London Cabbie Offers His Car As Olympics Lodging

The cab driver stuffed a mattress, radio, mini-fridge and teddy bear in his car and parked it outside his flat. He's trying to rent it out to tourists for about $80 a night — much cheaper than most hotels. But there are rules: no smoking, and no pets. He says he's calling it "Hail-a-Hotel."

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Rent is notoriously high in London and especially so during the Olympic Games. That's why David Weeks stuffed his cab with a mattress, radio, mini-fridge and teddy bear. The cabbie is parking it outside his flat to rent out to tourists for about 80 bucks a night, much cheaper than most hotels, but there's still rules - no smoking and no pets. The vacancy sign is still on, but he's calling it the Hail-a-Hotel. It's MORNING EDITION.

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