Written by Stephen
“I was born in Lima, but I grew up in Sydney. I’ve lived all over the world. Two years ago, I moved to Malaysia to pursue my MBA at this new business school here in KL called Asia School of Business. I came to know about GoCar through some of my expat friends, who were telling me how cool and convenient the whole process of renting a car was to them. I couldn’t agree more after the first time I tried GoCar! Initially, I remember going through this old-school car rental company, but they weren’t that efficient. So, I opted for GoCar and everything was seamless, from registering an account to booking a ride and unlocking the car.
Then onwards, I started taking GoCar mostly for leisure. I’ve been all around Malaysia. I’ve driven to Terengganu and Port Dickson to check out the beaches. Last year, together with my wife and a friend of ours, we ran the full Penang marathon. We rented a GoCar for 4 days and we drove to Penang. We had an awesome time driving around Penang, checking out all the famous foodie places (which probably explains why we didn’t do as well as we wanted in the race!). Besides that, I recently rented a GoCar at Chow Kit for just an hour, because I needed to move a couple of stuff over, and it was perfect. I just picked up a car there, moved my stuff, and got the car back in just under an hour.
Essentially, it’s much more practical and resourceful. You can rent for an hour or a few days. For me, I’ve used it for both, to visit places for a couple of days and also to move stuff for just an hour. Plus, you can go on holidays with your buddies; and if you have more than 2 or 3 people, it becomes cheaper automatically. After all, as an expat, I don’t know how long I’ll be here in Malaysia. So investing on a car is out of the question. The versatility of having a car for myself by renting a GoCar certainly fills the gap there.