GrabAssistant now available in the Philippines
Grab recently added a new feature to their app, dubbed GrabAssistant, which assists users with their shopping needs by having riders buy their goods for them.
GrabAssistant is a new service where users can ask riders to Pabili or Papila in line for them. The cost showed on the app covers the delivery fee of the rider and not the expenses of items is not yet included.
Basically, customers are expected to shoulder additional expenses like parking fees, and of course the item they requested. The delivery fee starts at Php 99, the total amount of purchases must not exceed Php1,000 and orders must fit in the standard Grab dimensions of 25x32x12cm at most. The service is currently only available in Metro Manila.
To use the feature, simply follow these steps:
1.) At the top portion of your app, press “Transport” and change it to “Delivery”.
2.) From there, You must choose the “GrabAssistant (Beta)”
3.) Place the place where you want your driver to purchase the item and the destination where you want it to be delivered.
4.) Fill out necessary details and notes so that the driver can follow the instructions briefly.
5.) Check the delivery amount and hit “Book GrabAssistant (Beta)”.
To know more about this feature, check the FAQs here.