Uber Durban Has Officially Launched!!

From iconic beaches and surf breaks, Rickshaws and Bunny-chows, to world class stadiums and sports teams, Durban is certainly a city with a unique identity! With it’s laid back culture, It may have been viewed as a bold decision to launch in Durban and make South Africa the first country outside of the United States to have three Uber cities. A few months later however, and it has quickly become evident – Durban Loves Uber!!

In a city where the residents are very proud of the relaxed lifestyle, getting around in Durban has always been anything but a relaxing process! The simplicity of the Uber app coupled with the level of service provided by the amazing drivers have seen Durban embrace Uber better than one could ever have expected.

Whether heading to Florida road for dinner, The Point for sundowners or to the beach to work on that tan..there is one thing everyone is in agreement on – Uber is the only way to get there!



We may have been Ubering Durbanites around Surf City in style for the past three months, but last night we were ecstatic to celebrate the official launch of Uber in Durban with a launch party hosted at the stylish Oyster Box Hotel. We were joined by local fans, fellow entrepreneurs, celebrities, artists, journalists, and other members of our growing Durban community! People arrived to the party in Uber-style, and spent the evening sipping on bubbly, dining on some five-star cuisine, learning about Uber’s plans for Durban – and having one huge party!!

To cap off what was an already incredible night guests were treated to a surprise performance by legendary South African musician Ard Matthews and his band!!



We are amazed and humbled by the support and enthusiasm shown by our early riders and we’re excited to be providing a service that is getting Durban fired up. So whether you’re heading to a meeting on The Ridge or to a stylish party in The Village – count on @Uber_Durban.

Haven’t tried Uber yet? Use promo code: DBNLAUNCH for R200 off your first ride in Durban. Good for new riders only. And once you ride, let us know what you think! We love to hear from our riders, just shoot us a note at supportdurban@uber.com.

Find details about our rates and service area on our Uber Durban City Page.


Your Uber Durban Team!


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