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Old Apr 1, 17, 10:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Stgermainparis View Post
I'm torn on this benefit as an offset to the increased fee. In the last 2 years, I've spent a total of $32 on uber, and $20 of it was in Europe. So I'm not sure this will be useful to me. I could manufacture reasons to use Uber, sure, but that's not $ I'd normally spend, so the extra $100 for the AF is still a problem for me.
I kind of agree with this, because I use Uber almost exclusively when I travel and that's usually outside the US. The only time I use it at home is the once every few months when I'll Uber home after a night of drinking too much, or maybe to/from the airport. If I use it on a work trip, I can't use the credit because it will reduce the receipt I submit on my expenses.

That being said, if Uber Eats continues to work, I have no problem ordering lunch at work for "free" since I'd often go out for lunch anyway.
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