Hiring a driver/service for a daily commute

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Hiring a driver/service for a daily commute

Post by JMV » Tue, 08 Sep 2020 5:09 pm

Hello,

are there any services or other (affordable) ways to hire a car to come pick you up and drop off every day?

Asked Grab but only way is to book a few days in advance, and pay a $8 prebooking fee for each ride.

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Re: Hiring a driver/service for a daily commute

Post by bgd » Tue, 08 Sep 2020 6:28 pm

I've known people to employ their own driver, but they owned a car.

I used to see a lady picked up each day at the same time by a taxi. You could try regular taxis and see what arrangement you can get.

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Post by abbby » Tue, 08 Sep 2020 8:25 pm

You can check with a taxi company if any taxi drivers are willing to do it. There are some taxis that fetch passengers on a daily basis. They may be more flexible on the booking fee.
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Post by PNGMK » Tue, 08 Sep 2020 8:57 pm

Well old chap, I'd lend you my driver but he's stuck in JB you see, due to this damn influenza business no doubt.
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Post by Lisafuller » Sat, 13 Feb 2021 4:00 pm

You can try asking around and see if anyone in your estate is willing to carpool. One thing that’s really helpful is that the residents in my condo have a WhatsApp chat so it’s very easy to communicate with one another and ask for favors like this. You can offer to pay for gas money, but most locals are too polite to accept it, so return the favor in other ways.

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Re: Hiring a driver/service for a daily commute

Post by abbby » Sun, 21 Feb 2021 10:08 am

Did you manage to find any service for daily commutes? Can share the information?
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