CURRENT FARES EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2014

MAXIMUM FARES IN AN URBAN AREA

Hiring Charge: $3.60
Peak Time Hiring Charge: $2.50. This is a fixed surcharge payable in addition to the Hiring Charge for the hiring of a taxi-cab licensed to operate in an Urban Area in respect of a journey commencing between 10pm on a Friday, Saturday or day before a Public Holiday and 6am on the next day.
Distance Rate: $2.19 per kilometre
Night Distance Rate: $2.63 per kilometre
Booking Fee: $2.50
Waiting Time: 94.4 cents per minute ($56.68 per hour)

MAXIMUM FARES IN COUNTRY AREAS

Hiring Charge: $4.10
Distance Rate: $2.26 per kilometre for the first 12 kilometres and $3.13 per kilometre thereafter
Night Distance Rate: $2.71 per kilometre for the first 12 kilometres and $3.75 per kilometre thereafter
Holiday Distance Rate: $2.71 per kilometre for the first 12 kilometres and $3.75 per kilometre thereafter
Booking Fee: $1.20
Waiting Time: 96.0 cents per minute ($57.65 per hour)

Tolls: All tolls are payable in addition to the authorised fare in relation to a journey in a taxi-cab licensed to operate in either an Urban Area or a Country Area.

Maxi-cabs (seating for 5 or more adults, in addition to the driver): Except in the case of a multiple hiring, up to 150% of the maximum fares and charges (excluding tolls) may be charged if:

  • The maxi-cab is pre-booked and/or requested, regardless of the number of passengers
  • The maxi-cab is hired from a taxi zone or street hail, if there are 5 or more passengers

Multiple Hirings: 75% of the maximum fare per passenger, for a multiple hiring:

  • Agreed to with the consent of the driver and all hirers
  • All hirers commence journey at the same time and travel to destinations in same general direction

Sharing a taxi: 100% of the maximum fare paid by the hirer - even if the hirer requires the driver to permit other passengers to share the taxi or to drive to other destinations before driving to the hirer's destination.

How your Taxi fare is calculated

How your Maxi Taxi fare is calculated

How your Country Taxi fare is calculated