Note: This article was published when Careem was only working in Karachi.
Careem is a private international car booking service founded in 2012 offers reliable, convenient and secure transportation to citizens across Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Beirut, Cairo, Casablanca, Dammam, Dhahran, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Khobar, Kuwait, Rabat, Riyadh and now in Pakistan according to TechJuice.
It’s a more secure and accessible transport option principally for citizens residing within Pakistan, from personal experience. Once you’ve downloaded the app, select your location to discover how far away your careem captain is from you. You then have the option of booking your ride promptly or subsequently. Lastly, pick your drop off location and add a promo code.
The Careem occasionally comes out with new promo codes monthly on their Facebook. This provides you with discounts, making your ride further affordable. Ramadan deals this month were phenomenal, to say the least.
There is also an Eid promo code going on momentarily, in which you can enjoy all your rides up to 12kms for only Rs.250 until Eid. Make sure to give their Facebook page a glance for promo codes in your area.
Once your booking has been confirmed, the app provides you with a picture, rating, and contact number of your Careem captain. It further provides you with details on the color of the car, name plate, and GPS system which tracks down your captain letting you know how far away he is from your destination. All the cars available for booking are well-maintained and belong to models ranging from 2011 -2014. Each customer has the opportunity to rate their captain towards the end of the ride via SMS ranging from 1 to 5 stars.
Subsequent to your ride being completed you acquire a billing receipt via email, which yields you with the details of your ride. Giving you the fare breakdown, as well as the duration and distance traveled.
There is also a 24/7 hotline, which you can contact if you are facing any difficulty.
Still concerned about safety? There is a new Track My Ride feature in which you can track your loved ones from any part of the world. The customer will receive an SMS once their booking is confirmed, and that SMS will contain the ride tracking link.
Overall Careem is a stupendous app which provides you with surpassing security, and the ability to obtain an inexpensive car within minutes. What more can you ask for? Don’t miss out on a wonderful opportunity. Can’t wait to see what other good things they have in store.