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RANT: Extra Passengers

Posted by jutre on October 19, 2021

Why do riders get so bent out of shape when you wont allow then to cram in extra passengers than is allowed! No, I am not going to fit 8 people in the back row of my sedan!! I don't care if you can all sit on eachother's laps! This …

Uber app down?

Posted by jottery on October 26, 2021

Is the app down for anyone else? I am in NYC.

Has anyone hired out their car before?

Posted by drivingal on October 19, 2021

How did you do it? Did you have a good experience?

All list 4 people

Posted by evebat2001 on October 21, 2021

All the rides list for people does that mean that I won’t get the quoted Rate unless I have three people with me

LHR to Newmarket

Posted by majmonk on October 23, 2021

Any idea of the cost for a one way LHR to Newmarket on or about Dec 15?  Return Dec 30.  Uber, taxi, etc

LYFT DRIVER SCAM ARTIS - RIP OFF

Posted by gwamendez on October 26, 2021

Watch out riders!

Some Lyft drivers are scam artists! Charging for DAMAGE FEES! I had the worst experience with a DRIVER named ANGEL! Who after a normal trip, with no issues! created a false report stating that I STABEED HIS BACK SEAT! And charged me $150 when I DID NOTHING …

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

Transgender

Posted by Suetgirl on October 16, 2021

As a trans rider im always wary about how the driver will react to picking me up dressed , been pretty impressed by the attitude of them so far.. any drivers on here that would be offended by trans .. cheers x

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