop off at the terminal, right?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MAJ on September 28, 2017, 10:41:53 PM
going to airport Sunday. Myself, wife and two little kids with 4 suitcases 3 hand luggages and a double stroller, will we fit in a Uber XL or Uber SUV?

Thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ludmila on September 28, 2017, 10:46:30 PM
going to airport Sunday. Myself, wife and two little kids with 4 suitcases 3 hand luggages and a double stroller, will we fit in a Uber XL or Uber SUV?

Thanks
Depends on what size are the suitcases and hand luggage.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 17, 2017, 10:16:13 AM
Just noticed the option to add up to 3 stops. About time
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: User6669 on October 18, 2017, 05:23:47 PM
Just noticed the option to add up to 3 stops. About time

Made a stop yesterday, and the driver added it on.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ponsey on October 20, 2017, 02:36:23 PM
Get $30 Off Your UberEATS Order for New Customers using code eats-uber30free
 Available in all U.S markets. Expires 12/31/2017
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on October 30, 2017, 08:33:40 PM
Uber is now allowing you to add up to 2 additional destinations on each route.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 30, 2017, 08:44:44 PM
Uber is now allowing you to add up to 2 additional destinations on each route.
Pure plagiarism I tell you :)
Just noticed the option to add up to 3 stops. About time
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: rachelstinson07 on October 31, 2017, 04:21:00 AM
I would rather suggest not to take uber as it is mostly not responding correctly to anyone's issue.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: sillypainter on October 31, 2017, 04:30:38 AM
I would rather suggest not to take uber as it is mostly not responding correctly to anyone's issue.

It looks to me like you work for the Lyft PR Team. You registered just to say this?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 31, 2017, 07:32:45 AM
I would rather suggest not to take uber as it is mostly not responding correctly to anyone's issue.
What issue ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on October 31, 2017, 07:55:54 AM
Pure plagiarism I tell you :)
I was never any good at it in school either
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendyt on November 14, 2017, 10:41:23 PM
$10 off your next trip. Redeem by Dec 1st
EP1UBERCAR20
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: cholent on November 14, 2017, 10:43:56 PM
$10 off your next trip. Redeem by Dec 1st
EP1UBERCAR20
Says redemption limit exceeded
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendyt on November 14, 2017, 10:44:25 PM
Says redemption limit exceeded
got it 2 min ago.
Guess it's gone
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 14, 2017, 10:50:57 PM
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=85510.0
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendyt on November 14, 2017, 10:52:13 PM
Says redemption limit exceeded
See it was discussed earlier today, as an uber pool promo.
But worked for me
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 14, 2017, 10:55:17 PM
See it was discussed earlier today, as an uber pool promo.
But worked for me
Which town ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendyt on November 14, 2017, 11:03:47 PM
Which town ?
Didn't redeem yet.

But people reported that it worked in other city's

https://slickdeals.net/f/10807499-10-off-uber-express-pool-sf-or-boston
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 14, 2017, 11:12:47 PM
Didn't redeem yet.

But people reported that it worked in other city's

https://slickdeals.net/f/10807499-10-off-uber-express-pool-sf-or-boston
Express pool is only available in those 2 places currently
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on November 22, 2017, 01:04:41 PM
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-21/uber-concealed-cyberattack-that-exposed-57-million-people-s-data
They claim no cc info was compromised. Not sure why I should believe them
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Moshe123 on December 14, 2017, 08:12:20 PM
It looks like a bunch of people are calling Uber instead of ambulances to go to the hospital. https://t.co/5XGGlxpY2y
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on December 14, 2017, 09:06:07 PM
It looks like a bunch of people are calling Uber instead of ambulances to go to the hospital. https://t.co/5XGGlxpY2y
New trend in healthcare
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on January 06, 2018, 06:50:29 PM
https://www.uber.com/drive/new-york/resources/uber-vip/

 Not much of a benefit.. but hopefully they will add some more perks.

