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It is a Malaysian company that provides cab and logistics services through its app in Singapore and neighboring countries – Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. In July 2017, the number of drivers registered on the Grab network was more than 1,000,000, and the app itself has been downloaded on more than 45 million Southeast Asian mobile devices. In this article we will tell you how to create a Grab account without a phone number.
Benefits of Grab taxi
Tourists who often travel to Asian states are well aware of the tricks of local drivers trying to profit at the expense of visitors. To do this, Asian cab drivers resort to various tricks:
– tweaking the meters;
– taking the passenger along the longest route;
– require payment only in cash.
In order not to ask for help from the local drivers, you can use the services of a cab at the airport. This way is safer, but the cost of such a trip will be quite high. You should pay for cab services in local currency, the exchange rate of which at the airport is rather unprofitable for tourists.
Grab taxi is the most profitable way to get to your destination in Asia. The customer can order a car or bike through a mobile cab app in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, which takes a few minutes to install. Carrier Grab taxi provides a number of services that make it the most popular among tourists.
Advantages of cab
Grab taxi application is very convenient. Thanks to its advanced functionality, tourists who do not know English and visiting an Asian country for the first time can use it.
The first thing you need to do – choose a vehicle. The application automatically sets the location of the client and displays only those cars that are nearby. If a cab is required by a large company, you can order a seven-seater car.
The client of Grab taxi can be sure of the exact following of the route. With the help of Gps it is possible to control the way to the destination point. When the trip is over the amount specified in the application is deducted from the bank card. It is also possible to pay in cash in local currency. The passenger can evaluate the quality of service and leave feedback.
To pay for the service Grab cab customers can use the bonuses that are accrued after each trip by Grab Points system. New users of the application receive coupons, which can significantly reduce the cost of a cab ride.
Although the interface of the application is in English, the convenient layout of the buttons and clear functions allow Russian-speaking tourists to use it without any problems to order a cab. With the help of the app travelers can feel safe, not afraid to get lost in a foreign country or to be cheated by fraudulent drivers.
Checking in with a virtual number
If you want to use your country’s phone number app while you’re traveling, you’ll likely have huge roaming charges. In that case, you can use a virtual number to register. You need to take advantage of various sites that provide virtual numbers. An example of such a site is Sms-man. You can buy a virtual number of any country to register to more than 1000 services. To do this you need to register on the site by mail, then replenish your balance. On the main page you choose the desired country and service.
1. Press “Buy” button, the phone number will be displayed on the site.
2. Enter the phone number on Twitch, then go to the main page of the site and click on “Get Code”.
3. The activation code will appear next to the virtual number.
4.Copy the code and paste it into the registration field. In case verification code was sent and received it will be revealed shortly on the same page. Use it to sign up on Grab and get into new account. You can use the instruction from above to create accounts on other similar platforms. And the process doesn’t differ at all.