Careem Now Lets You Book RTA Taxis

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Careem Now Lets You Book RTA Taxis

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Careem has unveiled a new feature that allows riders to hail RTA taxis using the same app. Guests can then pay using a credit or debit card.

What’s It?

Careem, the regions most popular cab hailing service has launched a new feature that is sure to bring a smile on every resident’s face. Now, apart from hailing fancy Careem cabs, you can also book a ride in RTA taxis, using the same app. How cool is that!

Riders can then pay using their credit or debit card. The new initiative is Careem’s effort to make RTA taxis more accessible to residents.

That’s not it! Taxi drivers are also given a map and directions that will help them reach the preferred destination without hassle. The booking involves two simple steps:

1. Open Careem app, select RTA Taxi under car options
2. Payment will automatically be deducted from your mapped debit or credit card

This is a new initiative by Careem, in order to make RTA taxis more easily available.

What Else?

Recently, the Dubai RTA installed Point of Sale devices in taxis, encouraging contactless payment system. You can also pay through your smart phone using Apple pay, or Samsung pay. So, whether you want to pay through nol card or credit card, you can do so without swiping your card. That’s not it! You can also use your smartphone and pay via Apple pay or Samsung pay.