Flying Taxis Are Officially Coming to Dubai Soon

Flying Taxis Are Officially Coming to Dubai Soon

It’s official, flying taxis are coming to Dubai at the end of 2017! The actual concept of flying taxis that we have always seen in sci-fi movies will be a reality in the emirate, much sooner than anyone predicted.     Earlier this year, Dubai’s RTA announced that they would be launching a fleet of […]

Zooba Teams up with Uber for the Ultimate Sohour Experience

Zooba Teams up with Uber for the Ultimate Sohour Experience

    As we experience Ramadan with its beautiful traditional practices, one of the most delightful things we will always love is sohour. Being our only source of energy all through the day, we always fear that our tummies aren’t being adequately stuffed with enough foul and taamia for the next day. But we don’t […]

Get Free Doughnuts Delivered to Your Home Tomorrow in Dubai

Get Free Doughnuts Delivered to Your Home Tomorrow in Dubai

  On Thursday 4th of May – i.e. tomorrow – Uber will be delivering free Krispy Kreme doughnuts to its users in Dubai from 9 am until 12 pm.   All you have to do is open the Uber app, press on the Krispy Kreme icon appearing on the bottom of your screen, press request, […]

Uber Offers to Help as Zamalek’s Security Increased Prior to Pope’s Visit

Uber Offers to Help as Zamalek’s Security Increased Prior to Pope’s Visit

  The whole country is on edge due Pope Francis’s visit to Egypt that’s just a few days away. The security in Zamalek has been step up in the areas surrounding the Vatican residence in Egypt. Parking has been banned in major streets and shop owners are asked to close their stores during the visit […]

Aya Mostafa Shares Horrific Story About a Violent Careem Driver

Aya Mostafa Shares Horrific Story About a Violent Careem Driver

  It is no secret that the quality of Uber and Careem’s drivers are going down the drain. Now, it is impossible to read one single good review on social media.   The drivers are rude, they refuse to use GPS, they cancel rides all the time for no apparent reasons. We’re mainly talking about Uber […]

Consumer Protection Agency Prevents Uber Egypt Campaign Mocking Mothers-in-Law

Consumer Protection Agency Prevents Uber Egypt Campaign Mocking Mothers-in-Law

  Via Cherine Rachad ElQuesny   Two weeks ago, Uber found itself recieving quite the backlash after someone posted on Facebook a photo of their latest billboard. The campaign was clearly trying to clarify how Uber can get you out of driving around family and friends, yet Egyptians did not like that Uber targeted mothers-in-laws […]

Egyptian Billboard Making Fun of Mothers-In-Law Receives Social Media Backlash

Egyptian Billboard Making Fun of Mothers-In-Law Receives Social Media Backlash

  It was only a couple of weeks ago that Sunny received one hell of a feedback when their ‘Enty 3anes‘ (translated to are you a spinster?) billboard emerged. The company, as well as the advertising agency, had to explain their motive, which was merely a shocking message that tackled demeaning sexist stereotypes. Today, a new […]

Huawei and Uber Teamed Up with Rami Serry and Gave People Free Smartphones

Huawei and Uber Teamed Up with Rami Serry and Gave People Free Smartphones

With the prices of everything skyrocketing in this country, we literally don’t know how people can afford anything…especially a smartphone. Well, Huawei felt very generous and decided to do something about that as they gave people their newest baby, Mate 9, for free.     The mobile giants joined forces with Uber and Egypt’s top […]

Dubai Finally Gets Its Very First Female Uber Driver

Dubai Finally Gets Its Very First Female Uber Driver

Uber UAE just has hired its first female driver… and it’s about time, too. Fritzie Castro, 43, a Filipina that has been a Dubai resident for seven years. According to Khaleeji Times, she works the 4 am-4 pm shift, waking up six days a week at 2 am, then setting out and waiting in the […]

The Etiquette of Using Ride Hailing Apps in Egypt

The Etiquette of Using Ride Hailing Apps in Egypt

by Ghaly Shafik

I’ve been using ride hailing apps – Uber, Careem and Ousta – ever since they’ve launched their services in Egypt. I think I became an expert. Below are a few tips:     Always make sure you place the pin on the exact pick up location. Don’t request a ride while you’re on the toilet […]

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