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Taxi apps

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Taxi apps

Has anyone tried to use any of these new apps for hailing a cab? I used Hailo the other day, gave up since it never came. Anyone have better luck?

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1. Re: Taxi apps

I just hail them. Never really had issues...

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2. Re: Taxi apps

ha, good idea. Sometimes it can be tough depending on the neighborhood and the time.

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I have a few friends who love Uber; they use it all the time. (It's a town car that picks you up, not a yellow cab. You can only street hail a yellow cab).

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4. Re: Taxi apps

There's also GoGreenRides which are for smaller cars and normally take a max of 4 people. Uber has different car choices that go up to large SUVs. I use both apps and find them handy.

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**You can only street hail a yellow cab)**

...and green.

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6. Re: Taxi apps

Uber just cut their prices down 20%. Check out their app for sure.

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Yes, I've heard mostly positive reviews from people using UberX. They recently reduced their UberX NYC rates by 20%. They also reduced their EWR to Manhattan flat rate to $55 all inclusive (includes toll & tip.)

This is the cheapest rate I know of from EWR to Manhattan.

To use uber you must use the Uber app on your smartphone and set up an Uber account. For those signing up for a new Uber account you can get $30 off your first ride if you use invite code: uberNew2014 when signing up for a new Uber account.

Of course if you want to save money you can take public transportation!

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