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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:04 am 
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Pete you know where :wink:

don't forget if your council insists meters start low then tiny fares result so for instance yesterday I did 11 fares under £3.00

also in many parts of the UK the taxi/ph trade is still very competitive and in some areas the punters simply can't afford higher fares

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:03 pm 
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edders23 wrote:
and in some areas the punters simply can't afford higher fares


There are buses, footpaths and lifts, when did taxi/PH insurance become cheap too?

punters without funds arent punters anymore

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 8:24 pm 
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Think we had a two-pound start about 18 years ago.

But not many fares stayed on the flag.

In fact our flag is now £3.00, but I don't think I have ever done a £3.00 job since it became £3.00.

In fact part 2, I don't think I've done more than a handful of minimum fares ever.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:38 pm 
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Think we had a two-pound start about 18 years ago.

But not many fares stayed on the flag.

In fact our flag is now £3.00, but I don't think I have ever done a £3.00 job since it became £3.00.

In fact part 2, I don't think I've done more than a handful of minimum fares ever.

The hackney's here have a £3.00 flag for 1/3 of a mile. Our minimum is £3.20 for 1/2 of a mile.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2021 8:47 am 
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Whats your ranking in the PHTM league table?

https://www.phtm.co.uk/taxi-fares-league-tables

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:14 pm 
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Milton keynes Skyline & Speedline for years charged £2.50 for first 1.5 mile then around 2010 changed it to 1 mile, Then upped it to £3 for the first 1.5 mile few years after then after many complaints by drivers and protests went to £3.70 but still 1.5 mile. and from the long as I can remember was 90p per mile then changed to £1.10 a mile thereafter and still today 2021 it £3.70 for first 1 mile and £1.10 mile thereafter but now bolt is here its £1 a mile which equivalent to Hackney we are £2 per mile in day £ starting 1/4 mile and after 11pm £4 1/2 mile and £2.40 per mile after.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:31 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
Whats your ranking in the PHTM league table?

https://www.phtm.co.uk/taxi-fares-league-tables

Stamford is part of South Kesteven at no 307.

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£3.70 for first 1 mile and £1.10 mile

£1.10 a mile.

For f***s sake. #-o

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 10, 2021 3:42 pm 
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£3.70 for first 1 mile and £1.10 mile

£1.10 a mile.

For f***s sake. #-o



believe it or not you can make money at those rates just not as much as the greedy ones on £2.00 a mile

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edders23 wrote:
Sussex wrote:
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£3.70 for first 1 mile and £1.10 mile

£1.10 a mile.

For f***s sake. #-o



believe it or not you can make money at those rates just not as much as the greedy ones on £2.00 a mile


I’ll believe it not, if that’s ok with you.

Try operating a £40 -70k WAV at those rates. #not a charity ffs.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 10, 2021 5:36 pm 
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edders23 wrote:
Sussex wrote:
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£3.70 for first 1 mile and £1.10 mile

£1.10 a mile.

For f***s sake. #-o



believe it or not you can make money at those rates just not as much as the greedy ones on £2.00 a mile
Hackneys are on £2,00 per mile day rate here.

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edders23 wrote:
believe it or not you can make money at those rates just not as much as the greedy ones on £2.00 a mile


only monkeys work for peanuts

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