Foshan, a bright pearl in the Pearl River Delta, is a historical and well known city, composed of Nanhai, the ancient city, Shunde, the hometown of flowers, Sanshui and Gaoming, the new riverside cities.
At the time of my writing, there are some 2,300 taxies traveling around Foshan city. Foshan is the third largest city in Guangdong Province, but it has much fewer taxis than Guangdong and Shenzhen. Most all the taxis are old.
The common taxi types in Foshan are Santana, Sonata, Passat, Chery, Jetta and Kia.
•RMB 7 for the flag-down fare
•RMB 2.6 per kilometer within eight kilometers
•RMB2.8 per kilometer beyond eight kilometers
•RMB1 for the fuel surcharge
If you need to book a taxi, please make the call as following which are the companies with the longest history in Foshan:
•Foshan Hengfeng Brand Taxi Company, Transport Office Tel: 0757-88210998
•Foshan Taxi Booking No., Shunde District Tel: 0757-22331888
• Foshan Taxi Booking No., Gaoming District Tel:0757-88281000
• Foshan Taxi Booking No., Sanshui District Tel:0757-87833222
•The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, the Airport, Bus stop, Scenic Spots, and Hotel
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 Foshan
Your car driver knows the streets in Foshan and the way to major destinations in Foshan;
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;
There is no taxi stands in Foshan city. People are used to hailing a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.
If you have any problem with a taxi in Foshan, please contact the following:
•Foshan Taxi Complaining No.: 96150
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver
•It is hard for you to find a taxi in the distant westto the east area of the city.
•Foshan Airport–Foshan Railway Station: RMB20
•Foshan Airport – City Center: RMB20
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