Indispensable facts about taxi around the world that you should know
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March 22 — international day for taxi driver! Almost the first thing we see arriving in a foreign country — is the taxi that promise to domchat us to the destination. Active travelers probably noticed that this type of transport in different parts of the world varies. Than read on.
In China, before ordering the machine, you must check the price. On the same route at different taxi companies prices may vary in two or three times. The payment is made strictly according to the tariff. Does the very best service. Pleased that the government strongly recommend that the taxi drivers to take a bath before work and prohibit Smoking and spit in the car.
Here you can ride on one of the cheapest taxi in the world. The calculation of the trip cost is based on the time hire a taxi. But if you get in a traffic jam (which in Korea is rare), the counter will continue to count down the trip. Despite the low cost of services, Korean taxi has a high level of comfort: transportation is carried out on the cars of a premium class.
In Japan, taxi has its own rules: if the green light — busy, red — free. The car is carrying no more than three people. The price of admission is high: the counter starts with the amount of 710 yen (360 rubles), and when injected into the tube, and at night the rate is increased by 30%. But in every car, there is video two, a fridge with Minibar and air conditioning. A Japanese taxi drivers completely dressed in a uniform with the logo of the company transporting. They will open the door for you before boarding and will not be back.
American taxi, as a rule, painted in yellow, most of them Ford. In addition to bright colors, taxi USA have a special plaque on the hood and the lights on the roof. Don't try to sit next to the driver, passengers ride in the rear seat. The driver's area is fenced off with a special transparent partition with window. Have the American taxi drivers and the similarity with ours: they do not speak English (most of them were immigrants), and often violating traffic rules.
But Israeli taxis are painted in white color. And they work even on the most special holidays and on Saturdays, when the whole country rests. Extras ordering the car on the phone, and travel expenses during the holidays and at night. You can pay in two ways: by meter or by arrangement with the driver. As a rule, tourists better to use still the first way.
In Germany taxi very often the diesel Mercedes E‑class. All fares will be the same regardless of what model year car. For the Russian luxury, the Germans — a usual thing. In Germany, the Mercedes is one of the most reliable and inexpensive to maintain car brands.
Traditional taxi for the capital of Santorini, Fira — osikovo. The transportation and driver, there are two in one. The thing is that on the island of movement is mainly from the bottom up the stairs-serpentine. This way the car can not afford, but for the donkey at the time.
Traditional English black cabs today diluted mini-cabs with advertising prints on the body. But the rules remain the same: the driver is separated from passengers by a partition, and the Luggage is placed in front, near the driver. If the cabs to fit 5 people in a mini-versions — only 4 passengers. Different and payment: in the traditional cab, it is calculated by the meter and can be very high. If you use the mini-cab, and then on fares, you can negotiate with the taxi driver.