Anyone want to share a taxi and split expenses?
5 June, 2016
I’m sure this situation rings a bell: You’ve managed to find a true bargain! The cheapest flight available! The only little detail is that you depart at 6:00 AM, so you need to get to the airport at least at 4:00 AM at the latest, which implies checking out of the hotel at around 3:00 AM.
And at 3:00 AM there’s no bus or subway service, or maybe the subway is actually going, but to be honest you don’t want to be carrying around your backpack or luggage one bit in the middle of the night… What to do? You gotta call a cab, but that is soooooo expensive! 🙁
What if there was somebody in that exact same situation? Have you thought about the fact that maybe across the street there just might be someone else with the same problem? It would be awesome to split a cab with someone and save yourself a couple of bucks.
If you’re looking for someone to share a taxi with, or just about any other kind transportation, the Tripsaround App can help! It is super easy, and it will not take more than two minutes.
2.- Sign up (you can do so via Facebook, if you want).
3.- Search around in plans to see if there are any nearby travelers sharing accommodation on the dates that interest you. If you find a plan that you like, shoot a message to the traveler, so you can plan ahead and tune the details.
4.- If there are no plans posted that fit your needs, create your own plan. Fill in the necessary data, especially the place, date and how much each person would save if you split a cab.
5.- Post your plan (you can share it on Facebook to get more visibility).
6.- If another traveler finds your plan interesting, he will be able to contact you to fine tune the details.
And that’s it! So simple! This way you can always split a cab and save up to half of what it costs, so you can finally get to the airport on time and without further complications :).
We hope that you find this advice very useful, and remember that you can use the Tripsaround app to share travel expenses and save some cash.
So, what about you? Do you have any money-saving traveling advice to share? Leave us a comment below and let us know!