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Online Car Pool Organizer

Published 05/03/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

Liftshare is a car pooling tool that helps users find ways to travel with less carbon output and less money. Users can join the Liftshare network and search for other car sharers online. Users can access a savings calculator that helps individuals determine how much they could save using a service like Liftshare. The user provides the distance of their journey, how often they make the journey, engine size, fuel cost per liter and how many other passengers will be splitting the cost of the trip. Advanced options let the user add vehicle value, annual service costs, annual insurance costs and any other travel-related annual costs to determine a more accurate savings total.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Liftshare was created to help the average person live greener and save money. The application is among the most popular car sharing networks in the United Kingdom. Many users use Liftshare to find passengers or drivers. The service has a lot to offer frugal travelers in many countries. Liftshare is an enterprise that offers car sharing schemes to hospitals, businesses, universities, events and councils.

What are the differences to other apps?

Liftshare is one of many other websites that have become popular on the web. More users are turning to the internet as a way to find ideal travel situations. Liftshare provides all the features most users expect, including a search tool to help the user pair up with others who need passengers or drivers. The application also offers a calculator that allows the user to determine their potential savings in detail.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Liftshare has a pleasant appearance that gives it a friendly feel for most users. The application includes plenty of open space and a tidy layout that lets the user relax as they browse for a potential car pool partner. The design features charming natural elements, such as gentle green grasses, soft white flours and tiny lady bugs that provide the right amount of detail for a unique experience.

How does the registration process work?

New users can join the Liftshare network by clicking the green “Join for Free!” button in the upper, right hand corner. The form on the next page includes a blue “Join Using Facebook.” Users who complete the form below the button asks for a first and last name, email address, password, country, year of birth, gender and email update preferences. The user is automatically logged in and can begin building their profile. The user must complete activation to begin searching for carpool partners.

What does it cost to use the application?

nyone can join the Liftshare network for free. There are no subscription fees and the user doesn’t have to make any purchases to maintain account access. The application provides unlimited access to users who have completed registration. The service supports itself by working directly with companies and organizations to set up ride sharing tools and other related services. Individual users do not have to pay to access individual features.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Liftshare is a valuable tool for users in the United Kingdom that want to find a way to reduce travel expenses each week and month. The application helps users come together to find carpool situations that work well for them. Drivers can reduce the cost of each ride by taking passengers with them while others can join to become passengers. The interface is user friendly and the network provides a large pool of carpool partners in some countries.

  • Register and sign in with a Facebook account
  • Search local users looking for drivers and passengers
  • Save money by traveling with others
  • Calculate savings using the basic or advanced calculator tools
  • View photos of other Liftshare users in the gallery

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