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Lyft will now charge you fees if your driver has to wait for you

12 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Lyft is playing some serious catchup with Uber on this one.
As reported by TechCrunch , Lyft has finally added wait time fees to its rideshare platform. Now, riders will be charged a fee if their driver has to wait for them. Uber has had similar fees for years, but those fees are now coming to the other popular rideshare service.
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Now Lyft will charge extra if you make drivers wait

Now Lyft will charge extra if you make drivers wait

12 days ago   |   By The Verge

Lyft's policy arrives a whole seven years after Uber implemented the same one. | Photo by Smith Collection / Gado / Getty Images
Lyft is cracking down on late passengers. The ridesharing company quietly updated its support page with new wait time fees that it'll charge at a per-minute rate, a policy that's been around since December 2022, according to Lyft spokesperson Katie Kim .
The wait time fees start two minutes after a driver arrives at your location or five minutes for Lux Black and Lux Black XL rides. If a driver reaches your location ahead of time, the wait time fees won't kick in...
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Lyft starts charging riders who keep drivers waiting

Lyft starts charging riders who keep drivers waiting

12 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Don't be late for your Lyft ride or you'll have to cough up some extra cash. Seven years after Uber introduced the same rule, Lyft has followed suit.
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