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Berlin taxis to accept plastic 'by the end of this year'

A que of taxi's in Berlin.
A que of taxi’s in Berlin. Image by Till Krech / CC BY 2.0

The Berlin-Brandenburg taxi association is about to sign an agreement which will finally pave the way for taxis in the German capital to accept credit and debit cards. Tourists and travellers are regularly surprised by how few taxis, restaurants and shops accept plastic in Berlin, and it’s hoped the move will be a welcome development for business travellers especially. Read more: thelocal.de