 

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on January 07, 2018, 03:14:22 PM
A family friend fell for the people standing at the airport with an Uber sign in their hands and took them under the assumption that they are Uber.
When they arrived at the destination he asked for a credit card and charged $185 ( normal fare is $45-50)claiming there was some sort of surge pricing.
Is there anything I can do?
Is disputing an option?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on January 07, 2018, 03:24:48 PM
A family friend fell for the people standing at the airport with an Uber sign in their hands and took them under the assumption that they are Uber.
When they arrived at the destination he asked for a credit card and charged $185 ( normal fare is $45-50)claiming there was some sort of surge pricing.
Is there anything I can do?
Is disputing an option?
It would depend if they were charged from a car service company. If that's the case and they signed a receipt it's a lost case. Call the bank, explain what happened, and see what they say.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: nafnaf12 on January 07, 2018, 03:35:57 PM
It would depend if they were charged from a car service company. If that's the case and they signed a receipt it's a lost case. Call the bank, explain what happened, and see what they say.
they signed  :-\
Guess I'll try the bank, used amex any idea what's the east way to explain it?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on January 07, 2018, 03:54:16 PM
they signed  :-\
Guess I'll try the bank, used amex any idea what's the east way to explain it?
Best and only way is to tell the truth, explain that reason is that you were overcharged compared to price you were told before (if that's true) and that you didn't realize in the hurry. If they have a good relationship with Amex and first time fighting Amex might even take the loss on themselves.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mendyt on January 09, 2018, 06:03:19 PM
Use this code for $10 off
LOCALFAVORITE

Looks like its for any ride in the US
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 09, 2018, 06:10:08 PM
Use this code for $10 off
LOCALFAVORITE

Looks like its for any ride in the US
targeted
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealfinder85 on January 29, 2018, 11:00:02 AM
i will need a ride from the airport for 6 passengers. any way to guarantee that Uber XL would have enough seats?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on January 29, 2018, 11:21:25 AM
i will need a ride from the airport for 6 passengers. any way to guarantee that Uber XL would have enough seats?
UberXL by definition is for up to 6 passengers.. Watch out about luggage though, might be better to schedule a private ride with a bigger van if you have a lot of it.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealfinder85 on January 29, 2018, 11:21:59 AM
UberXL by definition is for up to 6 passengers.. Watch out about luggage though, might be better to schedule a private ride with a bigger van if you have a lot of it.
ok thanks
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 29, 2018, 11:37:37 AM
UberXL by definition is for up to 6 passengers.. Watch out about luggage though, might be better to schedule a private ride with a bigger van if you have a lot of it.
I’ve occasionally had an uberXL with only 1 row, kids had to go on lap.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealfinder85 on January 29, 2018, 11:39:27 AM
I’ve occasionally had an uberXL with only 1 row, kids had to go on lap.
ok i think ill find alternate plan
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on January 29, 2018, 11:44:49 AM
ok i think ill find alternate plan
You can see what kind of car they’re sending when you order. It’s usually a minivan or those big gmc yukons.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: dealfinder85 on January 29, 2018, 12:40:26 PM
You can see what kind of car they’re sending when you order. It’s usually a minivan or those big gmc yukons.
i should be able to pack into a minivan
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ual902 on February 01, 2018, 09:27:54 PM
Is it ok to put 2 big boxes in the trunk of an uber pool from Manhattan to brooklyn with the uber passenger?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2018, 09:30:06 PM
Is it ok to put 2 big boxes in the trunk of an uber pool from Manhattan to brooklyn with the uber passenger?
The driver will decide that.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ual902 on February 01, 2018, 09:32:20 PM
The driver will decide that.

If the driver rejects can i try another uber?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: davidrotts63 on February 01, 2018, 09:46:44 PM
If the driver rejects can i try another uber?
Why not?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 01, 2018, 09:48:13 PM
If the driver rejects can i try another uber?
https://www.uber.com/en-SG/blog/uberpool-your-questions-answered/

“CAN I BRING LUGGAGE? Yes, you can. Taking uberPOOL is one of the most cost-efficient ways to go to the airport! But remember—there will need to be room for another person and their belongings in the car“

If it takes up the entire trunk the driver might not let.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Shauly101 on February 05, 2018, 10:37:01 AM
https://www.change.org/p/uber-uber-to-reimburse-riders-when-driver-cancels-after-3-minutes

Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on February 05, 2018, 10:39:18 AM
https://www.change.org/p/uber-uber-to-reimburse-riders-when-driver-cancels-after-3-minutes
What reimbursement are you looking for ?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on March 12, 2018, 07:48:39 PM
What’s up with uber drivers & NYPR ? It’s the most boring cr*ppy propaganda out there. >:(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yehuda25 on March 21, 2018, 11:14:38 AM
If the driver rejects can i try another uber?
of course. FYI they don't see your location until they say that they are there... Hence why some call and ask where you are going.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on September 28, 2018, 11:03:58 AM
I wonder of this is going to come to NY as well?
Seeing this in Canada now.
https://www.uber.com/en-CA/blog/express-pool-promo/

