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Lyft Rewards

The Lyft Rewards program rewards you for giving rides during busy hours.
For every eligible dollar you earn during busy hours, you can earn points with Lyft Rewards.
Lyft Rewards is divided into Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Elite tiers. Each tier comes with different rewards.
Unlock new tiers by earning points and maintaining your driving score/rating.
Go to the ‘Feedback and Rewards’ tab in your app and tap ‘Lyft Rewards’ for details on how Lyft Rewards works for you.
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Earning Lyft Rewards points
For every eligible dollar you earn during busy hours, you can earn Lyft Rewards points.
Give rides during busy hours to earn points.
To view your local busy hours:
  1. Open the app's main menu, then tap 'Feedback and Rewards.'
  2. Tap 'Lyft Rewards.'
  3. Tap 'Learn more.'
Eligible Earnings
Drivers earn 1 point per eligible dollar for driving during busy hours. For rides accepted or dropped off during a busy hour, you earn points on:
  1. Base fares.
  2. Time and distance earnings.
  3. Tips (up to $15 per ride).
You don’t earn points on other types of earnings, which include:
  1. Cancel fees.
  2. Earnings from rides not accepted or dropped off during busy hours.
  3. Ride bonuses, such as Streak bonuses.
  4. Other bonuses, earnings, and fees.
Visit the ‘Feedback and Rewards’ tab in your Lyft Driver app menu, and tap ‘Lyft Rewards’ to see busy hours in your area.
Requirements for each tier
Unlock new tiers by keeping your driving score and driver rating high.
The requirements for each tier are:
Silver
  1. 60% driving score to unlock this tier.
  2. 55% or higher driving score to keep this tier within a qualifying period.
  3. No driver rating requirement.
Gold, Platinum, and Elite
  1. 80% driving score to unlock these tiers.
  2. 75% or higher driving score to keep these tiers within a qualifying period.
  3. 4.90 driver rating.
Note: If your driving score/driver rating falls below tier requirements, your tier status will expire at the end of the period. Qualification periods begin on the first day of every month and end on the first day of the next month. If you bring your driving score/driver rating back up before the end of the month, you’ll keep your tier status.
Score and rating requirements
Driving score and driver rating are different.
In most regions, your driving score is the combination of your acceptance rate, cancel rate, and any flags on your account.
Your driver rating is based on how your passengers rate their rides with you.
You’ll want to keep both your score and your rating high to maintain your tier status.
To learn how to maintain a strong rating and driving score:
  1. Open the main menu, then tap 'Support and Safety.'
  2. Tap 'Learning Center.'
  3. Scroll down to 'Rating and Tips.'
Qualifying periods
Qualification periods:
  1. Begin on the first day of the month at 5 AM local time.
  2. End on the first day of the next month at 5 AM local time.
For example:
Qualifying period 1: January 1 - February 1 (5 AM local time)
Qualifying period 2: February 1 - March 1 (5 AM local time.
The points you earn during a qualifying period help you unlock tiers. Points reset at the beginning of each qualifying period.
Once you reach a tier, you’ll keep your status for the rest of the current qualifying period and the next qualifying period, as long as you continue to meet eligibility requirements.
If your driving score or driver rating drops below the requirement, you will lose your tier status. See the section above for tips on keeping your driving score and driver rating high.
Lyft Rewards benefits
Lyft Rewards benefits vary by tier. You get more benefits with every tier you unlock.
Silver benefits
When you unlock Silver, you earn:
  1. Up to 25 cents per gallon cashback on gas with Upside in select regions.
  2. 2% cashback on gas and public electric vehicle (EV) charging when purchased with Lyft Direct.
  3. Up to 40% off mileage and expense tracking services with Premium and Premium Plus memberships from Everlance.
  4. 15% off auto maintenance and repairs with Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires.
  5. Discounted auto maintenance and repairs with Goodyear.
  6. Savings on TurboTax Premium.
  7. 15% savings on auto services.
  8. Discounted Allstate Roadside assistance.
Gold benefits
When you unlock Gold, you get:
  1. All Silver rewards.
  2. Enhanced support from Lyft, including 24-hour phone assistance.
  3. Up to 27 cents per gallon cashback on gas with Upside in select regions.
  4. 3% cashback on gas and public EV charging when purchased with Lyft Direct.
  5. One additional use of the 'head to destination' location filter each day.
  6. Additional savings on electric vehicle charging through EVgo, Electrify America, and EVCS.
Platinum benefits
When you unlock Platinum, you’ll get:
  1. All Silver and Gold rewards.
  2. 24/7 Phone Support.
  3. Up to 32 cents per gallon cashback on gas with Upside in select regions.
  4. 7% cashback on gas purchased with Lyft Direct.
  5. Up to 60% off mileage and expense tracking services with Premium and Premium Plus memberships from Everlance.
  6. Three free Allstate Roadside assistance services per 90 days.
  7. Discounted Allstate Roadside assistance after free services have been redeemed.
  8. Two additional uses of Destination Mode each day.
Elite benefits
When you unlock Elite, you’ll get:
  1. All Platinum, Gold, and Silver rewards.
  2. 10% cashback on gas purchased with a Lyft Direct card.
  3. Free mileage and expense tracking services with a Premium Plus membership from Everlance.
  4. Premium airport pickups.
  5. Increased use of destination mode and stay nearby filters.
  6. Early access to view and accept scheduled rides.
  7. Elite status protection.
Starting May 2024, if you’ve earned Elite for the past 3 months but aren’t on track to earn enough points this month, we’ll give you the points to unlock Elite.
You’ll keep your Elite status for this month and next month, as usual.
To get Elite status protection, you must:
  1. Maintain a driving score of 80% or higher.
  2. Currently have Elite status.
  3. Have maintained Elite status for the past 3 months.
  4. Use the points in the month you request them.
Note: You can only request status protection once every 3 months while maintaining Elite status.
To activate your Elite status protection, open the main menu of the Lyft Driver app, then:
  1. Tap 'Feedback and Rewards.'
  2. Tap 'Lyft Rewards.'
  3. Tap ‘Elite status protection,' then tap ‘Activate protection.’
Once protection is activated, you’ll keep your Elite status for this month and next month. You won't be able to use status protection again for another three months.
Terms
This program is governed by the Lyft Rewards Terms and Conditions and by the Lyft Terms of Service.

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