Thursday, February 26, 2015

Uber business shark bit customer

NBC News/South Bay/Jean Elle, 2/26/15. "South Bay passenger frustrated over $452 Uber Fare."
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Uber business flaw, ouch!

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San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings,
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara
"A South Bay man is asking ride-sharing service Uber to reduce his fare after he was charged $452 for a 30-minute, 12-mile ride. 

Rafael Hernandez, a San Jose, California, resident, used the Uber service Saturday after the San Jose Sharks game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. He said he opted for Uber, knowing surge pricing was in effect, due to the light rail being overcrowded.

....  "I would recommend to not use Uber at big event because that's what I did -- and I learned the hard way," Hernandez said."   Read more, includes 2:17 minute video. 

Related Sharks game.  Mercury News/David Pollak, 2/21/15, "Kings edge Sharks at Levi's Stadium." .... "With a sellout crowd of 70,205 fans cramming Levi's Stadium for Northern California's first outdoor NHL game, the Sharks dropped a 2-1 decision to the Los Angeles Kings in a game that was instrumental for San Jose's playoff hopes."  San Jose Mercury News/Sports/David Pollak, 2/20/15, "San Jose Sharks awed by Levi's Stadium setting."  

Related Uber San Jose.,  Yelp/Uber.   

Note photographs Levi's Stadium by Ray Hartjen from Sports Out West; sign from Silicon Valley Live.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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