Careem is a global ridesharing company with headquarters located in Dubai. The company was started by two consultants in 2012 and was originally a website used for online car bookings. Since then, the company has evolved to become a car booking service for everyday use. The service is known for operating in countries where there are limited public transportation options and much of the population does not own a vehicle. Ground transportation in the middle east is unreliable, so Careem was founded to fill that gap.
Careem provides both on-demand and scheduled pickups for passengers in services …read more
Just weeks after Lyft announced their new and improved shared rides, Uber released a statement detailing their newest service, UberX Share. Similar to Uber’s old pool option, UberX share allows passengers who are going in the same direction to share an Uber ride and save on cost.
However, there are a few improvements to their service! In a blog post Uber stated, “Since pausing shared rides in 2020, our teams have been working tirelessly to revamp the experience.” Some of the new features you can expect to see with UberX Share are:
Our team here at RideGuru always looks forward to the Uber Lost and Found Index report each year as some of the “findings” are quite hilarious, not to mention bizarre! If you are new to the Lost and Found Index, this is Uber’s 6th year publishing a full-on report of everything that passengers have reportedly left behind in cars. Along with their fun Lost and Found findings, Uber also breaks down the most forgetful cities, dates, times, etc.
Some of our favorite left behind items this year include: a Bernie Sanders fanny pack, 40 chicken nuggets, a pet tortoise, and …read more
In an ever-growing effort to expand into untapped markets, Uber has just launched one of their more ambitious ideas yet… nationwide shipping on Uber Eats orders. No longer just an app to alleviate late-night munchies, Uber Eats is now a solution for sending beloved foods to those far away.
With Nationwide shipping you can now send NYC bagels to your friend in Chicago or order your favorite hometown Pad Thai when you are feeling a bit homesick, all within the friendly interface of the Uber Eats app.
Uber noticed that “Over the last few years (especially during two years of …read more
Food. We all need it. It’s sustaining, but it also brings joy. Not having to get up and make food or run to pick up a to go order is even more of a reason to celebrate. DoorDash, UberEats, Grubhub, and all the other food delivery services are almost magical in concept. However, sometimes, there are glitches, and your food doesn’t arrive as quickly as you would like. Here are a few tips to ensure your food is delivered as quick and easy as possible.
If your food is being delivered to a location with a name, like …read more