Is Uber better than Taxis in Melbourne? This is the question everyone wants to find the answer for?
Lets dive straight in and make it very clear for all the customers who are interested in finding this out. The taxis we refer in this article are the taxis in our fleet.
Positive points of Uber:
Lets elaborate these points a little:
Positive points of Taxis in Melbourne:
Lets look into these points a little:
In Victoria, taxis do not have to provide child restraints or booster seats for customers. However, they must have at least one anchorage point if passengers want to bring their own child restraint.*
However you can not travel in Uber without a baby/ car seat for infants.
*Source: VicRoads Website
Lets elaborate fares issue a bit more.
Most of the time uber app shows a cheaper fare but the biggest problem our regular customers who has tried Uber tell us is that, tsurge could happen anytime which means they had to pay double the price of what they should have paid on a ordinary day or which was displayed on the app.
Whereas with Maxi Cab Melbourne using their maxi cab, this is not the case. If you pick the fixed price option provided by maxi cab melbourne. The price will never change regardless of the time, day, distance or traffic.
People Mover Vans or Maxi Cabs
Uber doesnt have a people mover option which means if you are more than 5 passengers travelling to airport, you will have to hire 2 ubers however with Maxi cab Melbourne, Our maxi cabs are all 10 – 11 seaters and a plenty of room for luggage.
At Maxi Cab Melbourne, we even have special airport service which is an 12 seater van which can carry upto 11 passengers. Maxi cab works out to be lot cheaper than uber almost all the time.
Wheechair Accessible Taxi (WAT)
At Maxi Cab Melbourne, Most of our maxi cab are fitted with wheelchair ramps, which means we can take upto 6 passengers, luggage and a wheelchair in a maxi van. The best part is all of our drivers are wheelchair accessible taxi certified.
Verdict: Its very clear and obvious that taxis are a much better choice than Ubers in Melbourne.
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