(https://i.imgur.com/BKfi20G.jpg)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: davidrotts63 on September 28, 2018, 11:11:34 AM
I wonder of this is going to come to NY as well?
Seeing this in Canada now.
https://www.uber.com/en-CA/blog/express-pool-promo/

(https://i.imgur.com/BKfi20G.jpg)
It's here
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on September 28, 2018, 11:22:36 AM
It's here
Dont see it..
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: davidrotts63 on September 28, 2018, 11:29:27 AM
Dont see it..
Used it once in DC.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on September 28, 2018, 11:34:13 AM
Used it once in DC.
How many blocks did you actually have to walk?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: davidrotts63 on September 28, 2018, 11:37:34 AM
How many blocks did you actually have to walk?
About 30 feet, was to the street from the hotel roadway.
 I got it to show again
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on September 28, 2018, 11:39:12 AM
About 30 feet, was to the street from the hotel roadway.
 I got it to show again
To save a few dollars definitely worth it to walk down the block. ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: davidrotts63 on September 28, 2018, 11:47:41 AM
To save a few dollars definitely worth it to walk down the block. ;)
From my understanding it can be 2-3 blocks sometimes.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on September 28, 2018, 11:49:23 AM
Dont see it..
Checking Manhattan or Brooklyn?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on September 28, 2018, 11:51:22 AM
Checking Manhattan or Brooklyn?
Nope ,never saw it there, tried Brooklyn but didn't work.
  Have you seen it in NY?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on September 28, 2018, 02:03:47 PM
of course. FYI they don't see your location until they say that they are there... Hence why some call and ask where you are going.
Is that still the case? I may be wrong, but I thought they changed that.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: davidrotts63 on September 28, 2018, 02:04:37 PM
Is that still the case? I may be wrong, but I thought they changed that.
I believe so
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ludmila on September 28, 2018, 04:29:14 PM
Do not see it in Chicago.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on September 28, 2018, 05:13:06 PM
Do not see it in Chicago.
I do.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ludmila on September 28, 2018, 06:27:51 PM
I do.
Got it, thanks.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: username on October 04, 2018, 09:34:23 AM
About 30 feet, was to the street from the hotel roadway.
 I got it to show again
Good thing they didn't make you cross the highway!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: stooges44 on October 04, 2018, 01:00:32 PM
Check your mail, I got this on 10/1

20% off each of your next 10 rides

This promotion is valid only for riders who received this email directly from Uber. This offer has already been added to the rider’s account. The maximum discount is $5 off per trip for each of 10 consecutive trips. This discount is valid through 10/28/2018 at 11:55pm PST. This discount is valid only on UberX, UberPool, Express Pool, UberXL, WAV, Assist, and Español. The discount is valid anywhere in the United States and does not apply to tips.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on October 04, 2018, 01:07:34 PM
I’ve been downgraded from 50% off weekly to 30%.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yaalili on October 04, 2018, 07:36:39 PM
Check your mail, I got this on 10/1

20% off each of your next 10 rides

This promotion is valid only for riders who received this email directly from Uber. This offer has already been added to the rider’s account. The maximum discount is $5 off per trip for each of 10 consecutive trips. This discount is valid through 10/28/2018 at 11:55pm PST. This discount is valid only on UberX, UberPool, Express Pool, UberXL, WAV, Assist, and Español. The discount is valid anywhere in the United States and does not apply to tips.

I got a different offer:

50% off each of your next 10 rides

This promotion is valid only for riders who received this email directly from Uber. This offer has already been added to the rider’s account. The maximum discount is $10 off per trip for each of 10 consecutive trips. This discount is valid through 10/28/2018 at 11:55pm PST. This discount is valid only on UberX, UberPool, Express Pool, UberXL, WAV, Assist, and Español. The discount is valid anywhere in the United States and does not apply to tips.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: stooges44 on October 04, 2018, 07:46:27 PM
I got a different offer:

50% off each of your next 10 rides

This promotion is valid only for riders who received this email directly from Uber. This offer has already been added to the rider’s account. The maximum discount is $10 off per trip for each of 10 consecutive trips. This discount is valid through 10/28/2018 at 11:55pm PST. This discount is valid only on UberX, UberPool, Express Pool, UberXL, WAV, Assist, and Español. The discount is valid anywhere in the United States and does not apply to tips.

