Travel Tip of the Day: How to See If Uber or Lyft is Available in Your Destination

uberX in Taipei

uberX in Taipei, which I visited last fall

How to Check if Uber or Lyft is Available in Your Destination
As you probably know, I’m a huge fan of Uber and Lyft. These ride-sharing services have not only cut my transportation costs down by almost 40%, but they’ve also made it so much easier to arrange a ride when I need one. No more waiting on hold, giving out my address or standing out in the street to hail a taxi. I’ve used both services (but mostly Uber) all over the US and around the world. I’m pretty much a ride-share expert.

However, I realize that that’s not the case for everyone. For example, I just received a question from a reader asking whether Uber is available at HNL airport. I responded that it is but that anyone can check for him/herself really easily. All you have to do is open the app and change the starting point address to whatever you want it to be. In fact, this is how I order my dad Ubers/Lyfts when he’s in Connecticut or California and I’m traveling the world.

I hope this helps! For those of you who haven’t used Uber yet, (uberjohnnyjet), which will get you $10-$20 off your first ride (I also get a $10-$20 credit as it depends on your city).

My code for Lyft is , which gives first time Lyft users $50 in credit (applied over ten rides).



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5 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: How to See If Uber or Lyft is Available in Your Destination"

  1. Tried the uber availability with code. No response. Nothing.

  2. On click thru for Lyft, it said only 5 dollars off for LA. I will be going to
    SNA to Anaheim. Will it work there? Also, do they serve Anaheim to ONT airport?

  3. I was surprised to find out when I was in Vancouver, B.C. Canada that they do not allow Uber or Lyft.

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