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Jinghong Taxi: Jinghong Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

Thursday, February 10th, 2011
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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 Taxi Quantity
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.
 
Taxi Models in Jinghong
The mainly models of taxi in Jinghong are Xiali and Santana.
 
Jinghong Taxi Fares:
•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
 
Jinghong Taxi Company Bookings
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          
 
Hailing a Jinghong City Taxi
•The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, the Airport, Bus stop, Scenic Spots, and Hotel
 
Jinghong 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 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;
No Smoking
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
No Tip
 
Jinghong Taxi Stands
There is no taxi stands in Jinghong city. People are used to hailing a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.
 
Jinghong Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Jinghong, please contact the following:
•Jinghong Price Bureau: 0691-2122860
 
Jinghong Taxi Useful Information
•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