News & Reviews: Grab
Malaysians will receive free 1GB Internet data every day & up to 50% discount on electricity usage starting from 1 AprilLast Updated: Mar 27, 2020
Today, in his second live telecast of announcing the Pakej Rangsangan Ekonomi, our Prime Minister Muhyiddin has announced that Malaysians will be granted free 1GB Internet data in this extended Movement Control Order period. It shall begin from 1 April onwards until the MCO ends.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2020
While this may look surreal, the Movement Restriction will begin from 18 March until 31 March 2020 as an initiative to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The government has ordered all private businesses to be closed down until further notice and many were wondering if Grab will cease operation. Thankfully, they are not.
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2020
Based on a report by astroawani.com, it seems that around 50 victims fell prey to a group of E-Wallet scammers who have managed to bag around RM600000. In order to pull the scam off, some individuals in the group will act as agents who will seek out selected individuals and promise them up to RM300 if they were to sign up.
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2020
Grab Indonesia has recently announced that they will start utilizing electric vehicles such as the Hyundai IONIQ from today onwards at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal 3. This initiative will go hand in hand with Indonesia’s vision in developing an electric vehicle ecosystem, which would be beneficial to the environment.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2020
If you've been thinking about becoming a Grab driver, now is probably a good time. Grab Malaysia has announced that those who sign up to become a new Grab driver-partner before 31 March 2020 will be awarded up to RM800 in bonus and subsidies. Details of it are now up on Grab Malaysia's sign-up page.
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2020
Grab has officially announced that they will be supporting the Malaysian Government in encouraging cashless payments adoption, by rewarding customers up to three times more GrabRewards Points to those who pay via GrabPay. Unfortunately, those who pay via cash will not be eligible for the extra points as it only applies to GrabPay transactions.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2020
The Philippines is set to launch GrabPay Card during the first quarter of 2020 after it launches in Singapore last year. Today, Grab Malaysia mentioned it is interested in launching the numberless GrabPay Card locally within this year.
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2020
E-Wallets offered by Touch ‘n Go, Grab, as well as Boost started giving out the RM30 E-Tunai Rakyat from today onwards until 14 March 2020. Malaysians who earn below RM100000 a year and are above 18 years old, will be able to claim the RM30 from one of the platforms mentioned.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020
Grab has been widely used by Malaysians not just for transportation services but also for food delivery and e-wallet transactions as well. Today, we noticed Grab has updated a new feature in the app which is the “Chat” tab. This is where you can now chat with your friends and send money to your friends via GrabPay in this feature.
Last Updated: Jan 03, 2020
It seems that Grab has started testing the new GrabBike transportation service around the KLCC area with price starting from as low as RM3.70. In addition to that, there is also the GrabBike for female passengers where they will ride only with a female rider.