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How to Buy and Redeem Lyft Gift Cards

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 6 days, 8 hours ago

Did you know that Lyft has gift cards available for purchase? You can purchase them directly through the Lyft website, and you can use a debit card, credit card, or PayPal account to make things easy! To purchase the gift card, you will need to have a Lyft account and gift cards purchased through the Lyft website are solely digital. You can purchase gift cards on Lyft.com in amounts up to $250. If you want to give a physical gift card, you can find those through Amazon however, they can be purchased in amounts up to $50. You can ...

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How to Use Uber Business Vouchers 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 week, 6 days ago

Uber has become a huge part of life - and for good reason. Uber makes life easier for people everywhere. One of the great things about the company is they are always innovating and finding new ways to help people through their days. Uber has recently released a voucher system as a new method for paying for an Uber ride, well really, having someone else pay for your Uber ride! When you have a voucher given to you, you can use it to cover all or part of your Uber ride cost. 

Uber vouchers are provided by businesses and given to ...

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Uber and Lyft Toll Fees 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 weeks ago

For rideshares like Uber and Lyft, the highway, airport, bridge, and tunnel tolls that you incur on your trip will be automatically added to your bill at the end of your ride. The toll amount charged is based on the electronic toll collection system price, such as FasTrak, TollTag, Good to Go! Pass, or E-ZPass. Please click here for a complete list of US tolls. You can also choose to calculate the cost of your ride on RideGuru’s Fare Calculator which will also include the price of any tolls that you may incur on your journey.

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Uber to Deactivate Riders with Low Ratings

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Recently, Uber announced a big change to their rider/driver rating system. Uber has always maintained that they will deactivate drivers with low ratings but now they have announced that they will also ban riders with low collective ratings from their platform. Uber has always tried to offer the best service to their customers, the riders, and as a result made the rating system a one way street - only giving out consequences to their drivers. However, drivers don’t want bad riders either and have long fought for riders with low ratings to be deactivated from the app.

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How to Use an Uber Gift Card

Posted by: RideGuru in Rideshare Knowledge 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Uber gift cards are available all across the U.S. at over 35,000 locations in chains like CVS, Target, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Kroger, but they are also available online through Uber, Amazon, or GiftCards.com. The minimum value that can be purchased is $25 but you can also purchase up to a $200 value. Purchasing through Uber allows you to buy a physical card or a customizable digital gift card. 

Using an Uber gift card on the app is simple. The card can be used anywhere in the country where the card was purchased and you can ...

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