Which Credit Card Maximizes Rewards With Uber and Lyft?

TPG reader Cole sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning rewards for Uber: “Is Uber considered a travel expense, and if so, which credit card should I use to pay for Uber charges?” One important step to maximizing your rewards is knowing how each purchase is categorized. Credit card issuers don’t always agree about what qualifies as…

Get a Free Lyft Ride in Select Cities This Weekend

Update 11/18/16: Unfortunately, this promo is no longer available if you haven’t yet signed up. Budweiser continues its “Give a Damn. Don’t Drive Drunk.” campaign in partnership with Lyft, offering $10 off your next ride this Friday (November 18) or Saturday (November 19) night in order to discourage drunk driving. Simply enter the promo code: ARRIVESAFE…

Lyft to Offer Discounted Rides on Election Day

Heading to the polls this Tuesday? If you are, you can score a discounted ride from Lyft. As part of a campaign to get out the vote, the ride-sharing company is offering a cheaper way to get to your polling place. From 7am to 8pm on Election Day, you can score a 45% discount (up to $10 total) on…

Earn TrueBlue Points on Your Next Ride to the Airport

Yesterday, ridesharing serving Lyft and New York-based airline JetBlue announced a partnership that will reward customers of both companies with unique discounts, travel perks and additional points. By linking your JetBlue and Lyft accounts, you can earn up to 1,200 TrueBlue points per year. The TrueBlue point-earning structure is fairly simple. For every ride you take…

Pay $29 for a Month of “Free” Lyft Line Rides

Over the past few months, Uber’s been rolling out special promotions for customers in certain cities to ride at a discounted, flat rate for a set period of time. And now, Lyft is following its competitor’s lead and offering its riders a different take on the flat rate with Lyft Line Passes. With the Lyft Line Pass,…

Get $10 Off a Lyft Ride This Weekend (Existing Customers, Too)

Budweiser recently partnered with Lyft as part of a new “Give a Damn. Don’t Drive Drunk” campaign, offering $10 off your next Lyft ride this Friday or Saturday in order to discourage drunk driving. You’ll need to enter your phone number here to get your $10 credit, which will be sent to your existing Lyft account. Note that the promotion is only valid in New…

10 Things No One Tells You About… New Orleans

While New Orleans is known for throwing a good party, it’s also a cultural mecca that offers something special for every type of traveler. If you’re interested in putting down that Hurricane and venturing away from Bourbon Street — which I highly recommend, by the way! — follow these 10 tips you probably won’t find in a guidebook…

Free Uber and Lyft Rides This Weekend (Including Existing Users)

We’ve seen a whole bunch of promos from Uber and Lyft recently — and it looks like the free ride train will continue. As of right now, you can sign up for free rides from both companies, with Uber offering two free Pool rides in Manhattan this weekend and Lyft offering $10 off one ride…

Get $20 off a Lyft Premier Ride (Existing Customers, Too)

We’ve seen Uber offer free rides from time to time, and here’s one from Lyft. The ride sharing service is currently offering $20 off a Lyft Premier ride when you enter the code PREMXRIDE. Note that this is for a higher-end car, so many rides will likely run you well over $20. As per the…

Lyft Will Soon Allow You to Add an Extra Stop to a Trip

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…