 :(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: shiframeir on November 02, 2018, 11:29:30 AM
this new change to using the amex plat promo is ridiculous, and i missed my credits last month because of it and the uber cust reps are absolutely clueless and refuse to credit my ride. i am pretty pissed. https://milestomemories.boardingarea.com/changes-to-amex-platinum-uber-credits/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yitz on November 05, 2018, 07:17:30 AM
this new change to using the amex plat promo is ridiculous, and i missed my credits last month because of it and the uber cust reps are absolutely clueless and refuse to credit my ride. i am pretty pissed. https://milestomemories.boardingarea.com/changes-to-amex-platinum-uber-credits/
They do have the worst CS
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on November 05, 2018, 11:23:23 AM
this new change to using the amex plat promo is ridiculous, and i missed my credits last month because of it and the uber cust reps are absolutely clueless and refuse to credit my ride. i am pretty pissed. https://milestomemories.boardingarea.com/changes-to-amex-platinum-uber-credits/
Reach out to Amex, they'll likely be more helpful in issuing a 1 time courtesy credit.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: shiframeir on November 18, 2018, 03:38:25 AM
Reach out to Amex, they'll likely be more helpful in issuing a 1 time courtesy credit.
Of course they were but it’s annoying, I had to do for 2 cards separately too.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Mtl18 on December 26, 2018, 04:00:28 PM
Is there any way to talk to a customer representative on the phone. I had a gift card loaded in my account for months now and each time I try using it, it did not work. Last week, it took $30 off my gift card for phantom transactions but made me use my credit c ard for the ride. I've been going circles with Uber via email and have asked them several times to call me because they clearly dont understand the issue. Any suggestions on how to resolve?

Definitely wont be buying gift cards for Uber again.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on December 26, 2018, 05:25:58 PM
Is there any way to talk to a customer representative on the phone.
Not really
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on January 15, 2019, 10:47:47 AM
Now that amex credits are are credited as uber cash, if I add a gift card to my uber cash balance, what order does uber use for payments?
Do they first use the amex portion (that expire every month) or do they deduct whichever funds were loaded first?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Yitz on January 16, 2019, 04:10:56 AM
Anyone buy a Uber GC with a Barclay card and able to use the points to pay for the GC?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MJ000 on January 19, 2019, 06:31:48 PM
Anyone selling uber gc @85%?
pm me
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on March 21, 2019, 12:28:15 PM
If you are going to be charged a cleaning fee, when will that show up? At ride completion? The next day?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: farmbochur on March 21, 2019, 12:30:35 PM


Water...



If you are going to be charged a cleaning fee, when will that show up? At ride completion? The next day?

Too much water?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on March 21, 2019, 12:33:30 PM



Too much water?
I don't want to talk about it
They guy was really nice and helpful, if he doesn't hit me with a fee, I'll tip well and give him 5 stars, if he does, well that would be an expensive ride.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on March 21, 2019, 04:35:00 PM

Too much water?
You wish
It’s PURIM, for 😭 out loud!!!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Dan on March 21, 2019, 08:50:01 PM



Too much water?
;D
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 12HRS on March 21, 2019, 11:52:57 PM
I don't want to talk about it

what do you want to talk about?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on March 22, 2019, 12:12:49 AM
what do you want to talk about?
Particularly? The cleaning fee for Uber.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: stooges44 on March 22, 2019, 06:16:20 AM
I don't want to talk about it
They guy was really nice and helpful, if he doesn't hit me with a fee, I'll tip well and give him 5 stars, if he does, well that would be an expensive ride.

