Introducing GrabExpress Pabili

GrabExpress Pabili is an on-demand Pabili service that allows users to ask the help of our very reliable GrabExpress riders to buy items or other essentials for them. From medicines, to cooking oil, toiletries, pandesal, sushi bake, and even lotto tickets — anyone can PABILI ANYTHING FROM ANYWHERE, ANYTIME (provided that the maximum amount per transaction is P2,000.00).


How to book GrabExpress Pabili:

GrabExpress Pabili FAQs

  • What is GrabExpress Pabili? What is the difference between GrabExpress Instant and GrabExpress Pabili?
    • GrabExpress Pabili is formerly named GrabAssistant. However, we have renamed the service for clarity of function. It’s an on-demand pabili service where consumers can ask the riders to buy items (Pabili) for them.
  • What are included in the total amount to be paid by the consumer?
    • The price shown only covers the delivery fee for the rider’s time and effort. Consumers are expected to additionally shoulder other costs when relevant such as cost of the purchase, parking fees incurred, processing fees needed, etc.
  • Where is GrabExpress Pabili available?
    • GrabExpress Pabili is available in Metro Manila, Cebu, Davao, Pampanga, Bacolod, and Iloilo.
  • Can I schedule my oder?
    • No. Every GrabExpress Pabili request will be processed immediately after a booking confirmation.
  • What if I want to change my order? (cancel order, edit order, change pick-up and drop-off points)
    • You can change your order by contacting the rider. Changing pick-up and drop-off locations requires rebooking.
  • What are the qualities (dimensions, price, etc.) of the item/s that I could ask to be bought?
    • The maximum total price should not exceed 2,000 PHP and the dimension should not exceed the standard GrabExpress dimension of 25x32x12cm.
  • What if the item I asked is not available in the pick-up point?
    • You are highly encouraged to coordinate with your rider for possible substitutes or adjustments in your request.
  • What if I cannot contact the GrabExpress rider? Or what if there are other problems with my transaction?
    • Contact hotline 8837100
  • What are the payment methods available?
    • You can pay via GrabPay, Debit/Credit Card, or Cash
  • Can I book but it will be delivered to someone else?
    • Yes, but please make sure that the booked destination is correct and that the third party will pay for the service
  • Can I ask the rider to buy different items from different stores?
    • No. All items should come from one store only.
  • What if I need the GrabExpress rider to return to me?
    • You should contact the rider immediately and agree on the conditions. The standard practice is to double the fare to compensate for the return trip.
  • What if I am not at home to receive the items?
    • You can contact the rider and inform them the name and contact details of the receiver.
  • How fast can I receive my order?
    • It depends on the rider, the distance, and other external factors. Always keep in contact with the rider!
  • Is this available 24/7? At what hours can I book?
    • Yes, you can book anytime as long as the store is open. Most reliable coverage hours is from 9AM to 10PM.
  • How can I track my order?
    • You can see the real-time location of the rider through the app.
  • How do I contact my rider?
    • The contact number of your rider is available in the app. You may reach your rider through SMS, call, or GrabChat.
  • The rider is asking me to pay for the parking. Should I pay for it?
    • We are kindly asking the consumers to ease the burden of the riders by shouldering the parking fee.

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