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How to send a Request to Share?

Created by: Kyle Risi

About this guide


This help guide will walk you through the process of sending a request to share to another Liftshare member. This guide assumes that you know how to add a journey or use the quick search function. If not, view our guide on .

Before you get started


The following guide resumes from the point immediately following on from:


  • adding your journey
  • carrying out a quick search
  • clicking find matches against an existing journey from the My journeys tab 

Any one of the above actions should display match results for your journey if available



How to send a request to share


  1. Select your potential match you would like to send a request to from your search results by clicking on their journey tile
  2. From the members journey detail page, click Ask to share
  3. Select whether or not you would like to share their journey on a regular basis or on a one off occasion
  4. Select the date or days your would like to share their journey and write a message to accompany your request to share. Click Ask to share once done.
  5. You will then be taken to your My teams page where you will see confirmation that your Request to share has been successfully sent.


How are potential matches notified when I ask them to share?


When you ask to share with a potential match, they will be notified by email, bell notification and a timeline card notification on their homepage.

  1. Email Notification
  2. Bell notification
  3. Timeline notification

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Travel Happy! 


Your Liftshare Team


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