At least you made it back alive
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: yitzgar on March 22, 2019, 07:22:12 AM
I don't want to talk about it
They guy was really nice and helpful, if he doesn't hit me with a fee, I'll tip well and give him 5 stars, if he does, well that would be an expensive ride.
Why wouldn't he charge a fee? He needs to cover the cleaning
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: as2 on March 22, 2019, 08:22:29 AM
At least you made it back alive
Yes. Bh.
Why wouldn't he charge a fee? He needs to cover the cleaning
Because he was a nice guy, and there (arguably) wasn't really any cleaning to do, although if he wanted to he could probably hit me with the fee.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mb1 on March 25, 2019, 03:01:57 PM
Getting this on ubereats:

New Fees 
All orders now include a 15% service fee. An additional $2 fee is applied to orders under $10.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mileagejunkie on March 25, 2019, 03:06:30 PM
Getting this on ubereats:

New Fees 
All orders now include a 15% service fee. An additional $2 fee is applied to orders under $10.
That sucks. Won’t make much difference for orders up to $20 due to the lower delivery fees. That’s why it’s always a good idea to stock up on Uber GCs ;)
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on April 15, 2019, 01:07:13 PM
 I'm finding lot of of ppl don't understand Ubers drop-off policy on pool. They force driver to take them to input destination.
 
As the joining passenger this is a sgnificant delay
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on April 15, 2019, 03:43:16 PM
I'm finding lot of of ppl don't understand Ubers drop-off policy on pool. They force driver to take them to input destination.
 
As the joining passenger this is a sgnificant delay
I hate when they drop me off wherever & then proceed to drive right past my destination.
Or they drop me off elsewhere when there isn’t even any other passengers.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on April 15, 2019, 03:49:01 PM
I hate when they drop me off wherever & then proceed to drive right past my destination.
Or they drop me off elsewhere when there isn’t even any other passengers.
Why would they drop you off elsewhere if that's not the location you plugged in? I hope you a complain about such rides and don't pay.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 6girls on April 15, 2019, 04:18:27 PM
Why would they drop you off elsewhere if that's not the location you plugged in? I hope you a complain about such rides and don't pay.
Because that's the way uber pool works. They drop you off within walking distance of your destination, and on the way to next riders destination...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on April 15, 2019, 04:23:37 PM
Because that's the way uber pool works. They drop you off within walking distance of your destination, and on the way to next riders destination...
I've never had that, when I entered a destination, I've been driven into the complex parking lot at times when I selected Uber pool.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 6girls on April 15, 2019, 06:27:35 PM
I've never had that, when I entered a destination, I've been driven into the complex parking lot at times when I selected Uber pool.
You lucked out
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: momo on April 15, 2019, 06:39:00 PM
Because that's the way uber pool works. They drop you off within walking distance of your destination, and on the way to next riders destination...
My wife Uber pooled to FLL. Uber had the drop off side of the road, not in airport! Driver dropped her at the terminal. Just be careful!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on April 15, 2019, 07:02:13 PM
They even go past my location “to save time”
The drivers admit the map is a mess.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 6girls on April 15, 2019, 08:22:14 PM
They even go past my location “to save time”
The drivers admit the map is a mess.
Agree, they sometimes do senseless things, so I'll only do pool when the price is cheap enough to justify it. (Admittedly, not too often as I don't live in an area with pool availability).
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: grodnoking on April 15, 2019, 08:27:14 PM
Pool is best in a place with limited matches, such as Lakewood. Saves you money and you rarely get matched.
And in Miami where it gives you (or at least used to) give you almost half off. Once got a 30 minute ride for $10 with no match.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on April 15, 2019, 08:56:24 PM
This week I got 50% off on uberX only. Never had that yet
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on April 18, 2019, 10:24:13 PM
I'm finding lot of of ppl don't understand Ubers drop-off policy on pool. They force driver to take them to input destination.
 
As the joining passenger this is a sgnificant delay
they can drop anyone off wherever they want. Just ask the driver to do it...
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MeirS on April 19, 2019, 07:41:04 AM
I hate when they drop me off wherever & then proceed to drive right past my destination.
Or they drop me off elsewhere when there isn’t even any other passengers.
Why would they drop you off elsewhere if that's not the location you plugged in? I hope you a complain about such rides and don't pay.
I've never had that, when I entered a destination, I've been driven into the complex parking lot at times when I selected Uber pool.
My wife Uber pooled to FLL. Uber had the drop off side of the road, not in airport! Driver dropped her at the terminal. Just be careful!
they can drop anyone off wherever they want. Just ask the driver to do it...

!!!

I'm finding lot of of ppl don't understand Ubers drop-off policy on pool. They force driver to take them to input destination.
 
