Gett (Israel)

Old Jul 28, 18, 12:29 pm
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Generally, this worked well. I've not tried it in the UK, but transiting the UK and having the phone on caused it to go a bit wonky (i.e., temporarily causing the account to be blocked due to suspicious activity). But here was the catch re: payment.

I loaded a US Amex card before the trip. No problem. Then, when I first went to use it in Israel, it wouldn't book a ride because of the form of payment. I then tried to load a US Visa card, which it would not take at all. I then tried to load a US Mastercard, which worked, and was my form of payment for all the rides, without issue.
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Old Jul 31, 18, 2:33 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
Generally, this worked well. I've not tried it in the UK, but transiting the UK and having the phone on caused it to go a bit wonky (i.e., temporarily causing the account to be blocked due to suspicious activity). But here was the catch re: payment.

I loaded a US Amex card before the trip. No problem. Then, when I first went to use it in Israel, it wouldn't book a ride because of the form of payment. I then tried to load a US Visa card, which it would not take at all. I then tried to load a US Mastercard, which worked, and was my form of payment for all the rides, without issue.
Happened to me in a couple of places so I gave up on it. Happened in Peru (maybe?), US and the UK. In the UK they blocked my account like 5 times before they actually realized it was me. It was good in the UK when I would catch a ride from the office to the airport and there were no Uber's available.
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Old Aug 1, 18, 11:26 pm
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How interesting, because "Get" is the Hebrew word for divorce.

Then again, remember the Chevy Nova, which they had to change the name of in Latin American, since Nova in Spanish means "Won't go."
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