Uber is one of the most used taxi apps in Ghana and an essential medium for drivers to make money.
The money you make with Uber depends on when, where, and how often you drive. Find out how your fares are calculated and learn about promotions, which can help increase your earnings in Kumasi, Accra and other cities in Ghana.
How earnings are calculated
You might be wondering how much you can make driving with Uber. The following factors help determine the amount you earn for each trip.
You earn a fare for every completed trip.
Check the heat map in your app to find out when and where rider demand is high, so you can earn more on top of your standard fare.
3. Minimum trip earnings
Each city has a minimum amount that you’ll earn for any trip. This makes sure your earnings reflect the effort you put in, even on short trips.
This fee helps fund things like app development and customer support.
5. Booking fee
Riders pay a booking fee to help cover safety, regulatory, and operational costs such as insurance.
In most instances, you’ll receive a cancellation fee if a rider cancels a request.
Promotions and how they work
In-app promotions based on where the Driver app expects the most ride requests in your area help you plan ahead and set goals to maximize earnings. Not all promotions are available to all drivers. See terms below.
1. Reach a set number of trips
Earn extra money if you complete a set number of trips in a certain amount of time when the offer is available.
2. Drive during busy times
Get paid extra for trips in certain areas at busy times.