Uber joins SafeBoda, Taxify in the boda-hailing industry

No more excuses of delayed traffic in Kampala, the options have become relevant. Uber, the mobile app best known for car ride hailing, has launched its services in line with the Boda-boda industry.

With significant growth visible in this industry, and the public seemingly welcome, the company joins SafeBoda and Taxify that are also plying the same trade.

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How does uberBODA work?

uberBODA will exist alongside uberX on your Uber app, and the option to use will automatically be visible to you when you are within the uberBODA service area.

Read About: The SafeBoda pairing feature 

BODA service areas

At the moment, uberBODA is available but not limited to the following areas: Makerere, Mulago, Lubiri, St. Balikuddembe market, Qualicel Bus Terminal, New and Old Taxi Park , Nakasero Market, Kikuubo Lane, Shawuli yako market ,Kampala Mukadde , Nakawa Market, Makerere University, KIU -Kansanga, Kabaka Anjagala road.

Read About: Taxify goes after Safe Boda with its own Boda Boda hailing service

Here’s how to request a ride:

  • Open the Uber app, set your destination within the uberBODA  service area
  • Select uberBODA  at the bottom of the app
  • Tap on  “confirm uberBODA”
  • Your uberBODA will be on the way

The Pricing.

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UberBODA  pricing is as follows;

  • Minimum fare – UGX  1,500
  • Cancellation fee – UGX 1,500
  • Base fare – UGX 500
  • Per Kilometre – UGX 450
  • Per Minute – UGX 70


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