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Unread 14 Mar 19, 11:31 AM  
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I tried to use Lyft once. I ordered the car, the app said it had arrived but I couldn't see it. The app then said to ring the driver - I did so and got voicemail so I left a message saying who I was and where I was. He didn't appear or ring me back. I then got charged for a no show. I contacted them, told them what had happened and they refunded me the no show charge. I didn't bother with them again. I used Uber without any problems.
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Unread 14 Mar 19, 11:34 AM  
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Lyft is the app used for the Minnie Vans - so the app must be trusted by Disney.
Minnie Vans are horrendously expensive. And my one experience of Lyft has put me off it - Uber all the way for me.
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Minnie Vans are horrendously expensive. And my one experience of Lyft has put me off it - Uber all the way for me.
I honestly don't understand the Minnie vans ... to me you are paying double for a decorated car ... and you can't even see the decoration when inside !

I had a similar experience with an Uber not showing ... in Nottingham . It didn't put me off as it was quickly sorted. I tend to favour Lyft in the US as I prefer their app.
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Most lyft drivers are also on uber. Chances are you will get the same service type of car etc.

Lyft often send out discounts nrver had one off uber.
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As already said, a lot of drivers work for both and both company logos are displayed in the window.

We have used them both quite a lot on Vegas holidays, and both have been excellent.
Lyft has generally been a little bit cheaper, but Uber has more checks on drivers, so feels like they are more reliable.

You really need to use both, and get sign up discounts for both.
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I honestly don't understand the Minnie vans ... to me you are paying double for a decorated car ... and you can't even see the decoration when inside !

I had a similar experience with an Uber not showing ... in Nottingham . It didn't put me off as it was quickly sorted. I tend to favour Lyft in the US as I prefer their app.
I agree wholeheartedly. OK they're cute but that's it. I definitely would not spend that much money.
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