Harry here. Surge and Prime Time are one of the best ways to increase your earnings as a driver and work smarter, not harder. But they are far from equal. Today, senior RSG contributor Christian Perea uses his Lyft and Uber experience to compare and contrast the two. Check out what he has to say and don’t forget to vote in our poll at the end of this post!
Any time you can earn more while doing the same amount of work, you’re probably talking about a good thing. Today, we’re breaking down Uber’s Surge vs. Lyft’s Prime Time since both programs are a version of “dynamic pricing” and act to raise driver payouts when there are not enough drivers on the road to meet passenger demand.
But when it comes to Lyft vs Uber in dynamic pricing, there are a lot of differences and nuances that can affect your payout as a driver.
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