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 Post subject: busy day
PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:55 pm 
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We have just had our busiest day since we started back. It was almost like a proper day. I doubt that it will continue.

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:42 pm 
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Sadly we are still scraping along the bottom :sad:

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:37 pm 
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grandad wrote:
We have just had our busiest day since we started back. It was almost like a proper day. I doubt that it will continue.

It was busier, but still quite a way from being normal.

Be interesting to hear how the night drivers do this evening.

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:30 pm 
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well I took the phones over at 3pm and in the 3 and half hours to now we have done just 14 jobs :sad:

although nearly half of those were above £6.00 (biggest £24.00) it is still absolutely dead for a Saturday night

I am told though that most of the pubs are either doing food bookings only or are limited opening until 8pm the only one staying open later is weatherspoons who are planning to open till 22.30

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:32 pm 
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A lot of pubs and restaurants here have stayed closed because some idiots said that there would be coach loads of people coming over from Leicester because of their lockdown. Of course it was total bollo""s but some went straight into panic mode.

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
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I believe here it was on POLICE ADVICE

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
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I have a booking for this week, first in ages, also had several enquiries for future run prices and availibilty, though I sense people are shopping around in the hope the trades that desperate we'll be offering discounts and I won't be doing that even if others might do.


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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:04 am 
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bloodnock wrote:
I sense people are shopping around in the hope the trades that desperate we'll be offering discounts and I won't be doing that even if others might do.



maybe the cheap as chips airport specialists will have jacked in or maybe will use the universal credit as a subsidy to go even cheaper..

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
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Sunday was utter rubbish, but today was just under rubbish.

:sad:

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
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According to Taxi-Point site, one of the card holder firms had a 175% increase in the number of payments on Saturday, compared with the previous Saturday.

https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/post/super ... vious-week

However I think this bit from the piece is more to the point in respect of actual driver earnings.

However, as lockdown measures ease, the volume of taxi drivers increases too. Drivers working may not see an increase to their own individual work levels until the number of drivers returning levels out.

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:44 pm 
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According to Taxi-Point site, one of the card holder firms had a 175% increase in the number of payments on Saturday, compared with the previous Saturday.

https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/post/super ... vious-week



With no figures quoted, 175% of 1 = 1.75. Round it up and one job becomes 2 jobs! :sad:


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 Post subject: Re: busy day
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Yesterday we took 63.67% of the amount we took on a Tuesday before lockdown.
Today we are looking at about the same with 3 hours to go before we close at 21.00

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Defo picked up punters this week that I haven't seen since pre lock down.

Sadly seeing cars out working that I haven't seen since pre lock down.

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 Post subject: Re: busy day
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Evening work has picked up ,day work is slow most of thr drivers are out .
When the schools runs stop that is when it will get really sh.t


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 Post subject: Re: busy day
PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:34 pm 
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youbeenbusy wrote:
Evening work has picked up ,day work is slow most of thr drivers are out .
When the schools runs stop that is when it will get really sh.t


5hittier than a 5hitty thing in 5hittington-on-sea on St 5hittiers day

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