Are you tired of looking for CNG taxi or rickshaw while you are going out somewhere?
Yes, we know it’s a hectic job to get a ride at the right time with a proper fare.
Well, ridesharing can be a great solution to this problem. Like many other developed cities, Bangladesh is now also experiencing the excellent service of ridesharing for a couple of years now.
Now let’s see the top 5 ride-sharing apps in Bangladesh.
Uber is the only universal ride-sharing app operating in Bangladesh. Currently providing its service in Dhaka and Chittagong, Uber launched its service in Dhaka back in 2017 and is in continuous growth in popularity.
And the process is simple. As a user, you download the app and register your name. Then pin point two locations – your pick up and destination point. An estimated fare will be shown to you for your understanding of the potential cost of the ride. You confirm it, and a ride will call you to come to the exact location you are at. He will pick you up and drop you at your destination.
Uber has both Car and Bike option to choose from. You can always use promo codes to get exciting discounts on your ride.
Pathao has been one of the most successful ridesharing initiatives in Bangladesh. Within a short time, Pathao has gained much popularity for its vast riders and cool discounts.
The technique is same. You point out your pick up and drop location, find the estimated fare, confirm, get a call from the rider to pick you up and that’s it. Get on the ride and move to your destination. Pathao also has both bike and car options and available in Dhaka and Chittagong city.
Pathao also has other ride based services like the parcel and food delivery. It’s a great option for sending parcels within cities. Pathao also uses bi-cyclist to deliver parcels. You can also order food from your favorite restaurants within 1 hour with Pathao food delivery. Tracking the riders through GPS tracker gives you the full freedom and safety you deserve.
MUV is a Dhaka city based ride-sharing app that is very popular among people of Dhaka. From the MUV app, you can request any nearby MUV partner bike to pick you up and drop at your destination. There are plenty of MUV partners to pick you up.
All you have to do is pinpoint your pick up and drop location. Search for an MUV partner and a partner will find you to pick up. MUV promises to provide the best rate possible in the city. You can always use coupons to get exciting cut in your fare.
SAM or Share-a-motorcycle is one of the most popular ride-sharing apps in Dhaka as it has been there for a long time. The service is designed in the USA and engineered by brilliant people from Bangladesh and India.
If you are going somewhere, just open SAM app and select your location, choose your destination and then request for a ride. A rider will pick you up and drop you at your destination. SAM authority will monitor the whole journey for your utmost safety. Once the trip is done, unlike other ridesharing options, you can pay via SAM e-wallet to be completely cashless.
5. Shohoz Rides
Shohoz has been popular among the travelers for its excellent online ticketing services for Bus and Launch rides. Now, Shohoz has developed a rideshare app that allows you to take trips within you city locations at ease. The service is for bike riding only and is as simple as other ride-sharing apps.
Download the app and just put your pick and drop location to get a ride. Get the ride, go to your destination and pay the rider when you have reached your drop point with cash. You can always get some attractive discounts every time you ride with Shohoz Rides app.
Right now, it seems ridesharing is the next generation transportation option for Bangladeshi people. As we move towards more and more digital lifestyle, calling transport at your doorstep and moving through the service with better security are surely something we subconsciously longed for.
Download these apps on your phone right now to get a service whenever you need and move ahead with the digitalized Bangladesh.