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Millions of 5 star rides enjoyed!
Try Lyft for a friendly, affordable ride whenever you need one. Just tap a button, and in minutes you’ll be picked up by a friendly driver who’ll take you to your destination safely and on time.
In addition to an awesome pink mustache:
• All Lyft drivers pass extensive background and DMV checks
• Drivers are rated by passengers, only the highest rated drivers allowed on the road
• Up to $1M excess liability insurance
Lyft is the only service where your next friend could be in the driver seat. Install now and get your next ride with Lyft!
What people are saying about Lyft:
“Lyft is the cheapest ride in the cities where it operates.” - Fortune
“Many young residents have embraced Lyft as a cheaper, more reliable and, well, more fun way to get around the city.” - NY Times
“Lyft is a real community — with both the drivers and riders being inherently social — making real friendships and saving money.” - Time
"As a passenger based on our test, it was way easier to find a Lyft driver than a yellow taxi." - USA Today
"Lyft announced Happy Hour, a feature that will give users discounts of up to 50% on rides" - LA Times
Please note that continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 2.1.10
We’re thrilled to introduce an exciting feature you’ve been asking for. You can now enter your destination!
After requesting a ride, you'll have the option to enter your destination while you wait. Why is this awesome? Because when you do, your driver can start the ride and kick-off navigation with a quick swipe, which means your ride starts faster and that saves you time. Boom. New in this version (v2.1.10):
• Add your destination while you wait for your ride
• Detailed breakdown of your Lyft Credit balance
• Bug fixes & optimizations
• Now available in Cincinnati, OH, Detroit, MI, Tampa, FL, and Tucson, AZ!
Missing an important feature
Lyft is a very convenient and cheap alternative to Taxi's. However, there are large stretches of time where i'm hopelessly staring at my screen hoping for a lyft to become available. Lyft should implement a feature where the amount of drivers currently driving people around is presented, that way I know whether to have hope that a lyft car will become available, or forever be doomed to staring at the "all drivers are currently busy" sentence, wondering if I will ever get a ride. Also, if they implement a feature that guessed the recommended donation, that would also make this app a no-brainer 5 star app. Lastly, if there could be a search period, where say for the next 10 minutes the app will automatically request the nearest lyft as it becomes available, that would also save me from having to stare at my phone for long stretches of time. If 2 of these 3 features are implemented, lyft will become an excellent service.
Excellent Interface & Seamless
The interface is very minimalist and streamline.
Really cool how you can see the drivers around you.
But be aware that the map can easily be nudged before you requests the Lyft, so that it will put you in a different location then where you actually are.
You can use the search field on the bottom to enter correct address or business names so the driver can easily find you.
New feature to put destination is awesome as well!
Wish the interface for entering the tip was a little bit clearer.
I'm a Lyft driver and I love going out to give rides when I'm not at my primary job. The people who ride are all awesome, and the drivers seem great too(I've only met a couple). Good conversations have been had, complimentary beverages have been served, and a Lyft can be requested without having to leave the noisy bar- right through the app- and it'll be there quicker than a taxi! I can work as much or as little as I want so that my work/life balance is in check. I love Lyft!