How to use Lyft in Detroit and using it to DTW (Detroit’s airport)

Lyft brands itself as your friendly neighborhood ride-sharing service and it’s grown significantly in Detroit. Launched as a mobile app in the summer of 2012 as a service of Zimride, it has grown exponentially ever since. Continue reading “How to use Lyft in Detroit and using it to DTW (Detroit’s airport)”

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Quick guide to using Lyft in Minneapolis-St. Paul (and $50 code)

There have been some exciting innovations to the personal transportation industry in the last decade. One of those innovations is the advent of rideshare companies such like Uber and Lyft. In this post, we’ll focus specically on Lyft (because I dislike Uber). Continue reading “Quick guide to using Lyft in Minneapolis-St. Paul (and $50 code)”

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Myanmar 4.8 earthquake on January 12 knocks out power to Yangon

Laying in bed at my hotel after a long day doing touristy things in Yangon, the hotel started to sway. Continue reading “Myanmar 4.8 earthquake on January 12 knocks out power to Yangon”

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Lyft can pickup passengers from LAX now (w/$50 code)

For more than two years, Lyft and Uber have been able to drop off, but not pick up from LAX. That’s until tomorrow when travelers will be able to request a Lyft from Los Angeles International airport (LAX) legally. Continue reading “Lyft can pickup passengers from LAX now (w/$50 code)”

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Here’s how to use Tiket.com to book Indonesian flights with a U.S. credit card

There’s a way to book your Air Asia, Lion Air, Batik, Sriwijaya and Citilink flights from the United States, it’s just not through their respective websites unfortunately. Continue reading “Here’s how to use Tiket.com to book Indonesian flights with a U.S. credit card”

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Why I decided not to use TicketIndonesia.info to book my flights

As mentioned on yesterday’s post, buying tickets directly from Indonesian airline websites with a United States credit card seems futile. Continue reading “Why I decided not to use TicketIndonesia.info to book my flights”

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Is it safe to use Tiket.com to book Indonesian flights from U.S.?

With an itinerary set for a trip to Indonesia, I wanted to start booking my internal flights to Yogyakarta and Bali within the country. Continue reading “Is it safe to use Tiket.com to book Indonesian flights from U.S.?”

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It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan

If you follow this site (wow, your life) then you know that I am a big proponent of Lyft and especially when compared to Uber. Specifically, when I do use Lyft, I use their “Line” service because it’s economically sensible. Continue reading “It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan”

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Cancel a British Airways reward flight without Avios penalty

All hail British Airways and their reward miles cancellation policy! Continue reading “Cancel a British Airways reward flight without Avios penalty”

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1,000 brand new, redesigned Citi Bikes hit the streets of New York City

Citi Bike released 1,000 of their redesigned bikes this week. I wasn’t aware of the new bikes, so when I first came across one, it was a surprise. Continue reading “1,000 brand new, redesigned Citi Bikes hit the streets of New York City”

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Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible. Continue reading “Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco”

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Which travel was worse: Lebron James’ stroll or Kendrick Perkins’ dancing?

Who knew that Cleveland was a hotbed for travelers? Continue reading “Which travel was worse: Lebron James’ stroll or Kendrick Perkins’ dancing?”

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AMEX Gold introduces no foreign transaction fees, $100 airline fee credit

I received an email this morning regarding my Premier Rewards Gold AMEX Card that made owning an American Express card much more enticing. Continue reading “AMEX Gold introduces no foreign transaction fees, $100 airline fee credit”

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Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line

In the continued battle between Lyft and Uber, both ride-sharing companies are trying to one-up one another with features, promotions and benefits. Continue reading “Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line”

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Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?

Back in October 2014, I talked about how Line was a great way to cut your Lyft fares by half. Continue reading “Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?”

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Taipei Shopping: Wufenpu is Taipei’s budget fashion district

If you’re in Taipei City and like shopping at a deep discount, then Wufengpu (or Wufenpu) should be on your itinerary. Continue reading “Taipei Shopping: Wufenpu is Taipei’s budget fashion district”

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What is a marquesita (yucateca)? ¿Que es marquesita en ingles?

Roaming around the the Parque de las Palapas in the central area of Cancun couldn’t have been more different than the massive resorts lining the Zonas Hoteleras. Continue reading “What is a marquesita (yucateca)? ¿Que es marquesita en ingles?”

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Yes, you can legally cancel your flight within 24 hours and get a full refund (mostly)

Did you know that it’s your legal right to cancel a flight and receive a full refund within 24 hours of purchasing it? Continue reading “Yes, you can legally cancel your flight within 24 hours and get a full refund (mostly)”

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Data suggests Virgin America is consistently faster than competition

I don’t have much loyalty when it comes to airlines; the lowest fare usually gets my business. Continue reading “Data suggests Virgin America is consistently faster than competition”

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Napa Farms Market: When you’re obsessed with a restaurant located only in an airport terminal

How much do I enjoy the food at Napa Farms Market (NFM)?  Continue reading “Napa Farms Market: When you’re obsessed with a restaurant located only in an airport terminal”

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Lyft ‘Line’ will save you boatloads of money during Primetime

If you’re not in a rush and looking for an easy way to save 30-50% on your next Lyft, considering trying out Lyft’s new “Line” service. Continue reading “Lyft ‘Line’ will save you boatloads of money during Primetime”

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Citi Bike: What does the “Trip Open/Completed” status mean?

Every so often when I log into my CitiBike account to check out my usage. Last month I came across a “Trip Completed” in my history.   Continue reading “Citi Bike: What does the “Trip Open/Completed” status mean?”

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Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices

In the battle between ride sharing services, on which side do you land on?   Continue reading “Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices”

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