Touting itself as Southeast Asia’s #1 all-in-one ride-hailing app, food and mart delivery service, cashless payment solution – and now, digital bank – Grab is a name that needs little introduction. The platform has grown to be an integral part of our lives and even our local lingo. It’s common for us to simply say “I’ll Grab there” or “Let’s GrabFood for dinner. It has also expanded to our financial lives with GrabInvest and GrabPay
To keep a leg up on the competition, Grab is also known for providing subscription plans all in the name of providing value to its customers. As Grab constantly reviews and retires its subscription plans, here’s an update on what it currently offers and how much you can save by subscribing to its latest plan.
GrabUnlimited is a monthly subscription plan that gives you access to exclusive deals and discounts that you can use with any Grab merchant. It was recently revamped with a lower subscription fee of just $5.99 a month. For that amount, we get regular vouchers that can offset up to 30% off menu-wide with GrabUnlimited preferred merchants and up to $3 off all GrabFood and GrabMart deliveries.
Additionally, there will be monthly bonus promotions that reward subscribers with other discount vouchers to make more savings on the Grab platform. These bonus promotions will change each month, so check the Grab app for the latest details.
With the lower subscription plan, it is now easier to make back your subscription fee with just one order. Assuming you make one food order with any of GrabUnlimited preferred merchants and get 30% off a $20 meal, that would easily save you $6. You can also stack the delivery coupon to save another $3 on your delivery fees. All in all, you can save up to $9 on just one order. The savings will easily compound to much more than your subscription fee as you make more orders in the month. Furthermore, as you’re given an unlimited number of food vouchers (or 99 x delivery vouchers), you do not need to worry about finishing before the end of the month.
However, do note that these vouchers are valid for only one month from the date of the subscription plan. You can easily renew or cancel your GrabUnlimited subscription anytime under the My Accounts – Subscriptions tab.
How To Subscribe To GrabUnlimited Plan?
Step 1: Launch the Grab app on your phone.
Step 2: Tap on ‘Account’ in the bottom-right corner and select ‘Subscriptions’.
Step 3: Search for the GrabUnlimited plan under browse and tap on it.
Step 4: Select plan and tap on ‘Get Plan for S$5.99’.
Step 5: Ensure sufficient GrabPay credit balance or you can also choose other payment methods and tap ‘Confirm’ to subscribe.
Step 6: Vouchers will be instantly be reflected when you make your next order. You can find out the status of your GrabUnlimited plan in the My Subscriptions tab of your Grab app.
What Else Should You Know Before Signing Up For A Grab Subscription Plan?
There appears to be no guarantee that the subscription plan that is available to you today will be still there in the future as Grab is constantly changing and retiring old plans.
In the end, you should only subscribe to the plans when it fits your lifestyle and you are constant (and heavier) user of Grab services. You also need to be aware of the terms and conditions and the limitations of the plan, such as minimum spend, maximum cap and validity period.
An alternative for you would be to use promo codes or purchase Grab vouchers through Shopee and Lazada when you need them. Since Grab regularly updates the subscription plan that it offers, you should also check regularly to see if you are subscribing to the best available option .
This article was first published on 25 April 2019, and updated with new information. Additional reporting by Agnes Goh.
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