Hertz to Offer Rentals to Lyft Drivers

How to request a ride on Lyft's mobile app. Photo courtesy of Lyft.
How to request a ride on Lyft's mobile app. Photo courtesy of Lyft.

Lyft has announced a pilot program with Hertz. Lyft drivers can rent Hertz vehicles at special daily, weekly and monthly rates, according to a Lyft blog.

Currently, the pilot program is live in Las Vegas for Lyft drivers.

No long-term lease commitment will be required for drivers to rent Hertz vehicles on-demand and earn money as a Lyft driver, says the report.

Additionally, Lyft has a new partnership with Shell Fuel Rewards. With the rewards program, the more you drive, the more you save. Based on the number of rides per week, a Lyft driver can earn a discount from 3 cents per gallon to several free tanks per week, according to the report.

Over the next few months, this pilot program with Shell will take place in several markets; it’s expected to roll out nationally to 12,500 Shell stations by early next year.

Comments

  1. Solomon Cramer [ October 12, 2015 @ 06:43PM ]

    Lyft drivers basically operate as taxis. Driving constantly and running up heavy mileage and wear and tear on the vehicles. Hertz is going after this customer? Enjoy!!

  2. Clarissa King [ March 7, 2016 @ 03:25PM ]

    Would like to know how lyft pilot program works and how can I apply

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