Taxi drivers in Goa   no comments

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As Goa has a poor public transport system most people in Goa have to hire taxis when travelling long distance, especially when going to the airport or railway station. However the taxi drivers remain unorganized with no social support, in case they face any problem. Some taxi drivers have a fleet of vehicles which they drive with their associates, yet there is often no way their regular customers can contact them if their mobile has any problem.

The rates charged by the taxi drivers vary from person to person in Goa there is no standardisation at all. While the prepaid taxi counter at the airport is charging only Rs 690 for a taxi from Dabolim airport to Panaji, for going from Panaji to the airport, the rate will vary. Some taxi drivers are charging Rs 700 for the trip, and others are charging Rs 800 for the same distance, and similar vehicle. Once people are using the services of a particular tax driver and are satisfied, they will use the services repeatedly. The drivers are familiar with all the popular routes in Goa and nearby areas.

One taxi driver in Panaji, near the market has not been spotted for some time and his regular customers are finding it difficult to trace him, his mobile phone is also switched off. He is losing a lot of business because of his absence. Any taxi cab service providers can send their offers to

Written by ydpa on June 11th, 2016

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