Published on May 21st, 2014 | by Shiva Singh

Careem Launches in Bahrain

Careem continues to spearhead expansion in the region by launching their services in Bahrain. Being their 7th city in the Middle East, Manama (and surrounding cities) joins Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam on Careem’s map.

Bahrain is a natural extension to our existing presence in the Middle East, as we have a lot of corporate customers who travel for business visits. It is also a very exciting market in the Gulf for us – a small population with a lot of opportunity. Our aim is to be present where our existing customers travel most in the region” says Mudassir Sheikha, Co-Founder of Careem, in an exclusive interview with

To celebrate, Careem has launched a “Double Cashback” promotion for the first 3 trips- where any spend on Careem rides in Bahrain will give users the double the amount back in credit. Along with this, customers will also get their cash back on 3 rides of the same amount in any of the other cities Careem operates in. To take advantage of the promotion, customers will need to enter #BAHCB in the notes to driver. A sample of the costs in Bahrain are:

Seef Mall to Gulf Hotel: 8 BD

Adliyah to Riffa Views: 11 BD

Bahrain Airport to Ritz Carlton: 12 BD

Sofitel to Airport: 18 BD

New & Existing users can request either a NOW or a Later ride starting today.  If you haven’t signed up for Careem yet, you can do so here. (referral link)

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