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Taxi Drivers

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I got a taxi last night down street.
The fare came to £4.20
I told the taxi driver to take the straight £5, and handed him a £20 note.
"No, I can't change a twenty!" he said, "It's my first job of the night"
I checked my change, all I had was £3.60
"That'll do mate!" he said
What's the point in that?
Taxi drivers must know that people might want change, why lose out on tips (only 80p, I know!), just as to not give change out.
This has happened to me before.
What would have happened if I didn't have any change at all?
Surely he must have thought before he started work he might need change.

I know, it's only trivial, it just bugged me at the time.
There, that's my moan over.

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Post by sherri »

I would agree with you, Mr CD. I don't think it is very business like to start off with no change at all. I know even when I worked at a school fete, each stall was given a 'float' of $20 to start us off, because of course people often need change.That taxi company is poorly managed, IMO. Yes, it is lucky you didn't only have a 20.

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Post by danet »

I would have thought it was pure common sense to have change for any customers. And lots of change at that....as there may be a succession of customers that only have that 20 pound notes....then what happens?
I wonder how many people have been caught out at not having had change given back to them?
What do you do?
I would say......drive me for nothing then, to an all night shop of some sort so I can get change for you! Then drive me back again.

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Post by gazza »

8) well dont b so stupid next time...................yuh nah wat tuh d.......
farkin leg it..............thatz wat.............
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Post by memor »

You give a Tip !!!!!
In all my years as Taxi Driver taking people to Market Place I never get tip.
I wish I had you as passenger.
Although we probably never get to where you want to go.
I always have good try.
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As long as you try....!

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