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Have you ever wondered how Lyft calculates their fares since implementing their Upfront Fare model? While it may seem like Lyft's upfront fares are just a random price, there are actually a few key components that go into calculating and your Lyft Fare behind the scenes.
The Upfront Lyft fare that you see when you first book a ride is based on 4 main criteria:
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 ...read more
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.
Some exceptions to ...read more
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.
Drivers have ...read more
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 ...read more