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Guangzhou Taxi: Guangzhou Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Plan your Guangzhou tour? Currently Guangzhou has thousands of taxis operated by over 80 taxi companies with taxis in different colors such as yellow, blue, maroon. Taking taxi is a common and convenient way for transportation within the city.

Taxi Models in Guangzhou
The models of taxi in Guangzhou include Jetta, Volkswagen, Santana, Red-flag, Sonata, Buick, Golden cup, Citroen and more.  The taxis in Guangzhou have 7 colors – red, yellow, blue, green, silver…

Guangzhou Taxi

Guangzhou Taxi Fares:
•RMB 12 flag-drop for the first  3 km
• RMB 2.6 per each km beyond 2.5 km.
• Meters will automatically add additional 50% after running 25 km for returning empty

Guangzhou Taxi Company Booking Calls
If you need to book a taxi, please make the calls:
Tel: 96900
Tel: 96122
Tel: 83600000

Hailing a Guangzhou City Taxi
The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, the Airport, Bus stop, Scenic Spots, Hotel and the taxi stands.

Guangzhou 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 Guangzhou;
Your car driver knows the streets in Guangzhou and the way to major destinations in Guangzhou;
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;

Important Tip
Please remember to ask for and keep the receipt because there is taxi identification number on it and this comes in handy when you forget some valuables in a taxi.

Guangzhou Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Guangzhou, please contact the following:
•Guangzhou Taxi Complaining No.: 020-96900

If You forgot your luggage in a taxi, What can you do?

First, if you have a paper receipt for your taxi ride. It is easy to find the taxi company and contact them for your lost luggage.

If not, things will be a bit complicated. Try the three ways below:

1. Try to remember the color of your taxi and with the help of the local people around you, find the taxi company and call them.

2. With the help of your local Chinese friends, you can contact the local traffic radio station (Each city has a traffic radio), asking them to assist you finding your luggage. Most of the taxi drivers listen to the radio.

3. Call 110 and tell your story. Maybe you have the CCTV (surveillance cameras) on the streets to know the taxi you got off.

Anyhow, don’t give up! Good luck!

Guangzhou Taxi Useful Information
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver
•If you want to take a taxi to suburban areas of Guangzhou, you can have a bargain with the driver before you get in the taxi.
•Guangzhou Railway Station – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport: RMB100
•Guangzhou Eastern Railway Station – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport: RMB150
•Guangzhou Fangchun Bus Station – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport: RMB120

Guangzhou 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.

However, people still hail a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.

Tip : Hassle-free Guangzhou 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 guided tours to Guangzhou:

Guangzhou Half Day Tour  from US$75 p/p
Guangzhou Highlight Day Tour    from US$80  p/p

Further Readings


Top 10 Attractions in Guangzhou
How to Visit Guangzhou in One Day
Guangzhou Pearl River Night Cruises
How to Visit Chen Clan Ancestral Hall Guangzhou
How to Visit Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
How to Visit Kaiping Diaolou from Guangzhou

Any questions,  just drop a line.

Tianjin Taxis: Tianjin Taxi Fares, Tips and Phone

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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 Plan your Tianjin Tour?  Basically it is convenient to travel around Tianjin by taxi.

If you are going to catch flight or train, upfront booking is highly recommended. If you want to rent a car with driver to travel around Dalian, you may check out the link: Tianjin Car Rental.

Tianjian Current Legal Taxi Models
There are a number of different types of taxis in Tianjin.

Major Types: Weizhi sedan, Corolla, Sonata, Jetta,Charade, Sagitar, Elantra, Red Flag,  Passat…

Taxis are waiting at Tianjin Binhai International Airport.

Taxi Fares
Two kinds of Taxi Fares
First Kind ( for taxis below 1.8L)
• RMB 8 just for getting in and within3 km
• RMB 2.55 for each additional km

Second Kind ( for taxis above 1.8L)
• RMB 8 just for getting in and within 3km
• RMB 3 for each additional km

The following are for all models of taxis:
•1 km charged for each 5 minutes stopped in traffic
• After over 10 kilometers, 50% of the total fare added as surcharge for return trip
• Official oil Surcharge: 1 RMB per ride
• No extra charge for night drive
• No tipping.

