Ride sharing websites
Replies: 4 - Last Post: Sep 16, 2013 3:02 AM Last Post By: lennythelion
Sep 11, 2013 11:34 PM
Ride sharing websitesI posted this link in another thread a few minutes ago. Because so much old TT content is now offline, I thought this international list of ridesharing services might prove useful. I have no relationship with the blog, I merely found it while doing a search.
Note that ridesharing involves paying a fee to the driver for each passenger. It is not the same as hitchhiking.
Sep 12, 2013 5:39 AM
1I signed up to BlaBlaCar just before we did our recent road trip across quite a bit of western and eastern Europe over a period of almost 4 months. The idea was great, but the website let itself down badly.
Basically it asks the driver to give dates and information of start/finish points and the route taken. Then other users read your route and enquire as to the possibility of a pick-up along the way. That's all fine, except the first query arrived by text asking for a lift in Germany when we were already in Romania and we had several more requests after we got back 4 weeks ago. The whole theory of it is brilliant. Unfortunately the website appears to be sloppy.
Sep 15, 2013 6:03 AM
2Yet, you didn't put Craigslist in the list for the USA..By far the biggest and the best. I know, you put it in your intro, but really it should be listed as many people will skip your intro. I've used the rideshare many many times in Craigslist with amazing results. One might want to learn some expressions like "420 friendly" for the USA atleast so one is not surprised when the driver lights up a spliff....
Sep 15, 2013 2:10 PM
Sep 16, 2013 3:02 AM
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