Sometimes, just getting from A to B isn’t enough. For those special moments when a little bit of luxury and a lot more legroom go a long way, booking a ride in one of GrabCar Premium’s executive private hire vehicles could be the answer.
You may already be using Grab’s Singapore taxi booking app, but a quick tap of the Premium button opens up a fleet of high-end wheels, including BMW 5 series, Mercedes Vianos and Toyota Alphards, ready to whisk you around the city in lux style. The best thing is, it doesn’t cost the earth! Plus, with a special deal for EL readers (details below), this is a great time for a test drive. So, what are you up to this month that deserves a little extra shine?
Got an important date?
There are heaps of great romantic restaurants in Singapore. One of our faves is Corner House at the Botanic Gardens, where you can dine on Michelin-starred cuisine in an elegant black and white house, then take a romantic, starlit stroll through the gardens. Make an impression from the get-go by picking up your date in an exclusive, high-end car. The rest is up to you!
Sample fare from Robertson 100 to Corner House: $21
Something to celebrate?
Whatever you’re celebrating, add a touch of class to the proceedings with a fancy car. For a special girly get together, we recommend Thursday Ladies Nights at Atelier Joel Robuchon where $98++ gets you and your gal pals free flow Bellinis and a fabulous four-course menu. Make the round trip to Sentosa part of the fun with a limo-style ride, plenty of room to stretch your stilettos and a comfy space to settle in and ponder the evening’s gossip.
Planning a birthday but running short of ideas? Sentosa could serve up the goods once more. Book a premium car to pick up the birthday boy (or girl) and surprise them with an adrenaline-fuelled indoor sky dive at ifly, or a wave-riding session at Wave House before heading to Tanjong Beach Club for cocktails and a cool beach-side vibe.
Sample fare from ION Orchard to Sentosa Resorts World: $25
A big business meeting?
Getting in the right mind set before an important meeting can be the key to sealing the deal. An executive car will not only make an impression on arrival, but premium service drivers also ensure a super smooth ride so you can focus on the task in hand—whether that’s last minute prep on your PowerPoint or repeating your killer sales mantra in peace. Arrive at your destination cool, calm and ready for business.
Sample fare from Suntec City to Raffles Place: $15
A special staycation?
Singapore may be the travel hub of Asia but sometimes a quick staycation is all you need to recharge your batteries. Unwind the minute you step out the door with a luxury car ready and waiting to whisk you off to your weekend hideaway. The toughest part is figuring out where to head. If you’re in the market for amazing Singapore views then Marina Bay Sands can’t be beaten, or, for something with a cool and quirky edge, try the boutique Wanderlust Hotel. There’s a Singapore staycation for every taste!
Sample fare from Bukit Timah to Marina Bay Sands: $29
Finally, with base fares starting at $5 and a per kilometre rate of just $1.80 (minimum fare is $15), you don’t even need an excuse to go premium. Because fares are fixed on booking, there are no last minute surprises, so why not make the most of your daily commute and arrive at work in style?
Expat Living readers can enjoy $10 off two GrabCar Premium rides. Simply enter the promo code ELPREMIUM when booking and enjoy the ride! Valid through 30 November 2016.
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