Can I Use A Gift Card On LYFT?

Lyft gift cards can be used on all Lyft rides in the US.

If you have a gift card and promo codes, select which combo you want to use before a ride, or up to 24 hours after a ride in the Rate & Pay screen.

A default payment method in the Lyft app is required even when using a gift card.

Can I use a Visa gift card on LYFT?

Lyft works with major credit cards (like American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover), debit cards tied to checking accounts, and prepaid cards. Passengers may also use PayPal (for iOS and Android users), Apple Pay, and Google Pay.

Does LYFT work with gift cards?

Just go to and follow the instructions. You’ll need to have a Lyft account (or create one) to send gift cards directly from Lyft. The gift cards available on Lyft’s website are all digital, with email delivery as the only option. Payment options include credit card, debit card or PayPal account.

Can I use a gift card for Uber?

The answer is: it depends. On Uber’s website, the company says most debit and prepaid cards that can be used for online transactions can also be used for Uber rides. However, some prepaid cards are not compatible with their billing system. If you have a prepaid card that does not work with Uber, don’t worry.

How do you split payment on LYFT?


  • Request a ride through your Lyft application.
  • Open the ride options menu.
  • Tap “Split Fare”, and select up to 5 friends from your contact list.
  • After they accept, the fare will be split evenly automatically.

How do I use a prepaid card on LYFT?

Before your next ride, add your prepaid card to your Lyft account, then choose it as your payment method as you plan the trip.

  1. Open the Lyft app and tap the three parallel lines at the top left of the home screen.
  2. Under “Payment methods,” tap “Add card.”
  3. Enter your prepaid card’s information.
  4. Tap “Save.”

How does a LYFT gift card work?

Simply head to, and enter the recipient’s name, email address, and amount you’d like to give, then top it off with an optional personalized message. The recipient will receive the Lyft gift card via email, and can redeem their ride credits immediately.

Does LYFT take cash App cards?

Current payment options for Lyft include major credit cards (like American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover), debit cards tied to checking accounts and prepaid cards. You can also use PayPal, Apple Pay and Android Pay. While you can’t pay for Lyft with cash, there are ways to offset the ride cost.

How much is a LYFT gift card?

You can purchase gift cards on in amounts up to $250. If you want to give a physical gift card, you can find those through Amazon however, they can be purchased in amounts up to $50.

Can I pay LYFT with cash?

Means of payment accepted by Lyft

While cash payment is not allowed by Lyft, there are other means through which you can pay for their services.

Can you still split rides on LYFT?

In 2014, Lyft first added the Split Pay feature. Uber, Lyft’s direct competitor, still features a split fare option for its riders. Until the new feature(s) for splitting fares is rolled out on Lyft’s app, passengers looking to split the cost of a ride will have to resort to using other methods, such as Venmo.

Does LYFT charge more for 2 passengers?

No, the price is for the ride and the price is the same regardless of how many are in your party. Lyft can hold up to 4 passengers and Lyft Plus can hold up to 6 passengers.

Can LYFT make 2 stops?

Like Uber, Lyft does allow passengers to change destinations mid-trip. But this new feature allows customers to add a second destination before the driver even arrives, removing the need to input a new stop during the ride. (Lyft reported completing 14 million trips last July, a record for the company.)

Can I use a prepaid card for LYFT Express Pay?

Set your Lyft Direct debit card as your default payout account in Payout settings in your Lyft Driver app. If you’re an Express Drive renter, instant payouts will start once you’ve covered the cost of your weekly rental fee. You’ll automatically earn cash back when you use your card at qualified retailers.

Can I use a prepaid card for cash app?

Supported Cards with Cash App

Cash App supports debit and credit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. ATM, PayPal, prepaid bank cards, and business debit cards aren’t supported at this time.

Does LYFT charge a monthly fee?

Right now, riders who sign up for Lyft’s “All-Access Plan” for $299 a month get 30 rides costing up to $15 each. If a ride costs more than $15, the rider pays the difference. Other than that, it works like a normal Lyft ride.