"Update-Taxi ripoff at the Maglev Station in Pudong" Shanghai Warnings Or Dangers Tip by gaolei

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As of the first week in April, there are police stationed at the taxi stand to control the problem I reported below. If they are not there, the taxi drivers will revert to their old habits detailed below.

If you follow the signs at the Maglev Station to the taxi stands, you will find a seedy bunch of taxi drivers that all want 200 RMB to bring you to a hotel. It only costs 50 at most by meter taxi.

Ignore the taxi drivers and cross the road at the entrance to the building to where arriving taxi passengers are getting out. When someone gets out of a taxi, just get in and tell the driver where you want to go. If his meter won't work, get out and try the next taxi.

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  • Updated Apr 3, 2006
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