Careem Launches Ride-Sharing in Suez, Port Said and Ismailia


Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, continues to support economic growth and innovation in Egypt with the launch of Careem in Canal, the company’s ride-sharing expansion into the Suez Canal area.  The Careem in Canal app-based service in Suez, Port Said and Ismailia will create approximately 4,000 job opportunities for locals in the area and offer a convenient, safe and reliable means of transportation for residents.  This latest expansion in Egypt brings Careem’s services to a total of 14 cities in the country with a current fleet operated by around 50,000 Captains nationwide.

Careem’s services are now available in Cairo, Alexandria – and the North Coast during the summer as part of Alex, Hurghada – and Gouna as part of Hurghada, eight Delta cities: Mahalla, Banha, Damnhour, Mansoura, Tanta, Kafr El Dawar (Behira), Damietta and Zagazig, in addition to the Careem in Canal cities: Suez, Port Said and Ismailia.

In addition, Careem has provided 42,000 drivers of white taxi cabs with the opportunity to be part of Careem’s fleet by joining our app as of September 2016 in accordance with global Careem criteria and standards.