JumJum ride-sharing app officially launched in Kathmandu valley

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A new player has entered Nepal’s ride-sharing market with the launch of JumJum, a versatile app now available in the Kathmandu Valley, covering areas such as Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. Offering a range of features aimed at both passengers and drivers, JumJum aims to carve out its niche in this competitive sector.

JumJum Overview

App Features



JumJum offers a plethora of features designed to enhance user experience. Passengers can pay for their rides using both cash and digital gateways like eSewa, with special discount offers available for those opting for digital transactions. Moreover, passengers can accumulate points with every trip booking, offering them additional savings in the future. Notably, JumJum allows users to book round trips and make multiple stops, adding flexibility to their travel plans. Additionally, passengers can pre-book rides for added convenience and enjoy features like live tracking during their journey.

Driver Benefits

For drivers, JumJum provides premium insurance coverage, ensuring their safety and peace of mind while on the road. The app also offers dedicated customer support to assist drivers as they navigate their trips with JumJum. Available on both iOS and Android platforms, the app provides flexibility for drivers to choose their preferred working hours and service areas. Moreover, JumJum is integrated with the eSewa digital wallet, enabling drivers to withdraw their earnings up to three times a day and track their earnings in real-time through the JumJum Driver app.

Driver Eligibility and Commissions

JumJum offerings

To become a JumJum driver, individuals must meet specific eligibility criteria, including owning a personal registered vehicle, holding a valid driver’s license, and possessing necessary vehicle documentation. Additionally, owning a smartphone is essential for accessing the app’s features. The company operates on a commission-based model, with varying rates depending on the fare amount:

  •  A 20% commission applies to fares of NPR 500 or less.
  • A 12% commission applies to fares less than NPR 1200 but more than NPR 500.
  • A 7% commission applies to fares exceeding NPR 1200.

JumJum Ride-Sharing app: Conclusion

As JumJum enters the ride-sharing landscape in Kathmandu Valley, it brings a host of innovative features and benefits for both passengers and drivers. However, it remains to be seen how JumJum will fare against established competitors in the market. 

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