Lyft and Tinder have partnered to offer free rides | Tinder
Dating app Tinder and ride-hailing company Lyft are partnering on a new feature that lets Tinder members buy a Lyft ride for a potential date. Tinder first teased the new feature in March and is now rolling it out to its subscribers as a way to “get back to making IRL connections.”
Tinder members can access the Lyft integration from a new Explore section of Tinder’s app, where they can buy a Lyft ride credit for a person they’ve matched with. The person buying the credit doesn’t get any details about the recipient’s address but can set the location, time, and value of the credit they want to purchase. Then, the recipient gets a link via either a phone number or email address.
Tinder calls the feature a “thoughtful gesture while…