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Grab and Xanh SM: Locations Across Vietnam

Mai Anh
3 min. to read

Embark on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of Vietnam with Grab and Xanh SM at your fingertips. From the ancient alleyways of Hanoi to the sun-kissed shores of Da Nang, they seamlessly connect travelers with the heart and soul of this enchanting country. Join Sun Getaways Travel as we delve into the seamless fusion of convenience and sustainability, uncovering the diverse array of locations across Vietnam accessible with Grab and Xanh SM!

Table of contents

1. Why Should You Use Grab or Xanh SM Taxi?

2. How to Use Grab or Xanh SM Taxi?

3. Transportation Services

1. Why Should You Use Grab or Xanh SM Taxi?

Grab, a well-known transportation service in Vietnam, stands out among conventional transport alternatives, particularly for travelers, for several reasons:

  • Cost-effectiveness: Grab provides competitive pricing, prominently displayed to users, often undercutting traditional taxi fares.
  • Speed and convenience: Grab drivers are ubiquitous, with a substantial presence on the platform, ensuring swift and readily available transportation.
  • Route transparency: Utilizing Grab grants passengers insight into the chosen route, affording them a sense of control over their journey.
  • Enhanced safety measures: Grab imposes stringent safety protocols on its drivers, with customer ratings serving as a testament to their adherence to company standards.
  • Convenient payment options: Grab facilitates seamless transactions through diverse payment methods, including bank accounts and e-wallets. Additionally, frequent discounts and vouchers further augment affordability for passengers.

Grab drivers are ubiquitous

VinFast Smart Mobility (Xanh SM) is a smart and environmentally friendly transportation system in Vietnam, offering a variety of amenities aimed at enhancing users’ commuting experiences.

Xanh SM drivers exhibit professional behavior

Similar to Grab, Xanh SM also offers amenities, but all vehicles in Xanh SM’s fleet are electric. By using Xanh SM services, you contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, thereby aiding environmental protection efforts and enhancing air quality in cities. All Xanh SM drivers consistently exhibit exceptionally courteous and professional behavior.

2. How to Use Grab or Xanh SM Taxi?

Using Grab in Vietnam follows a similar process to using Grab in other countries you may have experienced but ensure you have a 3G/4G SIM card from Vietnam. Once registered, follow these steps to book a Grab service:

  • Choose Your Service: Select the desired service type, like GrabCar, GrabBike, food delivery, or express delivery.
  • Select Pick-up and Drop-off Locations
  • Track Your Driver: Monitor your driver’s location through the app.
  • Cashless Payment: Pay conveniently using credit cards or e-wallets.

To book a ride through the Xanh SM app, follow these steps:

  • Download the Xanh SM app from the Google Play Store (for Android) or the App Store (for iPhone).
  • Log in or register for an account.
  • Choose the type of service you need, such as GrabBike or GrabCar.
  • Enter your pick-up and drop-off locations.
  • Select your preferred vehicle type and confirm your booking.
  • Track your driver’s arrival through the app.
  • Pay and rate your driver after completing the ride.

Download the Xanh SM app

You need to have a SIM card to be able to book public transportation in Vietnam >>> The Top 3 SIM Cards for Travelers in Vietnam

3. Transportation Services

In Vietnam, Grab offers a diverse range of services catering to various needs:

  • GrabBike: Provides swift and secure motorbike rides, ideal for short urban trips.
  • GrabCar: Offers transportation in 4 or 7-seater vehicles with fixed fares, suitable for larger groups and longer journeys.
  • GrabTaxi: Links with traditional taxi firms, charging fares based on their standard rates.
  • GrabShare: Facilitates ride-sharing, reducing fares by up to 30% for passengers sharing the same route.
  • GrabAirport: Convenient for airport transfers, though fares may be higher compared to other routes.
  • GrabRent: Offers on-demand transportation with fixed hourly rates, available in packages of 2, 4, 6, and 8 hours. Motorbike routes are limited to the city, while cars offer unrestricted travel, making it suitable for exploring tourist spots affordably.
  • GrabFood: Delivers food to your doorstep.
  • GrabMart: Provides on-demand grocery shopping and deliveries.
  • Booking Attractions and Hotels: Through partnerships with apps like Klook, Agoda, and Booking.com, Grab facilitates easy reservations of tourist attractions and hotel rooms.

A mock up of the carbon offset feature

VinFast Smart Mobility (Xanh SM) transportation services typically include:

  • Electric Motorbike Service (GrabBike Xanh SM): Offers electric motorbike services for swift urban commuting. Provides a convenient and environmentally friendly personal transportation option.
  • Electric Car Service (GrabCar Xanh SM): Provides electric car transportation services for urban areas and tourist destinations. Ensures smooth and eco-friendly rides.
  • Electric Delivery Service (GrabExpress Xanh SM): Offers fast and convenient delivery of goods using electric motorbikes. Serves both individual and business delivery needs.
  • Hourly Electric Motorbike Rental Service (GrabBike Xanh SM Hourly): Allows customers to rent electric motorbikes by the hour for sightseeing and exploring tourist attractions within the city.

These services not only provide convenience to users but also contribute to reducing CO2 emissions and protecting the environment.

Electric Car Service ensures smooth and eco-friendly rides

Are you a solo traveler? You should read this article >>> Vietnam for solo travelers

We hope this article has provided you with a comprehensive understanding of Grab and Xanh SM’s services in Vietnam, showcasing how they can enhance your travel experiences with convenience and affordability. If you’re seeking further assistance with planning your Vietnam adventures, please don’t hesitate to contact Sun Getaways Travel.

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