The taxi hailing service Uber has increased its minimum fares to 300 Ksh. (3USD) from 200 Ksh after a recent strike by its drivers citing low income.
According to a statement sent to us by Uber communications in Kenya, Uber is raising prices in Kenya because they believe driver-partners will earn more as a result of these changes and that riders will continue to enjoy access to a safe, affordable and reliable service.
Last year, the company aiming to fight back competition made a 35% price slash on fairs. at the time, little cabs was entering the market.
The new fares have been revised as follows:-
|NEW FARES||KES 42 per KM||KES 100 base fare||KES 3 per min||KES 300 minimum fare|
|OLD FARES||KES 35 per KM||KES 100 base fare||KES 3 per min||KES 200 minimum fare|
|NEW FARES||KES 42 per KM||70 KES base fare,||KES 3 per min||KES 200 minimum fare|
|OLD FARES||KES 35 per KM||KES 50 base fare||KES 3 per min||KES 150 minimum fare|