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Uber, Lyft, Las Vegas And The Death Of Taxis

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I was in Las Vegas last week and, for the most part, got from hotel to hotel by walking. But when I needed to go someplace farther away, I did something that I had never done before (in Las Vegas): I took a ride share. It occurred to me at the time just how quickly …

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Ridesharing Programs 101

Today’s 101 topic is only tangentially related to frequent flyer programs. It’s about ride-sharing services (RSS), such as Uber and Lyft. If you’ve never used one, they may seem intimidating at first, but can save you time and money. The concept behind RSS is a relatively simple one. Instead of buying or renting a taxi …

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Self-Driving Cars in Vegas, Other News

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Welcome to 2018 and mileage reset day, the day on which all of your year-to-date totals are reset to zero. I’m going to ease back in with a few interesting pieces of travel news. Self-Driving Cars for CES Lyft is going to offer self-driving cars for attendees at CES, Las Vegas’s annual consumer electronics show. …

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Earn Delta Miles With Lyft

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There will come a time when ride-sharing services are offering so many partner points that it becomes profitable to take one. Heck, they have the money to throw around. Uber lost almost $3 billion last year (but made it all up on volume). Delta Miles for Lyft Uber has traditionally had more partnerships that Lyft*, …

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Quick hits: Hyatt targeted promotion, Lyft

For those of you who are New Englanders, you probably have fond memories of Story Land, whether you’ve gone there yourself, taken your kids or both. I’m in New Hampshire for the weekend but couldn’t manage to disconnect completely. A couple of things worth noting: This is the time of year that summer promotions come …

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Uber, Lyft, Bridj and the death of the taxi

I’ve recently become fascinated with transportation sharing services, both because they give me lots of free things and they have, in a short period, so significantly transformed the way we get around. Zipcar, which may already past its peak, was founded only 15 years ago. Uber was founded in just 2009, will generate $10 billion …

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