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GRAB availability in Sepilock

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GRAB availability in Sepilock

Hello:

Is Grab readily available in Sepilock, to take us to Labuk Bay? And is Grab readily available for the return? Or do people recommend pre-booking a car.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: GRAB availability in Sepilock

JNelsonRedSoxFan.

It did not used to be available and I have not heard that it is now. If you are on their App log in and see. I recently checked the airport to Sepilok and if refused to quote me.

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2. Re: GRAB availability in Sepilock

You might need to wait a few minutes for a car to be in the area. We booked a grab from the rainforest discovery centre (RDC) in Sepilok area and waited about 5 minutes for a car to be in the area and accept our booking back to Sandakan. We had also used grab to get to the RDC (this was 2 weeks ago). In the time we waited at RDC 2 taxis cruised by but we chose to wait). So, yes Grab is around but inconsistently so you might want a back up plan if you don't fancy the thought of potentially waiting. It is your cheapest option though.

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5. Re: GRAB availability in Sepilock

We have been using grab to get around on our trip in Sandakan. There are loads of drivers around, you just need to be careful as some drivers are unsafe. We got in one that didn’t have seatbelts and had to ask him to stop.

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6. Re: GRAB availability in Sepilock

etravelra,

Yes it is surprising the traffic laws can be so slack.

In Malaysian law adults in the front must wear seatbelts. But they can hold a child while driving.

The rear seats(Maybe two rows) don't have to wear seatbelts and if you have a baby it is okay to push it up onto the rear parcel shelf until it dies, either from the massive heat through the window or the sudden breaking of the driver. Baby or booster seats are not provided in taxis/ minivans etc.

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