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@  PI Visitor : (29 May 2015 - 03:52 AM)

@mamser...yes, but if you look around, usually on the dash near the meter, you will see a notice that all meters are -10 PHP. Chris is exactly correct, you are entitled to deduct 10PHP from the meter reading.

@  mamser : (29 May 2015 - 02:21 AM)

seriously Chris? in all of metro? i've taken at least 10 white taxi rides this past month and all of them started at 40...

@  Mentalist : (29 May 2015 - 02:01 AM)

@Kinky Kiwi no but she gave me one of her cooking funnels after I said how effective it looks.

@  Chris in Makati : (29 May 2015 - 01:52 AM)

The initial flagfall fare for white metered taxis in Manila was reduced from P40 to P30 at the beginning of March. If your taxi hasn't already had it's meter adjusted you are entitled to deduct P10 off the fare if you want.

@  Kinky Kiwi : (29 May 2015 - 12:50 AM)

Did you pull out your bag of toys Mentalist and show granny what you use them for in the Philippines :P

@  Gibson 1959 : (28 May 2015 - 01:02 PM)

No doubt she did some mongering there in her early days ...

@  Mentalist : (28 May 2015 - 12:57 PM)

she started talking about Dumaguete or something so I let her run with it :WinkGrin1:

@  mamser : (28 May 2015 - 12:52 PM)

so what did you tell her Mentalist?

@  mamser : (28 May 2015 - 12:50 PM)

i definitely didn't pay 1,200 last month to take yellow taxi from NAIA to Makati. it was more like 400 give or take.

@  Mentalist : (28 May 2015 - 10:58 AM)

Fuck, my church going grandma asked me "so, tell me about the Philippines?" Ummmm, yeahhh. She gave me $50 for birthday which is a solid ST. Thanks Grannie

@  FurryFriend : (28 May 2015 - 09:59 AM)

it was around 2am, some guy could have put in his own rates

@  FurryFriend : (28 May 2015 - 09:58 AM)

come to think of it, ur probably right

@  fieldsguy : (28 May 2015 - 09:50 AM)

LOL anyone can type up an official sheet.

@  FurryFriend : (28 May 2015 - 09:17 AM)

the official sheet said P600

@  fieldsguy : (28 May 2015 - 07:47 AM)

Yes the so called coupon taxis. Although I thought they were p450 to Pasay. Furry must be furious.

@  PhillySteak : (28 May 2015 - 07:29 AM)

Yes they do like i said they start at 70p instead of 40p. They do have set rate taxi TICKET rates which may be what furry got screwed on

@  fieldsguy : (28 May 2015 - 07:21 AM)

yellow taxis have meters, there is no official rate. You were ripped off big time furry

@  FurryFriend : (28 May 2015 - 04:30 AM)

I can definitely tell you 4 months ago that the flat official rate from NAIA to Taft/EDSA was P600. I could have walked it in 30 mins if I didn't have bags. Those yellow taxis are a fucking rip-off. What a way to welcome new visitors with 4 times inflated taxi rates.

@  PhillySteak : (28 May 2015 - 03:04 AM)


@  PhillySteak : (28 May 2015 - 02:57 AM)


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