Taxi SingaporeSingapore Taxi
They are large mini travellers and London taxis (white instead of dark in Singapore) with up to seven seats. First flag fall and first kilometer are S$3.90, then change to 400m for 400m and get the flag for the first time at least once per year. Use a taxi rank within the CBD: Unlike in Australia (and many other countries), riders are not permitted to stop anywhere on the street to pick up a rider to hold them down - and pay high penalties.
Legally, it is only possible to get in and out of a taxi within the metropolitan area of the inner cities at sign-posted taxi ranks. You can' see a taxi rank? Singapur-Taxi do not admit Visa-Karten ( Visa has withdrawn the Visa services due to a long lasting quarrel about the paying of car transfer fees). These include an additional S$3 fee for picking up a taxi after 17:00 at the CBD; S$3 fee for picking up Gardens by the Bay and Resort World Sentosa; S$3 fee for picking up Marina Bay Sands on Sunday and Holiday from 6:00 to 16:59; and S$3-5 fee for picking up from Changi Airport.
Travelling by Taxi through Singapore
They can stop a taxi at any moment, but taxi cabs are not permitted to stop anywhere in the center of the center, except at the taxi rank. To find a taxi in the town at certain periods of the day is more difficult than it should be. This includes rush hour, overnight and rain.
A lot of taxi riders switch shift between 16.00 and 17.00, which makes it quite hard to buy a taxi. Tariff system is also complex, but fortunately everything is measured, so there is no dispute about tariffs. There are a number of supplements to consider, among others: When paying by bank transfer a 10% supplement will be charged.
It is also possible to use your EZ-Link transportation map to make payments. You can find a complete listing of tariffs and supplements at www.taxisingapore.com.