Currently, taxis plying both sides of the border are allowed to pick up and drop off passengers at just two places: Ban San Street near Bugis, and Pasar Bakti terminal in Johor.The new rules will save Madam Maureen Yin – a 55-year-old Malaysian nurse who lives in Yishun – a lot of time in travelling to Johor, she says.
But the giveaway comes when he whispers to arriving visitors: “Taxi, taxi?
Only $35 to anywhere.” An investigation by The Sunday Times showed that taxi touts are back to muscle in on the tourist dollar, following unprecedented visitor arrivals to Singapore. By Ng Kai Ling & Maria Almenoar, Straits Times TAXI passengers headed for Johor Baru are happy that they will soon be able to hail any of 200 authorised cabs anywhere in Singapore for that ride across the border.
Limousine taxi service charges a flat rate and can be booked from the respective taxi companies and approved limousine counters at Airport Terminals, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore Expo and certain hotels.
adapted from Land Transport Authority (LTA, Singapore) In the midst of high growing demand for taxi services, the Comfort Delgro Group revised its taxi fare structure to better match supply.
These types of “warnings” are scams meant to prey upon your fears.
Law enforcement does not demand fines through web pop-ups (and there is no technology that would allow them to do so even if they wanted to).The new fare structure comprises of widening the peak hour surcharge from 6am to am in the morning in contrast with the usual 7am to am.The peak phases will also comprise weekends and Holidays.Similarly, a taxi rider in JB will be able to hop into any of 200 licensed Malaysian cabs for the journey back to Singapore.New rules passed on Monday during the Singapore-Malaysia Leaders’ Retreat between the two countries’ prime ministers should make commuting in taxis to and from Malaysia easier.A previous article I had written a couple of years ago about an “FBI” phishing scam affecting Mac computers continues to receive a lot of attention.