12 Dec '11, 3pm

SMRT increases taxi fare rates in line with ComfortDelGro

SMRT Taxis will follow market leader ComfortDelGro and increase its taxi fares from Dec 20. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Maria Almenoar SMRT Taxis will follow market leader ComfortDelGro and increase its taxi fares rates from Dec 20. With the fare revision, the flag-down rate for standard taxis will increase by 20 cents, while distance-based charges for the same taxi category will increase by between two and three cents per kilometre, on the average. Booking fees for standard taxis will be reduced by 20 cents, and all location surcharges will remain the same. The flag-down fare, and both normal and advance bookings for its Chrysler luxury taxi remain unchanged. Related Links Revised SMRT taxi fare rates The company in a statement said that it needed to keep pace with the fare revision by other operators so that its drivers would not feel deprived of a 'better income opportu...

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