With Uber, the goal has always been to travel with ultimate convenience – and that includes payment. Of course, Uber was designed with card payment in mind, but there are a variety of ways to pay for a ride. So, it’s time for a quick guide to Uber payment options in Kenya.
Make paying for rides simple with the original Uber payment method. With your card registered and selected in the app, any payments for rides will be automatically charged to the card.
When you create an Uber account, you will be asked to enter a card or other payment method for use on rides. If you’d like to add a new card, just select “Payment” on the app menu, tap “Add Payment” and then select card. You can then enter your card details manually or scan your card in with your device’s camera.
For those who’d like to pay the old-fashioned way, you’re in luck. In Nairobi, you can for an Uber ride with cash.
To make a cash payment for an Uber ride, just request a ride as usual and then select the “CASH” option at the bottom of the screen as your payment option.
Tip: You can also swap payment methods at the bottom of the screen before the end of a ride.
So, whether your card is running low or you’d just like to get rid of some extra change, there’s a number of ways to pay for a ride to suit any situation. Just pick a payment option and you’re ready to ride.