OK, so I know my previous post was about Uber, but I just had to tell you all about my experience with them. I’m not gonna lie, the first time experience wasn’t the greatest, it wasn’t bad at all, but it wasn’t the best. The second ride outdid the first by far.
The first ride, the gentleman was quiet and didn’t talk. I thought they were to come out of the car and escort you in, in a friendly manner, but I could be wrong and that is most likely why I gave this driver a bit of a low rating. (Yes, you can rate your drivers afterwards). This driver already had a bit of a low rating to begin with, so that is why we were a bit hesitant on the first ride. I love Uber, but this driver could’ve been a bit friendlier.
So, you request a ride on your device, your device tells you how long, you get a call and the wait was just insane! Very fast. We also were unaware that there is a peak time, so the rates for KM rises during these times, but still not a problem at all.
The second driver was superb! His personality, his driving, his fees (although it wasn’t his decision, but he did take routes that made it even more better for the both of us), and everything put together – with a 5 star rating! He made us laugh, he came out of the car in the beginning and communicated with us. Great guy! Uber– HIRE MORE GUYS LIKE THIS! 😉
The best part about this ride, was that we were picked up at The Dubai Mall and taken to our Sharjah residence, we totally expected it to be like 300 dhs! But, as soon as our ride ended, it was only 99 dhs!! How awesome is that? It’s basically the same price as a taxi, BUT you get to sit in luxury! Now here’s the best part: It really only cost us 19 hs from Dubai Mall to Buhairah Corniche, Sharjah. Why? Because we had referral codes.
My husbands is CPY35 – you can use this code to get 80 dhs off and believe me, if you ride in the non-peak timings, you can get a great ride for that!
My code is: 00seu (ONLY for new users.)
You and your husband/friend can use this. If you are in Dubai and just want to get around Dubai, maybe from mall to mall 😉 this is perfect for you! Plus, it’s not a ‘one time use’, if you don’t use all your credit, you can still use the same credit for a later use. Now I do get 80 dhs too, if you sign up…but YOU get the 80 dhs too! PLUSSS (yup, there’s more!) when you sign up, you get your own code too! Spread it around, because then you can drive free whenever YOUR friends use YOUR code, too! It’s a freaking win/win!
For new users, click here: https://www.uber.com/
It works just as a taxi, but is classier, luxurious and it’s all tracked on your phone/device. No cash on hand, save your cash for shopping 😛