Bournemouth Council

Fares and Charges 2015

Fares and charges for taxis from 1 April 2015.

As the licensing authority for taxis we set the maximum fares and charges that can be charged. 

All licensed taxis are required to display a copy of the fares and charges in a prominent position. 

Taxi Fares and Charges 2015
 Day Rate (Tariff 1) Night Rate (Tariff 2) Christmas & New Year(Tariff 3)
For a hiring beginning between 6:30am - Midnight daily For a hiring beginning between Midnight - 6:30am & all public holidays 

For a hiring between 6:30pm on 24 December and 6:30am on 27 December

AND

6:30pm on 31 December and 6:30am on 2 January

 

 £4.33 for the 1st mile (initial charge £3.00)  £5.78 for the 1st mile (initial charge £4.00)  £6.50 for the 1st mile (initial charge £4.50)
 £2.18 per mile thereafter  £2.91 per mile thereafter  £3.27 per mile thereafter
 Waiting time: 20p per 45 seconds  Waiting time: 25p per 45 seconds

 Waiting time: 30p per 45 seconds

 
 Extra charges Tariff 1 Tariffs 2 & 3

For more than one passenger (per person)

For charging purposes only, two children under the age of 10 being counted as one person, children under 3 – no charge

20p 25p 
For five or more passengers carried in a Multi-seater vehicle  £1.00 £1.25
For each pre-arranged hiring – booking fee  80p £1.00
For each item of luggage carried and for each animal (excluding small hand luggage and carrier bags)  20p  25p 
Soiling the carriage by person or animal  £50.00 £50.00 

No charge for

  • assistance dogs (for example, guide dogs or dogs for the disabled)
  • wheelchairs or similar motor scooters

The meter will not be activated until the wheelchair is loaded

Contact Us

Telephone

General Enquiries

01202 451451

Address

Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EB

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