With the advantage of not raising prices despite the weather, the traditional taxi services registered a strong day on Sunday (25/11) in Ho Chi Minh City because of heavy rain. Speak with VnExpressNguyen Bao Toan, deputy director general of Vinasun, said that demand for taxi motions in the afternoon and evening skyrocketed, causing the car's application and power stations to "extend" to serve.
There are no detailed statistics, but the estimated revenue in the HCM city market increased yesterday 3-4 times the normal. "More than 90% of their vehicles are at peak times, and drivers who exceed sales or damaged vehicles should stop running." In serious cases, the insurance side will be evaluated, "Toan said.
Taxi & swim & # 39; on Phan Huy Ich Street (Tan Binh District) on the morning of 26/11. Photo: Quynh Tran
The demand for travel also increased dramatically to the telephone services throughout the day until the morning. Many customers reflect, GrabBike service almost "off" from 11am on Sunday, the price does not increase much, but rarely have cars.
"I can not use GrabBike, I dumb to call GrabCar and still set from morning to afternoon, but the price is two to three times higher than normal. At night, a colleague of mine took 2 hours to book the county car About Binh Thanh, meanwhile, my superiors have to wait until noon to call GrabCar, "said Thang Dang, a resident of District 3.
As the rain continued and some roads were flooded until this morning (11/26), the need to travel by car this morning still exceeded the offer. Called car to work at 6:15 am from the apartment in Tham Luong (District 12) to District 1, but Ms. Hong Ha said he must be "helpless" in all applications.
"I call motorcycle to car, from Grab to GoViet is not normal. And under the apartment lobby is also a lot of traditional taxi waiting, but this morning there is no car. I have to wait for a taxi back to the general I want pick up the car, "said Hong Ha.
Road D1, Binh Thanh district, HCMC at 8 o'clock on the morning of 26 November. Image: Van Hieu
Avoid rain and wind at 11am to decide on the road, Ms. Thanh Huong (D1 Road, Binh Thanh District) call Grab but does not see the driver not to pick up. "Wait for the driver's report to stand still, I'll call him he said the road is flooded and the traffic jam must sympathize," Huong said.
Fast Hu CEO Nguyen Huu Tuat said demand for these units increased three times last Sunday, but few drivers responded. In the meantime, respond VnExpressGrip confirms local overload.
"Because of the impact of the storm, we understand that there are times when Grab applications do not meet customers' needs and travel needs. Grab and apologize to customers for these inconveniences and look forward to it." thanked the team of pilots and said that the company paid VND10, 000 for each car so that the driver would enter his own code out of gratitude. now.
Similarly, call-out services can not meet the needs of many drivers due to the weather. GrabFood does not raise prices, but drivers are difficult to find. Many restaurants in the Grab app also did not close the app. At the same time, Now customers only have restaurants less than four kilometers away and are tired of waiting.
"Yesterday, our service did not enter the promotion code, the shipping cost was so high that people were still struggling to survive," says the CEO of a late delivery service. anonymity said.
Recognized in the late afternoon to early afternoon today, taxi services, car calls and staple foods are functioning normally. Customers reflect the difficulty of getting service gradually. Excessive flooding and traffic congestion are still expected.
Telecommunications – East