Malaysia’s leading car-sharing application, SOCAR announced its new partnership with GrabPay. By offering its members a new e-wallet payment option via GrabPay, SOCAR hopes to bring added convenience to Malaysians out there who want to enjoy the benefits of car-sharing at the touch of a button. With the GrabPay integration, any users who have sufficient credit balance on their e-wallet can now rent any of the car models on SOCAR without having to even reach for their credit or debit cards. Start driving a Mazda or BMW on SOCAR today and add to your GrabRewards points!
Originally from South Korea, SOCAR offers a wide range of cars, from economy compact vehicles such as Perodua MYVI or Proton Iriz to family SUVs and luxury automobiles such as Mazda CX-5, BMW 330E. Cars are available at over 800 designated zones all over Klang Valley making SOCAR vehicles accessible to its members. With SOCAR, Malaysians can enjoy the benefits of driving a car without having to commit to monthly instalments, hefty maintenance and insurance expenses.
SOCAR has introduced multiflex car-sharing to hundreds of thousands of Malaysians and aims to make car-sharing even more accessible. By simplifying the payment process, SOCAR aims to offer a seamless consumer journey from start to the moment you collect your car. Just choose the car model that is available and closest to you and start driving within 10 minutes – all without having to worry about even touching a car key.
This will be the first of many new features and initiatives launched by SOCAR that seeks to bring Malaysians who enjoy driving with added convenience and accessibility. More importantly SOCAR aims to continue to offer its customers more choices in terms of product offering (one way journey/door-to-door/round-trip), payment options (card/GrabPay), car models (20 models to choose from and growing) and pick-up locations (office/LRT station/shopping mall).
For Malaysians who prefer the ease of a seamless e-wallet payment option, the new GrabPay option on SOCAR will give members an added sense of convenience and security.
Below are the steps on how members can use GrabPay as an alternate payment method:
Step 1: Tap on “Payment Method” upon checking out
Step 2: Tap on the “Connect E-wallet” option for GrabPay
Step 3: Fill in your registered Grab mobile number (must be the same number as registered on SOCAR)
Step 4: Enter the 6 digit code sent via SMS
Step 5: Fill in your GrabPay registered email address to verify your identity
Step 6: Tap on ‘Link GrabPay’ to add GrabPay as your preferred payment method
*Users are to ensure their GrabPay wallet has sufficient amount for the trip
Step 7: Start earning GrabRewards pointsGrabp Points with every SOCAR booking
Note: Users are unable to remove GrabPay as a payment method if they do not have any other payment method added (i.e. debit/credit card).