You may have read the news that Uber has introduced Uber Cash in Nigeria. The cashless payment solution is powered by Flutterwave.
Uber said the introduction of Uber Cash is to further promote cashless transactions across all Uber’s products.
Riders can now prepay for their upcoming trips with Uber Cash, creating a stress-free way to travel, further adding to the convenience this payment method offers.
Digital payments help ensure the well-being of both the rider and driver by limiting unnecessary physical contact and it is the encouraged method of payment should travel be necessary.
But how do you use the Uber Cash.
TechEconomy.ng has listed the steps thus:
Open the app menu and tap on Payment
Tap “Add funds”
Change payment method to Uber Cash
Choose a destination
Request a ride
“Uber Cash is another way to create a seamless experience for all our users. This new option introduces a method of payment that is easily controllable, convenient and reliable” says the Director of Uber in Sub-Saharan Africa, Alon Lits.
As seamless methods of getting things done become a primary norm, there has been an increase in digital methods of payment and deliveries leading the forefront of daily operations. Uber Cash now offers this, allowing control, convenience and simplicity.
What you should know about Uber
Uber’s mission is to help people get a ride at the push of a button – everywhere and for everyone.
The Company started in 2009 to solve a simple problem – how do you get a ride at the touch of a button?
With over 10 billion trips later, Uber’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars.
Uber is available in sixteen cities in Sub-Saharan Africa (Cape Town, Durban, Joburg, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, East London, Nairobi, Mombasa, Lagos, Abuja, Benin City, Abidjan Kampala, Accra, Kumasi and Dar es Salaam).
Overall, the Uber network is available in over 10 000 cities in over 65 countries.