Car-hailing service Careem launches in Islamabad

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Citizens of Islamabad, who are tired of waiting for a taxi or riding in scruffy cabs, can now enjoy affordable chauffeured car booking service as Careem has launched its services in Islamabad too. Careem has been offering on-demand cab service in Lahore and Karachi for a year now.

Careem is an affordable yet comfortable cab service that can be requested at your door-step through Careem App, website or through a helpline number.

Launched in Pakistan during late 2015, Careem serves in 26 cities across the region from Dubai to Riyadh, Morocco to Doha, Karachi to Lahore and now in Islamabad.

“We are very excited to launch this service for the Residents of Islamabad who can now benefit from hassle free transportation across town at very economical rates. The car shall be available to them within minutes at the touch of a button and ensure safe & secure commute. Over the coming days, we plan to aggressively expand our services in Islamabad & Rawalpindi to cater to the growing transportation needs of the city” MD Careem, Junaid Iqbal told media.

With Careem in Islamabad, you can pay cash or add your debit/credit card into your account pay seamlessly without involving any cash.

How it works?

  1. Download the Careem App
  2. Sign up using promo code: ISB
  3. Ride around Islamabad

In case of inconvenience use Careem Helpline: 04235909393

Careem Islamabad

Careem Rates

The rates for Careem are the same as in Lahore & Karachi, which are as follows:

NOW Booking: (Basic: Rs.150) + (Per Km fare: Rs. 25 / Km) + (Waiting: Rs. 4 / Min)

LATER Booking: (Basic: Rs.350) + (Per Km fare: Rs. 25 / Km) + (Waiting: Rs. 4 / Min)

Note: Careem defines wait time as time when the car is traveling less than 16 km/h

Fixed-time bookings (Later Booking) need to be made at least 1 hour before the pickup. The bookings are confirmed instantly for a punctual, reliable, and comfortable ride.

NOW bookings do not have any advance booking requirements. When you request a car NOW, Careem will dispatch the closest available car and let you know how long it will take for the car to reach you. If it is going to take longer than you can afford to wait, you can Cancel the booking within the first 2 minutes without any charge.

Promo Code for Islamabad

With the launch, Careem is offering 12 KMs of ride for Rs. 100 only. More details are as following:

Enter Promo Code: ISB

One user can avail maximum of two rides with the promo code.

This promotion is valid till April 15th, 2016

Some of Careem’s cool features:

  • Ability to make NOW bookings for immediate pickups or LATER bookings for a pre-scheduled time.
  • Ordering a car takes less than 20 seconds with estimated fare and getting information on the driver & car assigned.
  • Payment is through registered credit card or credits which can be bought on cash, receipt is sent via email.
  • Real time GPS tracking of the drivers when they are coming to you & in ride to your destination.
  • Luxurious cars available 24/7 in all our cities, with excellent customer support.

Rawalpindi is currently not included but service will be extended to residents of Rawalpindi very soon.

Courtesy: ProPakistani, TechJuice and Careem Facebook page

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