Careem Just Challenged Uber to an Actual Dance-Off in Lebanon

Careem Just Challenged Uber to an Actual Dance-Off in Lebanon

Growing up watching Step Up, it was always a dream to witness an actual dance-off. Well, Careem Lebanon is making this dream come true.     Careem took to Facebook to announce the dance-off of the century — or at least the decade. The ride-hailing giants challenged their sworn enemy, AKA Uber, in a Save […]

14 Unspoken Rules of Ride Hailing Apps That Every Egyptian Needs to Follow

14 Unspoken Rules of Ride Hailing Apps That Every Egyptian Needs to Follow

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 […]

We Asked Egyptian Drivers About Their Strangest Encounters, and Here’s What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Drivers About Their Strangest Encounters, and Here’s What They Said

by Abdulhameed Afifi

  Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an Uber, Careem, Osta, or even a taxi driver in Egypt? In this article, I talk to different kinds of Egyptian drivers where they share strange situations — anonymously, per their requests  — that you won’t believe have happened.     “I once picked up […]

We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

With public transportation being the problem that it is, Egyptians have either turned to services that offer them forms of private transportation, or they have just bought cars. This former option has become increasingly popular, given the popularity of the internet, and the consequent development of applications that support private forms of transportation: namely Uber […]

Uber Kills Post-Ride Tracking Feature Due to Privacy Concerns

Uber Kills Post-Ride Tracking Feature Due to Privacy Concerns

  Uber users have been concerned for a while about the app’s feature that allows tracking of users up to five minutes after ending their trips. This feature is expected to stop working this week, according to Reuters.     Now, users will be able to share their location only during the ride. Uber explained […]

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 […]

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