Careem Is Upping Its Rates But It's Not All Bad News

Some of the fares will go up, but some will be cheaper

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Ride hailing app, Careem has announced changes to its rates following a similar announcement by competitor, Uber. 

The rates will vary - though some are increased, other rates are decreasing - with starting fares being reduced. 

The rates are valid for economy bookings - Careem GO remains unaffected. 

Previous rates

  • Starting fare: AED8
  • Minimum fare: AED16.5
  • Moving fare/km: AED2.24
  • Waiting fare/hour: AED58.4

New rates

  • Starting fare: AED5.4/6.7/10.6 (depending on time of day)
  • Minimum fare: AED15
  • Moving fare/km: AED2.38
  • Waiting fare/hour: AED51.5

The new rates were effective as of May 7. 

Read: You Can Now Order A Regular Taxi Through The Careem Booking App

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Caitlyn Davey

Caitlyn is an Aussie journalist looking to change the world. In her spare time she loves playing sport, travelling and basically doing anything that means she doesn't have to sit still.

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