DiDi is the latest ride-hailing app to join the South African market. While many users might be familiar with Uber and Bolt, most are open to trying out a new service that could potentially be superior.
If you live in regions like the Cape Town (Western Cape), Johannesburg (Gauteng) or Gqeberha (Eastern Cape), then you can go ahead and download DiDi to claim some free credit!
How to claim R100 free DiDi credit
If you’ve never used the DiDi app, then new users are eligible for R100 (or more) in FREE DiDi credit. Simply follow this link, download the app on Android or iOS, add your payment methods and you’re good to go!
Under Payment Methods > Discounts you will see any DiDi discounts available for your account. They generally expire 2 weeks after adding the discount code to the system – so don’t waste too much time.
How to earn free DiDi rides as an existing user
Once you’ve signed up as a new DiDi user, you can further increase your free credit by referring friends to the platform! Simply navigate to the Invite Friends option in the app, where you will be able to share your unique invite on Whatsapp, Facebook, Email and other communication tools. You and your friend will receive R100 in free DiDi credit EACH!
Which South African cities is DiDi available in?
Currently DiDi is available in Cape Town (Western Cape), Johannesburg (Gauteng) and Gqeberha (Eastern Cape) with plans to expand nationally within the coming months.
Is DiDi cheaper than Uber?
Based on our recent comparison, DiDi is often cheaper than Uber rides. You can read the full Uber vs DiDi comparison for more information.
Is DiDi cheaper than Bolt?
Based on our recent comparison, the price between DiDi and Bolt is very close. It also largely depends on what discounts you have available – as seen in this DiDi vs Bolt article.