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Can I book grab for someone else?

Last Updated: 14th January, 2020

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How do I book a ride for someone else.Onceyou login in the Grab for Business concierge portal,youcan book a ride for the passenger by providing thename,mobile number and destination details. The ride canonly bepaid in cash by the passenger directly.

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In this way, can I request Taxify for someone else?

To request for someone else, click onthedropdown next to your name. 2. When you opt to switch therider,you will be given a list of options. If this is yourfirsttime requesting a ride for someone else,select"choose who's riding" from the menu.

Also, can I choose my grab driver? Sorry, you cannot choose your HitchDriver.However, before you make a booking, you may requestfor a samegender Hitch Driver. Tick Same genderdriver if youwould prefer to have a driver of thesame gender. Youcan also change the No. of passengers youare booking for thetrip.

Also to know, can I book Uber for someone else in India?

First, the ability for users to bookanUber ride without needing to download the mobile app,andsecond to book a ride for someone else. Thefeaturesare specifically meant for users who either do nothave theUber app in their smartphone or are not registeredwiththem.

How do you call an Uber for someone else?

How to Call an Uber for Someone Else

  1. Enter your friend's contact details — either selecttheircontact information from the contact picker or type in theirphonenumber.
  2. Select your friend, and make sure they have an arrow ontheiricon.
  3. Enter your friend's final destination.
  4. Tap “Confirm Rider” and thentap“Request”

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Is Taxify a 24 hour service?

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Can I use my friends Uber account?

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Can I order Uber for someone else in another country?

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How does Uber family work?

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Do Uber drivers know your destination?

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Can a grab driver see my rating?

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Is the toll fee included in grab fare?

'GrabCar operates on a fixed ratebasis.The fare is calculated based on the distance betweenthepickup and drop off points entered and the estimated traveltime,there is no midnight surcharge but do note that tollchargesare not included in the estimated fare andalltoll charges are to be borne by passengers.'

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Can grab car be booked in advance?

Either, you can go to "History" and call drivertoconfirm the booking by yourself. Advance bookingisapplicable for GrabTaxi (Advance), Taxi6-seater(Advance), GranCar Plus, and GrabXL(Advance). Youcan make a booking 1 hour to 7days inadvance.

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Does GrabCar have midnight charge?

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How many trips can a GrabHitch driver do?

GrabHitch drivers are expected to abide byLTA'scarpooling regulations of not more than 2 carpoolingtrips aday. Each trip is defined as the location ofyour firstrider's pick-up point to your ownintendeddestination.