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Description

Share rides with someone going your way. Find rides at your doorstep. Get away for the weekend by carpool or bus. Travel how you want - carpool, bus - the choice is yours with millions of rides on BlaBlaCar at your fingertips!

Carpooling
Driving somewhere?
Share. Drive. Save.
• Publish your ride in seconds.
• Decide who goes with you.
• Enjoy the least expensive ride you’ve ever made.

Want to go somewhere?
Book. Meet. Go.
• Search for a ride going anywhere you want to go.
• Find the ride closest to you, maybe one leaving from just around the corner.
• Book a seat instantly or request a seat.
• Get closer to where you want to go.


BlaBlaBus
Book. Chill. Travel.
• Bag a bargain with bus tickets from just €5.
• Organise your next getaway in advance.
• Travel as a group by booking up to 9 travellers and their luggage.
• Enjoy free WiFi, make use of plug sockets and relax in reclinable seats.

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Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK:
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/contact

What’s New

Version 5.86.0

In this version of BlaBlaCar, we've made a few tweaks and done a bit of fine-tuning to make the app even easier to use!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
3K Ratings

3K Ratings

Zgypa ,

Great idea and product.

The company sometimes applies major workflow changes, for instance how payments are done. It would be nice if there would be notifications to the user to explain why there is a change and what actually changes. There is in fact some confusion amongst users as to how things work because of this.

Also, the Messages section has never been very stable ever since I have used it, which is about a couple of years. Notifications come through, but if the user has the app open on the Messages section, One needs to exit the Messages section and come back in in order to refresh it and see new messages.

Developer Response ,

Hi Zgypa. Thank you for leaving us a rating! We're sorry for the inconvenience. Our technical team have worked hard to resolve this, so keep your app up-to-date! Pedro from BlaBlaCar

Thomas_Canny ,

STILL can’t change the language - UPDATED

I downloaded the app while in France, but my phone’s settings are in English. Even so, the app insisted on French.
I’m back in the US, and traveling in Mexico frequently, but I’m still stuck using French and Euros. I know enough French to get around, but I’d much prefer English or Spanish. That you refuse to allow a language or currency change in the app shows that you fail to reconcile the diversity of your clientele.
Do better.

UPDATE: after a reply from the developer, advising me to change my region to the UK (I live in the US), I’d like to ask: Do the developers understand that this is an app for travelers, and thus it might be a nice feature to be able to customize options such as language and currency? Who wants to change the settings of their entire phone just to customize one single application?

I’m presently in Mexico, and would love to use the BlaBlaCar app to book a car. But when I use the app, my only options are French and Euros. So, I go to the website, change to Mexico and Pesos, and set up alerts for new trips. Then, I get emails about new trip in English, with Pounds as the currency?

Nobody wants to have to do all these unnecessary currency conversions, and nobody wants to struggle through a language they barely speak, unless the goal is to learn that language.

BlaBlaCar as a service is great, but there are a LOT of improvements that have to be made before this app can deserve 5 stars.

Developer Response ,

Hi Thomas! Here's what you can do: Make sure that you've closed the app.
Go to PHONE SETTINGS and follow these steps:
General - Language & Region - Region (If you want your app in ENGLISH, select UNITED KINGDOM as your REGION).
The app will then automatically open in the right language.
If it doesn’t, we know what you should do! Make sure that the language and region of your phone are the same as the language you want for the app.
You can always use our mobile site if you’d prefer: https://m.blablacar.mx/
Pedro from BlaBlaCar

Christian Timeless ,

Kinda useless

It doesn’t allow you to change the language. I’m an American living in Ukraine, so to search for cars I’m forced to use Ukrainian which is impossible to understand every button, description, or guide. If I want to use English, it takes me to the UK, but I don’t need rides there.

Imagine Ukrainians going to France. Oops, no Ukrainian unless you know French—just guess what each thing means. Even Uber or Bond Taxi allows English in Ukraine, and the drivers know about this, why not Bla Bla Car? Is it really that backwards thinking or is it just laziness to allow the options for multiple languages within a country?

Unless you know someone who speaks the language of the country you’re in, this app is basically useless. That’s too bad because that’s a lot of lost profit for drivers and your company.

App Privacy

The developer, Comuto, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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