From today, Tuesday, the new increase for the rates of cab In Buenos Aires city. This time, the increase that was set will be 30%.
In this sense, with the increase, the lowering of the flag for the public transport service will be $144 instead of $111, this means that in the new rate of cab each token will cost $14.40.
It should be remembered that the tokens elapse after each minute of waiting in which the player is stopped. cab or after mobilizing for a distance of 200 meters. This would be the first increase for the transportation service this year.
According to the Buenos Aires government, “It is reasonable to apply a recomposition of the rate in order to restore profitability and quality in the provision of the service”.
How much are the new taxi fares
With the increase stipulated by the Government of 30% in the transport servicethe day token will cost $14.40 starting today, while the night token will have an increase of 20%.
In this sense, the flag drop at night, which includes from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., will be $174, while the value of the chip will be $17.40.
Meanwhile, the price of luggage, which some taxi drivers choose not to charge, will be $72 for the day shift and $87 for the night per unit. For luggage smaller than 0.90×0.40×0.30 meters, no cost is generated.
Although during 2020 the rates of cab remained frozen, in 2021 they accumulated an increase of 86.5%, after adding an increase of 30%, last December.
Despite this, the union assures that one of its worst moments is passing, because of the almost 39,000 who were registered with a license, only between 15,000 and 18,000 work, since the mobilization costs are very high.