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COST OF LIVING/Taxi fares across Taiwan to rise around Lunar New Year

02/04/2024 05:52 PM
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Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Fares for taxi rides in various areas across Taiwan are set to increase for the Lunar New Year holiday from Feb. 5.

Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung

Time: Feb. 5-14

A NT$30 (US$0.95) surcharge, a NT$20 nighttime surcharge (11 p.m. to 6 a.m.), or national highway toll fees will be automatically included in metered fares during the period.

Taoyuan

Time: Feb. 5-14

A surcharge of NT$50 per ride for regular taxi services in Taoyuan during the period; a NT$100 surcharge for those hailing a cab from taxi stands at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.

Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung

Time: Feb. 5-14

A surcharge of NT$50 per ride will be included in metered fares.

Taxi drivers will be required to use a function in their new meters that automatically adds the surcharge to the fare and directly displays the total on the meter.

Hsinchu City and County

Time: Feb. 7-14

A 30 percent increase in metered fares.

Miaoli County

Time: Feb. 8-14

A 30 percent increase in metered fares.

Nantou County

Time: Feb. 8-14

A surcharge of NT$50 per journey.

Changhua County

Time: Feb. 8-14

An extra NT$50 in taxi meter initial fares.

Yunlin County

Time: Feb. 7-14

A surcharge of NT$50 on top of the nighttime charges for both day and night taxi services.

Chiayi City and County

Time: Feb.8-14

A surcharge of NT$50 on top of the nighttime charges for both day and night taxi services.

Pingtung County

Time: Feb. 5-14

A surcharge of NT$50 on top of the original prices.

Yilan County

Time: Feb. 5-14

NT$150 for the first 1.25 kilometers, and NT$5 for every 200 meters of the continued journey, plus NT$5 for every 100 seconds for slow-moving taxis at under 5km per hour.

Hualien County

Time: Feb. 7-14

A surcharge of NT$50 on top of the nighttime charges for both day and night taxi services.

Taitung County

Time: Feb. 7-16

A surcharge of NT$50 on top of the nighttime charges for both day and night taxi services.

Kinmen Cpounty

Time: Feb. 8-14

Charges will be the same as night fares throughout the day.

(By Lin Ting-chun and Evelyn Kao)

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