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Is uber and lyft not a good option from EWR to the Manhattan cruise port and back from cruise port to EWR?

 

Try Uber, Lyft, Dial 7 and Carmel. See who is cheapest. Book that one.

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Try Uber, Lyft, Dial 7 and Carmel. See who is cheapest. Book that one.

 

 

 

Thanks. Is there someplace to compare all of them at once or do you have to quote each one individually?

 

 

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As far as I know you have to quote each one individually.

 

Be sure you understand the quote. Car services quote a base rate. To that add tolls plus a tip of 18-20% on the base rate. I don't know how Uber and Lyft handle tolls. Their base rate is supposed to include tip.

 

With interstate trips Uber and Lyft from NJ might be out of their comfort zone and have no way of getting return trips if they're not approved for both NY and NJ pickups. Dial 7 and Carmellimo are licensed in NJ, NY, and CT, have a large fleet, and are accustomed to doing interstate transport.

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As far as I know you have to quote each one individually.

 

Be sure you understand the quote. Car services quote a base rate. To that add tolls plus a tip of 18-20% on the base rate. I don't know how Uber and Lyft handle tolls. Their base rate is supposed to include tip.

 

With interstate trips Uber and Lyft from NJ might be out of their comfort zone and have no way of getting return trips if they're not approved for both NY and NJ pickups. Dial 7 and Carmellimo are licensed in NJ, NY, and CT, have a large fleet, and are accustomed to doing interstate transport.

I think the tipping has changed, you can add a tip through the app.

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Last January, we were able to pay our Uber driver with

a cash tip (from LAX to Long Beach). This was our first Uber

experience and it was very positive.

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UPDATE:

* Thank you all for the great information! We were able to book the "Courtyard by Marriott Times Square West for 2 "Seniors" on Friday, September 21 for $239.00 plus taxes and fees for $277.75. There is no "Residence Fee, "Amenities Fee", or Facilities Fee" that will be tacked on at checkout

* We will take the Airtrain/ NJ Transit train from EWR to get to said hotel

* We will book Dial7 for transfer to Brooklyn Port for us, DS and BIL

* We have booked Princess transfer to return to EWR

Thanks to all!

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Thank you! The hotel is supposed to be 3 blocks from NY Penn-

we will stay alert! (I hope we will be alert... it will be a long day)

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