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Private transport to local school

Post by zonemelt » Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:34 pm

Hi folks,

Our son has been offered a place in P1 in phase 3 in local school - we are fortunate to get the offer but trying to work out how we will get him there.

It’s 13 km away (in west, we live near cbd) so out of reach for the school bus company (I checked) - Parents both working so definitely can’t do both drop off and pick up, and we don’t employ a maid.

Does anyone here use a daily third party transport service to ferry their kid(s) to and from school, that they could recommend?

From searching I do see some services out there and wanted to gauge from people’s experience.


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Re: Private transport to local school

Post by YoungCopy4 » Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:10 pm

Firstly you need to ask about transport in school. Maybe they will transport your son without any additional payments

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Re: Private transport to local school

Post by ScoobyDoes » Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:18 pm

Similar to Grab, there is Ryde that has a function inside called RydeSCHOOL that helps organise a Car Pool with other parents at the same school...….obviously, only works if there is another child in your neighbourhood with a parent that actually drives them to school.

Chances, then, might be very slim.
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Re: Private transport to local school

Post by cynthia.ronchetti » Mon, 30 Sep 2019 9:52 pm

Hi everyone! Sorry to hijack the thread, we are on the same boat, in need of transport for our child from cbd to the Paya Lebar air base area. We are new in town and would appreciate any suggestions.

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