As promised, Uber today has introduced a new expansion of its service in Malaysia in the form of UberEATS. Available starting from 21 September onwards, Kuala Lumpur is the 10th UberEATS city in Asia.
For starters, the service is available only in Kuala Lumpur central business district, Bangsar, and Damansara Heights although the company has planned to expand to other parts of Klang Valley and the country very soon. That being said, customers already able to order their meal from 200 restaurants through the service at launch.
For each order, customers are charged RM 5 as delivery charge on top of the price of their meal. However, UberEATS Malaysia only able to accept credit card and debit cards at the moment although Uber is aiming to provide cash option in Q1 2018. At launch, the service’s initial delivery time is around 30 minutes.
In order to cater the Malaysian market, Uber has actually worked with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) order to meet the country’s halal requirement. This is the reason why the company have provided separate bags for halal and non-halal orders.
To order their meal through the service, users are now able to download UberEATS app on Android and iOS devices immediately. Users can also expect to see UberEATS integration within the main Uber in the next few days.