What's worse than waking up with a hangover after a big night out? How about waking up with a hangover and finding out that your Uber home cost you over a hundred quid? Yep, that'll do it.
That's what happened to bartender Daniel Kaizen, who was charged £102.17 for a journey on Sunday night that should have been about five miles. He ordered an Uber from Old Street to Wood Green and was given a quote for £15. Seems reasonable, right? But his driver apparently decided to take the 'scenic route', which involved a 20-mile detour around London.
Daniel said he snoozed his way through most of the way home, so he only found out in the morning when he went to rate the driver because he was 'a nice guy'. He said he nearly spat his tea out when he saw the route his driver had taken. Not such a nice guy now, eh? Or maybe he was a really nice guy and just had a really bad sense of direction. Either way, Uber has promised to refund the full amount and will be 'investigating' what happened. We'll save you some time, Uber: you went the wrong way.
In other weird news, a London hotel has created a duvet suit.