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Goa Taxis... You will love this.

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Goa Taxis... You will love this.

As most of you are aware the cost of petrol went up by 7.5 rupees a litre on Friday, so taxi fares for petrol fueled vehicles went up accordingly.

Today I attempted get a taxi that I know was fueled by diesel as I have used the guy before from the market at Mapasa.

The guy tried to get the same fare that was being asked for on friday by a petrol fueled taxi driver.

Here are the reasons the moron thought he could get away with these charges.

1. Most whites (his words) don't ask or care if its petrol or diesel powered.

2. Why should he charge anything different to what his brothers are taking.

3, We whites (his words) owe him and his brothers a living , and we can afford the few extra ruppes, and why the hell should we complain and by the way you are a guests in my country.

I took the bus.

I have since checked and the standard prices for all taxi vehicles have risen by about 10% since Friday.

The Goa taxi mafia have just found another way to screw visitors.

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1. Re: Goa Taxis... You will love this.

What a bloody liberty.

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goahappydays thats terrible, good for you by getting the bus, just goes to show the Taxi drivers think us whitey's are a walking Bank.His attitude stinks. I'm glad i use the same Taxi driver on my visits who is extremely good to myself and OH.. :-)) Gel

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Its the current attitude with a lot of taxi drivers, it was not a great european season for them, and domestic visitors are just not using them because they are so expensive.....

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Perhaps the should stop being so greedy and maybe the domestic visitors would use them.But i don't think that will ever happen. :-)) Gel

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I like hiring a scooter.......I don't have to argue with it about prices!

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I have just nearly broke my cap grating my teeth. I am the same as you LondonGel, used the one in our village for 5 years but he knows if he tried to rip us off he would be in trouble not just with us but with the village

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Gel

Now you're making the mistake of bringing logic into the situation!

As you say, it will never happen!

Wolf

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ianttowolves.... 5 bags of shopping and two plant pots today....not great at that balancing act.

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Wolf Lol.:-)) Gel

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Sod the lot of them. Can't wait to see them all standing around doing nothing next season, "Taxi sir?" don't make me laugh!!