Lonely Planet Writer

Bangkok launches friendly taxi campaign for tourists

Taxi drivers operating at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport will reportedly receive a “Friendly Taxi” sticker to put on their cars after passing training sessions about legal taxi practices and punishments for breaking the law.

A taxi in Bangkok.
A taxi in Bangkok. Image by nist6dh / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand launched the scheme with the help of police and other government departments following ongoing complaints about taxis, from rip-off drivers running scam meters to badly-behaved drivers.

Read more: bangkok.coconuts.co