Your taxi fare is made up of different charges.
Here are the maximum amounts that rank and hail taxi’s can charge when travelling in country areas.
- Hire charge: $4.10
- Distance rate: $2.26 per kilometre for the first 12km, then $3.13 per kilometre thereafter
- Night distance rate: $2.63 per kilometre (from 10pm – 6am)
- Holiday distance rate: $2.71 per kilometre for the first 12km, then $3.75 per kilometre thereafter (6am to 10pm on Sundays and Public Holidays)
- Waiting time: $57.65 per hour (96c per minute) while vehicle speed is less than 26 km/h
- Cleaning fee: if you dirty the taxi, you may be charged up to $120