DJ dozes-off in Uber only to wake 100 miles away in the Midlands with £1,450 bill

DJ ‘dozes-off in Uber after boozy night time in London solely to wake 100 miles away within the Midlands with £1,450 invoice’ – however taxi agency is refusing to refund ‘error’

A DJ has slammed Uber after he was left with a £1,500 invoice after an evening out in London when his driver took him on a 300-round mile journey to the Midlands.

Chris Reed, who goes by the stage identify Plastician, says he hailed the cab in Fulham, west London and believed he was on the way in which south to Croydon when he dozed off.

Nonetheless he later woke as much as discover he was in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, which is greater than 100 miles away from his house in south London.

The DJ mentioned he has tried to contact Uber in regards to the journey, which price him an eye-watering £1,453.86, however has to date didn’t get a response from the app-based agency.

A DJ has slammed Uber after he was left with a £1,500 invoice after an evening out in London when his driver took him on a 300-round mile journey to the Midlands

Chris Reed, who goes by the stage name Plastician, says he hailed the cab in Fulham, west London and believed he was on the way south to Croydon when he dozed off

Chris Reed, who goes by the stage identify Plastician, says he hailed the cab in Fulham, west London and believed he was on the way in which south to Croydon when he dozed off

Demanding they challenge him a refund, he tweeted: ‘Spent this week making an attempt to get solutions from Uber as to how my driver managed to drive me midway up the UK whereas I dozed off considering I used to be headed from Fulham to Croydon.

‘Woken up within the Midlands! Did not hear a peep from my driver. £1453.86. 5 1/2 hrs on surge worth x2.’ 

‘An Uber worker on the name centre confirmed with me on Tuesday that my house handle was on the reserving once I referred to as it in.

‘They’re now denying this but haven’t any proof that I ever entered an handle in Sleaford – a vacation spot I’ve by no means been to in my LIFE.

The DJ said is has tried to contact Uber about the journey, which cost him an eye-watering £1,453.86, but has so far failed to get a response from the app-based firm

The DJ mentioned is has tried to contact Uber in regards to the journey, which price him an eye-watering £1,453.86, however has to date didn’t get a response from the app-based agency

‘So after four irritating days of making an attempt to keep away from having to plaster this over socials, a reminder – Uber take ZERO accountability for his or her passenger’s security.

‘NO indication inside my app of that handle being entered by me. Drivers can change locations on journey.

‘Do not drink & drive but additionally, do not drink and get in an Uber as this might occur to anybody.

‘If I’m compelled to pay this ridiculous fare in it is entirety then I no less than hope it saves folks studying this from the identical occurring to them.’

The DJ woke up to find he was in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, which is more than 100 miles away from his home in south London

The DJ woke as much as discover he was in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, which is greater than 100 miles away from his house in south London