How to Tip Your Driver

100% of tips go to drivers. After a ride, you can choose to tip your driver with cash or through the Lyft app. Tips that were added in the app are charged to the card on file and cannot come from any promo credits.

You can add a tip with your ride payment.

The ride total listed and receipt will reflect any added tips. You can only add a tip through the app if it's been fewer than 16 hours since the ride and you haven't submitted a rating or payment yet.

Forgot to add a tip? You can add one later.

As soon as payment is submitted, you can locate your historical ride details in the app. Find the ride, and add an additional tip. An email receipt is also sent, whether you submit it through the app or wait 16 hours for it to automatically process. If you'd like to add a tip, use the link at the bottom of the receipt, or tap the 'Tip Driver' button in the ride history. You'll be able to add a tip up to 72 hours after the ride is complete.

Add tip

If you'd like to add a tip and the link in the receipt is no longer active, we'd be happy to add one manually. Just send us a message, and be sure to include the driver's name, time and date of the ride, and amount you'd like to add.

See also:

How to Pay For a Ride
How to Use a Promo Code
Calculating the Cost of a Lyft Ride
Paying for Tolls - Passenger
How to Split Payment Between Passengers


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