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YEAR END SPECIAL: FREE HITCH RIDE!

Give GrabHitch another try, this time for free! 

We’re sorry that your previous attempt wasn’t successful and we would like to get you started on an amazing social carpooling journey with us. Hence in this season of giving, we have a special gift just for you.

Enjoy your first GrabHitch ride to anywhere for FREE, with promo code ‘HITCHFREE’!

This promotion is valid for the first completed ride from 24-31 December 2016 for GrabPay users ONLY, and is limited to 1,000 redemptions per day. *Terms and conditions apply.

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What is GrabHitch?

Simply put, we are a social carpooling service that matches you to everyday drivers who are going along the same way as you.

Everyday drivers means our Hitch Drivers are NOT in this for profit-making. They are simply ordinary commuters who happen to be heading your way. By freeing up a space in their car to give you and/or fellow riders a lift, they get to cover a portion of their petrol cost. That’s all! So, let’s not treat them as taxi-drivers since they are not one. Take the front seat and make a new friend!

What’s in it for you?

  • Affordable private-car commuting option, 20-40% cheaper than commercial services.
  • Getting to meet people from all walks of life, you may even bump into your childhood friend or future boss!
  • Contributing to Singapore’s car light movement, helping to ease traffic congestion and reduce carbon footprint.

Learn how to secure a Hitch ride! 

Here are some super tips our Hitch Riders find most helpful in ensuring their bookings get matched:

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1. Book in advance!

You may schedule your trips in advance at no extra charge! Book the night before or at least 2 hours in advance to ensure that your route has maximum visibility to all Hitch Drivers on the platform. The earlier you book, the more Hitch Drivers will be able to see your route, and so, the likelier we can find you a match!

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2. Change your profile picture/display name
If you were a Hitch Driver, it’s quite unlikely that you would accept a booking from someone called “Angry Darklord”, “Boom Boom Pow” or “ABCDEFZ”, isn’t it? To increase your likelihood of being matched, ensure that your profile picture reflects your face so that the driver can easily recognise you at the pick up point. Also, do use your actual name as your display name.

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3. Add ‘Notes to Driver’

Make use of the ‘Notes to Driver’ section. If your timing is flexible, you could also write a message in the ‘Notes to Driver’ section to let potential Hitch Drivers know, e.g. “I can leave X mins before/after stated pickup time”. You can even use this function to let them know if you have luggage with you or that you will bring them a cup of coffee should they pick your ride.


Know a friend who drives? Why not introduce him/her to the GrabHitch community!

Get $20 for every friend you refer to be a GrabHitch Driver! All you have to do is:

  1. Get your friends to launch the Grab App and swipe to the GrabHitch tab.
  2. Ask them to press the BLUE DRIVE button to start the sign up process.
  3. Ensure that they use your mobile number (include 65 in front e.g. 6512345678) as the referral code.
  4. Encourage them to do their first GrabHitch ride before 31 December and both of you get $20!*

If your friend needs a guide, refer him/her to this link – Signing Up With GrabHitch – or the visual guide below.

Sign up as a Hitch Driver! – What you have to do

pax-mobile-number-001Have questions? Email us at grabhitch@grab.com with subject “Hitch Referral” and we will get back to you in 2-3 business days.


Terms and Conditions:

  • Bookings have to be made for GrabHitch rides between 24 December 2016 00:00 hours to 31 December 2016 23:59 hours to be eligible for the promotion.
  • This promotion with promo code “HITCHFREE” is only valid for the first 1,000 redemptions per calendar day.
  • This promotion is only valid for Hitch Riders who have yet to complete a GrabHitch ride successfully.
  • This promotion is only valid for GrabPay rides.
  • This promotion is only valid for fares not exceeding SGD16 per trip.
  • GrabHitch reserves the right to suspend any users suspected of fraudulent activities.