Plan your Qingdao tour? Taxing round the city of Qingdao is a convenient way of visiting the coastal city. Most of the taxi drivers can speak little English, you are advised to keep the names of your hotel or tourist destinations written in Chinese or you may ask your hotel staff to write them down for you. So you are able to show them to your cab driver. If you want to rent a car with driver to travel around Qingdao, you may check out the link: Qingdao Car Rental.
Taxi Models in Qingdao
There are mainly four mainly models of taxies in Qingdao such as Santana3000, Jietta, Passat2.0L and Red Flag ca7180…
Qingdao Taxi Fares:
Qingdao taxi fares have recently been put up to bring the rates more in line with market conditions.
• RMB9 for the first 3km
• RMB1.5 per each km after 3km base.
•RMB12 for the first 3km
• RMB1.9 per km after 3km base Qingdao Taxi Call to Book your Taxi
Hailing a Qingdao City Taxi
•The best places to hail a taxi: the main streests, the train station, ccenic Spots, hotels and airport in Qingdao
•It is very easy to hail a taxi on the streets. People prefer to hail a taxi near a bus stop instead of those taxi stands.
Qingdao Taxi rider’s rights
As a taxi rider, you have the rights below:
Direct drive to your destination and no compulsory car pooling
Go to any destination in and beyond Qingdao
Your car driver knows the streets in Qingdao and the way to major destinations in Qingdao
Your driver should know and abide by all traffic laws;
Air-conditioning on demand;
A radio-free trip;
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
Qingdao Taxi Stands
You will find some taxi stands on the main road in Qingdao
however, passengers prefer to hail a taxi anywhere they feel convenient. The taxi stands have always been ignored. Qingdao Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Qingdao,
please contact the following:
•Qingdao Taxi Complaining Phone No:
Qingdao Taxi Useful Information
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver in Qingdao
•If you want to take a taxi to suburban areas of Qingdao, you can have a bargain with the driver before you get in the taxi.
•Qingdao taxi drivers like to recommend accommodations and car rentals for visiting Mt. Laoshan. Don’t rely on them. Judge for yourself.
•Qingdao Airport –Qingdao Railway Station: around RMB100
•Qingdao Railway Station-Qingdao Ocean World: RMB10
•Qingdao Airport-Qingdao Downtown: RMB80
Tip: Hassle-free Qingdao Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for Qingdao guided tours:
Any questions, just drop a line.