Travel Tip of the Day: How to See If Uber or Lyft is Available in Your Destination

uberX in Taipei

uberX in Taipei, which I visited last fall

How to Check if Uber or Lyft is Available in Your Destination
As you probably know, I’m a huge fan of Uber and Lyft. These ride-sharing services have not only cut my transportation costs down by almost 40%, but they’ve also made it so much easier to arrange a ride when I need one. No more waiting on hold, giving out my address or standing out in the street to hail a taxi. I’ve used both services (but mostly Uber) all over the US and around the world. I’m pretty much a ride-share expert.

However, I realize that that’s not the case for everyone. For example, I just received a question from a reader asking whether Uber is available at HNL airport. I responded that it is but that anyone can check for him/herself really easily. All you have to do is open the app and change the starting point address to whatever you want it to be. In fact, this is how I order my dad Ubers/Lyfts when he’s in Connecticut or California and I’m traveling the world.

I hope this helps! For those of you who haven’t used Uber yet, here’s my code (uberjohnnyjet), which will get you $10-$20 off your first ride (I also get a $10-$20 credit as it depends on your city).

My code for Lyft is JOHNNY1827, which gives first time Lyft users $50 in credit (applied over ten rides).

 

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Johnny Jet
I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

2 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: How to See If Uber or Lyft is Available in Your Destination"

  1. Tried the uber availability with code. No response. Nothing.

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