The competition for ride-hailing services in Kenya has gone a notch higher following Uber’s rival Taxify to launch two new products that will compete head-to-head with Uber Chap and Uber Select.
Dubbed Taxify Go and Taxify XL. The former seeks to provide a ride for commuters who want to go from point A to point B in the most economical way possible. The latter is for commuters who want to travel with a particular style and are willing to pay extra to get the set of wheels that tickle their fancy.
Taxify Go charges
Base Fare: Ksh 75 ($.075)
Per Km: Ksh 22 ($0.22)
Per min: Ksh 3 ($0.03)
Minimum fare: Ksh 100 ($1)
This product is mainly meant for larger groups which will require a sitting capacity of six passengers. The fare is as follows:
Base fare: Ksh 100 ($1)
Per Kilometer: Ksh 40 ($0.4)
Per minute: Ksh 4 ($0.04)
Minimum fare: Ksh 250 ($2.5)
Uber Chap Chap versus Taxify Go
Kenyan commuters traveling on a budget will now have a choice between Uber Chap Chap and Taxify Go. Taxify particularly launched that category of rides to better compete with Uber, which was seeing a lot …read more