Use Uber or Lyft Instead of a Taxi
In last Friday’s tip, I shared a great deal available right now on ride-sharing service Lyft. Well, we received a lot of questions from people asking for more information on how to use rise-sharing services, so here’s what to do: Set up an Uber or Lyft account on your smartphone (see links below)!
Services like Uber and Lyft come in really handy when you can’t find a taxi, and actually, most people who have used them prefer them over taxis because they’re more convenient—and if you use the uberX version, less expensive. UberX uses non-limo vehicles and charges 35% less than taxis. Lyft facilitates peer-to-peer ride-sharing and their drivers do not charge “fares” but receive “donations,” which are typically 30% cheaper than taxis. Here are my posts on both services for even more info:
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