Tags : Fares


Taxi drivers to descend on Transport Ministry demanding fare hike

About 100 taxi drivers are planning to mass at the Transport Ministry next month to demand an increase in the fare structure and a ban on Grab and other foreign ride-hailing services. Worapol Kaemkhunthod, president of a professional taxi drivers association, said the protest would culminate with a four-point petition being submitted to Transport Minister […]Read More


Taxi rate hike could lower refusal rate,TDRI argues

The Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) has suggested a new 50-satang-per-minute taxi fare hike to increase the income of drivers and reduce the likelihood of them refusing passengers. The idea was floated during a gathering Thursday of representatives from taxi driver associations and the Department of Land Transport (DLT). Full story: Bangkok Post OM JOTIKASTHIRA […]Read More


Transport Ministry meets to discuss ride fare hikes

BANGKOK, 21 May 2018, (NNT) – Today, Thailand’s Transport Ministry held an emergency meeting to discuss public transportation fare hikes, following a recent petition filed by public transport operators. The plea came shortly after the diesel price reached its current price of 29.79 baht per liter. Full story: NNT Reporter: Nuppol Suvansombut, Rewriter: Thammarat Thadaphrom […]Read More


Thai air fares among world’s lowest

New research by the online travel agency Kiwi.com has revealed that Thailand is among the world’s top 10 countries for the cheapest airline tickets. Thailand ranked eighth in the 2017 rankings involving 80 countries where average flight costs were compared. Full story: Bangkok Post BOONSONG KOSITCHOTETHANA BANGKOK POSTRead More


Thai police get tough on taxis refusing fares in Bangkok

BANGKOK:– Bangkok police are finally getting tough with taxi drivers who refuse fares, if a huge public relations exercise in the downtown area is to be believed, reports Thaivisa News. A high ranking officer announced thousands of fines in a ten day crackdown since last week while police and land department officials carried out training […]Read More


Tourist beaten in Pattaya fare row

drivers of assaulting him as he walked away after failing to negotiate a fare in Pattaya early Saturday. The incident took place around 5am in front of Bamboo Bar at the entrance to the Pattaya Walking Street in South Pattaya, said police who investigated the complaint. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More