Uber South Africa has announced that as of 5pm today, UberX will be cheaper for users across South Africa.

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As of 5pm today UberX will be 20% less than it currently is for users in major cities in South Africa. The price drops comes as temperature drops and you’ll be able to catch an UberX ride for as little as R6/km.

The transportation-based app said in a statement that:

We want Uber to be the most affordable option for you – available at the push of a button whenever you need it.

UberX is Uber South Africa’s cheapest option after Uber Black and Uber Van.

Uber South Africa first launched back in 2013 and now operates in major cities, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth. Uber has stated that over 500 000 South Africans has used the different Uber services across South Africa since the service launched.

Check out some of these sample faires to see how much you’re going to be saving now that there is this massive 20% price cut on UberX trips in South Africa:

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These new lower prices is for a limited time only, but Uber hasn’t stated when the promotion will end so we suggest you take advantage of the lower pricing while it lasts.

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