App driven taxi service Uber has now introduced UberEats in Johannesburg – a first of its kind in Africa.
It means hungry Jo’burgers can get their food delivered on their doorsteps within a 35 minutes, if your delivery guy is not carjacked.
According to TimesLive the app was launched following the success of Uber taxi service in city. The UberEats app is separate from the Uber taxi app. Users will have to download the UberEats app but keep the Uber taxi service username and password.
According to IT News Africa, who quotes TimesLive, UberEats was launched in Toronto in December last year and is now available on four continents and 22 cities.
UberEats has partnered with around 85 restaurants in Johannesburg‚ including fast food joints. There is a minimum fixed delivery fee of R20. Users will be able to track their order using the UberEats app.
According to Mybroadband.co.za UberEats delivers from restaurants that are up to 3.5km away. The average order could take up to 35 minutes and customers can place orders a week in advance.