Travel Tip of the Day: Another Uber Tip (+ a Holiday Message)

DCA at Christmas

Another Uber Tip (+ a Holiday Message) Building off of yesterday’s tip: One way to get Uber to pick you up at airports that prohibit the service (i.e. LAX) is to hop on the first hotel shuttle that arrives and then Google/GPS the address of the destination. Then, plug that address into Uber on the way, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Check Your Apps for Updates

Uber

Check Your Apps for Updates If you use Uber, which I reluctantly do, be sure to doublecheck that the app doesn’t require an update at least 30 minutes before you plan on using it. I learned this the hard way last week when I waited until just a few minutes before I needed a ride […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 17, 2014

Delta

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta security flaw lets passengers access others’ boarding passes Gogo to install Wi-Fi on American Air’s two-class regional jets Delta rebrands cabins, classes of service United Airlines is giving each of its 23,000 flight attendants an iPhone 6 Plus Chicago is going to build its own app […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 10, 2014

JetBlue bill

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Win for travelers: Congress caps airline-ticket TSA fees Korean Air Executive Ejects Crew Member After Poor Nut Service Uber has been banned in Delhi after a driver was accused of raping a passenger American Airlines Set To Upgrade Fleet And Finally Compete With Delta Sir Richard Branson […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 3, 2014

Carry-on

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Terrorism Concerns Have U.K., U.S. Eyeing Carry-On Luggage Ban Passenger asked to deplane after emotional support pig was disruptive India Allowing Visas on Arrival for U.S. Tourists United launches seasonal Dublin, Venice routes (flights begin June 4) British man misses honeymoon after air rage forces emergency landing […]

Travel Tip of the Day: How To Save Time and Money Traveling From Honolulu Airport to Waikiki

Uber Hawaii

How To Save Time and Money Traveling From Honolulu Airport to Waikiki I’m in Honolulu right now, and I just picked up a valuable money-saving tip the other day. If you’re going to Waikiki, Hawaii, and you’re not renting a car, then don’t get a shuttle into town (FYI: Speedi Shuttle is the most popular […]

Travel App of the Week: Spinlister

Spinlister

You have to love the sharing economy, since it brings down travel costs and helps the environment. And you probably know there are sites to rent homes (Airbnb), watch your dog (DogVacay), wash your laundry (FlyCleaners), rent a boat (Boatbound), park at the airport (FlightCar) and find cheaper transportation (Uber, with a $30 off code for […]

United Airlines the First Airline to Offer Uber Service via Mobile App

Uber

United Airlines just became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, enabling travelers to use the United app for services throughout their entire travel experience. Customers with iOS and Android mobile devices can access Uber ground transportation information in the United app’s menu or in the “My Reservations” card […]