Recently Lyft has become a first choice for riders and drivers due to its profitable bonuses and aggressive promotional benefits in ride sharing industry. New Lyft riders can make use of “free credit promo codes” at sign up and existing users can get free credits by referring lyft to their friends/peers. For drivers there are many lucrative ways to earn good amount of money by referring new drivers to sign up for the lyft app.
$50 Lyft first time promo code – “RIDESHARECAB”
It is wise to know for both riders and drivers to use Lyft in a better way while accruing their promotions and referral benefits. We will discuss all the details that a rider and driver must know about Lyft.
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Passenger Guidelines for Lyft:
1. Lyft App can be downloaded via Apple App Store or Android Play Store.
2. It requires IOS version ios 8+ and above, android version 4.0 and above. There is no support for windows phones right now
3. After installing the App from respective stores, you must sign up for lyft account using a Mobile number or through a Facebook Account.
4. If you use facebook to sign up , Lyft will use your First name and E-mail that is associated with your Facebook account.
5. If you use your mobile number , Lyft will send a verification code via sms to your number. And that should activate the Lyft account. Providing few details like name and profile pic can be useful for drivers to know who they are picking up.
You are all set for taking your first ride with Lyft. But as you are first time user , you can make use of promo codes to get free ride credits.
Apply the below promo code before you take a ride and get up to $50 worth of free ride credits.
You must take your ride within 30 days of applying the promo code else the code will be expired and free ride credits will be removed from your account.
How to use promo code:
- Once you downloaded the app. You must add the promo as below. Click on the profile icon at the top left corner and you see “payment” tab in the list.
2. Click on the “Payment” tab and you see a textbox as “Add Credit/Gift code”. Here you can enter the above promo code to avail $50 worth of free rides.
Note: The validity of promo code is 30 days . Make sure to take advantage of free ride credits with in a month.
1. Existing Lyft users can also get free ride credits by referring the app to their friends through “free rides” tab on the left side menu in the App.
2. The person you referred will get their free credit immediately in their account but you will get free ride credit only after they take their first ride.
Below are the cities as per Lyft that are qualified for referral benefits for passengers.
Atlanta, Austin Baltimore Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Las Vegas Los Angeles Miami Minneapolis -St. Paul , Nashville, New York City, Northern New Jersey, Orange County, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Sacramento,Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C.
Driver Guidelines for Lyft:
- It is very straight forward approach for drivers to sign up for Lyft.
- You can create the account through a mobile app or by visiting https://www.lyft.com/drive-with-lyft
- After creating the account follow the steps to fill the required information to meet the requirements.
- Up On Sign-up a promo code can be applied to get huge bonuses depending on the region you are in.
Below is the driver promo code to avail the bonus.
Drive referral code ” RIDESHARE19838″
5. Please check the requirements to be eligible before signing up for application.
There are many ways for drivers to earn referral bonuses by sharing the promo codes with New Users and Drivers. Once your account is activated , you see “Refer Friends”, “Refer Drivers” tabs in the left menu. On clicking those links you can easily share the referral link via Email,SMS or Whatsapp. Referral status can be tracked in the app. You can also log-in to referral dashboard and type in the emails of your friends/peers to share the link. You will have your unique referral code that can be directly entered into your friends’s app. But you need to make sure that each code is valid one time per person. For example, If your friend is an existing Lyft user and had applied referral code during sign-up, he/she can’t make use of any other referral codes that are generated for first time users. There may be other offers/codes that are applicable to existing users , but one must make sure which code they are applying.
There are also many incentives for drives as they embark on giving more rides. As per Lyft, there are three reward statuses that a driver can avail based on the number of rides they make. Silver , Gold and Platinum statuses. The benefits for these rewards include Car maintenance and insurance assistance, Health insurance benefits, Road side assistance, Doctor on demand , Cell Phone discounts and many more .
There are few things to be noted as a Lyft driver. As each city has its own requirements, one must comply to have a smooth ride experience. Below are few notes to remember before and after you become a Lyft driver
- Check the city requirements that you are planning to sign-up for.
- If you travel between different states make sure if that particular state or city requires special permit, license or inspection
- If you want to replace your existing car that is already registered with Lyft with a new/different car , make sure to send all the required documents to Lyft like registration certificate.
- There are certain rules and regulations for Airport rides in each city or state. But California has separate set of guidelines that you must go through.
- After you sign up ., Lyft recommends you to wear their emblem on the windshield. You will get the emblem in the starter kit that Lyft provides, you dont receive one, you can request them. Temporarily you can download and take a color print out of the Lyft emblem from here .
Hope you will have great time by signing up as Lyft driver. But don’t forget to go through the driver requirements based on the city you live.