Uber, Not Disruption, Just a Better Solution

So my journeys bring me to Heathrow for an overnight on my way back from a 3 day trip to India.  Needless to say, I was exhausted on my way back, and upon arriving Terminal 5 @ LHR, I felt a bit lazy and went to the Taxi queue, since I was only going to stay in an airport hotel a mile away.  The first cabbie asked where I'm going then "suggested" I take the next cab.  I pile into the next one and immediately the cabbie adds a 2 pound 80 extra to … [Read more...]

Uber beats Heathrow Express

Don't get me wrong, I love the convenience of the Heathrow Express.  Just a short walk from most any terminal, easily purchasable tickets and 15 minutes later you are @ Paddington Station in London.  Last week I traveled to Heathrow, then caught the train into London, the price for myself and son 40 pounds.  Of course, once I got to Paddington, it was another "Que" for a short taxi ride which was another 8 pounds. On the return,  I choose to … [Read more...]