How do I use Uber? How do I use Lyft?

Save money and time by using Uber and Lyft. You can get free rides (deals vary by city) by using our promo codes.

Step 1: Download app for iPhone or Android devices:

Uber for iPhone |  Uber for Android

Lyft for iPhone |  Lyft for Android

Step 2:  Enter your promo code in payments section

Lyft promo code: 56MTCH 

Uber promo code: 1945w 

Important: enter these codes BEFORE you request your first ride!

 Step 3: Request a ride

As soon as you request a ride, the computers at Uber and Lyft go to work and figure out who is the closest driver to you, based on the GPS coordinates from your cell phone and the driver’s.

After the driver accepts the mission, you’ll get an ETA and can even watch them approach on your cell phone.

Step 4: Get a ride, pay on your cell phone

Get in the Uber or Lyft, tell the driver where to go, and they’ll start the fare (you can also pre-load your destination address). When you reach your destination, there’s no need to fumble for cash–you pay through the cell phone app and your credit card. You rate the driver from 1 to 5 stars, and the driver rates you.

Note: Restrictions apply to promo codes and vary by city (these are subject to change and set by Uber and Lyft).

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