Help us help Hout Bay

The recent fires in Hout Bay, Cape Town have destroyed as many as 950 homes, and have left hundreds in need of assistance from their city. On Saturday, strong winds led to massive fires spreading along informal settlements and the surrounding areas in Hout Bay, resulting in many losing their homes and personal belongings. You […]

Know the colour of your vehicle before it arrives

We’ve all experienced that awkward moment of reaching for the same door handle. That’s why we’re making it a lot easier for you to recognise your ride when it’s approaching. Now, once you’ve requested a ride, the colour of your car icon in the app will match your driver’s car. You’ll be able to see this […]

Support at the tap of a button

At Uber, we work day in and day out to provide a great experience for drivers and riders in cities all over the world. But, we know there will always be times when you need to get in contact: a purse left in a car, an incorrect fare, a bug in the app. And, when […]

Uber gift cards now available nationwide

Whether it’s a ride across the city or your favourite UberEATS meal delivered at Uber speed, we’re making it even easier to get what you want, when you want it. We’re excited to announce that Uber gift cards are now available at over 200 retail locations in South Africa, including Pick n Pay supermarkets. Running […]

Celebrate Earth Day by splitting your fare

This Earth Day, 22 April 2017, we encourage you to start making those small changes which will ultimately add up to making a difference to our planet. Did you know that you can reduce congestion, fuel consumption and carbon emissions simply by ditching your keys and sharing a ride with friends or family? One of […]

Free Woolworths chocolate eggs delivered through UberEATS

Use the promo code WWEaster to get free chocolate eggs from Woolworths on UberEATS – Wednesday 12th April only. While stocks last! On Wednesday 12 April, UberEATS and Woolworths are teaming up to deliver selected Woolworths chocolate Easter eggs in Cape Town and Joburg – for FREE! Enter the code ‘WWEaster’ and request a chocolate egg […]

UberEATS is now serving the West Coast and Centurion

New to UberEATS? Sign up here, download the UberEATS app and enter the promo code WESTCOASTR100 on checkout for a free first order of up to R100! There’s no better way to get to know a city than to eat through it. Thousands of South African’s have ordered food through UberEATS and from today we’re delighted to be expanding to […]

UberASSIST: making Cape Town more accessible

Moving around your city should be quick and convenient for all. At Uber, we strive to create transportation options that give equal opportunities and access to everyone. This is why we’re excited to announce the launch of uberASSIST in Cape Town! UberASSIST has been designed to provide additional assistance for senior riders and riders with […]

Selfies to enhance safety

Technology is a powerful tool. It makes our lives convenient and improves safety in ways we thought not possible before. We are constantly looking at ways to better our technology to offer adaptable and advance solutions. We are excited to announce our latest safety update, the  Real-Time ID Check, an intelligent new safety feature technology […]

Ride with Uber to Ultra SA 2017!

New to Uber? Sign up here and enter the promo code ULTRASA2017 for a free first ride up to R100!   Everyone’s favourite music festival is heading back to South African shores, and we’re ready to make sure that you never miss a beat. Dancing shoes? Check. Glow stick? Check. A smooth ride to the the biggest EDM […]