Cabbi is a smartphone application that quickly connects riders with drivers with the tap of a button. The Cabbi platform chauffeurs Johannesburg commuters by using a safe, 100% local, transport solution ready to serve the South African market. Cabbi has been developed to be a simple and reliable transport service, bridging the gap between the rider and their destination. As a taxi e-hailing service, Cabbi strives to bring the best experience to the rider and the most earnings for the driver. This transport solution is by South Africans for South Africans.


Inspiration for an alternative:

Cabbi was created as an affordable alternative traveling solution. Consumers were frustrated with the hiccups of the competitor apps. Cabbi saw the gap and has filled the need to be a contactable transportation partner that is proudly South African and speaks your language.


The rider experience:

To the rider Cabbi is a dependable and convenient 24/7 e-hailing taxi service that provides luxury travel at reasonable prices. Cabbi drivers aims to provide a safe journey coupled with the best experience. Your destination is our mission.


What’s in it for the driver?

For the driver, Cabbi offers a local transportation network that provides them with requests for new passengers that need to get to a destination. The business model sees the driver taking home 90% of the earnings, while Cabbi receives only 10% commission of each ride. If you own a reliable vehicle, not older than a 2013 model and have a valid driver’s license, together with a public driving permit (PDP) register on above to become a Cabbi driver.

When will the service be available and where do I download the app?

Cabbi e-hailing taxi services will be available in Johannesburg from the 1st of September 2017 and will be launched to the rest of Gauteng by the 1st December 2017. APP will be available for download on Android and IOS.


For the rider – Its 3 simple clicks

Request: Tap to set your pickup location and time.

Ride: A driver comes directly to you in minutes. Payment is automatic via credit card and no tipping is required.

Rate: Give your driver a star rating to help maintain the highest quality experience on every ride.


How Cabbi works – For the driver:

Accept: Once you accept a request near you, your Cabbi App will update to show you directions to your passenger.

Drive: After the rider has entered the destination, you can then navigation towards your predetermined location.

Rate: Give your rider a star rating depending on the behaviour during the ride.