The quickest way of joining Uber Joining Uber has never been easier, or more expensive. Simply buy your way in. Or, rent an Uber “Slot” from a disillusioned Uber Partner. Below is a portion of a screenshot from Gumtree, showing Uber “slots” for sale or rent. The going rate to buy a “slot” seems to be anywhere between R20,000 and R35,000 Prices to rent a “slot” start from about R600.00 per week, the sky being
Joining Uber, or becoming an Uber partner is not that easy any more The requirements to register with Uber and become an Uber partner are fairly simple. As an driver you will need a valid Professional Drivers Permit, a clean criminal record and no history of reckless driving or drug related offenses. On registration, Uber will conduct a background check on you to ensure that you comply. Your vehicle needs to be one of the
Why are taxi drivers queuing to join Uber? Taxi drivers want to join Uber for one reason only. Uber has a huge, growing, captive market of international clients that have installed the app on their phones. These clients will not use any other taxi service as long as the Uber app works for them. Why does Uber have so many clients ? Regular taxi clients find the Uber app convenient to use. They have easy
Taxi Association or Company membership advantages
Joining a meter taxi company or taxi association requires a joining fee of between R1000.00 and R10000.00 This is a once off cost which may be partially refundable when you leave the company.
Taxi company membership fees vary from R100.00 per month up to R3000.00 per month, depending on the company.
Some cab companies operate their own fleet of vehicles and only employ suitably qualified taxi drivers.