Anyone who's spent some time in Manila is without a doubt familiar with our infamous traffic jams, and don't even get us started on the EDSA, so why not revolutionise your commuting habits and get on board Grab. Literally! Southeast Asia's top ride-sharing platform offers commuters the luxury of hailing a ride through their smartphone. With just a few taps and swipes, your own personal vehicle pulls up at your doorstep: ready and waiting to ferry you to your chosen destination! Think of it as a limo service on the go.
Simply access Google Play or the App Store via your mobile phone and download the Grab app for free. Once it's been installed, key in your details and you're ready!
With a wide range of vehicle types, Grab Philippines offers transportation for every kind of budget and preference. Check out the available options below:
GrabTaxi: Book a ride with budget or premium cabs within your vicinity.
GrabCar: Pay a fixed price upfront and travel within the comforts of a private car. Choose between a regular GrabCar (sedan) and Grabar+ (premium vehicles).
GrabHitch: Pay lower rates by carpooling with others going in a similar direction.
GrabExpress: Get help delivering your parcels and documents with a tap. For even more economical option, try the Grab Express Lite; their sidewalk to sidewalk delivery service.
GrabBike: Zip through traffic on two wheels at a fixed rate.
With operations in 30 cities across Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam, Grab is all about creating transportation that is accessible, affordable and above all, safe for both their riders and drivers.
Service and Features
Commuting in the Philippines is made even easier with a Grab's user interface that is streamlined and easy-to-use, here are just some of the features that it employs within the mobile app:
Grab Philippines lets you pay your way. Pay for your ride in cash upon arriving at your destination. Grabpay also now allows to riders in Manila to pay using credit and debit cards.
For added safety, Grab displays the details of your driver along with his or her contact number should you need to get in touch.
No more waiting around wondering when your ride is going to turn up. Grab's Driver Tracking feature lets you see your driver's location and estimated arrival time.
Store and save your favourite locations so you don't have to type them in everything you book a ride.
Let your friends and family know where you are. Share your ride details and they'll be able to track it and make sure that you've arrived safely at your destination.
Rate and review your ride to let Grab know about your experience.
Fares and Rates
GrabCar offers fixed rates that you can see before booking your ride. Just key in your pick-up and drop-off points to see your fare.
GrabTaxi on the other hand, runs on a meter and riders pay a booking fee. Fares vary depending on traffic and distance. Riders can get a fare estimate before securing their booking.
Here at Saleduck, we're big on maximising savings and fortunately for us, so is Grab! Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to gets a heads up on discounts, promo codes, vouchers and exclusive offers. Additionally, we update our website on a daily basis with the latest deals from Grab Philippines to make sure that you never miss out on a great offer.
Riders can also follow Grab Philippines on their social media pages via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where they regularly update customers with promos, deals and other goodies.
Riders can also take advantage of Grab's referral program that allows you to determine the amount of discounts that you get. Every time a new rider signs up and books a ride using an existing riders referral code, both parties are entitled to a discount.
Have a question? Simply head to the company's main website and check out the FAQ section. Alternatively, drop the customer service and support team a line at +63 02 8837100 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a driver with Grab and earn extra income. Grab offers its drivers the flexibility to go out on the road whenever it works best for them. So whether you choose to drive during slower traffic days and get the chance to build connections or if you decide to drive during peak hours and earn peak rates, the decision is yours.