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Earn hotel stays at Starwood while riding with Uber

There was a great new association announced in the loyalty marketing space yesterday. Starwood’s loyalty program SPG tied up with Uber to offer SPG and Uber members the potential to earn SPG loyalty points for their Uber rides. On the face of it, this is great news for regular Uber users who may also be frequent guests of Starwood hotels. Here is the lowdown: You earn 1 StarPoints every time you spend USD 1 on an Uber ride, approximately INR 63. You earn for Uber rides around the world When you are staying at a SPG property, between those dates, you earn between 2-4 StarPoints depending on your status with SPG (2 points for base members, 3 for Gold and…

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Uber continues to offer INR 600 for new signups around India

A few days ago, Uber around India, started to offer INR 600 credit for new signup, instead of INR 300 which is the usual credit you get on another day. Initially the promotion was valid for people signing up till February 1, 2015. This has now been extended to an indefinite period. Uber is present in 11 cities in India now: Mumbai Delhi Pune Bangalore Hyderabad Kolkata Ahmedabad Chandigarh Chennai Jaipur Kochi If you want, can use my referral link, and I would be thankful for your support. Join over 4000 people who check-in daily to find out about the best in travel.Free emails (once-a-day) | RSS Feeds | Facebook Updates | Twitter | Instagram

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Uber offering INR 600 for signup via referrals till February 1

Uber has been my favourite local travel solution for about a year now. Uber has been on an expansion spree across India, having operations in 10 cities across India now. One of the best parts about using Uber is their on-demand app, which shows you the location of the nearest cab and you can order it. There are mostly enough cars on the road to bring you one within ten minutes. The UberBlack service usually has Toyota Innovas and premium cars around India, while the UberX service has midsize economy sedans. UberX usually prices at a slight premium to local transport options such as cab, but I find it reasonable enough to have made a switch to UberX in Mumbai…

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Mumbai: INR 150 Amazon voucher for booking a cabride via Olacabs

One of the new things that Ola has taken from the Uber playbook is to help hail regular licensed cabs via their app. A few weeks ago, they started to offer the ability to hail black-yellow cabs which are licensed cabs in Mumbai, via the app. Ola has apparently seeded the market with a lot of devices with taxi drivers that help the taxi drivers get a ride via their app. Except, in this case, the ride is metered like a regular cab ride, and paid for in cash. Ola has gone about town popularising this service, and putting in a good amount of cash in the hands of drivers to make sure they accept rides via the Ola app.…

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