|23 September, 2018

The Last Mile - Rehlat & Careem Go Distance for that Connection

Rehlat & Careem partnership will give customers access to Careem service directly and seamlessly from Rehlat App.

Rehlat & Careem partnership will give customers access to Careem service directly and seamlessly from Rehlat App.

With an aim at offering the first-and-last-mile connectivity, leading technology driven travel company, Rehlat has announced its partnership with cab aggregator Careem, which will allow users to not only book flights and/or hotels but also cabs for all the destinations where Careem operates.

Careem – meaning generous in Arabic is a declared unicorn and now has become a staple addition to Middle East’s urban mobility scene & Rehlat – meaning travel in Arabic is among the top travel tech companies that has disrupted the travel scenario of Middle East with its simplified booking engine, payment options, deals, and lot of other innovative features. When the two leaders join hands together, it’s going to be a fun ride for the commuters involved.


Bassel Al Nahlaoui, Managing Director, Careem UAE & GCC conveys that, “This agreement comes as part of Careem’s mission to simplify and improve people’s lives regionally”. We aim to assist SME’s, online platforms and entrepreneurs in fulfilling the needs of both the companies and their customers”.

Mr. Bader Al Roudan, Chief business officer of Rehlat echoes Careem’s view and says, “We are striving to work with Careem to facilitate services for our users in order to make our innovative solutions more suitable for their needs”. He added: “Extra benefits to our esteemed customers have always been a priority for us at Rehlat and we are always looking to offer convenience in the form of safe, hassle-free transportation from the start to the end of their journey.”

Rehlat has always kept the focus on ease of travel whether it is during the booking or post booking, as its prime importance and with this partnership with Careem, they would be delivering unparalleled convenience to the users on the platform; fostering and strengthening their brand line “Your Journey Understood.”

Careem on Rehlat App – Taking Travel to Beyond Expectations
One Rehlat App and you are all sorted for your trip from booking flights to getting cabs to/from the airport in chauffeur driven car at a tap of a button. The service is available to all the cities where Careem operates globally and will help users to stay in the ecosystem of Rehlat and handle all their travel needs in a go. This integration will also give next-level of convenience to the commuters who don’t have Careem App installed.

Careem on Rehlat App
Users can view the details of their booking, contact their Careem captain, schedule future bookings or cancel at their convenience.

Mr. Avinash Ambati, Mobile – Product Head of Rehlat concludes, “Our customers, have always been the focus of every service we introduce. With Careem on App, there’s no hassle of opening multiple Apps while making plans for travel. One App, and everything is taken care of. As an introductory offer, we have launched a 5% Karam+ cashback on every Careem ride booking.”

It’s a delight to watch the Middle Eastern startups evolving and finding synergies that complement each other.

About Rehlat
Rehlat, is a Middle Eastern online travel company that is very tech focused and has become a leading player in the Middle East in a short time from inception with established operational centers in the UAE, Kuwait, Egypt, and India. The company offers flight and hotel deals across the globe and boasts user-friendly experience for users while booking and also post sales.

The websites and the customer support cater in both Arabic plus English. The payment systems are also localized to offer the best possible experience. The payment settlement is available in (Kuwaiti Dinar, Emirati Dirham, Omani Rial, Bahraini Dinar, Saudi Riyal and Egyptian Pounds) which can be paid through Debit and Credit cards via Visa/Master card/Knet/ SADAD/MADA.

Rehlat has its offices spread across Kuwait, UAE, India, and Egypt.

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