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Uber: Consider Its New Driver Destinations Service


The private-car-for-hire company is now testing in busy San Francisco an economic availability for passengers to jump into a Uber car that’s already on a scheduled trip. You text or flag down the orange-lighted Uber car, and it drops you off at your destination along the way.

Some reports on Uber have been negative, including complaints from traditional taxi companies. However, we just had a very positive Uber experience. When a family member was recently confined in a big city hospital about five miles from our home, in addition to the cost of gas while using our own car, hospital garage parking fees were $25.

Taking a taxi to the hospital was $25 each way, plus tip. Hailing a Uber ride was $5 each way. Additionally, Uber informed us that the tip was factored into that price.

5 stars + 5 diamonds = pure winter luxury in Utah PDF Print E-mail

Early holiday vacationers can enjoy the magic of an alpine winter getaway for less at Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah's only Mobil Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond property, with the Lodge's announcement of a special Early December Room Rate.

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Ten Ways to Beat the Rip-Off Artists While Traveling PDF Print E-mail

As a senior traveler, you should always be aware that you’re high on the list of potential victims by scam artists. They know you’re not as agile and quick-thinking as you once were, and they’re ready to rob you, whether in physical robber or to con you into wasting your money. Here are ten ways to avoid dangers and scams while traveling:

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Turbulence Tips: How to Deal With Bumpy Flights PDF Print E-mail
"Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy night!" The famed line is from "All About Eve," spoken in her gritty style by the great Bette Davis. Of course, she wasn't talking about airplane flights, but more likely commenting on some flighty Hollywood love triangle.

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Tips to get a great hotel room when checking in PDF Print E-mail

Here's a great tip to get that primo hotel room.  When checking in, after you've been assigned a room, tell the clerk:

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Tips For Single Travelers Looking For Romance PDF Print E-mail
First, stop trying to meet the love of your life on that big blinking box in front of you. Too many online singles claims, bios and pix are phony, anyhow. To mingle with single seniors, you have to lift your lonely butt off your chair and get into real-life action!
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