Uber has been in Ghana for over a year now, operating just in Accra all the while. Kumasi, the countries second biggest city has now been added to the global network of Uber cities. Yes! Uber is in Kumasi.
UberX is in Kumasi and residents of the culture rich city can now request a ride beginning the noon of 31st August 2017. Uber’s competitors in Ghana now need to step up their game too.
UberX – This sends an everyday car to your location with seating for up to four people. This is Uber’s budget option.
You can now request a safe, reliable and affordable ride at the tap of a button. Whether you’re heading to KNUST, the Kumasi Botanical Gardens, Kejetia Market or anywhere in between – simply request UberX from your smartphone and enjoy the ride!
Uber Kumasi: Current Pricing Plan
- GHS 1.70 Base Fare + GHS 1.30 per kilometer + GHS 0.30 per minute
- Minimum Fare: GHS 5
- Cancellation Fee: GHS 5
Sample Pricing for UberX in Kumasi
- Bara Yara Stadium to Vienna City: GHS 10
- KNUST to Kumasi City Mall: GHS 16
- Kumasi Airport to Golden Tulip Hotel: GHS 20
According to Uber’s official website, “Uber is still in testing mode so there may be limited availability from time to time as we get going in Kumasi. Please be patient with us in the first few weeks, we’ll be getting you connected to as many drivers-partners as fast as possible.”
How to Request an UberX Ride in Kumasi
- Download the Uber app
- Register with your personal details
- Choose your pickup location, request a ride and track your car in real-time
Get free GHS 15 ride when you register Uber in Kumasi
Sign up here and enter the promo code MOVEKUMASI to enjoy GHS 15 on your first ride. Otherwise, when you register via the Uber app, swipe to the section where you enter promo codes and enter MOVEKUMASI to enjoy the free Uber GHS 15 ride. This should be done before your first ride.