Xiamen Taxi: Xiamen Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

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Xiamen Taxi Quantity
Plan your Xiamen tour? At the time of my writing, 
Xiamen has over 5,000 colorful taxis which provide a quick and convenient for both domestic and international passengers. The city of Xiamen has a large number of vehicles, thus the taxi can be seen everywhere from boisterous commercial centre to the remote and tranquil residence community.  So, it is quite convenient and comfortable to take a taxi in Xiamen.
Taxi Models in Xiamen
The models of taxis in
Xiamen include Kia, Passat, Red-flag, and Buick..
Xiamen Taxis

Xiamen Taxis

 

Xiamen Taxi Fares:
• RMB8 for the first 3km
• RMB2 per each km beyond 3km.
• Another 20% of total charge will be added during the nighttime from 23:00-05:00
• If one way taxi ride is over 8 km, the extra kilometers will be automatically charged 50%, added up to your bill.
•  If  waiting in a taxi is over 5 minutes,  taximeters will automatically caculate the taxi fare.
•  Passengers pay all toll fees for toll road, toll bridge,tunnel and ferry.
•  Passengers can refuse to pay if the taxi driver cannot provide you the receipt.
Xiamen Taxi Company Bookings
If you need to book a taxi, please make the call as following:
• Language assistance for taxi: Tel: 114, 110
•Xiamen Strait Taxi Company                   Tel:0592-5984890
•Xiamen Lianyi Taxi Company.                  Tel:0592-87767151
•Xiamen Kunchi Taxi Company                  Tel: 0592-3255192
•Xiamen Yinghua Taxi Company:                 Tel: 0592-5930977
Hailing a Xiamen City Taxi
•The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, the Airport, Bus stop, Scenic Spots, Hotel and the taxi stands
Xiamen.
Xiamen Taxi at Xiamen Airport

Xiamen Taxi at Xiamen Airport

Xiamen 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 Xiamen
Your car driver knows the streets in Xiamen and the way to major destinations in 
Xiamen;
Your driver should know and abide by all traffic laws;
Air-conditioning on demand;
A radio-free trip;
No Smoking
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
Tips: Xiamen downtown is not big. Some CNY20 may be enough within the downtown area. There are complaint numbers attached inside the cab and you can call them if not satisfy with the service. Xiamen taxis are formal and every of them will meter during operation. You can ask for invoices.
Xiamen Taxi Stands
Generally speaking, the taxi stop boards are located just not far from the bus station boards and those large departments and shopping malls often has special stop for taxi passengers. All legal cabs in 
Xiamen are colored with silver on upper part and date red on lower part.
Xiamen Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in
Xiamen, please contact the following:
•Xiamen Taxi Complaining No.: 0592-5615610, 12358
Xiamen Taxi Useful Information
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver
•If you want to take a taxi to suburban areas of Xiamen, you can have a bargain with the driver before you get in the taxi.
•Xiamen Railway Station –Ferry Dock: around RMB15
•Xiamen Railway Station-Island Ring Road: RMB18
•Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport- Xiamen Downtown: RMB5-30
•Xiamen Railway Station-Jimei University: around RMB100
Xiamen Travel Service
Xiamen Day Tour from US$45
Xiamen 4 Day Tour from US$270

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One Response to “Xiamen Taxi: Xiamen Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones”

  1. Michelle Low says:

    Dear Sirs,
    I misplaced my mobile phone in a taxi at about 11.30 pm on 11th October, 2013, on my journey from around 483, Siming South Road to Marco Polo Hotel. May I know how do I go about lodging a report for and finding my lost phone.
    Your prompt reply will be very much appreciated.

    Thank you.

    Regards,
    Michelle Low

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