Lyft Fires Back at Uber with Latest $4.75 Rides in NYC

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Uber and Lyft are in constant battle in trying to win marketshare in NYC, which is great for customers since they’re both trying to undercut prices. A few weeks ago, Uber announced $5 UberPOOL rides in NYC, but it seems now that Lyft is launching $4.75 rides in the city.

Similar to Uber, these $4.75 rides will be Between 7–10am and 4–8pm, Monday through Friday.

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A look at the locations where you can save even more on Lyft Line rides in NYC:

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Sample ride prices:

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Terms and Conditions: Limited time only. Additional fees may apply for additional riders. Minimum fare of $4.75 applies. Discount not applicable on pass through fees including taxes, tips, tolls, airport fees, city fees, and other pass-through charges, cancellation charges, and damage charges. Discount shown is during commute hours only, between 7-10 AM and 4-8 PM, Mon- Fri. Rides must originate and end within the qualifying zone depicted on the map above. Sample fares are estimates only, actual fares may vary. Subject to Lyft’s Terms of Service.

If you live in New York or will be traveling to NYC, you’ll be able to take advantage of these $4.75 Lyft Line rides, as they continue to compete with Uber.

If you haven’t signed up for Lyft yet, you can also do so via my referral and get $50 in free ride credit.  In addition, if you haven’t tried Uber yet, you can get a $20 credit on your first ride when you sign up here.

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  1. I currently live in northeast GA but will visiting NYC in late June. Can I get the $50 Lyft ride credit even though my cell phone number does not register with Lyft as in one of the eligible markets for the promotion (706 area code)? Thanks.

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