I used to be virtually in Southeast Asia this week to take a experience on Singapore Airways’s new 787-10 (right here’s my evaluate of the aircraft). You possibly can wager that if I used to be in Singapore, I’d be utilizing a ride-sharing app like Uber as a substitute of taxis to save cash. Nonetheless, it seems to be like Uber is now not in operation there. As Bloomberg has reported, “Uber has formally pulled out of Southeast Asia and bought its operations there to main native rival Seize.”
Seize—the Southeast Asia ride-sharing app previously referred to as GrabTaxi/MyTeksi—supposedly has the biggest pool of drivers in Southeast Asia. It runs much like the best way Uber runs besides that it provides not solely taxis and personal vehicles however motorbike taxis, as effectively. Based mostly on among the opinions (which could possibly be coming from disgruntled workers or the competitors), I wouldn’t depend on Seize as a primary alternative or for last-minute reserving fairly but—some wrote that Seize might be unreliable and make you wait—however nonetheless a lot of the opinions have been optimistic (four.1/5 on iOS and four.four/5 out on Android).
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