Uber Kenya Rates app | How to get Uber taxi in Kenya


Uber Kenya is a branch of Uber Technologies Inc. which is an American multinational online transportation network company with headquartered in San Francisco, California. Uber was founded in 2009. In 2015 its revenue was estimated at 1.5 billion USD.

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uber taxi in kenya

What is Uber Kenya?

Uber Kenya is a taxi service that allows people to use their mobile phone or computer to get their taxi rides. Currently in Kenya Uber operates in Nairobi and Mombasa.

Uber offers very affordable and cheap taxi services compared to traditional taxis. Kenya Uber Taxi has a fair pricing model that sorely relies on traffic, time taken and distance of travel.

Given the above Uber taxis in Kenya are usually cheapest at night and during the weekends. Normally high demand leads to a temporary increase in Uber Kenya rates, which the company refers to as dynamic pricing.

How does Uber Work?

Uber taxi in Kenya  allows customers to submit trip requests via the Uber app on their smartphone.

This request is routed to the nearest Uber drivers. Uber taxi do not charge any booking fees. Therefore, to use Uber, the user needs to download the Uber app on their phone.

The Kenya Uber taxi app will allow you to choose your preferred payment method. Then tap on Request a Trip. Here you will choose your ride and set your location. You’ll see your driver’s picture and vehicle details, and can track their arrival on the map.

How to pay Uber taxi in Kenya

One can pay Uber taxi Kenya with Mpesa or cash upon reaching your destination. The exact amount to pay will be displayed to you and the Uber taxi driver when you reach your destination.

If you opt to pay with Mpesa, the Uber driver will provide the Mpesa number to use which in most cases is the driver’s number. So for this you need to have enough money on you mpesa.

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Uber Kenya rates

The app gives a fare estimate upon booking. There are no standard rate for Uber taxi in Kenya. You shall get you rate according to the distance, traffic and choice of service. You can ride alone or share your ride and save when using Uber taxi in Kenya.  There are Uber taxis in Kenya for every price and occasion. You can choose premium, economy, accessibility or carpool.

How to pay less Uber Kenya rates

You can use uberPOOL which is a service ideal for riders headed in the same direction. It’s always the cheapest way to Uber. And sharing the ride adds only a few minutes to your trip.


Uber Kenya Safety

The Uber in Kenya guarantees its clients their safety before, during, and after every trip. Their technology promise you from start to finish, a ride you can trust.

Can I cancel my Uber Taxi Request in Kenya

If you decide to cancel an Uber taxi request, a small cancellation fee is levied. You will not be able to pay in cash until you clear the cancellation fee.

Remember, for your to travel by an Uber taxi in Kenya you need a valid Uber account.

Find Uber Careers

The Uber often offer opportunities, vacancies and jobs. You can find Uber Careers by clicking here

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Uber Kenya download

You can download Uber app on google play store of apple store.

To become a driver of Uber Taxi in Kenya Click here

If you would like to ride on Uber Taxi in Kenya Click here

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Uber Kenya Contacts

Below Kenya Uber contacts will give you information about Uber Taxi in Kenya, uber kenya promo code, Uber careers, partners and cash

To Follow Uber Kenya Facebook Click Here

Here is Uber Kenya Twitter Click Here

Uber Kenya operations manager

The Uber Kenya operations manager is called Kagure Wamunyu.

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