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How To Avoid The New Year's Eve Uber Price Surge

Posted on December 31, 2015

New Year's Resolution: Stop being so cheap and get a ride with a legitimate chauffeured app or a limousine service.
New Year's Resolution: Stop being so cheap and get a ride with a legitimate chauffeured app or a limousine service.
It's become a New Year's tradition as predictable as the ball drop at midnight: the Uber price surge. The popular ride-sharing service makes no secret of the fact that when demand for cars is highest, prices go up accordingly.

In New York City, a car service app called Gett has turned customers' annoyance with surge pricing into its major selling point. "We never surge," Gett promises on its homepage. "Always pay a flat rate, even when there is heavy rain, traffic, or demand."

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