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What are my options for rideshare/taxi apps in Mongolia? I'm specifically interested in Ulaanbaatar, but happy to entertain broader answers.

Goal: an app that lets me specify pickup and dropoff locations without needing to speak Mongolian and offers clear pricing or at least a dependable estimate before I book.

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The answer appears to be none: they're not allowed! There was a local startup called EasyRide, but per their last post on Facebook, they were "requested" to "pause" by the Mongolian Taxi Services Association on July 1st, 2017.

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Hello no need for an 'app' in UB or anywhere in Mongolia, go near the side of the road and stick your arm out. Lots of local people will often just stop and take you where you want. Arm yourself with a tourist map of UB which is readily available around the city. Do a point and smile and it is a great way to meet local folks. Give them between 2000 and 4000 Mng and you're sweet. See you in Mongolia

  • Most UB guides I've read warn about drunk drivers and ripoffs when using unofficial taxis. – jpatokal Jun 5 '18 at 2:42
  • It looks like s/he is advocating hitchhiking, not unliveried cabs. – Roddy of the Frozen Peas Jun 5 '18 at 13:46
  • @RoddyoftheFrozenPeas It's not hitchhiking if somebody takes you to a destination of your choice and you pay them for the service. – jpatokal Jun 5 '18 at 23:57

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