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Need a Lifti? Or just a little pick-me-up?


Need a Lifti? Or just a little pick-me-up?

New SA-developed e-hailing app is aimed at younger, budget-conscious commuters

Phuti Mpyane

The SA taxi e-hailing app wars have a new contender in Lifti. Its developers say it’s the answer for budget-conscious commuters who have been waiting for a remedy to long queues for public transport.

A Lifti enquiry for service from Parktown, Johannesburg, to OR Tambo International is quoted as R44.25. In comparison the cheapest Uber X trip demanded R242.

To find a ride on Lifti, passengers enter their pickup and drop-off locations. They then receive suggested possible matches travelling in the same direction at the same or similar times, and select who they would like to ride with...

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