Jinghong is the capital of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture. There are 13 minorities living in Jinghong such as Dai, Hani, Jinuo, Bulang, Hui and Yao. The ethnic minorities makes up approxi. 60% of the total population.
Jinghong is not a big city, but there are more than 460 taxis running in the street. It is easy to take a taxi in Jinghong.
The mainly models of taxi in Jinghong are Xiali and Santana.
•RMB 5 for the first 3 kilometers
•RMB 1.2 for each extra kilometer
•Pay for another 20% allowance for the taxi fee between 22:00-06;00
If you need to book a taxi, please make the call as following which are the companies with the longest history in Jinghong:
•Jinghong Kunman Taxi Company Tel:0691-2220413
•Jinghong Aimin Taxi Company
•Jinghong Tongbaichuan Taxi Association
•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 Jinghong
Your car driver knows the streets in Jinghong and the way to major destinations in Jinghong;
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 Jinghong city. People are used to hailing a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.
If you have any problem with a taxi in Jinghong, please contact the following:
•Jinghong Price Bureau: 0691-2122860
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver
•Please make the bargain if you out of the city
•Please remember not to talk with the taxi driver
•Do not dial the number on the card that driver sent to you in case to fall into a snare
•Jinghong Downtown –Jinghong Airport: RMB20
•RMB 5 as long as inside the city