As the joining passenger this is a sgnificant delay
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on April 19, 2019, 04:06:17 PM
!!!
again, the driver can drop off wherever he wants, as long as he’s willing
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MeirS on April 19, 2019, 04:08:48 PM
again, the driver can drop off wherever he wants
I'm UberX he can, and your charge will be readjusted. In UberPool Options if he will drop you wherever he wants it'll be at the expense of your co-passenger or the next rider.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on April 19, 2019, 04:11:06 PM
I'm UberX he can, and your charge will be readjusted. In UberPool Options if he will drop you wherever he wants it'll be at the expense of your co-passenger or the next rider.
im just saying that it’s not like the driver can’t. All he does it confirms passenger is dropped off doesn’t really matter if it was original destination or not
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on April 19, 2019, 05:24:55 PM
!!!
Read my post
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: MeirS on April 19, 2019, 05:41:41 PM
Read my post
You're right
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: mgarfin on April 25, 2019, 12:40:51 PM
im just saying that it’s not like the driver can’t. All he does it confirms passenger is dropped off doesn’t really matter if it was original destination or not
The woman I shared a pool with last week also felt that way that costed me an extra 7 minutes
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: 6girls on April 25, 2019, 04:08:37 PM
The woman I shared a pool with last week also felt that way that costed me an extra 7 minutes
Did you speak up?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on June 05, 2019, 08:57:25 AM
I randomly received an email from Uber giving me a code for 30% off the next ten rides in Switzerland? Very random anyone know why?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on June 05, 2019, 08:58:32 AM
I randomly received an email from Uber giving me a code for 30% off the next ten rides in Switzerland? Very random anyone know why?
So that’s where my weekly promo disappeared to >:(
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on June 05, 2019, 09:00:17 AM
So that’s where my weekly promo disappeared to >:(
lol
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on June 07, 2019, 01:04:49 AM
https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/6/18655126/uber-copter-new-york-city-jfk-airport-elevate-helicopter-flying-taxi-price
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on July 18, 2019, 10:22:09 PM
Might wanna check your recent charges
https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/uber-glitch-overcharges-customers-100-times-their-fares/
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Abebee on July 24, 2019, 06:12:32 PM
Couldn't find the uber eats thread: Uber eats is now offering pickup.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: lubaby on July 24, 2019, 06:40:24 PM
Couldn't find the uber eats thread: Uber eats is now offering pickup.
What % rates are they charging? Just the restaurant or also the consumer?
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: ludmila on July 24, 2019, 11:28:10 PM
Couldn't find the uber eats thread: Uber eats is now offering pickup.
In certain cities. I checked , not available for me.
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: myi on August 29, 2019, 10:30:19 PM
NWK20 for 4 rides worth $20 each for Newark residents!

 Lead water!
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: TimT on August 30, 2019, 12:00:38 AM
NWK20 for 4 rides worth $20 each for Newark residents!

 Lead water!
”Promotion redemption limit exceeded”
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Essen est zich on November 27, 2019, 11:02:57 AM
Free Ride SAFERIDENY19
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Essen est zich on November 27, 2019, 11:03:59 AM
Upstate NY:
Code= "SAFERIDENY19"
https://www.newyorkupstate.com/ne...g-eve.html
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Long Island:
Code= "SafeNY19"
http://longisland.news12.com/stor...giving-eve
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New Jersey (Central and South Jersey, from Middlesex County down to Cape May.):
Code= "SAFERIDENJ19"
https://patch.com/new-jersey/newb...ing-eve-nj
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Massachusetts (MetroWest, central Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts)
Code= "SAFERIDEMA19"
https://www.masslive.com/news/201...achusetts
Title: Re: Uber
Post by: Luvisrael on November 27, 2019, 11:32:08 AM
Upstate NY:
Code= "SAFERIDENY19"
https://www.newyorkupstate.com/ne...g-eve.html
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Long Island:
Code= "SafeNY19"
http://longisland.news12.com/stor...giving-eve
----------------
New Jersey (Central and South Jersey, from Middlesex County down to Cape May.):
Code= "SAFERIDENJ19"
https://patch.com/new-jersey/newb...ing-eve-nj
----------------
Massachusetts (MetroWest, central Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts)
Code= "SAFERIDEMA19"
https://www.masslive.com/news/201...achusetts
To qualify as free, the rides must be $10 and under and booked between 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27 and 3 a.m. on Thursday, November 28.