Taxi fares to reduce VND500-2,000 a kilometer

Some taxi companies on November 12 announced that they would reduce taxi fare by VND500-2,000 a kilometer in the next couple of days.

Taxi fares will reduce in the next few days (Photo:SGGP)
Director General of Vinasun Company Ta Long Hy said that they would cut the fare by VND500 a kilometer from November 14. It would take them about ten days to reconfigure the taxi meters, he said.

Representative of Mai Linh Group has also announced a fare reduction of VND500-2,000 depending on types of taxicabs and areas from November 14.

In Ho Chi Minh City, Mai Linh’s new fares will be VND14,500 a kilometer for Kia Morning, VND15,800 for  Toyota Vios, VND16,500 for Toyota Innova J and VND17,700 a kilometer for Toyota Innova G.

Hoang Long Company is expected to lower the fare by VND500 a kilometer from November 15 to 16.

The companies’ move is in accordance with the Ministry of Transport’s instruction of cutting transport fee after consecutive reductions in petrol price.

By Dinh Ly – Translated by Hai Mien

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