Careem expands fleet by 50%, offers intercountry rides for Qatar World Cup

DOHA: Saudi football fans will now be able to travel to World Cup matches by car with Careem’s new intercountry service from Dammam and Al-Ahsa to Doha.

Careem, the region’s leading multiservice app, has expanded its fleet in Qatar by more than 50 percent ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

To cater for the expected influx of football fans traveling to attend the global event, Careem added 1,000 cars to its service over several months.

Meanwhile, fleets in neighboring cities, including Dubai, have also been growing in tandem.

The intercountry rides between the Kingdom and Qatar will allow a more affordable and hassle-free travel experience. Customers can book a day in advance, for a car that can accommodate up to three passengers.

Careem cars at Doha International Airport and Hamad International Airport will provide direct access to all eight World Cup stadiums and have dedicated pickup lanes. City-to-city rides are also available to those attending multiple matches, and customers in Qatar can take advantage of exclusive packages that allow them to book multiple rides at a discounted price.

“We applaud the decision to allow all Qatari residents to sign up to Careem using their private cars during the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This will increase the supply of transport options for visitors while also creating even more flexible earning opportunities for residents,” said Antonio Al-Asmar, Careem’s general manager in the GCC.

Careem was proud to support the region’s first World Cup, he added.

Moreover, customers will be offered a zero-wait-time solution using a One-Time-Password code at all eight stadiums. Customers can request their OTP code when adding their pickup spot on the app and will need to provide the code to a Careem “Captain” by the pickup lane.

Dedicated “Captains” will be waiting at the lanes outside all eight stadiums.

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