Grab has formally launched its Intercity characteristic, which permits customers to buy bus and ferry tickets from the app.
The characteristic additionally consists of direct bus routes to over 30 locations in Singapore, which customers can journey to from 11 completely different states and cities throughout Malaysia.
Transport minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong mentioned such initiatives for handy travelling is essential for the nation’s financial restoration.
“As travelling continues to be a key focus for many countries, facilitating the ease of cross border travels is even more vital than ever in helping the recovery efforts of our economy. Moreover, as borders continue to relax further all around the world, we foresee a further increase in travelling activity, both domestically and internationally,” he mentioned in a press release.
Grab Malaysia director of nation operations and mobility Rashid Shukor mentioned the Intercity characteristic goals to assist customers with planning for holidays.
“By growing our travel offerings, users can plan their holidays without the need for multiple apps or log-ins. We hope this enables a more convenient way for Malaysians to prepare for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidiladha too,” he mentioned.
Users can entry the Intercity characteristic on the Grab app homepage. They can seek for a one-way or spherical journey ticket from over 15,000 accessible routes. Currently, customers are required to pay for Intercity rides by way of Grabpay ewallet.
Grab first introduced that it was piloting the Intercity characteristic again in November 2021.