UberMECHANIC: Flat Tyre Got You Stuck?

Joburg has taken up the challenge, and so have we! Avoid being left behind the pack and getting stuck with a flat! During the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge and you can request an uberMECHANIC from your Uber app and save yourself some precious energy. On Sunday 15th November, you can request uberMECHANIC, the on-demand bicycle mechanic […]

Win A Meet And Greet With Carly Rae Jepsen

Uber and Carly Rae Jepsen fans rejoice! We’re teaming up with Hilltop Live to bring one lucky fan and a friend the chance to meet Carly Rae Jepsen. We will be providing you with a meet and greet with CRJ before her headline show at Monument Amphitheatre on Saturday 24th October, concert tickets and a free […]

Free Rides To and From Gautrain Stations Until 9PM Tonight (14th October 2015)

Following the collapse of the temporary bridge at the Grayston intersection on the M1 Highway in Sandton, we’re offering free rides up to the value of R250 to and from Gautrain stations until 9pm tonight (14th October 2015). The affected routes include the M1 Highway backing up in both directions to N1 North and South […]

EcoMobility Month is Upon Us!

Many of you have asked what’s going to happen to Uber vehicles heading in and out of Sandton during the month of October. The good news is that nothing will change! Roads remain accessible for public transport which means you can request a pickup and ride as you please. The EcoMobility World Festival is all about embracing […]

Win A Trip To Oktoberfest 2016 In Munich For Two! #UberOktoberfest

We’ve partnered with TOPS at SPAR Bierfest, Student Flights and Topdeck to offer the ultimate getaway. The winner and their companion will get return flights, travel in style to and from the airports in their city (Durban, Cape Town or Johannesburg) and in Munich, accommodation in the heart of Munich and entrance to Oktoberfest 2016.

Win An Uber Exclusive VITC Experience

We’ve teamed up with Vodacom in The City to bring you an Uber-Exclusive Concert Experience! Follow the steps below and you could win Meet & Greet passes and tickets plus FREE Uber rides to the show at Emmarentia Dam on Sunday October 4th.

A Laughter-Filled Night Out with Uber + Els For Autism

We’ve teamed up with the Ernie Els Centre For Autism South Africa to create an exclusive night out. 70 lucky riders will each receive tickets for themselves and three friends to see a performance at Parker’s Comedy Club! #UberCOMEDY

Request A McLaren 650S On-Demand With Uber And GQ South Africa!

Start your engines, because this Friday only, Uber users in Johannesburg stand a chance of requesting a McLaren 650S on-demand with Uber and GQ South Africa!

Christmas in July on 4th Avenue Parkhurst

Winter is in full swing and Parkhurst is bringing you Christmas in July. This promises late night shopping and sidewalk dining! We understand your cravings so we have partnered with some of your favourite shops and restaurants to offer you exclusive deals when you ride with Uber to 4th Avenue, Parkhurst on the 23rd and 30th July. Simply show your Uber receipt to any of our partners listed below to unlock special offers!

Keeping You Safe

To follow from Friday’s blog post, Uber is all about keeping Joburg moving – bringing a safe, reliable and flexible solution to urban transport at the tap of a button.

Recent intimidation, caused by a small number of metered taxi drivers at the Sandton Gautrain and Sandton City, only underlines why people are increasingly choosing safe, reliable alternatives like Uber.