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Paycuts are coming! Price cuts are coming!! Lyft lowering XL And Lux Black services

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BrianTheScrewDriver
434 Driver Driver
 Posted 5 months, 3 weeks ago

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Dun dun dun!!   It's happening folks!!    June 24th!

https://therideshareguy.com/lyft-to-cut-xl-and-lux-black-rates-across-the-country/

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    SyedAli
    234 Driver
     5 months ago

    I can’t believe they think the price can go any lower. It was way low to begin with. 

    I wonder how the conversation in the boardroom went. Someone at some point at Lyft HQ they had this conversation.

    “Do you guys think the drivers are getting paid too much?” “How many would quit if we lowered it further?” “Well, heck, we won’t know until we try. Let’s see how lower can go until they start to quit. And then we will raise it just enough, and that’s how we find the floor.”

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    Bigfrank
    426 Rider Driver Driver
     5 months ago

    STAND IN UNITY 

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    momof4
    8117 Rider Driver
     5 months ago

    Got the notice 2 days ago in my city. I drive X and XL but rarely do I accept XL on Lyft because the trips are always 20 min away. Hell regular Lyft trips are 12 to 20 min away. My acceptance rate in Lyft is about 3% each week. Take Lyft trips if Uber is slow. 

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      momof4
      8117 Rider Driver
       5 months ago

      I live in Far Northeast Philly my neighborhood is 2 blocks from Bucks County PA (out of Philly. In the suburbs).  I am 20 min away from NJ. I drive in all those areas. Uber is used the most in Philly and Bucks. Lyft is pretty close to Uber in NJ. The issue I have with Lyft is pick up times tend to be 10 to 20 min away. Uber pays for pick ups longer than 10 min away (15 min approx 5.00  20 min approx. 10.00)not big bucks but they give you something.  Lyft pays nothing for long pick up. After you travel 15 min to pick up Lyft rider s are going on a 5 min ride 2 miles up the road for 3.45. So not worth it. A few weeks ago I screen shot 20 trip request. 3 trips were 5 to 10 min away to pick up rider. 17 trips were 12 to 20 min away. Had I taken those 17 trips it wouldve taken me at the very least 3.4 hrs to 5.6 hrs of unpaid time and gas. What a total waste. Short trips on Lyft tend not to tip. Long trips I get more/better tips. Uber riders are better tippers. Uber riders also tip with cash more than Lyft riders. These are based on my rides cant speak for other drivers. 

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        AKalligon
        47
         5 months ago

        Interesting. Lyft as not popular as I thought in Philly.

        It’s fascinating how there are tiny nuances between the two companies about how they pay out the long distance pick up. I keep thinking they’re exactly the same. 

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          momof4
          8117 Rider Driver
           5 months ago

          Lyft is being used more in Philly then say a year ago. Uber definitely more popular. I think a lot of riders have started checking prices. Whoever is cheaper at the time that is the company they go with. Lyft riders are great for short rides. Uber has it share but I find most Lyft riders ard going a short distance compared to Uber riders. 

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      AKalligon
      47
       5 months ago

      What city are you in?  I feel Lyft is pretty widely available in the Northeast where I am. 

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    KellyEbt
    12
     5 months ago

    I now have a mixed feeling. I just realized that you guys are talking about cheaper prices for us. 

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    EjiEzeEze
    321 Rider Driver
     5 months ago

    They've been doing this for the last year.

    I don't drive XL or Lux. :)