Comfort taxis set to offer dynamic pricing alongside metered fares

Unlike metered fares, which are transparent and regulated, dynamic fares fluctuate according to demand. On a rainy Saturday evening, for instance, a $10 ride could spiral to $50.
Unlike metered fares, which are transparent and regulated, dynamic fares fluctuate according to demand. On a rainy Saturday evening, for instance, a $10 ride could spiral to $50. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

ComfortDelGro may also open its taxi-booking app to private-hire drivers

If you can't beat them, join them. That is exactly what taxi giant ComfortDelGro is doing with a planned roll-out of non-metered fares.

The cab operator may also open its taxi-booking app to private-hire drivers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2019, with the headline 'Comfort taxis set to offer dynamic pricing alongside metered fares'. Print Edition | Subscribe