Once upon a time, happily hopping into a car with a complete stranger was unheard of. These days, it’s the norm, because it comes with significant savings.
GrabHitch and GrabShare are common lexicon in the millennial vocabulary.
And for good reason, because, if you’re lucky, the fare can go as low as… free! It might take a little longer to get to your destination because the driver rarely takes a direct route when there are other passengers to drop off, but it’s nothing leaving your house a little earlier can’t fix.
You know what else is common in millennial speak? Promo code. Being perpetually glued to their smartphones, millennials are pretty clued in on the various discounts and promotions on online shopping platforms.
Adding to the list of cheap transport options millennials are adopting is bike-sharing. OFO and Mobike bicycles parked everywhere are a common sight.
Using one is convenient too: you only need the correct app installed to unlock a bike, and you can ride it to your heart’s content. Prices are wallet-friendly too, averaging about a dollar for an hour of use.