Tag: Surge Pricing

MoviePass Is Trying to Reinstate Lapsed Subscribers—Whether They Like It Or Not | Mental Floss

MoviePass Is Trying to Reinstate Lapsed Subscribers—Whether They Like It Or Not | Mental Floss

Just because you opted to cancel your MoviePass account when the company raised its prices recently doesn’t mean the company is done with you. The beleaguered movie ticket subscription service seems to be restarting the memberships of customers who have already canceled or let their subscriptions lapse, according to Lifehacker and Business Insider. Some former […]

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

Is it Cheaper to Take Grab Rides Instead of Driving? Our research and calculations indicate that the average Singaporean would save about S$580 per year by taking Grab rides instead of driving their own car. We reached this conclusion by using Grab’s rates and our own estimates about average travelling behavior in Singapore. First, we […]

MoviePass reactivating some canceled accounts unless users opt out | USA Today

MoviePass reactivating some canceled accounts unless users opt out | USA Today

MoviePass has undergone several changes to stay afloat lately, from canceling its unlimited plans to testing out “surge pricing” and blocking in-demand showtimes, just to name a few. So what’s the latest survival tactic? Asking former customers to “opt out” of enrollment by Thursday or risk being charged without consent, according to a company email posted on the Verge and shared widely on social […]

P2P Transport says Uber surge pricing a swing factor | afr

P2P Transport says Uber surge pricing a swing factor | afr

P2P Transport has been positioning itself as a beneficiary of the growth of the personal transport market in Australia by providing the vehicles to drivers in both camps, but it has battled to win over investors after its 2017-18 profit and revenue results were below prospectus forecasts. P2P Transport listed on the ASX in mid-December, […]

Man books trip on ride-hailing apps; finds Grab’s fee triple that of Ryde | Yahoo! News

Man books trip on ride-hailing apps; finds Grab’s fee triple that of Ryde | Yahoo! News

Now that the dust has settled after Grab bought over Uber’s Southeast Asia operations — and both companies got fined more than S$13 million by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore when the watchdog concluded this month that their merger was anti-competitive — it seems trip fees are just skyrocketing to the moon as and when surge prices […]

Park City Parking Just $1 For Shoulder Season | KPCW

Park City Parking Just $1 For Shoulder Season | KPCW

“When council decided to adopt this parking program it was not only to try and manage demand in peak seasons and high volume, but it was also to contribute towards councils’ critical priorities of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and single occupancy.” Smooth said, “These all go towards energy and transportation, those are the two critical […]

Ola, Uber surge pricing to be capped; ride cancellation by driver to attract fine up to Rs 25,000 | Business Today

Ola, Uber surge pricing to be capped; ride cancellation by driver to attract fine up to Rs 25,000 | Business Today

Ola and Uber have become the preferred mode of transport in cities like Delhi. However, the experience may not be pleasant all the time. Delhi government has realised the impact these cab aggregators have on daily commuters. To make things easy, a new proposal has been introduced which will install checkpoints and new rules for […]

UK’s first theatre convention StageCon postponed after backlash against ticket prices | London Evening Standard

UK’s first theatre convention StageCon postponed after backlash against ticket prices | London Evening Standard

The organisers of StageCon, the UK’s first ever convention for theatre enthusiasts, has announced that the event will be postponed until next year after feedback from fans. The convention, planned to run November 3-4 at Shoreditch Town Hall, was announced in August, but came up against immediate backlash due to the price of tickets – […]

NYC Taxi Waave Pilot Expands With Upfront Fares | Metro US

NYC Taxi Waave Pilot Expands With Upfront Fares | Metro US

Starting this week, booking a surge-free ride with an upfront price in an NYC taxi is as easy as using your preferred ride-hailing service. The new initiative is a citywide expansion of the city’s Taxi and Limo Commission pilot with the ride-hailing Waave app. Now available in all five boroughs, New Yorkers can use Waave […]

Yes, MoviePass Will Leave A Legacy. Just Not The One They’ll Claim | Forbes

Yes, MoviePass Will Leave A Legacy. Just Not The One They’ll Claim | Forbes

In case you’ve been living in the Marshall Islands for the last 12 months, you’re aware that MoviePass began the movie subscription wars by planting a flag in a $9.99/month, all-you-can-watch moviegoing service, which immediately caused a furor in the film business. MoviePass’ subscription base subsequently balloon to 3 million subscribers. Industry and financial experts […]