KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 – Telecommunications service provider Maxis Bhd is offering its customers in Sarawak a free trip back to their hometown in conjunction with the Gawai Festival. Through its “Free Ride Home” campaign, the company is giving away 300 bus and 100 boat tickets for Maxis and Hotlink’s prepaid and postpaid customers on a first-come first-served basis. Maxis Head of Sarawak Region Alexius Bong said in a statement today the campaign is a token of appreciation for customers’ continued support.
Customers may redeem their bus tickets at one of three venues — Terminal Bas Medan Jaya, Bintulu; Kuching Sentral, and Terminal Bas Miri, Pujut Corner –with 100 tickets allocated at each place. The redemption periods are May 17-20, May 24-27, and May 28-30 respectively, with the corresponding travel periods of May 17-June 2, May 24-June 2 and May 29-June 2. Boat tickets may be redeemed at the Sibu Express Wharf Terminal on May 28-30, with the travel period from May 28 to June 2. Bong said non-Maxis customers can also get the free tickets if they purchase a Hotlink pack at any of the bus stations or boat terminal.