Earnings Guarantee promotions let you earn a guaranteed amount for completing a certain number of rides in a set amount of time. If you don’t make the Earnings Guarantee amount on your own, we’ll cover the difference.
How Earnings Guarantee promotions work
If you're eligible for a promotion, we'll email you the bonus amount and ride requirements. Once you meet all the requirements, you’ll see the bonus added to your earnings within one hour.
Eligible earnings include:
Eligible earnings don’t include:
You can track promotion progress any time in the 'Earnings' tab of the Lyft Driver app (example below).
Types of Earnings Guarantee promotions
There are three types of Earning Guarantees:
Weekday Guarantee: 5 AM Monday - 4:59 AM Friday
Weekend Guarantee: 5 AM Friday - 4:59 AM Monday
Weekly Guarantee: 5 AM Monday - 4:59 AM the next Monday
An example of a Weekly Guarantee bonus would look like this:
Lyft offers you a $500 Weekly Guarantee. This is for completing 50 rides during the Lyft week (Monday at 5 AM to next Monday at 4:59 AM).
You complete 55 rides during the week and make $425 in eligible earnings.
Lyft issues you a $75 bonus sometime before Tuesday morning (so, after the Lyft week has ended). This brings your earnings up to the guaranteed $500.
There may be situations where you exceed the number of rides required for the promotion. Here’s an example of how a Weekend Guarantee (no bonus) would look:
Lyft offers you a $200 Weekend Guarantee for completing 20 rides between Friday (5 AM) and Monday (4:59 AM).
You complete 26 rides during the weekend and make $250 in eligible earnings.
You earned more than the guaranteed $200, so you won’t receive an additional bonus.
To see your bonus amounts, tap the 'Driving History' tab of your Driver Dashboard. You'll see the difference between your earnings and the guarantee amount (listed as a line item).
Earnings Guarantee promotions for new drivers
Applicants can apply an Earnings Guarantee promo code when signing up to drive.
To qualify, applicants must:
Only one promotional code can be used when applying to drive with Lyft.
The following terms apply to Earnings Guarantee promotions:
Guarantee promotion amounts are based on ride earnings after Lyft's fees are calculated. The amount of the guarantee varies by market and time of application
Market-specific caps may apply
No more than two rides given to the same passenger will count toward the ride requirement
Promotions are subject to Lyft's terms of service. Lyft reserves the right to deny the bonus in the event of suspected fraud or abuse
This promotion runs for a limited time and may be suspended or ended at any time at Lyft’s discretion
Lyft reserves the right to deny the bonus in the event of suspected fraud or abuse