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Post by Trailrunner on Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:08 pm

Uber still happening here at the lake?
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Post by slainte39 on Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:20 pm

Yes!

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Post by Trailrunner on Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:09 am

Thanks, I see only a couple of roaming cars when I look at the app and I got an email from them saying they were having problems.
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Post by Nicksco on Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:34 am

I just got a card from a uber driver Jose Marquez 33 3115 9422 It was on my car port. It is a very nice card maybe some of them are doing OK!
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Post by Carry Bean on Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:57 am

Only Uber driver is one you get from the App. Lots of guys are putting out cards that say they're Uber but they aren't.

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Post by Trailrunner on Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:06 am

Right! And if you have to pay cash, it ain't UBER.
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Post by slainte39 on Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:56 am

We (family) have only used them (frequently) to and from Chapala and the airport over the last year. Don't know about local service.  Have always used the app, never a direct phone call. Always paid by a credit card.

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Post by CanuckBob on Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:26 pm

You can use the app and pay cash.

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Post by Carry Bean on Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:06 pm

True but be careful.  On my last shopping trip to Guad my friend set it to pay cash which she did and then was charged on her card as well.

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Post by CanuckBob on Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:55 pm

I have never given UBER any CC info.

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Post by slainte39 on Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:08 pm

CanuckBob wrote:I have never given UBER any CC info.


Didn't you have to when you activated the app.....I did.

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Post by brigitte on Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:37 pm

yes so did I.

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Post by Trailrunner on Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:50 pm

Me too.
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Post by CanuckBob on Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:32 am

No, I didn't have to give them anything. I just double checked and there is no CC info in my app. The only payment method available to me is "Cash". There is an option for me to add a CC or Paypal account.

Perhaps the sign up process has changed?

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Post by Canada_Mike on Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:29 am

I've gotten a card, but only from an Uber driver I used through the app. They want to cut out the middleman. It means you can call them and book.
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Post by Trailrunner on Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:39 am

Yes, but are these freelance drivers insured?
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Post by CanuckBob on Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:33 pm

Good question. Are UBER drivers properly insured? Down here I wouldn't even assume that regular taxi's are properly insured...…...

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Post by Carry Bean on Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:48 pm

I think Uber checks that when they are hired but I could be wrong. Was at Black Coffee this morning to get an Uber to Guad for a medical test. None to be had from around 10:15 to 10:45. Called a taxi. No shortage of Ubers in Guad however.

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Post by Trailrunner on Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:55 am

ICYMI on the news last night. . .an UBER driver was killed in his car after a mechanical breakdown on the Guad/Chapala highway somewhere around the El Saltos exit. He called his wife, she found his body. Poor woman.
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Post by mattoleriver on Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:28 am

Poor guy!
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