The Best Ride Hailing Apps

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Still waving your arms like a neanderthal to catch cabs on the street? Save your energy, as tapping on a screen is much less work. While old school taxis are still a good option in big cities like Tokyo and NYC, ride hailing apps like Uber are often easier especially in unfamiliar cities since you can input the address instead of trying to explain in a foreign language, the rates are often cheaper, and you don't have to worry about being price gouged since prices are set by the app.

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Uber

Uber

The original ride hailing service

📍 Available in 24 countries and 138 cities

Uber, the one that started the whole car at the push of a button, is in by far the most number of cities worldwide than other ride hailing apps. Depending on the city, they'll have a few different options that range from carpooling (cheapest) to black car or SUVs (expensive).

They do charge in the local currency, so make sure the payment option you provide has no foreign transaction fees.

Lyft

Lyft

Great for rides in the US and Canada

📍 Available in 1 country and 9 cities

Lyft is the second biggest in the US and Canada with great coverage across all major cities and regions, and to many people has a better reputation than their rival Uber. Their mobile app's design is also top notch.

GOJEK

GOJEK

Southeast Asia focused ridehailing service

📍 Available in 2 countries and 2 cities
Grab

Grab

Southeast Asia leader in all things mobility

📍 Available in 6 countries and 4 cities
Bolt

Bolt

Worldwide ridehailing service focused on urban areas

📍 Available in 6 countries and 82 cities
Didi

Didi

Best China ridehailing service

📍 Available in 2 countries and 9 cities
Careem

Careem

Great for Middle East, Africa, and South Africa

📍 Available in 4 countries and 26 cities
99

99

Brazil focused ride service

📍 Available in 1 country
Ola Cabs

Ola Cabs

India focused ridehailing service

📍 Available in 1 country and 18 cities
Cabify

Cabify

For Spanish and Portuguese markets

📍 Available in 44 cities
Zoomy

Zoomy

New Zealand focused ride service

📍 Available in 3 cities
Gett

Gett

Available in 100+ cities in Europe

📍 Available in 53 cities
Yandex.taxi

Yandex.taxi

Eastern Europe focused ride service

📍 Available in 12 countries
JapanTaxi

JapanTaxi

Largest rideshare in Japan.

📍 Available in 1 country

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