GrabTaxi in Thailand!


GrabTaxi is a smartphone- based taxi booking and dispatching service. Their vision is to revamp the Thai taxi industry, by making it safer and much more efficient. In means of a transport that everyone can be proud of. GrabTaxi tries to improve the way that passengers hail taxi drivers on the road and the way that taxi drivers look out for passengers.


They have three unique selling points to improve their business and satisfy their customers:

  • Speed: With their new app, GrabTaxi allows customers to find the nearest taxi to them in less than a minute with just two taps on the app. Waiting for the driver is also reduced as the result in choosing the best driver for the customer is always the closest interested driver.
  • Safety: GrabTaxi provides you with clarity as it provides information of your taxi booking such as; the drivers name, plate number, phone number and estimated fare. You can track your driver as you wait for him and then you can ‘share-your-ride’ on Facebook, Twitter, Email or SMS so that others are assured of your route and arrival.
  • Certainty: All thats needs to be done is to open the app, and this will show how many taxi’s are near you. Afterwards, GrabTaxi then provide you with an instant confirmation of the status with your booking.


GrabTaxi have drivers everywhere around Bangkok, who hope to expand real fast, really soon so all you have to do is wait and see! If you don’t have a smartphone, no need to worry! You can still call the GrabTaxi Call Center by calling 02-021-250.

If you’re wondering why you need to submit your phone number to register is because for first time users, GrabTaxi will be giving you an activation code to the number that you would have provided them with to ensure the authenticity of your number. It is also important to the company or their drivers to get in contact with you when picking you up.

How much does GrabTaxi cost?

GrabTaxi’s drivers have been trained to turn on the meter once the customer is inside the taxi. So all you have to pay is the metered fare and an additional 25 Baht booking fee.

The reason for the booking fee is that for drivers to be able to cover their expense for wherever you are going to go. What you need to remember is that the drivers only start their meters once that you are inside the taxi. Furthermore, they provide you with safety, speed and certainty and they will provide you with the best taxi booking service in Bangkok who hope to regularly serve you better each time.

Have you booked a taxi and the driver never arrived and are wondering what to do?

GrabTaxi provide you with your drivers information so that you can feel free to call your appointed driver. If any problems occur, then you can email GrabTaxi at and they will try to check this out for you.

PROMOTION: As Fathers day is right around the corner, GrabTaxi are offering customers a Fathers Day Welcome. You can receive a 40THB discount off every ride between the 29th of November – 10th of December. All you have to do is enter the promo code ‘dad’ in the promo code section within the GrabTaxi app.

To do this you simply key in DAD to the ‘Promo Code’ section and click on ‘Confirm Booking’. You will then receive an SMS and/or Email about the successful promo redemption once you have been allocated a taxi. You then show the driver the promo confirmation SMS and/or Email and get no booking fee of 25THB.

Download the GrabTaxi iOS app in App Store or the Android app on Google Play Store.




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  2. Bruce Jazz on

    When is it coming to Pattaya or has the Pattaya Taxi Mafia stopped it