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Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft have both been rolling out new products and features to help expand their reach. Earlier this year, both services announced they’d begin allowing passengers to schedule rides in advance. And today, Lyft is the first to announce that it’ll soon allow riders to add an extra stop to a single trip.

Arguably, one of the most frustrating parts about traveling with the two companies is only being able to enter one destination. If you need to stop, say, at a convenience store or a friend’s place along the way, you’re pretty much out of luck. Lyft, however, is now making it easy for riders to add a stop before reaching their final destination.

You'll soon be able to add a stop to your Lyft ride.
You’ll soon be able to add a stop to your Lyft ride.

Here’s how it’ll work. First, set your pick-up location and choose the type of ride. From there, click the add (+) icon at the bottom to select your drop-off location and list your first stop as an additional destination. The driver will go to the first stop, then take you to your final destination — if your plans change, you’ll be able to click a “Remove Stop” option as well. Keep in mind, though, that you’ll be charged for the time a driver has to wait for you to make the extra stop.

As of this writing, there’s no official word on when this service will become available, but it’s sure to be a welcome addition to Lyft’s services. Be sure to use a credit card that’s synced with your Lyft account, such as the Chase Sapphire Preferred, which will earn you 2x points on travel.

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