- Jan 17, 2005
Just got off Sapphire Princess at Marina Bay Cruise Centre. They run a blatant taxi scam there. Straight out of the terminal, the cabs conveniently waiting in front are all 'limo cabs', min cost about S$55. Many people would have no idea about Singapore taxis and would just get in. Ask for an ordinary taxi, they will tell you there aren't any. 'Oh well I'll walk 500m to the MRT' I thought, only to find at the back of the terminal there was a rank full of ordinary taxis waiting for pax. My ride cost S$17. There was a $5 'location fee' for pick up there but still way cheaper than S$55 minimum. I hate this kind of taking advantage of tourists who don't know any better. So watch out if you're disembarking a cruise at Marina Bay.