Minimum fare changes in South Africa

July 31, 2018 / South Africa

We are making various changes and improvements to help provide reliable earning opportunities for driver-partners and a reliable service for you.

As of 31 July 2018, the minimum fare for your uberX rides throughout South Africa will be increased from R20 to R25. The Port Elizabeth uberGO minimum fare has also changed from R17 to R20.

Whilst the minimum fare is increasing, Uber remains one of the most affordable and efficient ways to get around your city. You will still enjoy the reliable service you have come to expect from us.

As more drivers look to Uber as an earning opportunity, this small increase will still make it possible for riders to access affordable transport whilst providing profitable earnings for driver-partners. 

To show our appreciation and recognition of our driver-partners’ loyalty, we are currently rolling out a pilot Tiered Service fee. The more trips completed by a driver-partner and the higher their rating, the lower their weekly Uber service fee is.

Here’s to keeping South Africa moving together!