NetFlorist and UberEATS have partnered to bring you roses for Why-Not day

When was the last time you made someone’s day for no reason at all? Well, why not today? We’re partnering with NetFlorist to declare 2 August  “Why-not Day,” which means you get to spoil your sweetheart with red roses for only R99! Because, why not? Here’s what you need to know: On Wednesday 2 August, […]

Make this Summer an #UberSUMMER by DStv!

If there’s one thing we’re fans of, it’s a Cape Town summer! So we thought what better way to celebrate than to give you free rides in the Mother City. Introducing #UberSUMMER by DStv! With free rides on offer around Cape Town, you’ll have more to spend on the important stuff. Like ice cream to […]

Mapping Uber’s Future in Cape Town

Behind every successful Uber ride is a technology many of us take for granted: maps. Mobile maps and GPS allow us to match you with the closest available driver, navigate the fastest path to your destination, and give you an accurate ETA. Accurate maps are at the core of our mission: to provide reliable transportation […]

Let’s get together to help those in need! #UberCOMMUNITY

The rains that Johannesburg so desperately needed arrived last week Wednesday causing flash flooding which resulted in large-scale damage. Bearing the brunt of this disaster was the informal settlement of Setswetla in Alexandra. The settlement is built along the Jukskei River which burst its banks during the heavy rainfall on Wednesday. We remember how generous […]

Enjoy 50% off all Uber rides into Sandton CBD!

Heading into (or out of) Sandton CBD next week? It’s time to ditch your keys and enjoy 50% off your ride, in style! That’s right! From Monday 14th to Thursday 17th November, between 6am and 6pm, enjoy 50% off trips starting or ending in Sandton CBD. Move around seamlessly, for half the price! 🙂 All you […]

Get your party started with UberEVENTS!

From the grandest gatherings to the smallest soirees, there’s a lot that goes into making sure your event is a hit — including ensuring your guests can get to and from easily. If you are looking to plan an event this holiday season, you’re in luck! Today we are launching UberEVENTS, our easy self-service solution that […]

#UberGIVING – you rode, you raised!

UberGIVING is a ‘give-back’ programme that was launched in 2015, which involves us contributing a portion of trips each month, to a non-profit organisation. This means that riders are contributing to a worthy cause by simply requesting a ride! The Reach for a Dream Foundation was the first beneficiary to receive a donation from UberGIVING. […]

Driver Deactivation Policy — SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA ONLY

Our goal at Uber is transportation as reliable as running water everywhere, for everyone. We do that today by connecting passengers who need a ride with drivers wanting to provide one. It’s about getting a ride and work at the push of a button. This is only possible when riders trust drivers, and vice versa. […]

Discover your city’s hidden gems and get ready to #SeekAfrica

Bustling streets, dynamic skylines and an exotic nightlife are just a few of the things that make Africa one of the most vibrant hubs in the world. At Uber, we believe that the real magic starts in your very own backyard, which is why we’re giving you the ultimate reason to explore your city this […]

You heard it from us

When you’re helping thousands of people get around every day, there are always plenty of rumours that circulate – this week has seen more than most. I’d like to take this opportunity to give you all the information that we have so far. We have an incredible community of driver-partners who use the app every […]