Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #7 – Methods of Pricing and Charging

Difference #7 Methods of Pricing and Charging The way taxis and limos charge for services is another key difference. Taxis are always metered, so they charge for both time and distance—which can surprisingly add up to even a significantly higher charge for some trips, particularly where traffic or longer distances outside the city are involved! Summary: There Read more about Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #7 – Methods of Pricing and Charging[…]

Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #6 – Strengths of the Advance-Schedule Limousine model

Difference #6 Strengths of the Advance-Schedule Limousine model Finally, it is important to realize that the on-demand taxi mode of operation is often unreliable when you want to schedule a specific pickup time. Why? Because the floating bees sometimes get tied up. They try to sneak in one more fare. Or maybe the last trip turned out Read more about Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #6 – Strengths of the Advance-Schedule Limousine model[…]

Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #5 – Weaknesses of On-Demand Taxis

Difference #5 Weaknesses of On-Demand Taxis Taxis are not so much focused on comfort, luxury, equipment, service, or cleanliness, but on banging out lots of trips. Although on-demand taxi fleets are generally efficient and cheap, by definition the high-volume, low-price model demands less than luxurious vehicles, as it cannot “afford” the kind of service and personal attention Read more about Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #5 – Weaknesses of On-Demand Taxis[…]

Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #4 – Benefits of On-Demand Taxis

Difference #4 Benefits of On-Demand Taxis Taxis usually work as part of larger fleets, floating around like bees on a hive so as to always be nearby for that next trip. Taxis are about volume over quality. In most cities, and even in Vancouver, this system yields a great benefit: a specific taxi does not have to Read more about Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #4 – Benefits of On-Demand Taxis[…]

Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #3 – Reserved Limos vs. On-Demand Taxis

Difference #3 Reserved Limos vs. On-Demand Taxis But there is an important third difference between taxis and limos which has to do with how they operate logistically, and how they make money. When you hire a car service, you are hiring a dedicated personal chauffeur and a car. You have hired a team to serve only you, Read more about Taxi Vs. Limousine – Difference #3 – Reserved Limos vs. On-Demand Taxis[…]