What’s a better way to get around Yangon than chasing circular buses? Taxis, absolutely! There will be times when you are in a rush to go somewhere but you don’t want to waste your time wandering around and looking for taxis. We have come up with a round up of top taxi apps in Yangon that you can easily book from your phone to your desired destination which also guarantee fixed price and your safety. Check them out!
This Singapore-based Taxi service is one of the most popular and useful taxi apps in Myanmar. Because of its focus on the customers’ fixed fare, safety and comfort, Grab has gained a lot of interest during those past two years since its first debut in 2017. Having founded in 2012, Grab has been operating in 6 countries in Southeast Asia and now it is available in Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan. Grab offers two taxi options to meet the customer’s requirements: GrabTaxi and GrabTaxi Plus(Beta). The standard one offers daily taxis and the latter offers more comfortable ride with nicer car models. The application is available both on IOS and Android devices. You can also find them on Facebook.
This international brand was founded in 2012 and initiated as an online travel platform. Expanded in 2015, it has entered Myanmar’s ride-hailing market in 2016 and became a popular service among people in Yangon. Oway Ride focuses on 3 key factors: Safe, Certain and Fast which ensure its customers to use their service with absolute safety and satisfaction. The application is available both on IOS and Android devices with both Myanmar and English language.
Just like those mentioned above, Myanmar has also built a ride-hailing service company called Hello Cab in 2014. Hello Cab is the very first taxi service to charge the fees on meters installed in the car. It mainly operates in Yangon and its service is also available in Mandalay and Naypyitaw. Hello Cabs offer 3 types of cars for rental: Hello Cabs- Meter Taxi, Hello Premier (Middle Class Services), Hello Limo (Limousine Services). You can book your rides from the mobile app, through phone calls and via website.
This Vietnamese ride-hailing service was launched in June 2018 and it expanded its market to Myanmar just after 6 months with its fast moving triumph in the market. FastGO has its service strength and it includes offering fixed rates despite the weather conditions or peak hours. The application is available on both IOS and Android devices. FastGO also aims at developing other services such as travel, catering and personal finance service. It also promises three factors: Fast Car, Fast Pay and Fast Protection as their motto says so.
GetRide was founded in 2017 and started its local operation in October 2018. This affordable and reliable app changes the way of motor-pool services since it is the first local service to offer three-wheel motorbikes in some regions such as Mandalay where the use of motorbikes for transportation is more popular. The company guarantees that the drivers are well trained with helmets and vests as proof of safe ride and professional service. The app can be downloaded on both IOS and Android devices.
This local taxi app was released in September 2018 and is designed to meet the convenience of the passengers. Passengers can choose the type of the car they want from provided options. Advance bookings are also available and you can also book for someone else from your phone. Passengers can also offer a reasonable price for the ride before they make the booking. These features make this app unique and impressive. You can download the app both on IOS and Android devices.