Lonely Planet Writer

Bangkok cab fares to increase if drivers ‘behave’

Clean cab, higher fare.
Clean cab, higher fare. Image by BYTE RIDER / CC BY-SA 2.0

Bangkok cabbies will be allowed to charge higher fares from December if they comply with new conditions, including repairing vehicles to meet safety standards and brushing up on their manners. While plentiful and cheap, the Thai capital’s taxis are often criticised for poor quality of service and driving standards. Read more: traveldailymedia.com