Taxis in Thailand
Taxis in Thailand, as a rule, is used toTransfer from airport to hotel and vice versa. Given that there is no airport in every city of the country, a taxi will most likely have to use. Profitable may be a taxi ride to a nearby town, especially if you go now 3-4.
Features a taxi in Thailand
Developed infrastructure of Thailand offers a lotdifferent types of taxis, a common feature of which is the high cost. In order not to leave the taxi driver the last money, you need to know a few important points:
- if the taxi has a meter, it will be necessary to pay the land - 35 lats and continue to pay, depending on the mileage. As a rule, have to leave up to 300 baht;
- if the counter is not (which is quite often), you should negotiate the price in advance of travel. The minimum cost of the transfer on the islands will be 150 baht;
- Rates on night trips increased twice.
Official taxis are easily recognizable by the inscription "Tahі"or «Taxi meter». Most drivers are bad or do not speak in English. For this reason, it is better to keep to a card with the name and address of the hotel. Tipping the local taxi was not prescribed. But trade with the driver about the fare - a fairly common thing in Thailand. More competition could force the businessman to give way to the client.
Call a taxi in Pattaya can be at the following numbers: + 66 38 251 755 (Image Limousine); + 66 38 724 199 (P. Ttaxi Service); + 08 00 023 377 (Pattaya Express).
The rapid and relatively inexpensive to travel around thecity provide motorcycle taxi or motorbike. Drivers of such vehicles have a special uniform, distinguishes them from the crowd. Customers then get invited clapping and loud shouts of "Taxi." Typically, this type of transport can be found in public places - from shopping centers, near the beaches and markets. One trip to this form of transport will cost 30 - 150 baht.
Stop moving motorcycle taxi can be a simple show of hands. In general, the cost of motorcycle taxi service will cost 2-3 times cheaper compared with traditional taxis.
Guests of Thailand there are no problems with movement in the urban structure, and beyond. Everyone can find a mode of transportation that meets the needs and capabilities of the purse.