ekar, has expanded their Abu Dhabi fleet with the addition of Mini-Coopers, Infiniti Q50s and Q70s, Nissan Kicks, and MG RX5 and ZS cars.
Ekar says the process is quick, simple, fun and an economical alternative to owning a car without the hassle of paying for insurance; petrol is also included as is complimentary public parking. So if you have a valid UAE driving license and are commuting regularly. This seems like the most viable option that's cost effective.
Flexible pricing structures means that users can choose to pay per minute, hour and daily or weekly depending on the driver's needs with prices starting as low as 60 fils per minute.
Since its launch in 2016, ekar says it has seen more than 15 million kilometers driven by its fleet which currently stands at 500 cars in the UAE and will pass more than 1,000 by the start of 2020. ekar uses instant reservations and smart access technology for its UAE fleet, providing a network of vehicles for on-demand rent.
ekar enable users to easily discover and book available cars via its mobile app and website offering a "pay-by-the-use" pricing scheme.
Signing up for an ekar is simple, the only requirement being the user's driving license to be at least six months old - if the user has a home country driver's license they can use ekar right away even if their UAE license is less than 6 months old.
UAE residents who want to register with ekar are required to submit the back and front copies of their Emirates ID and driving license. For visiting tourists, the requirement is a valid passport copy and visa stamp page together with their international driver license