Earn Cash Back for Lyft Rides!

We’re so excited to announce that Lyft has joined the Rakuten Cash Back fam. That means you can now earn Cash Back for every Lyft ride. That’s right: Every single Lyft ride is eligible for Cash Back, no matter the type of ride or how many you take. You do need to be an Rakuten member, so be sure to join Rakuten before you ride.

How much Cash Back can I earn for Lyft?

  • If you’re new to Lyft, you’ll earn $20 Cash Back for your first ride! You’ll earn $0.25 Cash Back per ride after that.
  • If you’re an existing Lyft user, you’ll earn $0.25 Cash Back per ride.

How does Cash Back for Lyft work?

  1. Start in the Rakuten App.

Look for and tap on Lyft. Cash Back for Lyft is only available in the Rakuten App, so get it here if you don’t have it already.

  1. Request a ride as you normally would.

We’ll send you to the Lyft app to request and take your ride.

  1. See the Cash Back in your account.

We’ll automatically add Cash Back to your Rakuten account, just like when you go shopping.

Is there a limit to how much Cash Back I can earn for Lyft?

Nope! You’ll get $0.25 Cash Back for every ride, no matter how many you take or what type of ride you request (Shared, Lux and so on). Plus, if you’re new to Lyft, you’ll get $20 Cash Back for your first ride.

I have a Lyft promo code. Can I use that and also earn Cash Back?

Absolutely! Lyft in-app promotions and offers can be applied on top of Cash Back.

I’m new to Rakuten. Can I get the $10 Welcome Bonus when I use Lyft?

Yep! Just be sure to join Rakuten and use the Rakuten App to start your ride. You’ll earn the $10 Welcome Bonus if your ride costs over $25 or if you make other purchases with Rakuten that total at least $25.

If you’re new to Rakuten and to Lyft, you’ll earn both the $10 Welcome Bonus and the $20 Cash Back for your first Lyft ride. Score!

How does Rakuten work?

Rakuten gets a commission from stores when you make a purchase, and instead of keeping it, we share it with you. Find the store you want to shop on ebates.com or in the Rakuten App, click “Shop Now” and then shop like you normally would on the store site. After you make an eligible purchase, you’ll earn Cash Back and get a check or PayPal payment every quarter. Not a member yet? Join here.

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