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Adding Lyft Cash funds with cash

Lyft Cash is a stored balance that doesn’t expire, is non-refundable, non-transferable, and not redeemable for cash.
There are multiple ways to add funds to your Lyft Cash balance. Here’s how to use cash to add money to your Lyft Cash balance at select retail stores.
Note: Cash Load isn’t available to add funds to your Lyft Cash balance in Canada. Instead, Lyft Cash can be loaded through the 'Payment' tab in the Lyft app’s menu.
How it works
To load cash from the Lyft app:
  1. Open the main menu, then tap 'Payment.'
  2. In the Lyft Cash card, tap 'In-store.'
  3. Tap ‘Find a store.’
  4. Select a store from the map and tap on ‘Show ID number’ or ‘See barcode.’
  5. Make your way to the store and follow the signs posted for loading cash.
  6. Show the cashier your ID number or barcode and let them know how much cash you’d like to load.
The money you add to Lyft Cash is available within a few minutes. You can use it for rides, bikes, scooters, and certain transit systems.
There is a minimum of $30 for each cash load transaction.
To confirm your cash load was added to your Lyft Cash balance, return to the ‘Payment’ tab. You’ll see your balance in the Lyft Cash section.
Cash load transactions may take up to 24 hrs to appear in your balance.

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