Congrats, You're ready to jump on the bandwagon and take the plunge into the ride-sharing world. Here are some tips for a flawless first experience.
step one: Download the app
Open up the app store on your smart phone and download the ride-sharing app of your choice,
Don't forget to use the promo codes to get your first rides free!!!!
Step Two: Register and add your payment method
Ride-sharing apps are cash free! This means you don't have to exchange money with the driver and everything is conducted seamlessly via the app. You just arrive at your destination and go on your way. Before you can request a ride, you will need to enter and verify your payment method (usually Paypal or credit card).
Step Three: Choose Your ride type
Uber and Lyft both have various types of rides. UberX for example, is the cheapest uber type while Uber black will give you a classier ride type for a more expensive fare. Lyft also has Lyft line which allows you to get a shared ride for a cheaper fixed price in some areas! Make sure you select the type of ride you are looking for!
step four: Request your ride!
The app home screen will show you a map and the cars on the map indicate where their are drivers nearby. Enter your pickup location and your destination and watch the magic happen! The app will give you an ETA of when your driver will arrive. Make sure to be in an accessible pickup location. The apps will also give you contact info for your driver, as well as their name and what vehicle they are in just in case.