PDX Pedicab Portland Oregon
The tour started with PDX Pedicab not having two drivers available to our group of four. "Cedar" said that we had only paid $25, whereas we had a receipt showing we had clearly paid $50 through Groupon ($25 per couple).
"Cedar" and "Matt" seemedl like nice enough guys, but started out stressing that they don't get paid anything by PDX Pedicab - rather, they have to pay to use the Pedicabs.
We paid for beer and food for them throughout the afternoon, and tipped them $30 each, but when I took a phone call upon tipping, they pressured my family saying they expect $20 per stop - $60 each - a total of $120 tip for a $50 Groupon deal. Even if we had paid the full $50 per couple fee, a $30 tip would seem reasonable, especially on top of a lot of free beer and food.
Unfortunately my daughter paid them another $45 when I was on a business phone call, due to their pressure after I had tipped them $60, so we paid a total of $105 for a $50 Groupon deal.
Apparently the company had understaffed their drivers, as "Matt" left several times to drive others around.
We could have easily driven the short distance between the three brew pubs ourselves they took us to, and wouldn't have felt strong armed / ripped off.
If I had not had taken the phone call after tipping, I would have given them a piece of my mind for not being appreciative of the generous tip, food, and drinks we had provided them during our tour.
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