Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Only in Dubai - Uber Option


Dubai has changed considerably in the fourteen years since Carolyn and I were here (living and working Oct 2001 - April 2002), with the addition of hundreds of new hotels as well as top-notch tourist attractions.   More on this in a later post, but I just had to share the image below from Uber taxi.  For those unfamiliar with Uber, it is a taxi conglomerate available in many cities worldwide.  Taxis are summoned through a smartphone app to the GPS location of the requester.  It is fast, easy, and normally cheaper than hailing a passing cab.  Passengers can also select their preferred class of car for their ride, from basic to luxury.  Available options vary by city.  In Dubai, it turns out that the basic car, “UberSELECT”, is a Lexus.  As for luxury, where else but in Dubai would you find, on the Uber menu, "UberCHOPPER":

Click here to see the rest of the pictures from our world trip so far: Trip Photo Album

1 comment:

  1. GREAT PHOTOS!!!!! Keep them, and the blog, coming :)