Our lives of commuting from one place to the next has finally become easier thanks to on-demand transports like Uber and Careem who are just a swipe away. No more standing on the corner waiting for a taxi or rickshaw. Uber propelled in Islamabad just a few months ago, alleviating devoted cab riders from facing dismissals from rickshaws and yellow taxis. The American multinational online transportation service landed in the capital when Careem had already made its mark.

Careem has so far led the market in all the major cities of Pakistan while Uber was quick but slow to follow. This is the major advantage that Careem availed and it made it a point to not to let these customers out of hand. Although Uber offers you half the price that Careem offers but with that, Uber offers half the benefits as well.  This has been seen, experienced and approved by the citizens of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

As a purchaser, there's next to no to look over between the two transport services. The value point is aggressive for both establishments, in spite of the fact that Uber holds the edge as their rates can be approximately 10 to 20% less expensive than Careem. The two contenders are always cutting rates and presenting rebates, so costs are persistently shifting. From a personal experience however, Uber has a tendency to have “surge evaluating” more frequently than Careem. Surge evaluating is the point at which the cost of your outing is increased by a component from anyplace between x1.2 to x2 or even x3 relying upon the request and accessibility of autos in your general vicinity and the movement on the streets.

Let us look at both the apps separately provided by our two service providers. Personally, I believe it is much easier to use the Careem app, where everything seems to be in place and even someone new to this service can get a hold of a cab in the first five minutes. The other app, which is provided by Uber is more complicated to use. However, if you have time on your hands and are very particular about keeping your ride in check, then Uber is the right choice. Its app lets you know where your ride is at the present moment even when your app is off and you are just skimming through your smartphone.

In both, Uber and Careem, much the same as in a taxi, persists the issue of ones wellbeing, which is of prime concern. Both the organizations are avoiding potential risk in such manner, with regards to

marking drivers, and guaranteeing safety of their clients. Uber's administration has confronted feedback in many parts of the world because of occurrences of rape in many conventional taxis, amongst drivers and customers. This seems, by all accounts, to be one main reason why ladies in particular, especially in Pakistan are more inclined towards the online transportation service like Careem and Uber. Subsequent to conversing with some male Uber clients, it appears that while they utilize the administration themselves, they prompt relatives, particularly female, to decide on Careem, referring to the occurrences of service.

A crucial point of both these services is the delivery of the cars they provide and the drivers that are appointed. In both scenarios, Careem leads again. While you waste around 15 minutes waiting for your Uber to arrive, you will notice that it is most likely to be like any other taxi we wait around for. Moreover, the drivers provided by Uber have difficulty in using their own app. This is in no way a fault on the poor driver’s part but the management who are responsible for their training. Careem on the other hand will provide you with a very nice and air conditioned car with a skilled driver.

With everything taken into account, I believe Careem is the best choice. From toll assessments to client administration and course following, Careem is in the lead, leaving its opponent Uber a long way behind.

This post has been seen 8730 times.