22 Feb '16, 2am

[Mothership] I decided to indulge my family by taking Uber. I paid S$123 for a 32-minute ride.

[Mothership] I decided to indulge my family by taking Uber. I paid S$123 for a 32-minute ride.

Hi everyone, I am Edwin. I’ve never written anything on Mothership.sg before because I am generally an easy-going kind of guy. I would occasionally sit in on this publication’s meetings, nod and give my sagely advice. Otherwise, I don’t hold any grudges against my lot in life. Until now. My spirit has been moved to pen something after my family and I took a 32-minute Uber ride that costs us a princely S$123. My experience with, what any sane person would perceive as, an overpriced ride My troubles began on Saturday morning, Feb. 6, 2016, a few days before Chinese New Year. My extended family were at my place in Siglap and I decided it will be a good idea for everyone to pay the Singapore Zoo a visit. Altogether, there were eight of us — big and small, young and old. Because I drive a regular car and not a van, there was no way everyone was going to fit in my ride and there...

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