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Get $25 off Your Next UberBLACK Ride (NYC only)

American Express is offering cardholders $25 off their next NYC UberBLACK ride with promo code AMEXBLACK.  To qualify for this offer, simply enter the code (under the payment tab), and complete your trip before 1/31/17. You must pay for the ride with an American Express card. Make sure to apply the promo code ASAP as these codes usually only last an hour or...

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Get $10 off Your Next Uber Ride (MN, TX, CO, GA, PA, KY, OH, CA)

Update: These offers are disappearing fast! If your city’s offer has expired, let me know in the comments below. This holiday season, Miller Lite is offering $10 off  Uber rides in select cities (listed below).  To qualify for this offer, simply enter the code (under the payment tab) for your city below, and complete your trip before 1/2/17. Make sure to...

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Earn Bonus Points When You Use UberEATS For Food Delivery

It is no secret that Mr. TT and I are huge fans of Uber. It has changed the way in which both of us get around in Minneapolis, and also how we get from point A to point B during our travels. It is so easy to use and extremely cost effective. Back in November, Uber’s food delivery service UberEATS...

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[PROMO CODE] Get $65 off Your Next Uber Airport Ride

This holiday season, American Express Card Members can enjoy 2 free Uber rides (up to $65 each) originating from select airports.  To qualify for this offer, simply enter the code AMEXAIRPORT in your Uber app (under promotions) prior to requesting a ride, select an American Express Card as payment for the ride, and complete your trips before 12/31/16. Make sure to...

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Uber now offering Ride Scheduling Up to 30 Days in Advance

Whether it is getting to the airport or over to a friend’s house for a dinner party, there is no doubt that Uber has transformed the ways in which we travel. As great as the service is, it certainly still has its shortfalls. For example, when you need an early morning ride to the airport to catch a flight, hailing...
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Get $10 off Your Next Uber Ride for Android Users (Both New & Existing Users)

Uber is currently offering a $10 ride credit to new and existing users who have an Android smartphone and pay for the ride with Android Pay (sorry iPhone users). All you need to do to take advantage of this promotion is enter promo code ANDROIDPAY under the promotions tab of your Uber app. Once this is done, the credit will...
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Minneapolis MSP Airport begins UberX pickup service

Yesterday, Uber sent an email to their Minneapolis/St. Paul based customers informing them that they now have access to UberX service at Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport (MSP). This is great news for all MSP based travelers as they previously had to use the much higher-priced Uber Black Car option if they wanted to use the service. UberX pick-ups will not...
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How to Avoid Uber Surge Pricing

Uber is one of the best things to happen to travel in recent years. It’s cheap and is offered in most major cities worldwide. The problem with Uber can be the surge pricing multiplier which Uber hits you with during peak hours. So how can you avoid Uber surge pricing?     Uber uses a surge pricing algorithm that automatically increases...

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Uber Cuts Prices in More than 100 Cities!

Uber knows everyone is broke in January! To combat the drop-off in demand, Uber has cut prices in more than 100 cities in the US and Canada. Not every major city will see a price cut. New York, Chicago, and Boston will have the same prices. New Jersey will see lower fares.   Never used Uber before? Get $15 towards your first Uber ride!   ...

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$20 Uber Credit via Facebook Messenger

Valid only in: San Francisco, Boston, Houston, Los Angeles and Miami If you live in select cities, you can get a $20 Uber credit by linking your Facebook Messenger and Uber accounts. Existing users can claim the credit as well. You may have to download the latest version of the Messenger app to see the new options. I was unable to pull...