RTA announces new fees for transportation services in Dubai

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A new set of prices for transportation services in Dubai has been announced by the RTA.

The RTA has announced a new rate for the provision of transportation services in Dubai.

Dubai taxi fares to start at Dh20 in some areas on New Year's Eve.

On the evening of New Year's Eve, taxi charges in Dubai will begin at Dh20 in certain regions.

There will also be the implementation of dynamic prices, which will be applicable to Hala Taxi services. These fares would start at up to two times the standard price.

With the implementation of a new flag-down charge that is set at Dh20, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said on Friday that taxi fares will increase in and near places in Dubai where there are fireworks displays. This rise in fares will take effect immediately.

Dubai Roads announces the implementation of a new fees to open the taxi service meter.

When it comes to opening the taxi service meter, Dubai Roads has announced that they will be implementing a new tariff.

On New Year's Eve, Hala Taxi services will be subject to dynamic charges, which can be up to two times more than the prices that were originally charged. At the places where fireworks are being held, these prices will be in effect from six o'clock on Sunday, December 31, until six o'clock the following morning.

The trip time, the distance traveled, the kind of vehicle, and the pick-up location all play a role in determining the taxi costs in Dubai.

Dubai has a standard minimum taxi charge of Dh12, which is also known as the flag-down rate, and an additional Dh1.97 per kilometer.

Adaptation in the course of significant occurrences in Dubai

During important event days, exhibitions, and international conventions at venues such as the World Trade Center, Expo City, and Global Village, the RTA has announced that new flag-down charges will be implemented for both regular-metered taxis and Hala Taxi service. These new prices will be applied.

"Through these changes, we aim to continuously improve and develop both regular taxi services and the e-hail ride of Hala Taxi," the Road Transport Authority (RTA) said in a statement. "This is especially important during major events such as New Year's Eve, which typically sees a significant increase in demand for taxi services from residents, visitors, and tourists traveling to Dubai from all over the world."

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