24hr Spanish taxi drivers’ strike on 29/11

Spanish taxi drivers’ biggest trade union Fedetaxi called for a general strike, to protest against the spread of Uber and Cabify in the country. The strike will take place from 6am on the 29th of November till 6am on the 30th of November. Up to 100% of drivers might take part in the strike, although the union is promising minimum service level for hospitals and transport hubs (i.e. airports, stations, etc) and in case of emergencies. Continue reading “24hr Spanish taxi drivers’ strike on 29/11”

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50% off trips to/from Barcelona airport with MyTaxi in August

MyTaxi Barcelona brought back its half price offer for trips to or from El Prat airport till the end of August. Continue reading “50% off trips to/from Barcelona airport with MyTaxi in August”

Tangible fruits of sharing economy

(Almost) free travel, hotels and food for everyone! Just bring a friend.

Sharing economy is booming. The likes of Uber and AirBnB are changing the way we commute and travel, creating great challenges for traditional market players and great joy for consumers. Indeed, for the average Joe Bloggs things are getting cheaper, more flexible, more competitive and diverse. Continue reading “Tangible fruits of sharing economy”

Taking taxi in Barcelona: a survival guide

How to move around Catalan capital in comfort and almost for free? See our 7 taxi rules!

Yellow and black colour scheme of Barcelona taxis seems like a perfect mix of London’s black cabs and New York’s yellow taxis. They are a nice way to get from point A to point B. But there are a few things which you might want to know before you get into one of those. Continue reading “Taking taxi in Barcelona: a survival guide”