Taxi Company Call in Tianjin
Tel:022- 96880Hailing a Tianjin City Taxi
Hailing a taxi is very easy in Tianjin.  Stepping off the curb and holding out your arm.
•When just the front is lit, the cab is available.
•When no lights are lit, the cab is occupied.Tianjin Taxi riders’rights
As a taxi rider, you have the right to:
Direct the destination and route used;
Travel to any destination in and beyond Tianjin;
A driver should know the streets in Tianjin and the way to major destinations in Tianjin;
A driver knows 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 Tipping

Taxi Stands
There are over 200 hundeds taxi stands in Tianjin. Taxi stands are located at major transit hubs, hotels, office and retail centers and hospitals throughout Tianjin. But these are not enough for people to take taxis. So very often you have to hail a taxi from a non-taxi stand.

Tianjin Taxi Complaints
If you ever have any problems with a Tianjin Taxi, contact the following:

Tianjin Passenger Traffic Management & Supervision Office:
Tel:022-23549000
Address: Pingshandao No.02, Hexi District Tianjin  Zip Code: 300074
Kindly reminder:
Before you make any complaints, be sure to provide such information as time, place, license plate number, invoice etc.

Taxi Useful Information
•A maximum of four passengers a taxi;
•4 passenger limit.
•It is always more difficult to get a cab when it’s raining or during peak hours.
•If you want to call for a ride (rather than hail a cab) you will need to contact a taxi company in advance.

Estimated taxi fares for the often used taxi service:
Tianjin – Tianjin Cruise Port: Approx. RMB 180
Tianjin Airport – Downtown: Approx.RMB 60
Tianjin – Beijing: Approx. RMB 600 – 800

Tip:  Hassle-free Tianjin 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 Tianjin guided tours:

Tianjin One Day Highlight Tour     from US$79 p/p
Tianjin Night Cruise on Haihe River Tour  from US$65 p/p
Tianjin Huangyaguan Great Wall Tour  from US$95 p/p
Tianjin 2 Day Highlight Tour   from US$160 p/p
Tianjin Day Tour from Tianjin Port    from US$100 p/p
Huangyaguan Great Wall Day Trip from Tianjin Port    from US$105 p/pBeijing Tianjin Round Trip Day Tour by Car or Van   from US$75 p/p
Beijing Tianjin Round Trip Day Tour by Bullet Train  from US$110 p/p

Further Readings


Tianjin Cruise Port Transfer
Tianjin Sightseeing
Top Things to Do Tianjin
Beijing Tianjin Tour
Home Port of Tianjin Port International Cruise
Xingang Coach Transfer
Xingang Port
Tianjin Port
Tianjin Port Map
Tanggu Railway Stataion
Tianjin Railway Station
Beijing South Railway Station
Tianjin Airport
Binhai New District

Any questions, just drop a line.

Shaoxing Taxi: Shaoxing Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

Monday, January 24th, 2011
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Shaoxing City Review
Located on the south bank of the Qiantang river, Shaoxing, just like a pear with elegant light, stands on the line between Hangzhou and Ningbo in Zhejiang Province.
 
Shaoxing Taxi Quantity
At the time of my writing, there are some 1,500 taxies traveling around Shaoxing city Since the city is not large, you can reach anywhere by taxi within not too much time.
 
Taxi Models in Shaoxing
Jetta is the mainly model of taxi in Shaoxing. Others are Pukang, Santana and so on.
 
Shaoxing Taxi Fares:
•RMB 5 within 3 kilometer
•RMB 2.2 for each extra kilometer
 
Shaoxing 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 Shaoxing:
•Shaoxing Liming Taxi Company                   Add: 0575-85122656
•Shaoxing Qiyun Taxi Company                    Add: 0575-85117650
•Shaoxing Gucheng Taxi Company                  Add:0575-88620616
•Shaoxing Guomai Taxi Company                   Add:0575-88651666
 
Hailing a Shaoxing City Taxi
•The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, the Airport, Bus stop, Scenic Spots, and Hotel
 
Shaoxing 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 Shaoxing
Your car driver knows the streets in Shaoxing and the way to major destinations in Shaoxing;
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
 
Shaoxing Taxi Stands
There is no taxi stands in Shaoxing city. People are used to hailing a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.
 
Shaoxing Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Shaoxing, please contact the following:
•Shaoxing Taxi Complaining No.: 0575-85338686
 
Shaoxing Taxi Useful Information
•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.
•Shaoxing Downtown –Xiaoshan Airport: RMB80-90
•Shaoxing Railway Station- Shaoxing East Railway Station: RMB65
Shaoxing Railway Station-Shaoxing Downtown:RMB5